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Name Leon Nicholas Kalas
Title Studio ONE149
City Brooklyn
State New York
Country United States (US)
Tell us about yourself! Studio ONE49,  Brooklyn, New York Leon Nicholas Kalas:  Curator – Artist Short Bio: Painting to me is a life force not a career. My work consist mostly of figurative and portrait paintings, however, I do experiment in various art movements; pure abstract, abstract expressionism, minimalism, symbolism, and conceptualism. All art movements interest me. I have studied portraiture and human anatomy at the New York academy of Art, the Art Students League of New York, and FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology). My work has been exhibited extensively in New York , Maryland galleries, Rabat, Morocco, Aiud, Rumania, Trinidad, Cuba, and Port Au Prince, Haiti. in June of 2005 one of my paintings was exhibited at the Metropolitan museum of Art in New York. On May of 2011 I was exhibited in Cuba at the invitation of the Ministry of culture. My work is collected throughout the United States, Europe, Morocco, Canada, and the Caribbean. My work is also in the library of Congress, the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, AK, the Ministry of Culture in Bucharest, Romania, the Museul de Art in Cluz-Napoca, Romania, Royal Collection of Morocco,  the royal collection of HRH King of Greece,  The Historical Society of Hartford County, MD, and Musio National, Los Santos, Panama . I have been published in NYArt magazine, Boheme magazine, Paris, France, Brooklyn Fine Art magazine, A book on CONTEMPORARY PAINTINGS www.blurb.com/b/8452825-contemporary-paintings, JOURNAL OF THE ARTIST www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/2427685: MODERN PAINTINGS  www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/2153386,  and various newspapers such as Caribbean News, The Brooklyn Eagle and the Brooklyn Currier. I have participated in art camps for cultural exchanges in Morocco, Romania, Cuba and Haiti.  Important portraits that I have painted are for actors Sidney Poitier and Tony Curtis, fashion designer Valentino Garavani, US Senator Roland Borris, His Majesty, Mohammed VI King of Morocco,  HRH King Constantine of Greece,  Fidel Castro of Cuba, Harry Belafonte, Ultra Violet ( Andy Warhol’s Superstar.)  and the Minister of Culture,in Port Au Prince, Haiti.    Website:  www.leonkalas.com
Primary Medium/Industry Fine Art/Fine Craft
Experience level in primary Medium/Industry Intermediate
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Education   Studio ONE49,  Brooklyn, New York Leon Nicholas Kalas:  Curator – Artist Short Bio: Painting to me is a life force not a career. My work consist mostly of figurative and portrait paintings, however, I do experiment in various art movements; pure abstract, abstract expressionism, minimalism, symbolism, and conceptualism. All art movements interest me. I have studied portraiture and human anatomy at the New York academy of Art, the Art Students League of New York, and FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology). My work has been exhibited extensively in New York , Maryland galleries, Rabat, Morocco, Aiud, Rumania, Trinidad, Cuba, and Port Au Prince, Haiti. in June of 2005 one of my paintings was exhibited at the Metropolitan museum of Art in New York. On May of 2011 I was exhibited in Cuba at the invitation of the Ministry of culture. My work is collected throughout the United States, Europe, Morocco, Canada, and the Caribbean. My work is also in the library of Congress, the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, AK, the Ministry of Culture in Bucharest, Romania, the Museul de Art in Cluz-Napoca, Romania, Royal Collection of Morocco,  the royal collection of HRH King of Greece,  The Historical Society of Hartford County, MD, and Musio National, Los Santos, Panama . I have been published in NYArt magazine, Boheme magazine, Paris, France, Brooklyn Fine Art magazine, A book on CONTEMPORARY PAINTINGS www.blurb.com/b/8452825-contemporary-paintings, JOURNAL OF THE ARTIST www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/2427685: MODERN PAINTINGS  www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/2153386,  and various newspapers such as Caribbean News, The Brooklyn Eagle and the Brooklyn Currier. I have participated in art camps for cultural exchanges in Morocco, Romania, Cuba and Haiti.  Important portraits that I have painted are for actors Sidney Poitier and Tony Curtis, fashion designer Valentino Garavani, US Senator Roland Borris, His Majesty, Mohammed VI King of Morocco,  HRH King Constantine of Greece,  Fidel Castro of Cuba, Harry Belafonte, Ultra Violet ( Andy Warhol’s Superstar.)  and the Minister of Culture,in Port Au Prince, Haiti.    Website:  www.leonkalas.com
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