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The artist has announced that during the month's of November& December he will offer $100. courtesy discount off all his prints  and free shipping or 20% off cash and carry.
The originals are being offered at 20% off through the end of the year with free shipping within the continental USA.
 

Artist's Statement:

"In my painting I am seeking to express the fact of Creation. That there is a design to the world and cosmos around us. There are lessons in everything created, which tell us about who this designer is, what He is like and that we can personally know and communicate with Him. He came and lived among us 2000 years ago, showing His great love for each of us, and He provided the only way for us to come back into relationship with Him."

 

 

Lee Munsell was born in 1945 in San Francisco. He studied art at the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, California. His art graces the walls of corporations and private residences throughout the United States. Lee has traveled extensively, most recently to Paris. When he travels he always takes photographs, and together with a few pencil sketches, he has inspiration for new work when he returns to his studio in Southern California. His work has been exhibited at several art galleries in California, and in 2007 Lee received a one man show at World Art Gallery in Orange County, California.

 

Lee has been married for over thirty years; his wife Lorrie is in good company with a growing number of people who greatly appreciate her husband´┐Żs talent for painting. They have four grown children and two grandchildren. His life is a balance of church, family, art, and surfing, in that order.



Art Critic, William Havlicek, on Lee Munsell's art:


Munsell is a Luminist. He explores a range of naturalistic subject matter with a sensitive eye for light and, more specifically, for degrees of luminosity. Like the 19th century American landscape painters, Inness and Church, he uses nuances of light to create transcendent evocations. At a time when excess is a great temptation for an artist, it is refreshing to find an individual like Munsell who embraces time-honored tradition and attempts the difficult. He may approach a silent mountain terrain where clouds and light are as much the subjects of the work as are the peaks and strong pines. His subject matter is more than the obvious, which is why his painting strikes deep and lingers long.

Like Winslow Homer, who in his late work explored the profundity of water and light, Munsell too presents us with a shimmering world of cold waves, rock and sunlight.  Dark, billowing swells are in Munsell's hand surprisingly alive. It is certain that he knows the subject intimately. Where other painters would rest content with the eerie glow of backlit waves, he takes on the more difficult illusions of mass, weight, undertow and tidal current.
Taking the effects of light on his primary subject may be his way of expressing a belief in a supernatural origin for the natural universe. One gets the feeling that Munsell wants to communicate more about his subject than paint alone can suggest.
Munsell's works have a staying power which gains the more the works are experienced. Like the subject which he undertakes, he seeks to convey the timeless and lasting effects of creation.

Lee Munsell's collectors include Saddleback Covenant Church, Catalina Research, Silver Bear Properties, Marmac Engineering, World Art Publishing, and Lairmont Estate.                     www.leemunsell.com
 
 

At Lands End
 AT LANDS END
  $795.00 learn more
In Quietness and Trust
 IN QUIETNESS AND TRUST
  $850.00 learn more
Lifting Hands
 LIFTING HANDS
  $835.00 learn more
On Eternity
 ON ETERNITY'S SHORE
  $1,400.00 learn more
Passage
 PASSAGE
  $750.00 learn more
Reaching for You
 REACHING FOR YOU
  $1,200.00 learn more
The Coastlands Rejoice
 THE COASTLANDS REJOICE
  $3,500.00 learn more
The Hiding Place
 THE HIDING PLACE
  $1,225.00 learn more
Time and Eternity
 TIME AND ETERNITY
  $1,165.00 learn more


 
Primary Elements Gallery - 172 North Hemlock, Sandpiper Square
P.O. Box 1084 Cannon Beach, Oregon 97110, 503-436-0220