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Leslie Blackmon

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Doily Baa-rton

Doily Baa-rton

Crochet Sculpture

20"H x 24"W x 16"D

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Photo by Miriam Rosenthal

Li-baa-race

Li-baa-race

21"H x 24"W x 16"D

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Photo by Miriam Rosenthal

Jackson Baa-ollock

Jackson Baa-ollock

20"H x 24"W x 16"D

nfs

Photo by Miriam Rosenthal

Robert Baa-uschenberg

Robert Baa-uschenberg

Crochet Sculpture

25"H x 24"W x 16"D

nfs

Photo by Miriam Rosenthal

Baa-Andy Warhol

Baa-Andy Warhol

Crochet Sculpture

27"H x 24"W x 16"D

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Photo by Miriam Rosenthal

Resume

Leslie Blackmon

3905 Jocelyn St., NW

Washington, DC

leslieblackmon@mac.com

www.leslieblackmon.com

Selected Exhibitions

2020

Strokes of Genius (October 28 - November 30, 2020), MFA Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD (national juried show). Juror: Mark Karnes

Art on Paper (April 2 - May 2, 2020), MFA Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD (national juried show). Juror: LuLen Walker

Human Condition (February 13 - March 22, 2020), The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA. Curator: Twig Murray.

Regional Juried Exhibition (February 5-April 18, 2020), Hill Center Galleries, Washington, DC. Juror: Myrtis Bedolla

2019

Solo Exhibition

Patchwork: Master Certificate Program Graudation Exhibition (November 1-December 13, 2019), Washington Studio School, Washington, DC. Curators: Jo Weiss and Joanne Kauffman

Juried Group Exhibitions

2019:

National Juried Exhibition (May 4-June 16, 2019), Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 Carroll St., Frederick, MD. Juror, Sandy Guttman

Folksy: Cultural Traditions & Outside Visions (April 26-Sept 22, 2019), Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Dowell, MD (national juried show) Juror: Elaine Eff

2013-2018

2013-2018: Annual Student Shows at Washington Studio School

2018: Certificate Students' Show, Washington Studio School (Jan 9-February 9, 2018)

2012:

Bedtime Stories/Storytelling Through Art (May 2-27, 2012), The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA. Juror: Judith A. Greenberg.

All-Media Exhibition (June 6-July 2, 2012), The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA. Juror: Mark Cameron Boyd.

2011:

BAA-MERICA! Solo Exhibition (May 5-June 6, 2011), The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA. Jurors: Jacqueline Ionita, Anne Marchand, Shauna Lee Lange (crochet/mixed media sculpture).

Emancipation and Freedom/All-Media Exhibition (June 7-July 3, 2011), The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA. Juror: Norman Parish.

Coming Home/Lighting Out (May 11-June 3, 2011), Capitol Hill Art League Gallery. Juror: Jack Rasmussen.

Women Interpreting the Female Form (March 2-8, 2011), Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA. Juror: Raphael Fitzgerald.

2010:

Curves/All-Media Juried Exhibition (May 6 - June 6, 2010), The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA. Juror: E. Warren Perry.

Herstory/All-Media Exhibition (March 11-April 5, 2010), The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA. Juror: Barbara Rachko.

All-Media Juried Exhibition (January 6 – 31, 2010), The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA. Juror: Steven Munoz.

2009:

Becoming Animal: All-Media Exhibition (November 5 – December 5, 2009), The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA. Juror: Jesse Cohen

All-Media Exhibition (April-May 2009), The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA. Juror: Daniel Shay. Honorable Mention.

Art Education:

2019:

Master Certificate of Drawing and Painting/Washington Studio School, Washington, DC

Other Education

1984: JD, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

1980: BA, Auburn University, Auburn, AL (English)

Events

April 2 - May 2, 2020

Art on Paper

MFA Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD

Reception: April 5, 2020, 3-5 pm

February 5 - April 18, 2020

Regional Juried Exhibition/Hill Center Galleries

921 Pennsylvania Ave., SE, Washington, DC

Opening Reception February 5, 2020/ 2-5 pm

February 13 - March 22, 2020

Human Condition

The Athenaeum Gallery, 201 Prince St., Alexandria, VA

Opening Reception Feb 16, 4-6

January 11 - March 7, 2020

Touchstone Artists at Art Enables

Art Enables, 2204 Rhode Island Ave., NE, Washington, DC

Opening Reception Jan 11, 2020

November 1 - December 13, 2019

Patchwork: Master Certificate Graduation Exhibition

Washington Studio School, 2129 S St., NW, Wash., DC

Opening Reception Nov 1, 2019/6-8 pm

April 26 - September 22, 2019

Folksy: Cultural Traditions & Outside Visions

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center/Dowell, MD

National Juried Show (4 fiber sheep sculptures); Juror's Prize

May 4 - June 16, 2019

Delaplaine Arts Center/National Juried Exhibition 2019

40 S. Carroll St., Frederick, MD

Opening Reception: May 4, 2019/3-5pm

April 3 - 30, 2019

Touchstone Gallery Members' Show

901 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

January 9 - February 9, 2018

Certificate Students' Show, Washington Studio School

Washington, DC

November 3 - December 14, 2014

My Cat Max: 30 Ways in 30 Days

Modern Times Coffeehouse, Washington DC at Politics and Prose Books

Modern Times Coffeehouse is located inside the Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave.

June 6 - July 2, 2012

All-Media Juried Exhibition

The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA

Juror: Mark Cameron Boyd

May 2 - 27, 2012

Bedtime Stories -- Storytelling Through Art/juried exhibition

The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA

June 7 - July 3, 2011

Emancipation and Freedom/All-Media Juried Exhibition

The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA

May 11 - June 3, 2011

Coming Home/Lighting Out Juried Exhibition

Capitol Hill Art League Gallery, 545 7th St., SE, Wash, DC

May 1 - 31, 2011

Baa-AMERICA!

The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA

Solo Exhibition of My Crocheted Sheep Sculptures

March 2 - 28, 2011

Women Interpreting the Female Form Juried Exhibition

Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

November 3 - December 6, 2010

Large Works All-Media Juried Exhibition

The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA

May 6 - June 6, 2010

Curves/All-Media Juried Exhibition

The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA

March 11 - April 5, 2010

Herstory/All-Media Juried Exhibition

The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA

January 6 - 31, 2010

All-Media Juried Exhibition

The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA

November 5 - December 5, 2009

Becoming Animal, All-Media Juried Exhibition

The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA

May 30 - July 11, 2009

Creative Crafts Council 27th Biennial Juried Exhibition

Strathmore Mansion, Bethesda, MD

November 17, 2008 - June 19, 2009

Bi-Annual Art in City Hall Juried Exhibition

Alexandria, VA

April 9 - May 3, 2009

All-Media Juried Exhibition

The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA

Honorable Mention

March 4 - April 9, 2009

Annual Tribute to Fiber Art, Juried Exhibition

Black Rock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD

August 5 - September 7, 2008

Potomac Craftsmen Fiber Gallery

Alexandria, VA

Jurors' Recognition

March 26 - April 22, 2008

Annual Tribute to Fiber Art, Juried Exhibition

Black Rock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD

Honorable Mention

October 9, 2007 - March 14, 2008

Bi-Annual Art in City Hall Juried Exhibition

Alexandria, VA

Second Prize

May 26 - July 6, 2007

Creative Crafts Council 26th Biennial Juried Exhibition

Strathmore Mansion, Bethesda, MD

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