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Solo Exhibitions
2016           Layers of Light, Rusty Flack Gallery Kingston, PA
2015           A Celebration for CNP, Shavertown, PA

2014            Marquis Art and Frame, Scranton, PA
2011            College Misericordia, Dallas, PA
2008            Something Special, Kingston, PA
2004            Widmann Gallery, Wilkes-Barre, PA
2002            Tudor Gallery, Kingston, PA
2001            Tudor Gallery, Scranton, PA    
2001            The Looking Glass Gallery, Hawley, PA
2000            Raab Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1998            Kennedy Gallery, Grand Cayman, BWI
1997            King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, PA
1996            Morgan Gallery, Mount Pocono, PA

Two Person Exhibitions

2016            ArtWorks Gallery, Scranton PA
2012            Mahady Gallery, Marywood University, Scranton, PA
2010            ArtWorks Gallery, Scranton, PA
2008            Marquis Gallery, Wilkes-Barre, PA
2005            Marquis Gallery, Scranton, PA
2002            Marquis Gallery, Wilkes-Barre, PA
2002            Afa Gallery, Scranton, PA
1998            Raab Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1997            Tudor Bookstore, Kingston, PA
1992-95       Sue Hands Imagery, Dallas, PA

Group Exhibitions

2016           Mahady Gallery, Scranton PA
2015           In Bloom, Marquis Art, Wilkes-Barre, PA

2014           Second Time Around, Museum of Shenadoah Valley,  Winchester, VA

2011           The Artists Heard Mainstreet Gallery, Kingston, PA
2011           Three's Company, Marquis Art, Wilkes-Barre, PA
2011           Pink Ribbon Exhibit Schulman Gallery Nanticoke, PA
2010           A Dozen Assorted,  Artists for Art, Scranton, PA
2010            Collective Visions, Luzerne County Community College, Nanticoke, PA
2008            Recent works at Marquis Art and Frame Wilkes-Barre, PA
2003            Fine Art… College Misericordia, Dallas, PA
2003            Group Show – Soho Gallery, Scranton, PA
2001            American Society of Contemporary Artists, NYC,NY
2001            American Society of Contemporary Artists at Sarah Lawrence College
2000            “Artists as Visionary:  Northeast Regional Art 2000”        
1999            “Human Figure” College Misericordia, Dallas, PA
1999            Pleiades Gallery, juried by Donald Kuspit, NYC, NY
1999            “Still Life” College Misericordia, Dallas, PA
1998            AFA Gallery, juried by Rosalyn Richards, Scranton, PA
1997            “Mixed Media”, national juried exhibition, Merrick, NY
1997            “Night of Culture” Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre, PA
1991-96       Art Students League New York, New York
1991            Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH
1989            SACI Gallery, Florence, Italy

Corporate/Public Collections

            Balance Yoga Studio, Forty-Fort, PA
            Benco Dental, Pittston, PA
            Linde Enterprises, Pittston, PA
            Mericle, Pittston, PA
            Benco Dental, Pittston, PA
            Blind Association Building, Exeter, PA
            Luzerne County Court House, Wilkes-Barre, PA
            Enews.com, New York City and Washington, D.C.
            One Source, Wilkes-Barre, PA
            Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH
            Banco Do Brazil SA, Grand Cayman, BWI
            London House, Grand Cayman, BWI
            Westmoreland Club, Wilkes-Barre, PA
            MBL Advertising, Wilkes-Barre, PA
            WKL Architects, Wilkes-Bare, PA
Many private and public collections throughout the U.S.


Gallery Affiliations

           Leigh Pawling Studio Gallery
            Marquis Art and Frame, Wilkes-Barre and Scranton, PA
            Kennedy Art Gallery, Grand Cayman, BWI
            Pure Art, Grand Cayman, BWI
         
          
          

Education

 2010            Mural Art Training Progam, Philadelphia, Pa
1999              Virginia Center of the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA
1995 & 00      Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
1991-96         Four year completion certificate, Art Students League, NYC, NY    
1989-90         Student Art Center International, Florence, Italy
1987-91         BFA, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH
1986-87         Pocono Pines Workshops, Mount Pocono, PA
1978-94         Sue Hands Imagery, Dallas, PA

Art-Related Experience


2008-2015     Painting instructor for Arts Alive

2007-2015      Exterior large scale  murals Wilkes-Barre, Kingston,Tunkahannock PA
2002              Illustrator of published book The Tree on the hill 
1997-2015    Commissions, Private Lessons self employed artist  Kingston, Dallas PA
1997              Speaker / workshop, Wyoming Valley, Art League, Kingston, PA
1994              Juror, Cider Painter of America, National Awards, PA
1991-96         Monitor for painting and drawing, Art Students League, NY, NY
1992-95         Instructor / framer, Sue Hands Imagery, Dallas, PA
1992-94         Artist Model, New York, NY

Honors and Awards

2013            Accepted in Summart Painters Campus, Moldova
2011            Best of Show 'Family Ties' New Visions Gallery, Scranton, Pa
2010            Recipient of a Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Grant
2009            Accepted as Pennsylvania Rostered Artist
2007            Mural Art Fund Grant - The Luzerne Foundation, Wilkes-Barre, PA
2007            Selected by Robert Schweitzer 1st Place juried exhibition Wilkes-Barre, PA
2007            Accepted Venezuelan Council ASCA Invitational Exhibition, NYC, NY
2005            Accepted in Summart USA Painters Campus, Wilkes-Barre, PA
2000            Accepted in National Association of Woman Artist, Inc.
2000            Accepted in American Society of Contemporary Artists
1999            Selected by Donald Kuspit, juried exhibition, NYC, NY
1999            Award for Excellence, Manhattan Arts International Competition
1999            Fellowship Award, Virginia Center of Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA
1997            First Place Painting Fine Arts Fiesta, Wilkes-Barre, PA
1997            Purchase Award, Wyoming Valley Art League
1996            Selected Emerging Artist, American Artists Art Master’s Magazine
1995            Best of Show, Grumbacher Gold Medallion
1995            First Place Watercolor, Wyoming Valley Art League
1994-95       Merit Scholarship, Art Students League, NYC, NY

Bibliography

2000            Rita Beyer “Leigh Pawling at Raab Gallery”, Chestnut Hill Local, June
1999            Renee Phillips, “Pleiades Gallery 17th Annual Juried Exhibition”,  Manhattan Arts International, July-August
1998            Rita Beyer “Hill Artist, Others Exhibiting at Raab”, Chestnut Hill Local, August            
1996            Marion Conyngham, “Social Scene”, Times Leader, April
1996            Kristina Feliciano, “Emerging Artist”, Art Masters
1996            Charlotte Bartizek “Leigh Pawling Selected as an Artist to Watch” Dallas Post, June
1996            Dawn Shurmitis, “Spotlight on Leigh Pawling” Times Leader
1994            Carol Hay, “Cover Feature”, Cayman Airways Horizon Magazine, July-August