South Korean artist Minjae Lee is making waves. His startlingly real, and emotive works draw in the viewer, who undoubtedly is amazed to learn that the talented young man is only 19 years old.

The self-taught artist uses markers, pens, crayons and acrylics to describe the world around and inside him. The women who are the focus of the work of Minjae Lee want to tell you the story of their lives, and they do, through bold, brash colors, and organic artistry.