Haksul Lee majored in sculpture at Kawandong University in Korea, studied under Bruce Dorfman, Silya Kiese, and Henry Finkelstein at The Art Students League. He majored in art history at Queens College. He worked three years as a metal fabricator for Louise Bourgeois, was a studio assistant for Bruce Dorfman, and has been a consultant and fabricator for M2M. Lee has been showing his work in New York City and internationally with Gallery Blue in Japan and Pyo Gallery in Beijing. He is represented by Pho Gallery in Beijing.