Monday, June 25, 2012

Leslie Lillien Levy


“Rosenthal Covered Dish” © Leslie Lillien Levy
Name: Leslie Lillien Levy, PSA
Bio: Leslie Lillien Levy received a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore and studied with Harvey Dinnerstein at the Art Students League of New York, where she also served on the Board of Control. She has also studied with Daniel Greene, Albert Handel, Elizabeth Mowry, Frank Federico, Susan Ogilvie, Richard McKinley, and Liz Haywood-Sullivan. Her work has won awards in numerous national and regional juried shows including: Academic Artists Association (Best in Show 1999), Allied Artists of America, Audubon Artists, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Connecticut Pastel Society, Mattatuck Museum, New Britain Museum of American Art, Oil Painters of America, Pastel Society of America, Rye Arts Center and Salmagundi Non-Members Open. She had her first  of many solo shows in 1999.
Levy has been published numerous times. She was featured in an article in the May 2009 issue of the Pastel Journal, where three representational artists painted the same still life set-up.  in the October 2010 issue of American Art Collector Magazine. Another article about her pastel paintings and featuring a step-by-step pastel still life appeared in the July 2006 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. For three consecutive years - 2003, 2004 and 2005 - she featured in the Pastel 100.
Her paintings and commissioned portraits can be found in many private collections, as well as in the Slater Memorial Museum in Norwich, Connecticut.
Leslie Lillien Levy lives in Kent, CT, where she teaches still life painting in oils and pastel in her studio and at local art centres.
Medium: Pastel; oil.       
Subjects: Still life; portraits.
Style: Representational. In her choice and treatment of subject matter, Levy's art is quintessentially feminine.
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Gallery: Still Life; Portraits and Figurative.
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