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Carol Lee
Thompson
ARC Living Artist™
American teacher & artist
Nationality:
American


Biographical Information

Contact Info:
www.carolleethompson.com


Carol Lee Thompson is a Classical realist trained in the methods of the Old Masters. She is a full-time professional artist residing in her native Maryland but travels extensively to paint and further her education as an artist. Carol Lee paints a wide range of subject matter including figurative, landscape, equine and Western themes.

Carol Lee is featured in galleries throughout the country. Her work is part of many corporate and private collections including the Butler Institute of Art and Academy Art Museum in Easton, Maryland. Her art hangs in Baltimore's City Hall, The Fort McHenry National Shrine, the U.S. State Department, and the Star Pass Resort in Arizona. Carol Lee's exhibits include: The C.M. Russell Museum Show, The Western Masters, The Scottsdale Salon at Legacy Gallery, Gilcrease and the Albuquerque Museums' "Miniature" Shows, The International Salon at Greenhouse Gallery, and the John Pence Gallery's Still Life Shows. She has been awarded First Place in the Oil Painters of America (OPA) On-Line Showcase (Signature) and a Regional OPA Award of Excellence. She has won First Place/Animals in the Artist Magazine Competition as well as finalist five times. She received awards for Best Sporting Art and the action Award with The American Academy of Equine Art; the Cheyenne Frontier Days Show, and the Salmagundi Club in New York. Carol won a Fredrix Spirit of America Award, Best Painting by a Maryland artist in Easton Plein Air and the Award of Excellence in the NOAPS On-Line Showcase. She has received 13 awards in international miniature competitions. In the past three prestigious Art Renewal Center (ARC) Salons, Carol has been a finalist seven times and received an Honorable Mention.

She is a recognized Living Artist (A.R.C.L.A.) with the ARC. Carol is a Signature Member of the OPA and has elevated to Associate Member of The American Academy of Equine Art. She is also a member of the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association and the Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington, D.C. Carol is published in "Best of America Oil Artists II," "Fresh Flowers: The Best of Flower Painting", "Art of the American West" and "The TOP 100 Plein Air Painters of the Mid-Atlantic". She has been featured in many magazine articles.

She is a graduate of Towson State University, holds a Masters of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art, and is a graduate of the Schuler School of Fine Arts, where she she still teaches part-time. Carol has been affiliated with the Schuler School for over thirty years, where she was honored to work with her mentor and dearest friend, the late Ann Didusch Schuler. Carol also teaches at The Zoll Studio of Fine Art. It is important to note that her traditional atelier training allows her to work with the materials and techniques of the Old Masters. She prepares her surfaces with lead and glue, grinds her own pigments, and paints with Maroger medium. In addition to her full-time career, she teaches and hold workshops.

Racing the Mist

Oil on canvas
30.48 x 40.64 cm
(12" x 16")
Private collection

Added: 2016-08-26
Morning Bath

Oil on canvas
20.32 x 25.4 cm
(8" x 10")
Private collection

Added: 2016-08-26
Up and Over

Oil on canvas
50.8 x 96.52 cm
(20" x 38")
Private collection

Added: 2016-08-26
Off To The Hunt

Oil on canvas
40.64 x 96.52 cm
(16" x 38")
Private collection

Added: 2016-08-26
Veils of Dawn

Oil on canvas
40.64 x 30.48 cm
(16" x 12")
Private collection

Added: 2016-08-26
Changing Tactics

Oil on canvas
25.4 x 20.32 cm
(10" x 8")
Private collection

Added: 2016-08-26
Geyser Splendor

Oil on canvas
25.4 x 45.72 cm
(10" x 18")
Private collection

Added: 2016-08-26
Around The Bend

Oil on canvas
25.4 x 25.4 cm
(10" x 10")
Private collection

Added: 2016-08-26
Wading Up River

Oil on canvas
27.94 x 35.56 cm
(11" x 14")
Private collection

Added: 2016-08-26
Running The River

Oil on canvas
27.94 x 55.88 cm
(11" x 22")
Private collection

Added: 2016-08-26