Lee Krist is a visual artist working in the mediums of film, installation and book arts.
For the past fifteen years Krist has created experimental films that specialize in hand processing techniques.
His Big Film Series has been exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the San Francisco Cinematheque, and the Pleasure Dome in Toronto. Lee Krist was the first Artist in Residence at the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) Film Cooperative in Toronto, Ontario. He has taught for the past eight years at the Northwest Film Center in Portland, Oregon. His film June is a film shot entirely with still photographic cameras and will be released in early 2013. Krist’s most recent endeavor is an epistolary memoir in the form of a limited edition artist book which is letterpress printed. The book is titled How to Transition on Sixty-Three Cents a Day, it will be released in 2013 at the Independent Publishing Resource Center, In Other Words Feminist Bookstore and the Multnomah County Library rare book room.