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Margaret Leonard ’82

I have been painting, drawing and making for 45+ years. I was born and raised in Brunswick, Maine. After earning a BFA from Portland School of Art (MECA) in 1982 I continued my practice with both plein air and working from my imagination. I have attended a number of artist residencies since 1996 with my first being on Monhegan Island. At this time, I was working with caran d’ache on water color paper. This was a perfect medium for me on the island and future residencies as it enabled me to explore for the day (with materials in a pack on my back), and set up at different spots and work. Currently I am working with acrylic on canvas and collage and mixed media on water color paper. My work has evolved from documenting the landscape with it’s light and energy into more of a personal statement about place or subject matter. This can emerge as more of an abstraction on a theme. Whatever the results I am always striving to have a dialogue with my work, to respond honestly and to find balance in each piece.

Margaret’s Art for Sale

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Expecting in the Lemon Grove by Margaret Leonard ’82

$1,000.00
Available to view at the ICA at MECA June 17-20.
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Pair of Shoes by Margaret Leonard ’82

$600.00
Available to view at the ICA at MECA June 17-20.
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Safe Haven by Margaret Leonard ’82

$1,800.00
Available to view at the ICA at MECA June 17-20.
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Shoes and Lamp by Margaret Leonard ’82

$800.00
Available to view at the ICA at MECA June 17-20.

Yellow Porch by Margaret Leonard ’82

$400.00
Available to view at the ICA at MECA June 17-20.