In Lee Carlson’s “Golden Orchid I” and “Golden Orchid II” series, lustrous orchids rise like phases of the moon. Motivated by his lifelong love of plants, Carlson studied botany before following his true muse and pursuing fine arts. Influenced by contemporary American and European artists, he is especially inspired by works that convey nature’s heart and soul. A devoted gardener, Carlson produces delicate, elegant works that radiate harmony, balance and a vibrant color palette.
A lifelong plant lover, Lee Carlson infuses his botanical works with a delicate luminosity. Carlson originally studied botany at the University of Oregon before shifting his focus to fine arts. Inspired by contemporary American and European painters, Carlson is especially touched by artists whose works reveal nature’s soul. A passionate gardener, Carlson creates an elegant hybrid of harmony, balance and vibrant colors.