“I’m often asked if I’m afraid I’ll run out of things to paint. That could never happen…My biggest fear is not having enough time in my life to paint all the things that interest me.” — Roland Lee
Roland Lee has become nationally known for his transparent watercolors of the southwest landscape, the pioneer west, and rural European scenes. A signature member of the National Watercolor Society, he devotes full-time to painting from his studio in the historic district of St. George, Utah.
Since 1979 Roland has concentrated on the medium of transparent watercolor using no white, black, or opaque paints. A graduate of Brigham Young University, he has exhibited and won awards in over 100 invitational juried shows including The National Watercolor Society, the Transparent Watercolor Society of America,The Utah Watercolor Society, and Arts for the Parks Top 100. In 2014 he was awarded the Governor’s Mansion Medal from Utah Governor Gary Herbert for his contributions to the Arts in Utah.