PERSONAL

Leanne Fink, (b. 1958, NJ) Currently resides and works in Loudoun County, VA.

lee@leannefinkart.com

https://www.leannefinkart.com | https://www.facebook.com/LeanneFinkArt/  | https://www.instagram.com/leannefink_art/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/leannefinkfineart/

EDUCATION

1979    Seton Hall University, Bachelor of Fine Arts

CONTINUING EDUCATION

SELECTED WORKSHOPS: Bethanne Kinsella Cople (3), Dennis Perrin, Louis Escobedo (3), Antonia Walker (2), Kurt Schwarz, David Shevlino, William Schneider

REPRESENTATION

District Arts Gallery, Frederick, MD

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

Leanne Fink: "Fresh Perspectives", Elan Magazine, April, 2020, pp. 22-25

Melinda Gipson: "Four Women Headline 'Near and Far' Art Show", Leesburg Lifestyle Magazine, February, 2020, pp. 24-27

Jim Sisley: "Source Image: Uplifting Souls with Color", Get Out Loudoun, July 2018, pp. 6-7

Carolyn Edlund: "Featured Artist Leanne Fink", Artsy Shark, May 2018

Elaine A. Watt: "Artists in Middleburg Exhibit 'Love in the 'Burg'", Middleburg Life, March 2018, pp. 26-27

Morgan Hensley: "The Art of the 'Country Way'", Middleburg Life, February 2017, pp. 4-5

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018    Loudoun Government Center, Leesburg, VA

2017    Berkshire Hathaway Home Services PenFed Realty, Hamilton, VA

DUO EXHIBITIONS

2019    The Influencers: Color and Texture Duo Exhibit, Art Sweet Art Gallery, Leesburg, VA

SELECT JURIED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021                  June Landscape Exhibit, The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA

2021                  The Healing Power of Art in Honor of Nature Virtual Exhibition, Manhattan Arts International

2021-2014    Art at the Mill, Clarke County Historical Society, Millwood, VA

2020                  Member Open Exhibits, The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA

2020                  The Healing Power of Art & Artists Virtual Exhibition, Manhattan Arts International

2020                  Larkin Arts Regional Juried Art Show, Wine-Rimer Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA

2019                  The Healing Power of Color Virtual Exhibition, Manhattan Arts International

2019-2016    Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour, Purcellville, VA

2019                  Loudoun Sketch Club's First in Art: Celebrating 75 Years, Art Sweet Art Gallery, Leesburg, VA

2018                  New Beginnings Virtual Exhibition, Manhattan Arts International

2018                  Larkin Arts' Regional Juried Art Show, Wine-Rimer Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA

2018-2015    Tryst Gallery, Leesburg, VA 

2018                  Middleburg Arts Council's 'Love in the Burg', AIM Gallery, Middleburg, VA

2018                  5th Annual South-Atlantic Juried Exhibition, Montpelier Center for Arts & Education, Montpelier, VA

2018                  Animals Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery

2018                  A Moment in Time: An Homage to the World of Film, AIM Gallery, Middleburg, VA

2018                  Our Bond with Nature Virtual Exhibition, Manhattan Arts International

2017                  Loudoun Arts Council's Anniversary Invitational 30 Years of Vision, Arts in the Village Gallery, Leesburg, VA

2017-2015    Middleburg Arts Council Annual Juried Art Show, Byrne Gallery, Middleburg, VA

2016-2015    Hunt Country Harvest Ball Art Show and Sale, Salamander Resort, Middleburg, VA

2015                  Four Seasons of Oatlands Small Works, Oatlands Plantation, Leesburg, VA

2014                  Long Branch Art Competition, Long Branch Historic House and Farm, Millwood, VA 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021                  Spring Online Showcase, Oil Painters of America

