LEE PIERCE

 

Biography

 

 

Artist's Statement

"I create colorful, intuitive Abstract and Expressionist paintings for Viewers.  Daily practice of Meditation, Tai Chi, and a primarily Vegetarian lifestlye support my efforts as an Artist."  --- * Lee Pierce

 

Biography                                                                                                                                                                                               

* Lee Pierce's Art Education is mostly self-directed --- with benefits of former study at the School of a Museum of Fine Arts; a Mentor's guidance; an Art Colony; Artists' Workshops; Art Festivals and invitations to show paintings in curated &  juried exhibitions at art galleries. 

 

Lee has a Bachelor of Science in Communications (Film & Television) and a Juris Doctor (law degree).  Many of the skills which Lee used as a TV Film Editor and Producer carry over into Lee's work as an Artist.  After two decades in television, Lee received formal recognition for Editing film when a chapter of 'The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' presented an "Honor" to Lee as Film Editor of a PBS TV News Special Report which won an EMMY AWARD.   

 

Since 1995, several of Lee's paintings have won First Prizes at juried Art Exhibitions.

Major Influences include the artworks of Artists including:  Anni Albers; Romare Bearden; Jacob Lawrence; Wassily Kandinsky; Norman Lewis; Henri Matisse; Henri Rousseau; Alma Thomas; and Rolina van Vliet.

 

Events & Publications

(2017)  juried Art Exhibition (Overland Park, Kansas)

(Spring, 2017) Colorado Art Gallery featured Lee's work at their gallery

(2016) Interior Designer placed artwork by Lee in a Client's West Village apartment, New York City

(2016)   juried Art Exhibition (St. Louis, Missouri)

 (2016)  juried Art Exhibition (St. Louis, Missouri)

(since 2015) Colorado Art Gallery posts Lee's artwork on its websites

(2015) curated Art Show (St. Louis, Missouri)

(2014) published in Xanadu Gallery Art Catalogue (Holiday ed.)

(2014) Featured Artist at a Gallery's "First Night Reception (Colorado)

(2009 - '13) Art Festivals; Restaurants; and a Nature/Conservation Ctr.

(2007) "Courthouse Art Exhibition" (State courthouse, East coast, USA)

(1995)  won First Prize in an Art Contest at law school

(1962 -'79) Medical Clinic displayed Lee's mosaic in their Patients' Lounge

Private Collections which include Lee's paintings are in:  Colorado; Florida; Illinois; Chevy Chase, Maryland; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Minneapolis, Minnesota; St. Louis, Missouri; Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey; New York City & 'the Hamptons', New York; Portland, Oregon ....

 

Gallery Representation --- Lee's artwork is currently represented by several Art Galleries (based in Arizona, California, & Colorado ....)

 

* NOTE"Lee Pierce" is this Artist's signature-name on the artworks. 

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