David Lee is active/lives in Hawaii / China, Hong Kong. David Lee is known for mixed media floral painting on silk, birds, landscape, marine.
Biography David Lee
Were it not for his splendid artistic talents, David Lee's renown today would be as Dr. Lee, M.D. His painterly skills, even as a child, were looked upon as remarkable. But would the world respond to the value of his works? That was the question which concerned his father, a practical man in a patriarchal society.
Lee was urged by his father to enter the field of medicine. As a dutiful son, he majored in medical studies for three years before finally receiving his father's approval to pursue his career in art. "My father and I struck a bargain," Lee relates. "If I could win the Chinese National Painting Competition, he would honor my wishes. I did and he did.
David Lee was born in Canton, China in 1944 and in 1946 moved with h
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