Marlee, recognized by collectors for her original Abaco seaglass and silver jewelry evolved into painting her life inspiration when opportunity welcomed her talent.
A long time naturalist and adventurer, Marlee was invited to study painting in 2006 building upon her earlier formal art studies. As a student of a visiting master oil painter she began Plein Air painting creating scenes of local island living. Inspired by solitude and serenity, drawing on her own long time island living experience with a heartfelt appreciation for her environment, Marlee connects with the freedom and natural beauty of Abaco. Her Abaconian lifestyle explores everyday life throughout the island settlements on the Sea of Abaco. Her paintings reflect her interpretation of the gift of naturally beautiful landscapes and seascapes.