Artist Caroline Lees

Glenfinnan Viaduct

Caroline Lees

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Media Oil
Type Landscape/Seascape
Price £400.00 / $523.08
Size 16 x 31 cm
Ref 25496

Mallaig

Caroline Lees

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Media Oil
Type Landscape/Seascape
Price £400.00 / $523.08
Size 16 x 31 cm
Ref 25497

Dalmally Loch-awe, West Coast Scotland

Caroline Lees

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Media Oil
Type Landscape/Seascape
Price £400.00 / $523.08
Size 16 x 31 cm
Ref 25495

Caroline studied at the Corcoran Gallery School of Art in Washington DC and attended master classes at The Slade School of Art in London. She has been an en plein air painter for most of her life, travelling in the Middle East, Arctic, India and Burma. She works in oils and watercolours and studied egg tempera, gilding & Icon techniques in Russia, Sinai and the Prince’s Schools. Now she mostly work to commission.

Royal Academy work. "A lovely fresh piece of work".... Sir Antony Eyton RA said of her small oil in a Summer Exhibition.       In  2011 she won the Sunday Telegraph Watercolour Competition.  David Paskett, president of the Royal Watercolour Society said of her prize winning entry in the Sunday Telegraph. "An unconventional and dynamic view of a familiar place at a particular time...." In 2018   She won the Agnes Reeve Memorial prize for best painting of London at the CAS Society (w/c)   

 

EDUCATION

1969/70  Life Drawing: Colchester School of Art.

1982/84  Corcoran Gallery School of Art. Washington. DC

1991                      Master Classes in oils: Slade School of Art, London.

2002                     Advanced Drawing: Slade School of Art, London.

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

1984       Two person show, Atlantic Gallery, Georgetown, DC USA

1989       One person show, Muscat,  Sultanate of Oman

1991       One person show, Charlotte Lampard Gallery, Mossop Street, London

1992       Book Launch “Watercolours of Shropshire.” Judges Lodgings. Shrewsbury.

1993       One person show, Top Galleries, Shropshire.

1995       Exhibition with Brenda Evans , Ebury Galleries, London.

1998       Exhibition with Nigel Boonham (bronzes) Addison Ross Gall (October)

2001       One person show Rafael Valls Ltd  London & The Orient  (sponsored by Adam & Co)

2003       One person show Rafael Valls Ltd. Here & There.

2005       Indar Pasricha Fine Arts Connaught St. London.  Realms of Gold

2006      One person show Rafael Valls  Ltd.  Mountains Monasteries & Minarets.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (MAIN ONES)

 

1986       ‘Yesterday In Oman’  The Mathaf Gallery, Knightsbridge. London

1988       ‘The Art of Sport’ Wingfield Sporting Gallery. London.

1988       ‘Spring Collection’ The Flower Gallery. Kings Road London

1989       Henry Brett Galleries show, The Mall Galleries, London

1991       Charlotte Lampard Gallery, Christmas Show

1992       ‘Impressions of The Gulf & Saudi Arabia’ Mathaf Gallery, Knightsbridge. London

1992       ‘Still Life & Interiors’ Waterman Fine Art London.

1997      KINOE  (Indian paintings) Merchant Bank St. James Street. London,

1998       Contemporary Artists Exhibition, Mathaf Gallery, Knightsbridge, London

2000       Contemporary Artists Exhibition, Mathaf Gallery, Knightsbridge, London

2000       British Yemeni Society Exhibition - Kufa Gallery, Westbourne Grove London                                     

 

OPEN EXHIBITIONS

 

1983/84                 The Atlantic Gallery,  Georgetown DC USA

1987/8/9                The Wingfield Sporting Gallery, London.

1988/9                   Henry Brett Galleries, Stow-on-the-Wold.

1992                      Royal Society of Marine Artists Mall Galleries  London

1995                      Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition London

1996                      The Laing Art Competition.

1997                      Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition London

1998                      Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, selected not hung

2005                      Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, 2 paintings.

2009                      Affordable Art Fair, Battersea.

2011                     Royal Academy for Arts Summer Exhibtion

 

COMMISSIONS/COLLECTIONS

1986       The FO for presentation to HRH The Prince of Wales

1988       Sir Eric Parker

1995       Ahmed Abdel Hadi Chalabi

1999       The National Trust.

               Mr & Mrs. Michael Portillo

2001       The Ritz Hotel      

               Adam & Co Bank

2005       St. Catherine's Monastery, Sinai

 

PUBLICATIONS

1987/89    Colour House Graphics. Six limited edition prints.

1992          Airlife Publishing Ltd. 96 watercolours  for  'Caroline Lees  Watercolours of Shropshire'

1995          Illustrations for 'Oman Today''  Silver Jubilee Ed, Stacey  International Pub.

1998          The Garsington Opera Company  (cards)

2006        The Way to Life.  Book of Icons.  UK

2007        The Way to Life.  Book of Icons  . USA

2011         Winner of the Sunday Telegraph Watercolour Competition (Trafalgar Square)

2018        Winner of the Agnes Reeve Memorial prize for best painting of London. CAS