Dohee Lee is a native of South Korea's Jeju Island. She studied Korean dance, music, percussion, and vocals at the master level. Since relocating to the US, she has contributed to traditional and contemporary art forms in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she resides, as well as internationally. In 2008, she received the Isadora Duncan Special Award honoring Outstanding Achievement for her multimedia work Flux. She is a 2013 Creative Capital Grantee for her project MAGO. She has been awarded residencies by Montalvo Art Center, Headlands Center for the Arts, Djerassi Art Center, Watermill Art Center, and Paul Dresher's Artist Residency Center. She has collaborated with a range of dance, performance, and music artists such as Anna Halprin, the Kronos Quartet, Tatsu Aoki, Francis Wong, Larry Ochs, Shinichi Iova-Koga's inkBoat, Amara Tabor-Smith, Sherwood Chen, Yannis Adoniou's Kunst-Stoff, and the Degenerate Art Ensemble.