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Artist

Lee Alban

United States

Born in 1948

Joined Artisor: February 2024

Artist Stats

Total pieces for sale: 2

Bio

Art Renewal Center Assoc. Living Master Oil Painters of America Signature Member National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society Signature Member American Artists Professional League Signature Member Allied Artists of America Signature Member

Memberships also include International Guild of Realism, American Plains Artists, and American Society of Railway Artists

Lee Alban is a realist painter and contemporary storyteller. Not limiting himself in subject matter, he has developed a portfolio reflecting the mastery of diverse themes, including European scenes, saltmarsh landscapes, still life, toys, florals, diners, steam trains, portraits, figures, landscapes, the history of the oil industry, and the American West.

Lee graduated from the Schuler School of Fine Arts in 2005, a highly acclaimed atelier in Baltimore, Maryland which has produced some of the country’s finest artists. Academic emphasis was on drawing, anatomy, and traditional methods of surface preparation, grinding paint, and producing handcrafted oils and mediums.

Lee has accumulated over 60 awards from National Exhibitions including:

GOLD MEDAL Allied Artists of America SILVER MEDAL American Artists Professional League EXCELLENCE IN STILL LIFE AWARD Oil Painters of America

Current Representation Includes

Dallas, Texas, Southwest Gallery Annapolis, Maryland, McBride Gallery Fredericksburg, Texas, Good Art Co. Gallery Charleston, South Carolina, Reinert Fine Art Gallery Santa Fe, New Mexico, Sugarman-Peterson Gallery

www.leealban.com

Bio Author: I.G.O.R. Show in Scottsdale

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Exhibitions

2023 International Guild of Realism National Exhibition, Santa Fe, NM 2023 Allied Artists of America, 110th National Exhibition, New York, NY 2023 Bosque Arts Classic, Clifton, TX
2023 NOAPS Best of America National Exhibition, Alexandria, VA 2023 CM Russell Charlie’s March Roundup, Great Falls, MT

2022 Allied Art. of Amer. 109th Ann. Exhibit., Butler Inst. of Amer. Art, Youngstown, OH 2022 NOAPS Best of America Exhibition, Jackson Hole, WY
2022 American Plains Artists Exhibition, Fort Concho, TX
2022 NOAPS Small Painting Exhibition, Birmingham, AL

2022 The Russell Reignited Auction, Great Falls, MT
2022 International Guild of Realism, Annapolis, MD
2021 Southwest Art of the Heartlands, Mena, AR
2021 NOAPS Best of America Exhibition, Missoula, MT 2021 Painting Exhibition, Charleston, SC

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The Russell Exhibition Auction, Great Falls, MT Southwest Art of the Heartlands, Mena, AR International Guild of Realism, Charleston, SC
Allied Artists of America, 107th Annual Exhibition, NY American Artists Prof. League, National Exhibition, NY NOAPS Small Painting Exhibition, Annapolis, MD

The Russell First Strike Auction, Great Falls, MT Southwest Art of the Heartlands, Mena, AR
RJD Gallery, Believe Exhibition, The Hamptons, NY NOAPS Best of America Exhibition Park City, UT International Guild of Realism, Alexandria, VA NOAPS Best of America, Cincinnati, OH International Guild of Realism, Santa Fe, NM

Allied Artists of America, New York, NY
NOAPS Best of America, Fort Wayne, IN
Southwest Art of the Heartlands, Mena, AR
Oil Painters of America, Eastern Regional, St. Simons Island, GA Mountain Oyster Club Art Show, Tucson, AZ

International Guild of Realism, Carmel, CA
Group Exhibition, “The Cauldron,” Lovetts Gallery, Tulsa, OK
Southwest Art, Art of the Heartland, Mena, AR
Oil Painters of America National Exhibition, Dallas, TX
Traveling the West Show and Sale, Dallas, TX
Southwest Art, Art of the Heartland, Mena, AR
Masterworks from the International Guild of Realism, Traveling Exhibition Virtuosos at the Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
Allied Artists of America National Exhibition, New York, NY
NOAPS Spring Signature/Masters Exhibition, Beach, MO
Oil Painters of America National Exhibition, Augustine, FL
Allied Artists of America 100th Anniversary Exhibition, New York, NY Black Gold solo exhibition, East Texas Oil Museum, Kilgore, TX
Black Gold solo exhibition, Fredericksburg, TX
Oil Painters of America National Exhibition, Bennington, VT
American Society of Traditional Artists Annual Exhibition, Scottsdale, AZ NOAPS, Best of America, Bolivar, MO
International Guild Realism, Tempe, AZ
American Society of Traditional Artists Annual Exhibition, Scottsdale, AZ International Salon Exhibition, San Antonio, TX
Oil Painters of America National Exhibition, Fredericksburg, TX
NOAPS, Best of America, Bolivar, MO
Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional, Bennington, VT

Awards

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NOAPS Online Exhibition, Best of Show
Plein Air Salon Exhibition, Portraits and Figures, Best of Show April
Allied Artists of America Annual Exhibition, Len G. Everett Memorial Award American Plains Artists Annual Exhibition, Patrons’ Choice Award
American Plains Artists Annual Exhibition, Source Tek Merchandise Award Intl. Guild of Realism Ann. Exhibition, American Art Collector Editor’s Choice NOAPS Online Exhibition, 3rd Place

