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Just in from oil painter Lee Munsell.

“Cliffs” oil by Lee Munsell
“Oregon Hug Point”

“Oregon North Coast Gold”

“One gets the feeling that Lee Munsell wants to communicate more than paint alone can suggest He uses nuances of light to create transcendent evocations.”

Lee Munsell 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 then attempts the difficult.

He explores the profundity of water and light, presenting a shimmering work on rocks, or a glow of luminosity in back lit waves.” –William Havlicek, art critic


Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway St.

On display and on sale through May 25

ON YOUR MARKS, an exhibition, featuring NW artists Gayle H. Seely, Diane Copenhaver, Mary Burgess, and Lee Munsell.

The artist, Lee Munsell, is a Luminist, as he explores a range of naturalistic subject matter with a sensitive eye for varying degrees of luminosity. He takes on the more difficult subjects of water, its weight, and its under tow in the tidal current.

On your marks”  a command given to runners at the beginning of a race in order to get them into the correct position to start.

In the words of the May 2021 gallery exhibition, it “ means to begin something, indicating the arts season is opening for the summertime.

The show offers a fresh and dynamic experience with new art specially created for the upcoming high season.   


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Lee Munsell painting LIVE at Fairweather Gallery in the spring of 2021.

“There is a design to the world and cosmos around us. There are lessons in everything created.” LM

Just in from Lee Munsell. New for 2021.

Oil Paintings. One-of-a-kind.

Original artwork that is not set into any frame.

Because of frameless borders, these artworks can adapt to any style.

Unframed works are loved for their sleek and modern look.

Please read more about Lee Munsell, on the featured artist tab at 

His art works have been selected previosuly for the Laguna Festival of the Arts, a sought after juried show. In addition, Lee Munsell has participated in the Pageant of the Masters. His work is exhibited in selected galleries throughout the United States including a one man how at the World Art Gallery. He has traveled throughout throughout the Pacific NW to gather insights and does pencil sketches on location that allow him to take the inspiration for new work later in his studio.

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