WC 12x18 Inches
About David Lee
High School of Music and Art in New York City
BS, State University of New York at Binghamton
New York Art Students’ League – Gustav Rehberger
David is an award winning watercolor impressionist who paints landscape and figure, his style is loose, bold and spontaneous. David’s goal is to capture a moment in time that may invoke feeling and interest from viewers. He paints atmosphere, light and the moment, not subjects, he says.
David pursued photography as a hobby for two decades while earning his living in insurance management business. When he retired in 2002, he got back to painting with a vengeance, amassing over 50 awards.
In recent years David has painted different American cities and foreign countries including Paris and New York City. He participated in the NYC Bryant Park juried artists in residence program. He was one of four artists who painted outdoor activities in the mid-town parks, subject matters included Public Library, many statues and concerts, carrousel as well as people. David’s paintings are included in the Bryant Park’s permanent art collection. David participated in the Vichy, France art residency for three weeks representing America along with five other artists, painting French Countryside and Paris.
David’s art works has been shown in prestigious institutions such as Allentown Art Museum, Bethlehem City Hall, Banana Factory, Lehigh University through group shows as well as solo shows.