JANE LEE is well known throughout western Colorado for her oil paintings of landscapes and local scenes. Of her work she says that she seeks to capture the natural beauty of her surroundings in order to stir the memories and emotions of her viewers. Dan Sprick, Matt Smith and Dan Young have been strong influences and mentors for Jane.
In extensive travels in Mexico and Italy Jane produced an impressive collection of oil paintings done on site (plein air paintings) and has exhibited those and other oil paintings in an some prestigious shows including: OIL PAINTERS OF AMERICAS – Carmel and Taos, N. M., TUCSON PLEIN AIR COMPETITION, and she was awarded a NATIONAL SHOW AWARD at the SALMAGUNDI CLUB IN New York, one of the oldest art clubs in this country.
Jane has taught classes at Colorado Mountain College and loves every opportunity to teach school-aged children. She lives in Peach Valley, west of Glenwood Springs and continues to paint “slices of life” near her home.
MAIN STREET GALLEY appreciates Jane Lee as a valuable asset and friend and we love seeing each new painting she creates. Her ever positive attitude and refreshing spirit reflect her love for the art she creates and these qualities show in the canvasses she shares with all of us.