Lee graduated with a fine art degree from Hornsey School of Art in 1992. He moved into the commercial world of graphic design and interactive digital media, working on several Bafta winning projects. During his time in the commercial sector, he continued to create art, returning to painting on a full time basis in 2013.
Using forms found in nature or patterns of human activity Lees images sit somewhere between the figurative and abstract. He creates narratives around movement and representation that tap into the essence of a place or experience.