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Who Let the Dogs Out

Lee Smith
Ugallery 5345197908 UGallery

Acrylic paint and markers on Cradled wood panel New

Finished black edges

Ready to hang


Signed on front and back


24" h x 24" w x 1.5" d |5 lbs. 0 oz.

In stock $950



Artist Lee Smith paints a playful pack of dogs leaping headlong, intent on the fun. Bold linework with teal highlights outlines their rich golden hues. The white patterned marks on a dark gray background complement the gold and create an energetic sense of movement. The viewer's eye flows easily from pup to pup, visually connected by the composition. "A lively, fun piece for your collection, especially if you love that old song... you know the one I mean," jests Lee.

Lee Smith


Artist Lee Smith combines abstract, primitive, expressionist, and gritty contemporary art in her work. “My style is greatly influenced by years spent in CGI production and an unapologetic love for the daily comics,” says Lee. As a keen observer, she finds her inspiration in the social aspects of life. Her work represents human emotions and portrays these emotions by illustrating the animal world, often using those popular companions—cats and dogs. In her long professional career, Lee has worked as a newspaper layout artist, a visual merchandising specialist, a freelance graphic artist, a technical illustrator, and an art director. Lee retired from the corporate world ten years ago to concentrate on her art career. “Although I studied art in college, I prefer to describe myself as 'self-taught.' Years of irreplaceable hands-on experience have provided an extensive and invaluable continuing education in the arts,” says Lee. When building her current home in Oregon, she added a small studio that she keeps organized and clutter-free. She wears her trusty paint-covered denim overall when working, and typically listens to audiobooks or podcasts. “I have dozens of paintbrushes in cans all over the studio, but I have only about 10 favorites that I always use.”

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