Lee Jamison

Lee Jamison

LEE JAMISON (b. 1957) 

Born in Shreveport, Louisiana; resides in Huntsville


Painted: Martin Dies Jr. SP, San Jacinto Battleground SHS, and Battleship Texas SHS



BA Art, Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1979

AA Art, Lon Morris College, Jacksonville, 1977


Career Highlights

Published in Lee Jamison, Ode to East Texas: Interpretations of an Artist-Writer (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2020)

The Sam Houston Project, produced nine credited works for combination documentary film and website on the life of Sam Houston, 2011

Oil paintings, murals, and decorative artwork created for ballroom and common areas, Driskill Hotel, Austin, 1997‒1998


Selected Exhibitions

Solo, Ode to East Texas, Foltz Fine Art, Houston, 2018 (author and artist of book by same title published by TAMU Press, 2020)

Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo; Texas Capitol Ground Floor Rotunda, Austin; Witte Museum, San Antonio; Mayborn Museum, Baylor University, Waco, 2017‒2018 (book by same title published by TAMU Press, 2017) images pp. 85‒87

Contemporary Texas Regionalism Winter Show, William Reaves | Sarah Foltz Fine Art, Houston, 2017

Hill Country Love Affair: Interpretations of a Texas Heartland, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, 2013

Celebrating the Regionalist Legacy in Texas Art, William Reaves Fine Art and the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts at the Gage Hotel, Marathon, 2013

Restless Heart: Contemporary Texas Regionalism, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, 2013 (catalog)

Contemporary Texas Regionalists, traveled: Haley Memorial Library & History Center, Midland; Gage Hotel, Marathon, 2012

The Presence of Light: Sky and Light in the Texas Landscape, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, 2010 

The Texas Aesthetic, Annual Exhibition, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, 2008‒2015

Solo, Lee Jamison: Introductions, Altermann and Morris Galleries, Houston, 1987


Selected Public Commissions and Collections

Scott E. Johnson Memorial Mural, Huntsville

Texas Memorial Stadium, University of Texas at Austin (murals in the East Grandstand Luxury Suite access areas and in the Football Team Room)

Mayborn Museum Complex, (numerous murals and dioramas, significant work on installation of the museum, and work on development of the Emergence of Man Gallery), Baylor University, Waco

Bastrop County History Exhibits and Paintings, First National Bank and Bastrop County Historical Association, Bastrop

Waco Mammoths National Monument Murals, Waco


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