Leslie Jeffery

Artist Bio B.S. Art Education & Constructive Design – Florida State University. Primarily I create large non-objective paintings on canvas. My work is about the process – mark-making, texture, shapes and layers. I love the act of painting.

2020 Solo Show: “ADIOS 2020” Carrollwood Cultural Center, Tampa December  2020 Participation:                                                                                                              “Uncharted” Juried Show at Art Center Sarasota, 1st Place – “Taste of Honey and Honorable                                                                                               Mention – “Overseas New York” Jun-July  Annual 13th Bay Area Exhibit, “Traveler On the High Seas” – Award of Merit, Lynn Whitelaw                                                                                            Juror, Hyde Park Gallery, Tampa Jun-July

2019  Solo Show: Galleria Misto at Mahaffey Theater, St. Pete, FL  Nov 2019-Apr 2020    2019 Participation:                                                                                                                   FLAG – Florida Artist Group, Ringling College of Art & Design,   May 1-Jun 21                             LDDA – “Sunday in the Arts”, Hartley-Scarfone Gallery, UofT, Tampa, FL, Apr 8-11                   FLAG – Florida Artist Group, Naples Art Association Gallery, Naples, FL,    Mar 9-Apr 6           TESA – (The Exhibiting Society of Artists), Carrollwood Cultural Center, February 1-28

2018  Solo Show, “FOR THE BIRDS”, TECO Public Art Gallery, Tampa, FL   Apr-May            2018 Participation:                                                                                                                               FLAG (Florida Artist Group) Annual Symposium, Webber Gallery, Ocala, FL Feb 2018   ISAP 1st Annual Master & Signature Show, Cathy Kline Gallery, Parkville, MO  Jul1-Aug31 “Contemporary Botanicals”, Carolina Gallery of Fine Art, Highlands, NC  July-Aug

2017  Solo Shows:                                                                                                                    “Color & Abstraction”    Carrollwood Cultural Ctr, Tampa, FL Nov-Dec ‘                         “Kimonos & Abstracts”  Jimmie B. Keele Library, Tampa, FL Feb-Mar                                

2017 Participation:                                                                                                                                   TAG—The Artist Group (6)    Carolina Gallery of Fine Art, Highlands, NC Nov-Dec             FLAG Annual Symposium, Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs, FL February     FLAG – Florida Artist Group IV Group Show, Mahaffey Theatre, St. Petersurg, FL Oct-Dec  TESA (Exhibiting Society of Artists) Show, Gallery 120, Largo Library, Largo, FL Nov         The Village Green Show    Highlands, NC June 24-25                                                                TESA (Exhibiting Society of Artists) Show    Stirling Gallery, Dunedin, FL June 1-30                  TESA Group, St. Petersburg, FL May-Nov                                                                                   PAVA (Professional Assn.Visual Artists) Carrollwood Cultural Ctr, Tampa, FL Apr-May Sotheby’s—Art League of Highlands-Cashiers The Bascom, Outreach  Aprl1-30              Artexpo, Spectrum,   DHGIA Gallery, Booth333, NYC April 24-28                                              Spectrum-Miami, DHGIA Gallery, Miami, FL , Dec 5-9                                                                        “Sunday in the Arts” Annual Las Damas Show Scarfone Gallery, Tampa, FL April 9          PAVA Annual Member Show – 1st Place, Largo Library, Largo, FL February                       “Other Media on Paper” Show, Tampa Regional Artists, Old Hyde Park Gallery Feb      Suntan Art Center Member Show, Craftsman Gallery, St. Pete Beach, FL February               “We Are Family” Show, Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, FL Jan-Feb                              TESA Show (1st Place-Painting), Carrollwood Cultural Center, Tampa, FL January                       “Oil and Acrylics” Show,  Tampa Regional Artists, Old Hyde Park Gallery January          Suntan Art Center Member Show, Craftsman Gallery, St. Pete Beach, FL January               Open Awards Show, Mary Nabors Gallery, Suntan Art Center January