David Leonard | biography

born 1962 in Wilmington, DE  |  lives in Austin, TX  |  www.davidleonardpaintings.com

education

1987 –Studied at the Banff Centre for the Fine Arts in Banff, Alberta, Canada
1985 –BFA from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York

solo exhibitions

2011 –Art with a View at Bar Belmont with Norwood Flynn Gallery in Dallas, Texas

2010 –Solo show at George Billis Gallery in New York, New York
2008 –Street Level at Norwood Flynn Gallery in Dallas, Texas
2007 –Solo show at George Billis Gallery in New York, New York
2007 –These Days at Julie Baker Fine Art in Nevada City, California
2005 –Working Monuments at On Gallery in S. Pasadena, Los Angeles, California
1999 –Americana at Crystal Fine Art Gallery in Boston, Massachusetts

group & two-person exhibitions

2013 –In The City: Artists' Views of NYC at George Billis Gallery in New York, New York
2013 –The Town & The City at Davis Gallery in Austin, Texas
2013 –The Hunting Prize finalist in Houston, Texas. Jurors: Karlota Contreras-Koterbay, Jeanne Klein, Margaret Winslow

2013 –Three-Person Show at Art Essex Gallery in Essex, Connecticut

2012 –City Streets Part 1 at the George Billis Gallery in New York, New York
2012 –Artists of the 21st Century at The Bennington Center for the Arts in Bennington, Vermont 

2011 –Exteriors at the Davis Gallery in Austin, Texas
2011 –San Francisco Fine Art Fair with George Billis Gallery at the Festival Pavilion
2011 –Art Exhibition at the People's Gallery, Austin City Hall in Austin, Texas

2011 –Art Chicago with George Billis Gallery, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois
2011 –Realism at Mason Murer Fine Art in Atlanta, Georgia
2010 –Group Show at Mason Murer Fine Art in Atlanta, Georgia
2010 –Art Chicago with George Billis Gallery, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois
2010 –Annual Juried Exhibition at the LIve Oak Art Center in Columbus, Texas. Juror: Jim Edwards; Awarded First Prize
2010 –New York Moments – George Billis Gallery, New York, NY
2009 –Holiday Group Show at Davis Gallery in Austin, Texas
2009 –Summer in the City at George Billis Gallery in New York, New York
2009 –D Art Slam at f.i.g. in Dallas, Texas
2009 –The Hunting Prize Finalists at Decorative Arts Center in Houston, Texas
2009 –Group Show at Mason Murer Fine Art in Atlanta, Georgia
2008 –The Living at Davis Gallery in Austin, Texas–
2008 –City Lights at George Billis Gallery in New York, New York
2008 –Inside/Out at Julie Baker Fine Art in Nevada City, California
2007 –Paint at Davis Gallery in Austin, Texas
2007 –Good Night Sun at George Billis Gallery in New York, New York
2006 –In The City at George Billis Gallery in New York, New York
2006 –Pillar and Stretch at Davis Gallery in Austin, Texas
2005 –Architect Tonic at 2040 Gallery in Austin, Texas
2005 –Summer Show at Davis Gallery in Austin, Texas
2005 –A New View at Julie Baker Fine Art in Grass Valley, California
2005 –Selections from New American Paintings, Vol. 54 at Plus Gallery in Denver, Colorado
2004 –Arts International Exhibition 2004 at the International Museum of Art in El Paso, Texas
2004 –New Directions V at the Hoorn-Ashby Gallery in New York, New York
2004 –American Beauty at 2040 Gallery in Austin, Texas
2003 –Texas National at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas
2003 –20x20x20: A Compact Competition at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2002 –Contemporary Realism at Mesa Contemporary Arts in Mesa, Arizona
2002 –The Austin Art Scene III at ACA Gallery @ ArtPlex in Austin, Texas
2001 –The Austin Art Scene II at ACA Gallery @ ArtPlex in Austin, Texas
1999 –National Prize Show at Federal Reserve Bank of Boston in Boston, Massachusetts
1999 –Group show at ArtForms Gallery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1998 –Julia C. Butridge Gallery at Dougherty Arts Center in Austin, Texas
1998 –New Texas Talent at Craighead-Green Gallery in Dallas, Texas
1998 –20x20x20: A Compact Competition at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1997 –Open Show at The Art League of Houston in Houston, Texas
1997 –Global Warning at Galeria Mesa in Mesa, Arizona

publications

Art Galleries & Artists of the South, volume 11, issue 1
American Art Collector, January 2014
Heartfelt - Public Art at Texas State University, 12/2013
Austin American Statesman, 7/19/2013
Dallas Observer, 12/15/11
The Austin Chronicle, 7/29/11 Southwest Art, August 2010
The Austin Chronicle, 7/02/10
The Austin Chronicle, 12/18/09
D Magazine, August 2009
The Austin Chronicle, 11/21/08
Dallas Observer, 11/20/08
The Austin American-Statesman, 11/3/08
Southwest Art, September 2007
American Art Collector, July 2007
The New York Sun, 7/20/06
The Austin Chronicle, 6/09/06
The Daily Texan, 6/08/06
Voices of Art, Volume 14.1 2006
ARTnews, September 2005
Artweek, July/August 2005
Rocky Mountain News, 1/21/05
New American Paintings Volume 54, 10/04
Art Business News, 09/04
The Austin Chronicle, 5/28/04
The Austin American-Statesman, 5/13/04
The Dallas Morning News, 7/24/98

 

 

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