Field Above by Lesley A. Powell

Field Above Field Above is a beautiful and serene abstract painting that captures the essence of a secluded field in the Catskills. Lesley rides on her bike the back roads of her house with her plein air paints. The artist was inspired by the natural beauty of the...

Bluff Dreaming by Lesley A. Powell

Inspired by a walk along the sea near Santa Barbara, this artwork captures the tranquility and beauty of the coastal landscape. The dreamy colors and fluid brushstrokes evoke a sense of peaceful serenity. Created with a unique process, this artwork is a visual...

Interpretations – Lesley A. Powell Solo Art Show

Lesley A. Powell’s art show, Interpretations, opens at Longyear Gallery  April 27 – May 26, 2024. The opening is Saturday, April 28, 3 – 5 PM. Longyear Gallery  is located at Downstairs at The Commons, 785 Main Street Margaretville, N.Y. 12455 When you...

From a photo to an Abstract Landscape

I ride my bike behind the town of Fleischmanns, New York on the back roads.  Each season brings its own drama and color.  From photos from my iPhone, I go back to my art studio and create studies.   With my more successful drawings, I expand the idea to a larger oil...

Abstract Expression of the Landscape

My sister in law and I go to Brandywine farm where Andrew Wyeth painted.  From the plein air paintings, I go back in the art studio to expand the ideas.  I am interested in abstract expression of the...