- IN THE NEWS -
'3 Questions Digital Series' Interview
March 30, 2022 -Through my affiliation with the US Department of State's Art in Embassies Program, I was invited to be interviewed for their 3 Questions Digital Series. This video series celebrates the creative process and work of Art in Embassies lending artists. I am excited to share my video with you! Three paintings are currently on exhibit in the Ambassador's Residence at our US Embassy in Amman, Jordan.
Country Zest & Style Magazine
Spring 2022 - Country Zest & Style Magazine has published an article written by Joe Motheral about my art titled, 'At Home or Abroad, Painting is Her Passion'. Joe has supported the fine art community through his writing over many years in Elan Magazine.
Inova Schar Cancer Institute
2022 -I am thrilled to announce that Inova Schar Cancer Institute has selected two of my paintings to add to their permanent art collection. The new Loudoun extension of Inova Schar is a beautiful facility that offers fully integrated cancer care. It is located within Inova Hospital in Lansdowne. I am honored to have my paintings serve the community in this capacity. The healing power of art can have a profound effect. My wish is that whoever views my work there will come away uplifted in spirit.
Above: Call of the Canyon
Below: The Citadel in Amman (One of the Cradle of Life Collection)
Three paintings from Leanne Fink's 'Cradle of Life:
The Treasures of Jordan' Collection have been
installed in the Ambassador's Residence at the US
Embassy in Amman, Jordan as part of a new exhibition.
Leanne Fink is a fine artist from Hamilton, Virginia
who paints vibrant contemporary landscapes in oil
and cold wax. Her work can be found in galleries,
corporate offices, and private collections in the US
and Europe. She is a recipient of awards and honors
for excellence in the arts.
ART IN EMBASSIES is run by the US Department of State and has played a leading role in US public diplomacy for over 50 years. Fink was contacted by one of the curators for the Art in Embassies Program and invited to participate. “Art in Embassies strives to make connections worldwide by using art as a diplomatic tool," said Imtiaz Hafiz, AIE curator. "Leanne’s paintings of Jordan fit perfectly into our mission. An American artist recounting her experience in Jordan allows the viewers to see how their country inspires others.” Designed to foster cross-cultural dialogue through the visual arts, AIE develops and presents approximately 60 annual exhibitions and over 70 permanent installations in more than 200 US diplomatic venues worldwide. With 20,000 participating American artists globally, AIE is considered the largest curator of art in the world.
FINK VISITED JORDAN in September of 2019. The country inspired her to create a new art collection over the course of a year. "Jordan's exotic sights and sounds permeated my senses," Leanne said. "I wanted this collection to reflect the beauty I perceived in its rugged and sun bleached landscapes. The hospitality of the Jordanian people is wonderful and the country has an abundance of timeless antiquities. One of my goals for the Cradle of Life Collection has been to exhibit part or all of it at the US Embassy in Amman. I am truly honored to have my art chosen in this internationally recognized program as a way to foster visual diplomacy."
Her work is on loan for a period of two years. The three oil and cold wax paintings chosen for the Amman exhibition are 'Jerash Temple Trek', 'Pilgrims of Petra', and 'Amman'.
Leanne Fink's Art Fosters Visual Diplomacy in Jordan
Clockwise from UL: Jerash Temple Trek, Amman, Pilgrims of Petra
- UPCOMING EXHIBITS -
Art of the Piedmont
Slater Run Vineyards, 1500 Crenshaw Road, Upperville, VA
May 20, 2022, 6 - 8pm
In its 11th year, this exclusive art auction is Middleburg Montessori School's largest annual fundraiser. I am happy once again to be among the many talented local artists invited to participate. Three of my paintings will be up for auction.
A week-long virtual auction of the art via Better World begins Friday, May 13th, and continues into the live Gallery Gala at Slater Run. You are able to bid up until 8pm on Friday, May 20th, whether or not you are able to attend the Gala.
Ticket price ($50/person) is all inclusive with Slater Run wine that will compliment palate pleasing appetizers provided by The Catering Company. All for a great cause, hope to see you there! https://www.artofthepiedmont.org
'The Washington, DC Scene'
American Painting Fine Art Gallery
5125 MacArthur Blvd. NW, Suite 17, Washington, DC 20016
June 11 through September 24, 2022
Invited to participate in 'The Washington, DC Scene' Exhibit at American Painting Fine Art Gallery, I will be showing three works in oil which depict imagery from the greater Washington, DC region. The exhibition opens with an artists reception on June 11th, 5-7pm and runs through September 24th. http://classicamericanpainting.com
- GALLERY CONNECTIONS -
15 N. Market St., Frederick, MD 21701
102 W. Washington St., Middleburg, VA 20118
105 N. Union St., Alexandria, VA 22314