Lee Copen

Painting fleeting moments of beauty in the landscape

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Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
3 days ago 
The Outpouring by Lee Copen
20 x 24
 
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Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
1 month ago 
Majestic by Lee Copen
Oil on Canvas 20 x 24
 
Who doesn't love a majestic cloud on a summer evening.
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Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
1 month ago 
Clouds Over the Missouri River by Lee Copen
16 x 20
 
 

 
Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
2 months ago 
Turn Around by Lee Copen
11 x 15
 
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Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
2 months ago 
Pink by Lee Copen
11 x 15
 
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Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
2 months ago 
Barn Hollow by Lee Copen
8 x 10
 
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SOLD.

 
Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
2 months ago 
From the Shallows by Lee Copen
8 x 10
 
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Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
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After The Storm by Lee Copen
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Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
2 months ago 
Wildflower Hill by Lee Copen
12 x 24
 
 

 
Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
2 months ago 
Callaway Sunset by Lee Copen
12 x 16
 
 

 
Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
3 months ago 
From the garden by Lee Copen
Oil 16 x 12
 
Plein air from my garden looking north.
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Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
3 months ago 
Morning along the Meramec by Lee Copen
Oil 12 x 16
 
Created as a gift.
 

 
Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
3 months ago 
Golden Field by Lee Copen
Watercolor 8 x 11
 
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Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
3 months ago 
Clearwater Lake by Lee Copen
Watercolor 11 x 8
 
 

 
Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
3 months ago 
Spring clouds by Lee Copen
Watercolor 7 x 11
 
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Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
3 months ago 
County Road by Lee Copen
8 x 11
 
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Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
3 months ago 
Path to the Hayfield by Lee Copen
11 x 8
 
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Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
3 months ago 
Farm Road by Lee Copen
8 x 11
 
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Lee Copen Posted Artwork 
3 months ago 
Barn Gate by Lee Copen
18 x 24
 
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Representation


Art House
Fulton, Missouri - (573)592-7733

Bill's Art Center and Gallery
Camdenton, Missouri - (573)317-1010

Frame Shop & Gallery
West Plains, Missouri - (417) 247-2787

Green Door Art Gallery
Webster Groves, Missouri - 3144021959

Route 66 Art Gallery
Waynesville, Missouri - 573-528-1292

SouthWind Art Gallery
Topeka, KS - 1(785)273-5994

The Amalgam Gallery of Art
Caledonia, Missouri - (303) 907-0411

The Neighborhood
Mountain View, MO - 1(713)9970260


Recent Blog Posts

From the gravel road
Posted on 3/27/2019 10:23:31 AM

From the pages of my sketchbook
Posted on 11/14/2018 10:17:09 AM


Biography
Lee Copen can be found painting or simply staring at the sky wishing she was painting.
"I have lived in some of the most beautiful places on earth; the high plains of South Africa, the coast of Chile, the Colorado Rockies, the Yorkshire countryside and currently the Ozark mountains.  I have always found myself drawn to the beauty and diversity of the landscape."
 
Born in South Africa, in 1966, Lee was drawing and painting the land, people and animals that surrounded her, before she even started school. Her family moved to Chile when she was 12 years old, where her love of drawing and painting continued. In 1982 the family moved to Colorado, here Lee encountered her first art teacher; a talented and gifted artist and teacher who encouraged Lee to pursue art.
Lee studied art at the University of Northern Colorado, and received a BFA in drawing and painting. After college she pursued a career as an architectural illustrator. In 2000 Lee returned to college to receive a teaching certificate and has been teaching art in a public high school ever since. "My high school art teacher was such a positive force in my life, I wanted to be that for other young artists." Both careers allowed Lee to continue painting on her own, building skills and developing her own unique vision.
Lee has traveled extensively throughout her life; including Zimbabwe, Peru, Bolivia, England, Scotland, Greece, Sweden and throughout the United States.  Wherever she goes, she paints; filling sketchbooks with beautiful drawings and watercolors.  Whether working in the studio or on location her work is inspired by the beauty that can be found in nature.  She currently lives on a small farm in Missouri; painting the hills, farms, rivers and springs of the Ozarks. Her work reflects her love of the land.
 She is influenced by great [...]

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