Considering Art Podcast – Billy Lee, sculptor

In this episode, renowned sculptor Billy Lee talks about his Chinese heritage and family background in South Africa, how his interest in sculpture began, the influences on his early work and how his ideas changed following a trip to Japan, making abstract work in China, and his philosophy for teaching sculpture.

Billy Lee talking with Bob Chaundy

Accompanying images on


Bird and Flower Conversation

Reach for the Sky


All images are © Billy Lee

You can see more of Billy’s images on his website

Music: Ibiza by MBB |

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  1. I learned a lot of Billy’s academic and professional career when we worked together at UNC-G, but not of is childhood and family roots in South Africa and then the move to the UK. Very interesting and touching description on the part of BIlly.


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