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PERSONAL

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

lmf@leannefinkart.com | https://www.leannefinkart.com | https://www.facebook.com/LeanneFinkArt/ | https://www.instagram.com/leannefink_art/ | https://www.linkedin.com/in/leannefinkfineart/ | 703-999-5528


EDUCATION

1979 Seton Hall University, Bachelor of Fine Arts

1996 Life University, Doctor of Chiropractic


CONTINUING EDUCATION

SELECTED WORKSHOPS: Steven Walker, 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

2023-2022   Member- Franklin Park Arts Center Art Advisory Board, Purcellville, VA

2024-2021-2020   Guest Juror-AIM Gallery, Middleburg, VA


 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2024-2022   Otium Cellars, Purcellville, VA

2023                 The Athenaeum, National Treasures, Alexandria, 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

2023                 American Impressionist Society 3rd Annual Associate Member Online Exhibition

2023-2021   Art in Embassies, US Department of State, US Embassy: 'The Amman Exhibit', Amman, Jordan

2023 2019    Manhattan Arts International, 'The Healing Power of Color' Exhibition, NYC

2022                 National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society 2022 Fall International Online Exhibition

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

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


 

NATIONAL

2023, 2021   National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society, Associate Member Juried Online Exhibit

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

2021                 Oil Painters of America, Spring Online Showcase

2020                 Bold Brush Online Exhibition 


 

REGIONAL JURIED

2024                 Calloway Fine Art & Consulting 2nd Annual DMV Exhibit, Washington, DC

2024                 Reston Art Gallery Invitational, Reston, VA

2024-2020    Art of the Piedmont Invitational, Upperville, VA

2023-2014   Clarke County Historical Society's Art at the Mill, Millwood, VA

2023-2020   The Art League Gallery Member Exhibits, Alexandria, VA 

2023-2022    American Painting Fine Art Gallery, 'Small Treasures' Invitational Exhibit, Washington, DC

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

2021                 Maryland Federation of Art 'Corporate Connections' Exhibition 

2021                 Loudoun Arts Film Festival Invitational, Middleburg, VA

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

2023-2016   Loudoun Sketch Club Annual Member Exhibits, Loudoun County, VA

2023                 Franklin Park Arts Center, 'Earthscapes' Exhibit, Purcellville, VA

2022                 Franklin Park Arts Center, 'Water & Color' Exhibit, Purcellville, VA

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

2019                 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


 

AWARDS

2023                 Award of Excellence-Best Use of Light: Plein Air at the Arboretum 2023 Wet Paint Competition, Boyce, VA

2022                 Award of Merit: National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society 2022 Fall International Online Exhibition

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, NYC

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

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, NYC

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 (2020 to present)


 

COMMISSIONS-ACQUISITIONS (2020 to present)

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


 

SELECT ARTIST TALKS

2023                 The Artist Statement and Biography, Franklin Park Arts Center, Purcellville, VA

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

2023-2024    Workshop Instructor, The Arts of Great Falls, Great Falls, VA

2023-2017   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

2024-2020   Art of the Piedmont Auction to Benefit Middleburg Montessori School, Upperville, VA

2022                 Dolly Parton Imagination Library of Loudoun Annual Plein Air Event & Art Auction, Purcellville, VA

2022                 A Farm Less Ordinary Annual Art Auction, Leesburg, VA

2023-2020   Loudoun Cares Annual Art Auction, Sterling, 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, Purcellville, VA

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


 

MEMBERSHIPS

National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society

American Impressionist Society

The Art League, Alexandria, VA

The Loudoun Sketch Club (President 2019)

Franklin Park Arts Center Art Advisory Board

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