“From Here, There and Everywhere”
Opening Thursday, July 20th at 5:30 p.m.
The gallery opening is free and open to the public
Artist Barbara Leonardi was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. She has the East coast covered as she spends her time between her homes in Lido Beach, NY, East Dorset, Vt and West Palm Beach, Fl.
Belonging to, and a member of, societies such as the Pastel Society of America, Nassau County Art League, Southern Vermont Art Center and Palm Beach Plein-Air Group. She has paintings permanently placed at the Southern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, VT. Barbara has always had passion for art. In her earlier years and while raising her son she was self taught in drawing and painting. She worked with watercolor on glass and graphite. After 27 years in the Corporate world with two successful careers behind her as VP of Sales in finance and Executive VP of Sales in skincare, she became serious about incorporating art into her daily life. Since 2007 and on a continued basis she is extremely active in plein-air painting and she has studied with the best of them. She has traveled around the world painting Ireland, France, Croatia and Italy and she attends classes and workshops in landscape, figure and portrait in graphite, oil and pastel which remains her medium of choice today.