Leon's Thoughts on Art

Triad Exhibit: Opening Reception This Friday 3-14, 6-9 PM

 You are invited!  Opening Reception for the Triad exhibit. My landscape and still life art is on display, as well as art from many Midwest artists.WHEN: The reception is this Friday evening, March 14, 6-9 PM at CornerStone Art Gallery.  The exhibit is on display until Friday, May 2 WHERE:…(continue reading)

Color and Cork: Painting Class At Union Street Gallery Friday evening, March 7

Color and Cork You are invited to join us at Union Street Gallery this Friday, March 7, 7-10 PM.  I will be joining professional artist and instructor Pat Moore as we teach painting and drawing at Union Street Gallery: “Create your very own masterpiece while enjoying your favorite wine!...(continue reading)

Closing reception: South Lake Artist's Group Show at Paul Henry’s Art Gallery

Closing reception: South Lake Artist's Group Show   Infrastructure Madness  You are invited! - Closing reception this Saturday for the South Lake Artist's Co-op 4TH Anniversary Group Show at Paul Henry’s Art Gallery, features art by 26 Midwest artists.  We will also have live...(continue reading)

New Abstract Painting From My Networks Series: “Alpine Sunrise”

Alpine Sunrise (H 6 X W 12 inches, $120) My abstract art series explores the theme of networks. I create a single result from many random lines, joining together to inspire an unexpected result, a surprise image. This is how my painting, Alpine Sunrise, evolved. Displayed In Solo Exhibit  Alpine...(continue reading)

New Painting - “Loopy Llama”

 Loopy Llama(H 22 X W 28 inches, $390) Loopy Llama is one of my new abstract paintings from my Networks series.  I start by applying swatches of color to the canvas in a random but slightly controlled composition.  Then, using a single color, I start outlining these swatches. Eventually,...(continue reading)

New Painting For South Lake Artist’s Group Show & Benefit

Tabbies In The Red Yarn, Diptych  South Lake Artist's Co-op 4TH Anniversary Group ShowThe South Lake Artist's Co-op 4TH Anniversary Group Show is at Paul Henry’s Art Gallery and features art by 25 Midwest artists.   All of the art created live during the show is part of a silent...(continue reading)

Twelfth Month Annual Exhibit & Boutique at Union Street Gallery 2013

  Garden RetreatOpening Reception for Twelfth Month Annual Exhibit & BoutiqueYou’re invited !  When:  Opening Reception is this Saturday, November 23, 12-3 PM. The exhibit is open from November 13 until December 21, 2013.  I will be displaying my oil paintings in the...(continue reading)

My Winter Exhibitions

Art Exhibit NewsI’m pleased to let you know that I have several exhibits coming up this November and December. You are invited! Artistic License Exhibit: Studio 659   C-Shop, UChicago Coffee Shop  When: Reception on Friday, November 8, 7-9PM.  Exhibit continues until...(continue reading)

South Lake Artist's Co-op 4TH Anniversary Group Show

The South Lake Artist's Co-op 4TH Anniversary Group Show at Paul Henry’s Art Gallery will feature art by 25 Midwest artists, with several artists creating live in the gallery, music and a potluck.  Digital art from my series, Steel Giants of the Heartland will be on display.  Infrastructure...(continue reading)

C-Shop, Coffee Shop UChicago Painting in Artistic License Exhibit: Studio 659

 C-Shop, Coffee Shop At UChicago  My painting, C-Shop, Coffee Shop At UChicago, is on display in the “Artistic License” exhibit at Studio 659, Indiana, until November 30th. Artistic License Exhibit At Studio 659It’s the second year for this juried exhibit at Studio 659.  Indiana...(continue reading)