CoCo Ree Lemery is a Conceptual Artist and Designer of products and environments. With a deep commitment to the exploration of craftsmanship, CoCo's work straddles the spheres of Art and Design. Since 2007, she has designed, fabricated, and developed theatrical scenery, experiential events, and scenography. Over the course of her career, CoCo has collaborated with highly established design firms, production houses, developers, and artists on large scale projects. In 2017, she launched her first furniture collection, self-producing original lines of contemporary work using recycled materials as the foundation of form. Currently, CoCo is the lead furniture, lighting, and product designer for Jonathan Adler, a global home decor brand. CoCo received her degrees from Columbia College, The Art Institute of Chicago, and Savannah College of Art & Design. A passionate educator, she has worked with students at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Northwestern University, North Central College, Savannah College of Art & Design, Hope College, and After School Matters. In 2017, CoCo was presented with the Micheal Merritt Emerging Artist Award for Collaboration. Her Aggregate Lighting Collection won the Silver A' Design Award in 2020 and the NYCxDesign Award in 2019. Her work has also been recognized by The International Furniture Design Association, The Pinnacle Awards, International Design Awards, European Product Design Awards, and the JS Kemper Foundation.