2020                  Bold Brush Online Exhibition

2020                  Journeys, Franklin Park Arts Center, Purcellville, VA

2020                  Near and Far: An Exhibit of Four Female Artists, 868 Estate Vineyards, Hillsboro, VA

2019                  Loudoun Sketch Club's 75th Anniversary Art Show & Gala, The Barns of Rose Hill, Berryville, VA.

2018-2016    Fine Art Exhibit, Waterford Fair, Waterford, VA

2018, 2016    Bluemont Community Fair Fine Art Exhibit

2017                  Art of Conservation: An Exhibition of the Loudoun Sketch Club, Land Trust of Virginia, Purcellville, VA

2017                  Colors of Loudoun: An Exhibition of the Loudoun Sketch Club, Franklin Park Arts Center, Purcellville, VA

2016-2015    Loudoun Sketch Club Annual Art Show & Sale, Aldie Mill, Aldie, VA and Hillsborough Vineyard, Hillsboro, VA

2016-2015    Hunt Country Harvest Ball Art Show, Salamander Resort, Middleburg, VA

COMMISSIONS

2016    Corporate Art Commission, 'Into the Light', Oil Painting, Mission Tek, Reston, VA

2015    Corporate Art Commission, 'Gibraltar', Oil Painting, Mission Tek, Reston, VA


AWARDS

2020    Juror's Choice Award: Larkin Arts Regional Juried Art Show, Wine-Rimer Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA

2020    Award of Merit: The Healing Power of Art & Artists, Manhattan Arts International

2019    Award of Excellence: The Healing Power of Color Virtual Exhibition, Manhattan Arts International

2018    Best in Show Award: A Moment in Time: An Homage to the World of Film, AIM Gallery, Middleburg, VA

2018    Juror's Choice Award: Larkin Arts' Regional Juried Art Show, Wine-Rimer Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA

2018    Award of Excellence: New Beginnings Online Exhibition, Manhattan Arts International

2018    Honorable Mention Oils: Waterford Fair Fine Art Exhibit, Waterford, VA

2018    Special Recognition Award: Animals, Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery

2015    Fall Favorite Award: Plein Air Pastoral, Franklin Park Arts Center, Purcellville, VA

2013    Staff Favorite Award: Long Branch Art Competition, Long Branch Historic House and Farm, Millwood, VA


SELECTED ARTIST TALKS

2019    The Influencers: Color and Texture Duo Exhibit, Art Sweet Art Gallery, Leesburg, VA

2018    Middleburg Arts Council's 'Love in the Burg', AIM Gallery, Middleburg, VA

2017    Steel Magnolias Group Show (December Featured Artist), Tryst Gallery, Leesburg, VA

2017    Middleburg Arts Council's 'The Country Way', Byrne Gallery, Middleburg, VA


TEACHING

2021-2017    Individual Instruction

2018-2016    Inner Artist Workshop Series, Various Locations

2017-2016    Art Instructor, Loudoun County Public Schools Adult Education Program, Leesburg, VA; Class Title: Paint Your    

                              Masterpiece! Beginner Acrylic Painting


FUNDRAISING

2021-2020     Art of the Piedmont Auction to Benefit Middleburg Montessori School, Middleburg Community Center,                      

                              Middleburg, VA.

2020                  Loudoun Cares 2nd Annual Art Auction, Tryst Gallery, Leesburg.

2019-2017    Friends of Leesburg Public Arts' 5x7 Art Show & Sale, Leesburg, VA

2018                  Friends of Leesburg Public Arts' Windows of Leesburg Auction, Leesburg, VA

2018                  Friends of Franklin Park Arts Center's 10×10 Winter Challenge, Franklin Park Arts Center, Purcellville, VA

2005                  Loudoun County Chamber of Commerces' Horsing Around Loudoun, Leesburg, VA


MEMBERSHIPS

Oil Painters of America

National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society

The Art League Gallery 75, Alexandria, VA

The Artists in Middleburg Gallery

The Loudoun Sketch Club (President 2019)