Tight Rope by Lesley A. Powell

“Tight Rope”is a stunning tribute to outsider art in Havana, Cuba that I fell in love with. The process of creating this artwork was truly one-of-a-kind, and I can’t wait for everyone to see it. Stay tuned for more information about my upcoming show...

Kickin Out by Lesley A. Powell

My artwork, “Kickin Out” is a powerful depiction of a riot scene, featuring white men with baseball hats, Kyle Rittenhouse, and a man kicking away Kyle’s gun. It confronts the issue of unlawful vigilantism in our society. Stay tuned for more information...

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...