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Hello, I'm Kang Lee


Contact Kang Lee for pricings and availability. She also teaches workshops through the Sheppard Art Institute at http://www.sheppardartinstitute.org. 

Private lessons are available upon request. 

Any style or sizes of commissioned work is available. The cost of shipping is in addition to the cost of the painting. Please contact Kang Lee for payment and shipping options. Layaway options are available.  

You may also see Kang Lee's art on the Arati Artists website



Kang Lee Sheppard

4476 Seton Hall Rd

Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Phone: (719) 282-2706 

e-mail: kang37@copper.net 


Kang Lee has been painting since an early age. Born in Seoul, South Korea, she earned her BFA in Asian Art and mentored under many Master artists, earning many prestigious national awards, and participated in group shows before coming to the US for higher education. After coming to America, she attended the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs graduate courses to learn western techniques including oil, watercolor, drawing, sculpture, prints, silk-screen, and now pastels. Her passion is to learn and experiment with all art forms. 

She earned her MA and taught at the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs, and Pikes Peak Community College. Kang Lee is past president of Colorado Springs Art Guild, Arati Artists Gallery and Pikes Peak Pastel Society. 

Kang Lee is a Signature Member of Pikes Peak Watercolor Society, Pikes Peak Pastel Society, and member of National Watercolor Society, and the American Watercolor Society. She has earned a life-long membership with the Colorado Springs Art Guild. She was formally a member of Missouri Watercolor Society, and Louisiana Watercolor Society. 

She is listed in Who’s Who in the West, 1998 and Who’s Who in the World, 2000. 

Kang Lee looks at the interplay of natural elements from a philosophical perspective saying, “Art allows me to communicate freshness and spontaneity, as well as expressing feelings, which transcend techniques in my painting.” 

Kang Lee is a recipient of many international and national awards including; Merit Award – International Watermedia XIV at the Gallery of Contemporary Art at University of Colorado Colorado Springs, juried into the National Missouri Watercolor Society Exhibition at Winston Churchill Memorial Anson Cutts Gallery, and juried into the International Louisiana Watercolor Society Exhibition. Recently juried in the National Watercolor Society. 

Her paintings are in collections around the world. She is retired from teaching at the university and is the founder and executive director of Sheppard Art Institute since 1998 in Colorado Springs. She continues to support the art community and at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Art Center, a studio is named in her honor. Kang Lee’s paintings may be seen at Arati Artists Gallery in Colorado Springs as well as on her website www.kangleesheppard.com.