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"Rhythm and Blues"

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Dottie T. Leatherwood - Rhythm and Blues

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Rhythm and Blues

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Lavender Morning

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Lavender Morning

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Cutting Garden

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Cutting Garden

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Creeksong

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Creeksong

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Foggy Morning at the Farm

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Foggy Morning at the Farm

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Sweet Georgia Browns

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Sweet Georgia Browns

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Water Under the Bridge

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Water Under the Bridge

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Lunch on Thursday

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Lunch on Thursday

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Where There is Smoke

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Where There is Smoke

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Leaning in to the Wind

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Leaning in to the Wind

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Dreaming of Sky

Dottie T. Leatherwood - Dreaming of Sky

Dottie T. Leatherwood - In Full Glory

Dottie T. Leatherwood - In Full Glory

                                                     

  ARTIST'S OFFICIAL BIO

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 Dottie T. Leatherwood's 

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By permission of the artist, The Cyber Art Show is pleased to feature the second of two 12-piece exhibitions of works by contemporary American landscape painter Dottie T. Leatherwood (born 1965 in Georgia, USA).
 

Born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, Dottie has always had a passion for art. From drawing what amounted to thousands of pictures of horses and dogs as a child to studying art in college, it has always had a place in her life.

Painting allows her to put the memories of time and place down on canvas with luscious color and expressive marks. It's a way of permanently recording just one brief moment in time. And the challenge of that is what drives her. She prefers to paint on location or "plein air" whenever possible to get a feel for her subject and try and capture that elusive energy.

She has studied under nationally-known artists and continues to take every opportunity to learn, grow and become a better painter.

Dottie is an exhibiting member of the American Impressionist Society and Oil Painters of America. Dottie is represented by several wonderful galleries in the southeast and currently lives and teaches drawing and painting classes in Charlotte, NC.

 

Past Juried and Group Exhibitions   
 

2016

  •  Oil Painters of America 2016 Juried Salon Show. September 2016

  • 17th Annual National American Impressionist Society Exhibition. September 2016

  • Guild of Charlotte Artists Summer Show. July 2016 *Winner 1st place  

 

2015

  • Featured Artist at Tyler White O’Brien Gallery. November 2015

  •  Charlotte Business Journal Book of Lists Chosen Artist 2015

  •  Guild of Charlotte Artists Spring Show. May 2015 *Winner 1st Place

  •  “Carolinas Got Art” Juried 2015 Salon ShowElder Art Gallery, Charlotte NC 2015

  •  Charlotte Business Journal Book of Lists Chosen Artist 2015

2014

  • Solo Show at Tyler White O’Brien Gallery. Greensboro, NC  September/October 2014

  • Urban Beauty” National Juried ExhibitionRandy Higbee Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA October 2014

  • Blue Ridge Plein Air Competition & Exhibition. September 2014

  • Matthews Alive Juried Art Show. Matthews, NC September 2014 *Winner 1st Place

  • Painted. Group ShowSozo Gallery, Charlotte, NC May 2014

  • Women Painters of the Southeast Member Juried Show.

      Magnolia Gallery, Greensboro, GA  March 2014

  • Charlotte Business Journal Book of Lists Chosen Artist 2014

2013

  • Buck’s County Gallery Holiday Juried Show. Bucks County, PA  November 2013

  • Greenways Inspired ShowRed Sky Gallery. Charlotte, NC October/November 2013

  • Artists Guild Gallery of Greenville Juried Show. Greenville, SC  October 2013

  • 40th Annual Artists Guild of Spartanburg Juried Show.  Spartanburg, SC   September 2013

  • Matthews Alive Juried Art Show. Matthews, NC September 2013  *Winner Honorable Mention

  • Carolina Art Soiree. Charlotte, NC May 2013

  • Guild of Charlotte Artists Spring Juried Show*Winner 1st Place  April 2013

  • Coffey & Thompson Gallery Exhibition. Charlotte, NC March 2013

 

Currently teaching workshops and/or weekly classes at: 

*Tyler White O’Brien Gallery, Greensboro, NC

*Dilworth Artisan Station - My Studio, Charlotte, NC

 

2012-2016  

Guest Co-Host of Artists Helping Artists Blogspot Radio Show

Gallery #407B

September 17, 2016

Twelve Pieces by Contemporary Artist

          Dottie T. Leatherwood (Born 1965)

               ARTIST'S STATEMENT

 

Painting to me is about capturing and preserving the emotion and energy of a moment in time with the simple instruments of brush and paint. Having grown up on the coast, I always draw my inspiration from nature and the bright clear light that I grew up with. Because of this, I prefer to paint on location to try and capture that elusive energy of the moment. My larger studio paintings are usually done from these sketches, studies and photographs that I have taken.