His life-long love of the sea led him to study art with Leo Stitsky of Fort Lauderdale School of Art. His oil paintings often sold before the paint dried on the canvas.
"His deft brush work, use of color, shape and light, conveyed the ever changing drama and mood of the sea," said Raymond Voelpel of Tidewater Gallery in Swansboro. "Paul Hee established himself as one of America's finest maritime artists." REMEMBERING PAUL HEE