Classically trained at the Schuler School of
Fine Arts in Baltimore, Lee uses traditional techniques to achieve
contemporary results. His paintings are noted for their depth and color.
Comfortable in every genre, he produces landscapes as well as still
lifes and figure paintings.
Lee's still life paintings often reflect a sense of
humor, using tin toys or crumpled soda cans in unique ways, but he is
also capable of more traditional compositions featuring classic
A favorite genre among collectors has been his many
renderings of children at play, including paintings for the headquarters
building of the Mead Johnson Corporation in Chicago. More formal
portraits have been commissioned by various institutions such as the
Gilman School in Baltimore
Lee's landscapes are a reflection of his travels to
European cities and to regions in the U.S., consisting of rural scenes
as well as cityscapes. He has particularly enjoyed painting the Old
World charms of Prague and Florence and the farms of rural Maryland.
His work has been exhibited in numerous museums and
galleries across the U.S. and has garnered the attention of collectors
from as far away as Italy and Venezuela. His paintintgs have won awards
in every genre and are frequently featured in books, as well as national
and international publications.