Leon's Thoughts on Art

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)

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)