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Lee Stroncek

About Lee Stroncek

Lee Stroncek is a Minnesota native who studied wildlife and fisheries biology at the University of Montana and the University of Alaska. He then completed two years of art instruction at Colorado State University. His lifelong obsession with natural history and the outdoor experience has frequently led him to portray nature and animal subjects. His work is noted for its subtle and sensitive use of light, color and atmosphere. His work has appeared in numerous publications including: Field & Stream, Southwest Art, and Gray's Sporting Journal, and is in the permanent collection of the National Museum of Wildlife Art, as well as that of the L.L. Bean company. He was a regional winner in the 1987 Arts for the Parks competition, has shown in several Birds in Art exhibitions, and won Best in Show at the 1995 C.M. Russell Auction. He resides in Livingston, Montana.

Artist Statement

For anyone concerned about the relationship between mankind and the Land, I urge you to read or re-read) Aldo Leopold's "A Sand County Almanac with Essays from Round River". Published in 1949, this work by a conservation giant continues to provide valuable lessons and insights for us to this day. The wisdom contained therein is more important than ever.

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Although I am not a big fan of Western art, I thoroughly enjoyed the museum. The sculpture was stunning, and the views from the museum were beautiful. I learned so much about American artists, and the history of the difficulty in having wildlife paintings accepted by artists' organizations was fascinating. A lovely visit.

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