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A teaching artists conducts a painting demonstration of a live model in a classroom


Lee Newman is a painter and printmaker from Frederick, Maryland. He received his BFA and MFA from American University before continuing his studies as a Fulbright Scholar in Vienna, Austria. A committed educator, he and Joseph Kossow founded the Washington Studio School in 1985. He is currently on the faculty of the Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda and the Delaplaine Art Center in Frederick, Maryland. Newman’s prints and paintings are in a number of private and public collections across the country. These collections include the National Gallery of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The California Palace of the Legion of Honor and The Library of Congress. Grants and awards include: Maryland State Art Council Award, Assilah Forum Foundation residency (Morocco), New Hampshire State Art Award, Kreeger Painting Award and the Elizabeth van Swinderen Painting Award. 

An abstract painting of a flower
A drawing of the interior of an artists studio space
A whimsical red painting with different animals
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