Cummings by Lesley A. Powell

The artwork titled “Cummings” is a tranquil and serene depiction of a pond at Cummings Nature Center in Naples, New York. The artist draws inspiration from their annual visits to their grandfather’s place, capturing the beauty and serenity of the...

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...

In the Same Room by Lesley A. Powell

Excited to share my latest watercolor painting, “In the Same Room.” This piece captures a moment of contemplation and tranquility through loose, impressionistic brushstrokes. Inspired by live models and developed through abstract figures, I’m proud...

Encounter by Lesley A. Powell

“Encounter” is a watercolor and gouache painting features two human figures in a moment of shared intimacy. The loose, expressive brushstrokes and subtle use of color create a sense of movement and depth. T Stay tuned for more information about my upcoming show...

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...