Piece description from the artist
This piece began as a photograph of a statue. The photo was then digitally painted, printed on canvas, and painted to enhance texture. This statue caused a very strong emotional response. The added color and texture makes this piece one of a kind.
Lee was born in Haleyville, Alabama, a small town of about five thousand people. He was the first person in his family to graduate from college at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri as well as the first person in his family to attend graduate school at Mississippi State University in Starkville, Mississippi.
Though his artwork began as a hobby, it has grown tremendously through his Facebook page and his website. Lee's work is primarily digital, but he also works with oil, acrylic, and other types of mixed media. Lee creates work that is rich in color and emotion, experimenting with representation and unconventional mark-making. So far, Lee has lived in five states and traveled extensively; he currently lives and works in Dallas, Texas.