Leona’s Purple Iris, Weir Farm, is accepted to New Haven Paint & Clay’s 117th Annual Open Exhibition at Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven.
Leona conducts a workshop called “How I Draw with an iPhone,”at The Westport Library.
Leona’s painting Peony 2, Weir Farm is chosen for Weir Farm’s 25th Anniversary Exhibition of former selected Artists-in-Residence.
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.
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.
Leona is one of five members of New Haven Paint & Clay Club to be recognized with an Award of Merit.
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 28 - January 2, 2012
Leona has solo exhibition, “Flowerscapes & More” at The Westport Library, Westport, CT
September 9 - October 7, 2012
Leona has solo exhibition at John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT
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.
Leona and her husband Richard Frank, are selected as collaborative Artists in Residence for the month of July at National Historical Site (U.S National Park Service), Weir Farm, in Wilton, Connecticut.
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
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.
Leona teaches a class of high school students a workshop on “How to Draw Animals.”
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 planned and produced Amy Oestreicher’s first solo art exhibition at The Westport Woman’s Club. Amy uses art as a creative means of coping with her serious ongoing medical issues.
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
Leona's drawing is selected for the New Haven Paint and Clay Annual Open Exhibition at John Slade Ely House in New Haven, CT.
Two of Leona’s paintings are accepted into the Annual Connecticut Women Artists Exhibition in New Haven, CT.