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A One-Person Exhibition
Supported by the Research Foundation of the City University of New York
Leonard Petrillo was born in 1946 in Providence, Rhode Island. He received a BFA in painting and drawing from the Swain School of Design. He moved to New York and received an MFA from Brooklyn College in 1971. He has lived and worked in New York since then. He has taught art and design at colleges throughout the metropolitan area including, New York Academy of Figurative Art, Brooklyn College, The Fashion Institute of Technology, and Brooklyn Museum.

Petrillo was one of the founding members of the First Street Gallery in the late 1960's. His work has been exhibited in numerous one-person and group exhibitions in New York. Petrillo's work is in public and private collections both nationally and internationally.

Of his work in this exhibition, Petrillo says:
The landscapes are from my property in Massachusetts. The figurative drawings are developed from a grant provided by the Research Foundation of the City University of New York. The still-life is an ongoing interest for me. Observing light as it illuminates a particular place, while creating a moment expressing a frame of mind, has been the inspiration for these works.

July 12th through Aug. 9th • 2014