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New Paintings by David Leapman

Sweeney Art Gallery

October 29 - December 10, 2011

Opening Reception - Saturday, October 29, 2011, 6pm - 9pm

David Leapman will exhibit an 8 x 28 foot, sitespecific, four panel phosphorescent and fluorescent painting. He uses a private language of abstracted forms that are positioned against bands of color, often using exotic materials. Leapman was born in London in 1959, and currently lives and works in Riverside, California. He studied at St. Martins School of Art, London (and Goldsmiths College, London. He was a first prizewinner in the John Moores 19 (1995), a prizewinner in the John Moores 20 (1997) and was awarded the Abbey Award Fellowship in Painting at the British School in Rome in 2003. His work has been included in many prominent solo exhibitions and museum collections in the U.K. and the United States. Organized by UCR Sweeney Art Gallery, and curated by Tyler Stallings, artistic director, Culver Center of the Arts & director, Sweeney Art Gallery.

Events in Focus



Screening - Friday, October 3, 2014, 7pm
Matinee - Saturday, October 4, 2014, 3pm
Screening - Saturday, October 4, 2014, 7pm


SHOW-IN 2014, a project by Brianna Skellie and Margit Galanter

Friday, October 3, 2014, 11am - 7pm
Saturday, October 4, 2014, 10am - 5pm
Sunday, October 5, 2014, 11am - 1pm

Long weekend of dance, collaboration, sharing, and material development