Biography

Studio: 23747 HWY 80

Portal, Georgia    30450

Studio Phone:  (912) 865-4775

Cell: (912) 314-1811

Email: lleachart@hotmail.com

 

Education

1972           Masters/Fine Arts – Painting, Northwestern State University,
      Natchitoches, Louisiana

Positions Held

1998 – 2015    Artist in Residence, South East USA, ColArt America, Inc,
       Piscataway, New Jersey

1996 – 2002    Adjunct Professor, Brevard Community College, Melbourne, Florida

1988 – 1994    Adjunct Professor, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas

1977 – 1986    Tenured Art Faculty, Louisiana State University, Alexandria, Louisiana

1972 – 1976    Artist-in-Residence, NEA Program, Louisiana

 

One Person Exhibitions

 
2014                Foosaner Art Museum, Melbourne, Florida (catalogue)

2010                Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

2009                Seth Beitler Fine Arts, Miami, Florida

2007                Scarfone/Hartley Galleries, University of Tampa (catalogue)

2004                Museum of Art, Alexandria, Louisiana

2003                Central Georgia Art Center, Macon, Georgia

2002                Cima Gallery, West Palm Beach, Florida/

        North Beach Gallery, Amelia Island, Florida

        Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, Florida

        Art Alliance Gallery, Macon, Georgia

2001                Museum of Art, Dunedin, Florida

2000                T. Curtsnoc Fine Arts, Miami, Florida

1997                  T. Curtsnoc Fine Arts, Miami, Florida

        Harris Gallery, Houston, Texas

1995                Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, Texas, catalogue

1994                Jung Center, Houston, Texas

1992                Lynne Goode Gallery, Houston, Texas

1989                Art Beat Gallery, Houston, Texas

        Dishman Museum, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas

        Loyola University Art Gallery, New Orleans, La.

 

Selected Group Shows

2010                LSU and Friends (five Louisiana artists) Alexandria Museum of Art,

         Alexandria, Louisiana

2009                Permanent Collection Exhibition, Brevard Museum of Art and Sciences,

         Melbourne, Florida

2008                Permanent Collection Exhibition, Brevard Museum of Art and Sciences,

         Melbourne, Florida

2006                Naomi Silva Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2004                Gallery 1401, Chatanooga, Tennessee

        Anderson Gallery, St. Simons Island, Georgia

        Longstreth & Goldberg Gallery, Naples, Florida

2003                North Beach Gallery, Amelia Island, Florida

        Harris Gallery, Houston, Texas

2002                Stifel Fine Arts Center, Wheeling, WV, Uncommon Ground

        T. Curtsnoc Fine Arts, Miami, Florida, George Snyder/Larry Leach

2000                LongStreth & Goldberg, Inc. Naples, Florida, The Landscape

        T. Curtsnoc Fine Arts, Miami, Florida

1999                LongStreth & Goldberg, Inc. Naples, Florida, Gallery Artists

        Harris Gallery, Houston, Texas, The Southern Landscape

1998                Ken Elias Gallery, West Palm Beach, Florida, Mindscapes; Landscapes

       T. Curtsnoc Fine Arts, Miami, Florida<

1997                Steinbaum/Krauss Gallery, New York, New York

       T. Curtsnoc Fine Arts, Miami, Florida, Boom

1996                T. Curtsnoc Fine Arts, Miami, Florida, Gallery Artists

        Harris Gallery, Houston, Texas, Gallery Artists

1995                Harris Gallery, Houston, Texas, Gallery Artists

1994                Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas, Search for Light

1991                September Competition, Alexandria Art Museum, Alexandria, Louisiana

1990                BIG SHOW Texas Competition, (First Award) Lawndale Art and

        Performance Center and Glassell School of Art, Houston, Texas

Island Introductions, Galveston Art Center, Galveston, Texas

1988                September Competition, Alexandria Art Museum, (Ned Rifkin, Juror)

         Alexandria, Louisiana

        Houston Art League Competition, (First Award) Houston, Texas

1987                Houston Art League Competition, (First Award) Houston, Texas

1986                Peyton Memorial National Competition, (First Award – Purchase Prize)

         Alexandria, Louisiana

 

Selected Permanent Collections

Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, Texas

Dishman Museum, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas

Louisiana Artist Collection, Louisiana College, Alexandria, Louisiana

Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, Louisiana

Brevard Museum of Art, Melbourne, Florida

President George and Barbara Bush, Houston, Texas

University of Houston, alumni Center, Houston, Texas

Florida State Department of Health, Tallahassee, Florida

Louisiana State Department of Education, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Monteleone Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana

Elon University, North Carolina

Louisiana State University at Alexandria, Louisiana

Florida State Department of Revenue, Tallahassee, Florida

 

Commissioned Works

2001                Florida Art in State Buildings Program: (4) Paintings 6×22’ each,

       Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission,

       West Palm Beach, Florida

2001                Volusia County Courthouse, Florida

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