Leon's Thoughts on Art

Reception for Domicile: Exhibition in the Glessner House Museum, 10/14, 6 to 8 PM

Botany PondYou’re invited to the opening reception for our Domicile Exhibit this Friday evening!  When: The opening reception is this Friday, October 14, from 6 to 8 PM for Domicile: An Exhibition in the Glessner House Coach House, 1800 S. Prairie, Chicago. My UChicago architectural…(continue reading)

Insider Art At Union Street Gallery June 22 - July 23, 2016

 Cobb Hall, UChicago … on display at Insider ArtCobb Hall at the University of Chicago was designed by architect Henry Ives Cobb, and is the oldest building on campus.  Cobb modeled his designs after the Gothic style of architecture at Oxford in England.  When I paint the buildings...(continue reading)

Artists At Work At The 57th Street Art Fair

You’re invited! Visit the Artists At Work booth at the 57th Street Art Fair in Chicago. The fair is free and open to the public. I am honored to be selected to be one of the Artists At Work.When:  This Saturday and Sunday, June 4th and 5th, from 10 AM to 5 PM.  I will be painting from...(continue reading)

GACI Gallery Opening Reception, Friday 12/4, 5-8:00

  Cobb Hall Clock  12” by 12” Art Showcase at GACI Gallery: Opening Reception, Friday 12/4, 5-8:00 You’re invited!  When:  Opening reception is this Friday, Dec. 4, 5 to 8:00. Come and see our art!   This reception is free and open to the...(continue reading)

GACI Gallery Opening Reception, Friday 10/2, 5-8:30

Autumn Fields and Purple LakeYou’re invited!  When:  Opening reception is this Friday, Oct 2, 5 to 8:30. Come and see our art!   This reception is free and open to the public. My abstract paintings are on display.   What:   This is the inaugural reception...(continue reading)

Triad Exhibit at CornerStone Gallery, Reception 8/21/2015, 6:30-9 PM

  YOU ARE INVITED: Opening Reception for the Triad exhibitWHEN:  Opening Reception is this Friday evening, August 21, 6:30-9 PM at CornerStone Art Gallery.  The reception is free and open to the public. The exhibit continues until September 23rd.I will be displaying my photo, Crisscrossing...(continue reading)

Insider Art Exhibit At Union Street Gallery June 17 - July 18, 2015

  Crisscrossing Surf, Hawaii  On an overcast day in Oahu, I became fascinated with the patterns made by the surf as it rolled in to Kailua Beach.  With the hill in the background this scene suggests to me the elemental beauty of nature … on display at Insider Art.Opening Reception...(continue reading)

ColorPlay: Solo Exhibit At The Bernard Gallery, May - June 2015

  Opening Reception for ColorPlayI’m very pleased to invite you to my solo exhibit, ColorPlay, at the Bernard Gallery at Calumet College of Saint Joseph in Whiting, Indiana.When:  The reception is this coming Wednesday, June 3rd, from 4:30 to 6:30. The reception and refreshments are free...(continue reading)

OUTLOOKS AND INSIGHTS: Works by Union Street Studio and Guild Artists, Reception 5/1/2015

Waiting Opening Reception You’re invited to our opening reception!When:  Opening Reception is this Friday, May 1, 7 -9 PM at the gallery of the Tall Grass Arts Association.  I will be displaying my two of my figurative paintings, Waiting and Morning Breeze. This reception is free and...(continue reading)

Leon Sarantos Receives Award for Winter Woods Landscape

Winter Woods Honorable Mention I am especially pleased to receive an Honorable Mention award for my painting, Winter Woods, at the regional, juried exhibit:  Indigenous Landscapes: Imprints of the South Shore.  The Winter Woods painting was among six artworks to receive an award,...(continue reading)