Lee Mims

leemimsLee Mims was raised on a farm in Raleigh, North Carolina, and received her Masters Degree in Geology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Some might ask how she happened to become an artist after being trained as a scientist. Her childhood on a farm created in her a lifelong love of animals and the great outdoors and a desire to recreate the beauty that she saw around her.

Later, being a field geologist not only deepened her appreciation of the natural world but, by studying the elements, the chemistry involved in geology, Lee gained a deeper understanding of pigments and how to mix them and use them to achieve the effects she constantly strive for today, an approximation of life.

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