Lee Newman is a painter and printmaker from Frederick, Maryland. He received BFA and MFA degrees 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.
His 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 Elizabeth van Swinderen Painting Award.