Despite our fascination with the financial markets, we realize the vast majority of people find finance to be - well, dull.  Lee-Way strives to correct that impression one client at a time, but in the meantime, we decided we could at least make our website visually stimulating.  As such, we have partnered with several Mississippi artists to feature a rotating collection of works created right here in our home state.  We have paid for a commercial license to use these images directly from each artist - please do not disrespect their artistry or jeopardize their livelihoods by pirating them.   

Stephen Kirkpatrick

 Teal in Flight - Stephen Kirkpatrick ©

Teal in Flight - Stephen Kirkpatrick ©

Stephen Kirkpatrick is an artist based in Jackson, Mississippi who focuses on wildlife photography. He has published more than 3,000 photographs in books and magazines worldwide, including Delta Sky, Skin Diver, Audubon, Gray's Sporting Journal, Natural History, Ducks Unlimited, Outdoor Photographer, BBC Wildlife, National Wildlife, and Sports Afield.  He has also published 11 solo pictorial coffee table books. His latest, Sanctuary: Mississippi’s Coastal Plain, is a tribute to the rare and endangered species and habitats of the Mississippi Coastal Plain.

Kirkpatrick’s work has earned international acclaim, including the 2011 Writer’s Digest International Self-Published Book Award, the National Outdoor Book Award, the Benjamin Franklin Award, and three Southeastern Outdoor Press Association Book of the Year Awards. He has twice been named a winner in the National Wildlife Federation’s annual wildlife photography contest. He has also twice been named a winner in the prestigious International Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition held in London, England.

Robert Hubbard

 Mississippi Watermelons - Robert Hubbard ©

Mississippi Watermelons - Robert Hubbard ©

Robert Hubbard is an artist based in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.  His photographs have been published in numerous local and national publications, and examples of his work are held in the permanent collections of the New Orleans Museum of Art and the Mississippi Museum of Art, which has over sixty of his works.  In 1990, the Rembrandt Society of the Mississippi Museum of Art named him "Artist of the Year," only the fifth person so honored.  His contribution to the art of photography and to art in general was recognized by Patti Carr Black in her book, Art in Mississippi, 1790-1980. Several of his works are on permanent display in the Mississippi Museum of Art's "The Mississippi Story."