Southwest Artists Assoc., Art of the Heartlands, Best of Show NOAPS Best of America National Exhibition, Best Realism

Allied Artists of America, 107th Annual Exhibition, Gold Medal Award American Artists Prof. League, National Exhibition, Award of Merit NOAPS Spring On-line Exhibition, Merit Award
NOAPS Small Painting Exhibition, Best Narrative

Southwest Artists, Art of the Heartland, Patrons’ Choice
Southwest Artists, Art of the Heartland, First Place Landscape
Art Renewal Center, ARC Salon Competition, Finalist, Landscape
Art Renewal Center, ARC Salon Competition, Finalist, Figurative
International Guild of Realism, Collectors Choice Award
International Guild of Realism, Best Landscape Award
Art Renewal Center, ARC Salon Competition, Finalist, Navajo Heritage
Art Renewal Center, ARC Salon Competition, Finalist, The Break Room
NOAPS On-Line Spring Exhibition, Most Innovative
Bold Brush Painting Competition, Second Place
Art Renewal Center Assoc. Living Master Award
International Artists Magazine, Seascapes River and Streams Finalist
Portrait Society of America, Members On-line Exhibition, Out of The Box, 2nd Place Southwest Art Magazine, Artistic Excellence, Finalist
International Artist Magazine, Rivers, Streams, and Lakes Finalist
Art Renewal Center, ARC Salon Competition, Landscape Finalist
Art Renewal Center, ARC Salon Competition, Portrait Finalist
Artists Magazine Annual Competition, Interiors Finalist
NOAPS On-Line Spring Exhibition, Award of Excellence
Artists Magazine, All Media Art Competition, Honorable Mention
Southwest Artists, Art of the Heartland, Second Place
Artists Magazine Annual Competition, Still Life Finalist
Artists Magazine Annual Competition, Landscape Finalist
NOAPS Signature/Masters Exhibition, First Place
Art Renewal Center, ARC Salon Competition, Finalist
Allied Artists of America On0line Competition, Elected Member Award
Allied Artists of America, 100th Anniversary Exhibition, Best Seascape Award Artists Magazine Annual Competition, Landscape, Finalist
Artists Magazine Annual Competition, Interior, Finalist
Art Renewal Center, ARC Salon Competition, Still Life Finalist
American Society of Traditional Artists Annual Exhibition, Best Landscape
NOAPS On-Line Exhibition, Award of Merit
NOAPS Best 0f America Exhibition, Award of Merit
Artists Magazine Annual Competition, Interior, Finalist
Art Renewal Center, ARC Salon Competition, Landscape Finalist
NOAPS Online Exhibition, Most Innovative Painting Award
International Artist Magazine, Landscape Finalist
Artist’s Magazine, Over 60 Competition, First Place
Artists Magazine Annual Competition, Still Life, Finalist
Art Renewal Center, ARC Salon Competition, Landscape, Finalist

Publications

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Art of the West Magazine, “The Adventure Continues” Western Art Collector Magazine, “Western Artist Profile”

Playing Tricks, Artists Working in Trompe l’ Oeil Tradition,
Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, “The Timeless Art of Horses”
Quarterly Journal, Center for Railroad Photography & Art, “Getting the Signal” International Artist Magazine, “Past and Present”
Western Art Collector Magazine, “Painting the Old West”
American Art Collector Magazine, Artists Focus “Silk and Steel”
American Art Collector Magazine, “Collector’s Focus, Portraits”

Western Art Collector Magazine, “Interpreting Life” American Art Collector Magazine, “Distinctive Mediums” Western Art Collector Magazine, “Silk and Steel” American Art Collector Magazine, “Reimagining the West”

International Artists Magazine, “Know the River Has Its Destination” Western Art Collector Magazine, “Western Art East of The Mississippi” International Artist Magazine “To Touch the Earth Is to Have Harmony . . .” Book (page): “Incite 4: Relax. Restore. Renew.”

American Art Collector Magazine, “Upcoming Show Preview: Silk and Steel” Southwest Art Magazine, “Oil Painters of America”
American Art Collector Magazine, “Spirits Of The American West” American Art Collector Magazine, “Destination Texas”

American Art Collector Magazine, “Florida Bound”
American Art Collector Magazine, Preview “Black Gold Exhibition”
Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, “Off the Walls, Artists and Galleries”
Western Art Collector Magazine, “Artist Focus, Americana”
Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, “Dining and Wining: An Ageless Theme Endures” American Art collector Magazine, “The Essence Of Form, Collecting Figurative Art” American Art Collector Magazine, “Advancing Realism” 2013
International Artist Magazine, “Early Morning Pasture”
American Art Collector Magazine, “Enduring Tradition”
Artist Magazine Cover feature
Southwest Art Magazine, “A Portfolio of Winners”
International Artist Magazine, “Three Point Linkage”
Southwest Art Magazine, “Art Values: Collectibles”
Southwest Art Magazine, “Art Values: Research and Development”

International Artist Magazine, “Flowers and Gardens” American Art Collector Magazine, “Salon International” American Art Collector Magazine, “American Legacy” American Art Collector Magazine, “San Antonio Salon” International Artists Magazine, “Yellow Hibiscus” 2009 International Artists Magazine, “Morning Hustle” American Art Collector Magazine, “Trompe L’Oeil Masters” American Art Collector Magazine, “Places of the Heart”

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