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2010 -  Smilow Cancer Center, Yale-New Haven purchases three of Leona’s still life

             paintings for their “evidence-based” Art Collection.  This is the third largest

             collection of original art in the state of Connecticut.   

Leona with the three paintings acquired by

Smilow Cancer Hospital

April 2009  - Leona’s drawing 
                      is selected for the           
                      New Haven Paint
                      & Clay Annual
                      Open Exhibition at     
                      John Slade Ely   
                      House in New       
                      Haven, CT.

May 2008 - Two of Leona’s paintings are accepted into the Annual Connecticut Women Artists Exhibition in New Haven, CT.

January 2011 -  Leona planned and produced Amy Oestreicher’s first solo art                   

                           exhibition at The Westport Woman’s Club.  Amy uses art as a

                           creaative means of coping with her serious ongoing medical   

                           issues. You can read about Amy here: http://www.westport-news.com/default/article/Journey-into-Daylight-chronicles-Westporter-s-941499.php

Amy & Leona

March 2011 - Leona’s portrait, Sasha, is accepted to New Haven Paint & Clay’s 110th

                        Anual Juried Exhibition at John Slade Ely House Center for  

                        Contemporary Art.

Sasha, 12”x12”, Acrylics/Canvas

Leona teaches a class of                      

of high school students

a workshop on “How                                         

to Draw Animals.”

On the basis of her charcoal diptych drawing, “Three Peppers,” Leona is awarded a solo exhibition at John Slade Ely House in New Haven, CT to take place in September 2012, New Haven Paint & Clay Club.

September 2011 -

Leona’s painting, “Quimper & Apples” is awarded First Prize in  Acrylics in the 17th Annual Mavis Fenner Juried  Exhibition at Rowayton Arts Center, Rowayton, CT.

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September 2011 -

January 2012 - Leona’s paintings and Dick’s photographs are on display for the month of January in the window of Max’s Art Supplies, in Westport, CT

January 2012 - Leona’s Wildflower Paintings are featured on Ellen Shapiro’s wonderful blog, Dig It! http://dig-it-blog.com/

August 2011 -

March 2012 - Leona and her husband Richard Frank, are selected as collaborative Artists-in-Residence for the month of July at National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service), Weir Farm, in Wilton, Connecticut. http://www.richardfrank.com/richardfrank.com/hm.htmlhttp://www.nps.gov/wefa/index.htmhttp://www.richardfrank.com/richardfrank.com/hm.htmlshapeimage_3_link_0shapeimage_3_link_1

July 23, 2012 - Leona & Richard Frank present a slide show and talk at Wilton Library,

Wilton, CT, based on their collaborative artist residency at Weir Farm.

September 9 - October 7, 2012 - Leona has solo exhibition at John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT

September 28 - January 2, 2012 - Leona has solo exhibition, “Flowerscapes & More” at The Westport Library, Westport, CT

November 2012 - Five of Leona’s Flowerscapes are acquired by Bridgeport Hospital (Yale New Haven Hospital) for placement in new oncology radiation facility in Trumbull, CT

September 2013 - Leona is one of five members of New Haven Paint & Clay Club to be recognized with an Award of Merit.

April 2014 - Two of Leona’s Flowerscapes are accepted to Philadelphia Sketch Club’s open Art of the Flower Exhibit. This is held annually, at the same time as the renowned Philadelphia Flower Show.

April 2014 - Two of Leona’s vintage toy still

lifes are accepted into New Haven Paint &

Clay’s 113th Annual Juried Open Exhibition

by juror Douglas Hyland, Director of the

New Britain Museum of American Art.