Lee Shiney is an abstract painter, kinetic sculptor, photographer, and mixed media artist. He lives and works in Arcadia, Iowa in a decommissioned mid-century modern school building.




Southwest Iowa Art Tour v.2

Here comes year two of my participation in the Southwest Iowa Art Tour. I’m honored to be back at the Charles E. & Florence M. Lakin Community Center in Malvern, Iowa with a lot of new work.  Sneak Peek, Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, 4-7pm Saturday, Sept. 17, 10-5 Sunday, Sept. 18, noon-4 61321 315th St., Malvern, …

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Tarpaulin Series.

I try to let artwork speak for itself. But…with everything happening in politics, environment, pandemics, civility, etc. etc. occasionally I need to admit that yes, this grouping is informed by more than mark-making and machine-building. More details on the full Tarpaulin Series later, but in a nutshell they are free hanging canvases with grommets. This …

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Friday Found Inside

Random stuff from around the house.


Recent work from recent shows in the Room 3 Gallery

Two recent shows spanning three weeks is good for the soul. Thanks again to the Southwest Iowa Art Tour (special shout out to Dinah Sampson at the Charles E. and Florence M. Lakin Community Center  in Malvern, Iowa) and to Brian Byrnes at the Brick Wall Gallery in Harlan, Iowa for the opportunities. Shown here, …

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Still haven’t learned the proper Iowa term for harvesting corn and soybeans. Back in Kansas it was “cutting wheat” and in any case I still miss those days on the combine. Photo shot from our front door. Love the view and the slightly crisp almost-fall air.


2 Artists 2 Weekends at Brick Wall Gallery

I will be showing with Kimberly Piro at the Brick Wall Gallery in downtown Harlan, Iowa, the first two weekends in October 2021, for 2 Artists 2 Weekends. In this ongoing series, the owner of the Brick Wall Gallery, Brian Byrnes, selects two artists whose styles complement each other, which in this case means a …

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