Lee has always had an intense and deep relationship with material, form, and our environments. He studied Fine Art and Architecture at the University of Michigan and is recognized as an accomplished interior designer. He launched Gary Lee Partners in 1993, an award-wining interior design firm that has partnered with some of the world’s most respected organizations. He has an intimate relationship with the built environment, a dialogue explored in his paintings. Using acrylic paint, Lee responds to the colors, textures, and materials that surround us, creating an experience through his search for solace and subtlety.