Original Watercolor Paintings by Roland Lee
A signature member of the National Watercolor Society, Roland Lee has become internationally recognized for his transparent watercolor paintings of the Southwest, rural America, and European landscapes. His watercolor landscape paintings are now in over 1,000 museum, university, corporate, and private art collections throughout the world. Roland Lee is also a popular watercolor workshop instructor and enjoys sharing his watercolor painting techniques through step by step tutorials and free painting lessons. Read Biography about Roland Lee / Where to buy Roland Lee paintings
Bryce Canyon Painting by Roland Lee Plein Air Thors HammerPainting the Geology of the Grand Staircase
Roland Lee joined geologists Robert L. Eves and Larry Davis on a research trip to document the geology of the Grand Staircase-Escalante monument in Utah. His sketchbook drawings and on location plein air paintings will be used in a new road guide.

Roland Lee gives watercolor painting demonstration at Split Rock gallery during Zion Naigning eventtional Park book s
Upcoming Art Shows and Events

On Exhibit
Roland Lee's paintings will be part of the Zion National Park Plein Air Art Show September 29 - Nov. 9, 2014. New Roland Lee paintings of England and Europe are on display at the Roland Lee Gallery and his paintings of Zion National Park are at LaFave Gallery in Springdale and Fibonacci Gallery in St. George, UT. List of Roland Lee Art Galleries


Roland Lee painting plein air bryce canyon national park
Current Paintings and Projects

No workshops this summer
Roland Lee will not be conducting any workshops during the summer and fall of 2014. He will be working on plein air research paintings and sketchbook studies for future paintings. See the Workshop page for information on future workshops and classes. Check Roland's blog to see where he is painting today.


Roland Lee painting workshops
Free on-line Watercolor Painting Lessons:
New watercolor painting demonstrations 40 free painting demonstrations: 1-In a recent class Roland demonstrates how to paint three snow scenes
2-See how Roland uses a view finder to quickly select his painting subjects when plein air painting in Zion National Park.
See how Roland paints a river scene in Zion National Park step by step. Or take a class from Roland and learn his techniques in person.


Art of the National Parks book includes paintings of Roland Lee
Roland Lee Art Publications and Videos

Art of the National Parks
Roland Lee's paintings of Zion National Park are featured in a gorgeous new coffee table book "Art of the national Parks" by Susan Halston McGarry released July 2013 from Fresco Publishing. The book features some of the nation's top landscape artists. New YouTube Video Rola
nd is interviewed in this new 3-minute interview for the Arts to Zion Studio Tour.


Lafave galleryLaFave Gallery at Zion
Zion Paintings on display
Roland Lee's original paintings of Zion National Park are on display at the beautiful LaFave Gallery in SpringdaleUT at the entrance to Zion National Park. Director Kathy LaFave will be happy to show Roland's new paintings. This fabulous new gallery is one of the finest in the state of Utah and is situated beneath Zion's massive cliffs. No visit to Zion is complete without a stop at LaFave's.

Follow Roland's Work on his daily art blog:
Keep up with travels, new works in progress, and studio events

Roland Lee is one of 24 invited artists in the 2014 Zion National park Plein Air Festival November 3-9, 2014. Below: Roland Lee doing a watercolor demonstration at the 2013 Zion National Park Plein Air Art Invitational.Roland Lee painting plein air demonstration at Zion National Park Plein Air Invitational Art Show
Books and Publications

Fibonacci Fine Arts Digest. The paintings of Roland Lee are featured in the current issue of Fibonnaci Magazine.

Plein Air Magazine Nov 2013 issue features Thomas Moran Plein Air Show at Zion National Park along with 5-page advertorial featuring Roland's painitng. Ads also in "Southwest Art", "Art Connoussiour" and "Western Art Collector"

Sojourns Magazine. Roland's painting "Where the River Turns" is featured in an article on the history of artists in Zion National Park.


Art of the National Parks
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2013 New coffee table book by Susan Hallston McGarry fatures a five page pictorial of Roland Lee's Zion National Park Paintings.

Painters of Utah's Canyons and DesertsNew book from Gibbs Smith features Roland Lee painting

Century of Sanctuary, The Art of Zion National ParkNew book features Roland Lee paintings and essay


St. George Magazine
Two page feature article in 30th anniversary issue.

Western Art collector Features spotlight on Roland Lee Gallery at Zion National Park, and the Footsteps of Thomas Moran Plein Air Show.

Southwest Art magazine features ad for Roland Lee Gallery

SkyWest Magazine
Cover features Roland Lee painting of Zion National Park and article on his paintings of Zion National Park.

SPLASH 11
New watercolor book from Northlight Books includes Roland's painting "Windmill Skies." .
Splash 11 - New Directions: The Best of Watercolor

National Watercolor Society
Roland's painting "Reflections of Solitude" was selected for the 90th annual NWS exhibition. Roland was named a signature member of the NWS this year.

Western Art Collector MagazineOctober 2009 issue features article on Roland Lee and Mission Gallery ad also featuring Roland Lee's paintings.

Artist in Residence at Mesa Verde National ParkRoland Lee will spent two weeks at Mesa Verde National Park as Artist in Residence in Oct 2011.

 


 

Magazines featuring articlea and ads about Roland Lee artist


Video Clips and YouTube Videos

A to Zion TV Commercial
. Roland Lee paints Zion panorama from Grafton Mesa in a new television Commercial for Washington County Utah Travel.

3 minute Video Interview with Roland Lee. The Arts to Zion Studio Tour features this new YouTube video interview with Roland Lee in his St. George studio and gallery.

My Solace - 5 minute video interview with Roland Lee in connection with Zion National Park Centennial art exhibit

How to Paint Snow on Rocks - 8 minute Classroom YouTube Videoof Roland Lee painting a Zion snow scene in watercolor

Plein Air Painting Red Rocks - Short video clip shot by Bobbi Wankier at a Southern Utah Art Guild paint-out. Roland Lee paints a desert scene in watercolor.

Interview on NPR Roland Lee sketching during Zion Centennial Tunnel Walk and quoted on "All Things Considered"

Watercolor Tutorial at ArtGraphica.netSee Roland Lee's watercolor painting demonstration of Utah snow scene which was chosen for ArtGraphica's demo of the month.

 

 



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