LEONARD MIZEREK

"Sunshine In The Keys"
"Sunshine In The Keys"

40" x 60" Oil on Canvas

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"Early Breakers"
"Early Breakers"

8" x 10" Oil on Linen Panel

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"Cafe In Monmartre"
"Cafe In Monmartre"

10" x 8" Oil on Linen Panel

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"Beach Guard"
"Beach Guard"

6" x 8" Oil on Linen Panel

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"Gull Rock"
"Gull Rock"

7" x 9" Oil on Canvas Panel

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"The Brilliant at Dock"
"The Brilliant at Dock"

5" x 7" Oil on Linen Panel

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"Venetian Sunset"
"Venetian Sunset"

36" x 24" Oil on Linen

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"Heave Ho"
"Heave Ho"

9" x 12" Oil on Linen Panel

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"Billowing Skies"
"Billowing Skies"

36" x 48" Oil on Canvas

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"Under Windy Skies"
"Under Windy Skies"

36" x 48" Oil on Canvas

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"Bright Day Sailing"
"Bright Day Sailing"

24" x 36" Oil on Linen

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"Low Tide"
"Low Tide"

18" x 14" Oil on Linen Panel

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"Walkway In Sconset Nantucket"
"Walkway In Sconset Nantucket"

15" x 30" Oil on Canvas

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"Paris Sunset"
"Paris Sunset"

15" x 30" Oil on Linen Panel

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"Festive Harbor"
"Festive Harbor"

21" x 26" Oil on Linen Panel

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"Low Tide, Cancale"
"Low Tide, Cancale"

12" x 16" Oil on Linen

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"View From Bluff Walk, Nantucket"
"View From Bluff Walk, Nantucket"

18" x 24" Oil on Linen

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"A Stroll Along The Seine"
"A Stroll Along The Seine"

60" x 40" Oil on Canvas

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"Afternoon At The Tuilleries"
"Afternoon At The Tuilleries"

12" x 16" Oil on Linen Panel

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"In The Keys"
"In The Keys"

12" x 16" Oil on Linen Panel

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"Appledore Star In The Keys"
"Appledore Star In The Keys"

12" x 16" Oil on Linen Panel

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"Working The Water"
"Working The Water"

16" x 20" Oil on Linen Panel

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"Out Of The Mist"
"Out Of The Mist"

16" x 20" Oil on Linen Panel

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"Paris Streets"
"Paris Streets"

15" x 30" Oil on Linen Panel

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"Ile St. Louis Stroll"
"Ile St. Louis Stroll"

18" x 24" Oil on Linen Panel

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"Rendezvous In Park Lux"
"Rendezvous In Park Lux"

12" x 24" Oil on Linen

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"Sunday Afternoon in Park Lux"
"Sunday Afternoon in Park Lux"

16" x 20" Oil on Linen Panel

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"Calm Sunset"
"Calm Sunset"

24" x 48" Oil on Linen

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"Southern Mist"
"Southern Mist"

48" x 36" Oil on Canvas

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"Breaking Sea"
"Breaking Sea"

24" x 48" Oil on Linen

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"Hauling the Catch"
"Hauling the Catch"

Oil on linen, 24" x 36"

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"Summer Breeze on the Coast"
"Summer Breeze on the Coast"

Oil on linen, 30" x 40"

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"Across Key West"
"Across Key West"

Oil on linen panel, 12" x 16"

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"Classic Beauty"
"Classic Beauty"

Oil on linen, 12" x 9"

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"French Barges near Pont des Arts"
"French Barges near Pont des Arts"

Oil on linen, 19" x 25"

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"Lavender Fields"
"Lavender Fields"

Oil on linen, 20" x 24"

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"Misty Dawn"
"Misty Dawn"

Oil on linen, 48" x 60"

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"Fishing Boats of Nice"
"Fishing Boats of Nice"

Oil on panel, 16" x 12"

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"French Market"
"French Market"

Oil on linen, 20" x 30"

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"St. Tropez Harbor"
"St. Tropez Harbor"

Oil on linen, 20" x 30"

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ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

Leonard Mizerek (Fellow, ASMA) nurtured his artistic love of nature while growing up and painting in the Brandywine Valley and countryside of nearby Pennsylvania. His early influence was with the Pennsylvania Impressionists and Brandywine School.
 

Throughout the last few years, Leonard participated in several invitational Plein Air events including  Mystic, Annapolis, winning Honorable Mention and Easton Md. winning Second Place in the Quick Draw event. He was featured painting live on TV France3 during a major antique boat festival.

 

His painting was recently purchased by the Minnesota Marine Art Museum. In 2006, 2011 and 2016 he was awarded Artist in Residence at the Museum Yvonne Jean-Haffen in Dinan, France and three of his paintings were made part of the museum collection. He was one of 15 artists selected to paint at the Forbes Colorado Ranch and exhibited at the Forbes Museum in New York and made part of the permanent collection. He was featured on the cover of American Artist Magazine. He was featured in American Art Collector Magazine in June and July 2017, October 2016, January, February and July 2015, December 2014, February 2011 and January 09 and several issues of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine including June 2013 and July 2016. He exhibited with 23 nationally recognized marine artists at, the Newport Art Museum, Maine Maritime Museum and Connecticut River Museum.


Known for his colorful, luminous seascapes and expressive brushwork, Leonard paints on site deriving inspiration from the many nearby coastal locations as well as harbors throughout the world. A central theme throughout Leonard’s work is his use of light. In Mizerek’s words, “ Light alters the color of all objects and touches those nearby. It sets a mood and evokes emotion, which I strive to portray in my work. I often explore various methods to interpret the way I view nature. I prefer marine subjects because I enjoy the way water reflects the floating objects, as well as the sky and time of day. It mirrors shapes and intensifies light. I paint outdoors to capture the light first hand and bring out all its color and luminosity.”

Leonard was awarded the Salzman Award for Excellence in Painting in the 112th Annual Exhibiting Artist Members’ Exhibition of the National Arts Club in New York City. He received the Iron Man Award from the American Society of Marine Artists for distinguished achievement and a Merit Award at the Coos Art Museum in the state of Washington. He graduated with a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and studied at The New York Art Students League with Max Ginsburg and Nelson Shanks and at the National Academy of Design with Raymond Kinstler. Leonard is an Officer and one of 27 Fellows of the American Society of Marine Artists and one of 70 elected members of the prestigious Guild of Boston Artists. He is a member of the New England Plein Air Painters, Signature Artist Member of the New England Watercolor Society, and the International Society of Marine Painters.