Name of AAPI FigureCorky Lee
What is the person’s Asian heritage or ethnicity?Son of two Chinese immigrants.
Area of InfluencePhotagraphy
Date of birth or time period5-Sep-47
How did this individual make a contribution to their field or to society/culture at large?The main goal of Corky Lee’s work is to document and explore the diversity and variation of Asian American culture that is overlooked by social media, and make sure Asian American history is part of American history.
How does this person inspire you?Corky Lee inspires me with his photography art pieces and how they capture different aspects of Asian American lives and history. His works reflect true value of the nation’s diversity, and the pride of minorities.
Submitted byEthan Shao
City, StateLexington