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Salty Sister “Land Cruise” to Port of Tampa

Jan. 2016 – In addition to weekly sailing, the Salty Sisters go on “Land Cruises” to enjoy unique non-sailing activities. These are particularly popular with older members who have stopped racing. They’ve included Tour of The Vinoy,  Salvage Shopping in Sarasota, Art Tours and such. Last year we went on a tour of the Port… read more

Watermelon Helmet – Something Different! Click to see.

I was asked by a friend who races cars to paint his helmet as a watermelon. Here is the result! It will be at Sebring on the track this weekend. LOL. The idea was inspired by a friend of his Sara Blakely who painted her pregnant belly as one.

“LESLIE ROCKS THE RIALTO”, Nov.7-Jan.2, 2017 at The Rialto Theatre Gallery, North Downtown Tampa, FL

OPENING  RECEPTION will be Friday, Nov. 25,  from 6-9 pm. My solo show will be part of Downtown Tampa  Fourth Friday Art Walk and features 24 paintings. There is a parking lot directly across from front door. (The Rialto is appx. 1.5 Blocks East of Ulele.- 1617 N. Franklin St.)   This is a great… read more

Tampa Public Library – Downtown Tampa

Nov. 2016 – Tampa Public Library in  downtown Tampa currently features the work of PAVA, the Professional Assn. of Visual Artists in the 2nd floor gallery. A reception for the artists & the show will be held Saturday the 19th of November, 2016.  Free and open to the public. Please attend if you can.  My… read more

FLAG – IV Show – Stirling Gallery – Dunedin, FL Nov.2016

JOIN US NEXT FRIDAY, November 11th, 5:30-8:30 for the Florida Artist Group Area IV Show being held at Stirling Gallery in Dunedin. The show is up and looks great. This is my entry in the show “Three’s Not a Crowd”. Free & Open to the Public with refreshments.  

2016 “FALL COLORS” SHOW – OCT.15-16 – Highlands, NC

Come next weekend Oct. 15-16 to the Highlands Recreation Center and see this great annual fine art show. It is indoors and air-conditioned. As the colors change, the “season” is nearing an end. This is the last opportunity to see so many artists together with their original work. I will be showing many of my… read more

2016 ART SHOW – LABOR DAY WEEKEND – Sat & Sun 10-5

“Call of the Sea”  The Village Green in Cashiers, NC this weekend will be the annual Rotary sponsored “Art for a Cause” show with more artists and vendors than ever. I’ll be there (Booth 59) with some of my newest work. I look forward to seeing old friends and collectors at this popular show. Sat.&… read more

2016 VILLAGE SQUARE SHOW – Highlands, NC Aug 20-21

Coming up soon for the 2nd time in its new location, the “Village Square Fine Arts & Crafts” Show will be held in Highlands, NC at Brysons Center. I’ll be there near the entrance with some new work. Come by if you can. This is always a fun show & so far the weather forecast… read more


Join me and several artist friends this Thursday  afternoon, August 4th, from 4-7 p.m. at my home  studio/gallery. I’ll be doing an abstract painting demo  around 5:00. See my studio, other artists’ work, and my  home gallery. 55 Crowe Dr in Highlands.    Other artists participating include Pauline Marr, Mary Lou  Carpenter, Pat Calderone, Bonnie… read more

2016, Aug 20-21 Village Square Show – Highlands

Coming up soon! This is second show in the new location – Bryson Square in Highlands. Fine art, food and music. Saturday and Sunday 10-5. Come by and see us!