Kang Lee Sheppard
Kang Lee has been painting since the first grade. Born in Seoul, South Korea, she earned her BFA in Asian Techniques and mentored under many Master artists before coming to the US for higher education. After coming to America she studied western techniques including oil, watercolor, drawing, sculpture, prints, silk-screen, and now pastels. Her passion is to learn and experiment with all art forms and develop new art expressions. Kang Lee says, “Art allows me to communicate freshness and spontaneity, as well as expressing feelings, which transcend into my paintings.”
She earned her MA and taught at the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs, and Pikes Peak Community College. Kang Lee is past president of Colorado Springs Art Guild, Arati Artists Gallery and Pikes Peak Pastel Society.
Kang Lee has won many awards including; Merit Award – International Watermedia XIV at the Gallery of Contemporary Art at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Missouri Watercolor Society Exhibition at Winston Churchill Memorial Anson Cutts Gallery. Her paintings are in collections around the world. Kang Lee’s paintings may be seen at Arati Artists Gallery in Colorado Springs.