Leon's Thoughts on Art

My Cityscape Paintings in Artistic License Exhibit: Studio 659

 Art Fair On Oliver Street  My art is on display in the “Artistic License” exhibit at Studio 659, Indiana, until November 29th. Indiana artist, Ish Muhammad, is this year’s juror.  Artists were invited to use artistic license in selecting the best of their art. Opening…(continue reading)

The Abstract Show III - Regional, Juried Art Exhibition

Opening Reception For The Abstract Show III At Brickton Art Center, 10/18  Loopy Llama, Sunrise On Wooded Lake, Jumping JackJoin us this Saturday!  Come celebrate the latest gallery exhibition at the Brickton Art Center. When:  The opening reception is on Saturday, October 18 from...(continue reading)

My Paintings & Digital Art At Ravenswood ArtWalk This Weekend, Oct 4-5

Ravenswood ArtWalk This Weekend, Oct 4-5  Digital Art, Steel Giants Of The HeartlandYou are invited to see my art at the thirteenth annual Ravenswood ArtWalk again this year. including digital art from my series, Steel Giants Of The Heartland, as well as paintings including cityscapes, landscapes,...(continue reading)

Oliver Brown Art Show: Reception, Friday Evening, 9/12/14

   You are invited to the Oliver Brown Show at CornerStone Gallery.  I am very pleased to be displaying three of my fine art prints:  Apples, Grapes and Vases on Blue ClothThis still life painting was sold to a collector in Russia;  limited edition prints are now available...(continue reading)

“Cobb Hall” Latest UChicago Painting In My Chicago On Canvas Series

   Cobb Hall  Painting Details I’m an architect, as well as an artist, and I like to paint the Gothic architecture on the UChicago quads. Cobb Hall is on display at CornerStone Gallery until September 5.  Cobb Hall at the University of Chicago was designed by architect...(continue reading)

Union Street Gallery Presents "A Little Garden Art" - 10th Annual Garden Walk, 7/12

  I’m pleased to participate in this year’s Garden Art Walk with Union Street Gallery.  I really enjoyed this event last year, when I painted “Garden Retreat.”  Garden Retreat, painting details What: Enjoy an enchanting day experiencing beautiful and unique...(continue reading)

The Hyde Park Connection At CornerStone Art Gallery: Reception July 11

The Hyde Park Connection   A unique exhibition featuring the Studio 4 artists will open at CornerStone Art Gallery in Whiting, Indiana for a two-month show this summer.  As the new gallery director for CornerStone Art Gallery, I am especially pleased to present artists whom I’ve...(continue reading)

My Art At Fresh Starts Restaurant Exhibit, June - August 2014

Fresh Starts Restaurant Exhibit  My art will be on display at Fresh Starts Restaurant this summer from June 22 to August 22.  I recently enjoyed a wonderful meal at moderate prices at Fresh Starts restaurant.  So I am especially pleased at being invited to display my art there.  The...(continue reading)

Leon Sarantos Is New Gallery Director At CornerStone Art Gallery

 CornerStone Art Gallery Although I’ve been creating art for most of my life, it’s only in the last four years that I’ve begun to display my art in exhibits.  One of the first calls for art that I responded to was hosted by 119th Street Artists at CornerStone Art Gallery in...(continue reading)

My Abstract Art in “Minute Musings” Regional Juried Exhibit: Reception Friday, 4/25

Minute Musings Exhibit  Jumping Jack I’m really pleased to have my art in the “Minute Musings” exhibit at Union Street Gallery. When: Reception on Friday, April 25, from 6 to 9 PM.  The reception is free, open to the public, and refreshments will be served.  The...(continue reading)