PERSONAL

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

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EDUCATION

1979 Seton Hall University, Bachelor of Fine Arts


 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

SELECTED WORKSHOPS: Bethanne Kinsella Cople (4), Dennis Perrin, Louis Escobedo (3), Antonia Walker (2), Kurt Schwarz, David Shevlino, William Schneider 


 

REPRESENTATION

District Arts Gallery, Frederick, MD, October 2019 to present

Manhattan Arts International Artist Showcase Gallery, NYC, November 2019 to present

Gallery 75, The Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA, June 2021 to present


 

AFFILIATIONS

Art in Embassies, US Department of State


 

PROFESSIONAL

2022               Member- Franklin Park Arts Center Art Committee, Purcellville, VA

2021-2020 Juror-The Artists in Middleburg Gallery, Middleburg, VA


 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022   Otium Cellars, Purcellville, VA

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

2018   Loudoun Government Center, Leesburg, VA

2017   Tryst Gallery, Leesburg, VA

2017   Berkshire Hathaway Home Services PenFed Realty, Hamilton, VA


 

INTERNATIONAL

2022-2021  Art in Embassies, US Department of State, US Embassy: 'The Amman Exhibit', Amman, Jordan

2022               Las Laguna Gallery, 'Golden' Exhibition, Laguna Beach, CA

2022               Manhattan Arts International, 'The Healing Power of Art and Artists- The Spirit of Resilience' Exhibition, NYC

2021               Manhattan Arts International, 'The Healing Power of Art- In Honor of Nature' Exhibition, NYC

2021               Manhattan Arts International, 'Her Story' Exhibition, NYC

2020, 2018 Manhattan Arts International, 'The Healing Power of Art & Artists' Exhibition, NYC

2020, 2018 Manhattan Arts International, 'New Beginnings' Exhibition, NYC

2019               Manhattan Arts International, 'The Healing Power of Color' Exhibition, NYC

2018               Manhattan Arts International, 'The Healing Power of Art- Our Bond with Nature' Exhibition, NYC


 

NATIONAL

2021   District Arts Gallery, 'Wind' Exhibition, Frederick, MD

2021   National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society, Associate Member Juried Online Exhibit 

2021   Oil Painters of America, Spring Online Showcase

2020   Bold Brush Online Exhibition 


 

REGIONAL JURIED

2022               American Painting Fine Art Gallery, 'The Washington, DC Scene' Invitational Exhibit, Washington, DC

2022-2021  Art of the Piedmont Invitational, Slater Run Vineyard, Upperville, VA

2021                Maryland Federation of Art 'Corporate Connections' Exhibition 

2021                Loudoun Arts Film Festival Invitational, 50 West Vineyards, Middleburg, VA

2021                Franklin Park Arts Center 'Rooted in the Arts' Invitational, Franklin Park Arts Center, Purcellville, VA

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

2021-2020  The Art League Gallery Member Open Exhibits, Alexandria, VA

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

2020, 2018   Larkin Arts Wine-Rimer Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA

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

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

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

2018-2015  Tryst Gallery, Leesburg, VA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


 

SELECT REGIONAL

2020               Franklin Park Arts Center 'Journeys', Purcellville, VA

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

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

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

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


 

AWARDS

2022   Honorable Mention: The Washington, DC Scene, American Painting Fine Art Gallery, Washington, DC

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: 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


 

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

  • Art in Embassies: 3 Questions Digital Series with Leanne Fink, April 2022

  • Joe Motheral: "At Home or Abroad, Painting is Her Passion", Country Zest & Style, Spring 2022, pp. 46-47

  • 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


 

COMMISSIONS-ACQUISITIONS

2022   Permanent Collection Acquisition, 'Call of the Canyon', Oil Painting, and 'The Citadel in Amman', Oil & Cold Wax Painting, Inova Schar Cancer Institute, Lansdowne, VA

2022   Corporate, 'Wine's Winter Slumber', Oil & Cold Wax Painting, Otium Cellars, Purcellville, VA

2020   Private, 'Dragon and the Jedi', Purcellville, VA

2020   Private, 'Majestic Memory', Oakton, VA

2016   Corporate, 'Into the Light', Oil Painting, Mission Tek, Reston, Va

2015   Corporate, 'Gibraltar', Oil Painting, Mission Tek, Reston, Va


 

SELECT 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

2022-2017   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

2022-2020   Art of the Piedmont Auction to Benefit Middleburg Montessori School, Middleburg Community Center, Middleburg, VA

2021-2020   Loudoun Cares 2nd Annual Art Auction, Tryst Gallery, Leesburg, VA

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

American Women Artists

National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society

The Art League, Alexandria, VA

Maryland Federation of Art

The Artists in Middleburg, Middleburg, VA

The Loudoun Sketch Club (President 2019)

Franklin Park Arts Center Art Advisory Board