Caroline Lees

Caroline Lees


Caroline studied at The Corcoran Gallery School of Art, Washington DC and attended master classes at The Slade School of Art, London.

She has had two books commissioned; and her paintings can be found in many collections including that of the Ritz Hotel London, the National Trust, Adam & Company bank and St Catherine’s Monastery, Sinai. She has done work for many companies including the Palace Office, Sultanate of Oman, commercial companies in Saudi Arabia and the Garsington Opera Company.

Caroline has exhibited in the USA, the Middle East and London including the Royal Academy and had three one man shows at Rafael Valls, Ryder St. St. James’s.

Now however she finds most of her work is in writing icons or doing illuminations on vellum.

Jeddah Fine Arts, Saudi Arabia 1977,1978,1979
Atlantic Gallery, Washington DC 1983,1984
De Montfort Fine Art, Mid East Div 1994,1995,1996,1997, 1998
The Mathaf Gallery, Motcomb St. London 1986,1992,1998, 2000
Henry Brett Gallery, Stow-on-the-Wold 1985,1989
Muscat, Oman 1986
Royal Society Marine Artists, Mall Galleries 1992
Watermans, Jermyn St. St. James’s London 1992
Book Commissioned ‘Watercolours of Shropshire’ 1992
The Laing Art Competition 1996
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 1995, 1997, 2005, 2011
Kufa Gallery, British /Yemeni Exhibition 2000
Rafael Valls Gallery, Ryder St, St. James’s London 2001, 2003, 2006
Indar Pasricha Fine Arts, Connaught St. London 2005
Book illustrations Commissioned (Icons) ‘The Way to Life’ UK 2005/USA 2006
Winner of The Sunday Telegraph Watercolour Competition. 2011

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Sednaya, Syria, oil   St. Catherine’s Monastery  oil   Lindisfarne  w/c

Honeysuckle & Roses w/c   Illumination on vellum

© Caroline Lees