Artist Reception for Meilun Lee

December Art Exhibit
Saturday, December 9, 2017, 2:00 pm

Cats, Dogs, Portraits and Beyond: Paintings by Meilun Lee will be on display in the meeting room through the month of December. An artist reception will be held from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Meilun (Ivy) Lee was born in Taipei, Taiwan. She has been studying oil painting from well-known American artist Grace Graupe Pillard since 2005. Meilun has also spend several years drawing in the live nude art studio in Red Bank.“I like to blend Western painting techniques with Chinese painting concepts,” Mailum said. “I always had the impression that a portrait was the most complex kind of painting: therefore I wanted to tackle the hardest challenge first. However, I now think that portrait is not as difficult as I thought, and flowers are not as simple as I imagined.” The artist’s honors include: 2008-The Color of Spring awarded by the Annual Monmouth Museum Juried Show, 2011 Temptation-First Prize at Middletown Arts Center Annual Amateur Artist Competition Oil Painting Category, and 2011-Cat-Selected by Arts Alliance Juried Show.

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