Lee was born in Amelia Island, FL Inspired by his mother & grandmother who were ballerinas & stage performers. Growing up in the theatre he was always building painting sets for Broadway shows presented by his amazing role models. He started his painting career with his first collection “Collisions” -2001
In 2005, Lee began his series “Bookworms” where he took pages from discarded books and highlighted words creating poetry in the middle of other’s writing. This was where he began his appreciation for repurposing.
His love for building furniture and design brought him a new chapter in his creative career. He created a studio called “YouSonofaBench” workshop creating a dynamic Style which consists of repurposing reclaimed materials. “Using found items & what nature provides makes my designs organic expressions of art”.