By the year 2000, Ms. Lee began traveling frequently between Taiwan, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, and established Tiandi Lungmen Shanghai Co., Ltd., where she provided art-consulting services in Mainland China.
In the spring of 2004, Tiandi Lungmen signed on as consultant for Beijing Hanhai Auction Company and Ms. Lee established the Department of Oil Paintings and Sculptures for the esteemed auction house, where she spearheaded major spring and fall sales annually through the end of 2007.
Jeffrey Lee graduated from the University of Southern California in 2000 and worked several professions in Los Angeles and Hong Kong before joining Tianti Lungmen Shanghai in 2004 as Project Manager.
In 2005, Tiandi Lungmen signed with Shanghai Tomson land developing group to curate, acquire, and install an exclusive art collection project for Tomson Riviera Towers, a luxurious apartment complex in the international financial district in Pudong, Shanghai. The two-year project would place artworks by renowned European artists such as Salvador Dali and Francois-Xavier Lalanne into the public areas of the gated complex.
In the spring of 2007, with his astute observations and keen eyes for contemporary Asian art, Jeffrey Lee spearheaded the first major sale of contemporary Asian art in Beijing Hanhai Auction Company, where 90% of lots were successfully sold, often amongst fierce bidding in the room as well as through the phones.