Lee Tompkins is active/lives in New York. Lee Tompkins is known for photo-real landscape, still life.
Biography Lee Tompkins
Born in New York City, Lee Tompkins does complex, photo-real pencil drawings on tile boards and watercolors on paper of landscapes, portraits and still lifes.
He was raised in Brooklyn, and his drawing ability was obvious from childhood as he drew on comic books, newspapers and family photos. When he was 15 years old he started spending a lot of time in New York City with artist Andy Warhol and Keith Haring and from them learned the finer points of creative freedom and respect his own talent. He traveled throughout the United States and Europe painting on commission. Today his work is in numerous collections including the White House in Washington DC.
Submitted September 2004 by Jim Valente