Sep. 14, 2009

Leslie Heen Paintings Scheduled for Lockhart Gallery

Leslie Heen

GENESEO, N.Y. -- The paintings of Livingston County contemporary artist Leslie Heen will be featured during a five-week exhibition Sept. 14 – Oct. 9 at the State University of New York at Geneseo’s Lockhart Gallery, 26 Main St.

Heen studied fine and commercial art at Syracuse University. As a professional illustrator, she worked nationally in New York, Rochester, Boston and Los Angeles. Her illustrations were included in the Italian magazine Arriana as well as Elle (Paris) and California Stylist. She has exhibited at numerous venues including the Lucy Burne Gallery, the Mount Morris Dam Visitor’s Center, the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto, The Rochester Arts and Cultural Council Art Gallery, SUNY Geneseo’s Milne Library Gallery and the Century Club in Rochester.

Leslie Heen's "Kristina of Norway"Leslie Heen's "Kristina of Norway"“We’re delighted to have this accomplished artist featured in the Lockhart Gallery,” said Cynthia Hawkins, director of galleries at SUNY Geneseo. “The exhibit will include her human figure and portraiture work, which employs a dramatic use of color.” The exhibition is free and open to the public. Lockhart Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. 

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