Lee Alban Biography
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 elements.
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 paintings have won awards in every genre and are
frequently featured in books, as well as national and international
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