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M.E. Leather
I Fear Not
Liberty + Justice 4 all
Inside Out
I will not Listen
Stop, Look, ...Walk
Smiling Faces
Destination Here

All images © M.E. Leather. Images may not be reproduced in any way without permission of the artist.
Please contact the artist directly to inquire about or to purchase art.

Contact - email: me@meleather.com
website: http://www.meleather.com



M.E. Leather was born in Upstate New York, where she started creating art at the age of 5. Although NYC has long since become her home base for creativity, all parts of the world have been a notable inspiration on her art and life.

Her formal training includes the study of Fine Arts and Theater Dance at The State University of Buffalo. She received her BFA in Illustration and Graphic Design at The Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC. She has always maintained a close relationship with the fine arts world, in addition to a career as a graphic, Web, multimedia, and fashion designer which has flourished over the years.

Leather's art, bright, colorful, and full of movement, entices the viewer to come closer. Each piece has variant depth and a life of its own. Never getting too literal, she allows for viewer interpretation. Her enthusiastic drive stems from life itself and all its myriad influences.

Skillfully combining her strong passion for the art of the Masters with her fascination of modern technology, Maria has produced a unique combination of the old and the new. All paintings are rendered on her computer, then printed on special papers, linen, or canvas. Most are reworked with pastels, paint, hand made imported papers, found objects, and other media. The results... a fascinating twist on the term "multimedia".

She exhibits in galleries through out NYC. Salmagundi Club, Cork Gallery-Lincoln Center, Audubon Artists, Pace Downtown Gallery, and Barnes & Noble are a few of her key exhibitions. She has received several awards. Her art has been reproduced in several venues such as the 1998 publication of The Arts and Sciences Annual, OXYMORON volume 2, THE FRINGE.

If you would like to take a little side track to view her Graphics Portfolio...Go for it!
If interested in viewing her complete Fine Arts, Graphics and/or Fashion Design portfolio please contact her at her email address.

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