Leonidesarts New York, Artfront Galleries, Bushwick Abbey/Iglesia Santa Cruz and the Illuminators Proudly Present "WE THE PEOPLE," a Multifaceted Virtual Exhibition

“WE THE PEOPLE.” A multifaceted virtual art exhibition featuring over 30 professional visual and performing artists from United States and around the world. Included also are works by student artists who want to express their voice. “WE THE PEOPLE” is an interdisciplinary art project that thematically is a pensive reflection of humanity's response during the unprecedented COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement and a diverse array of sociopolitical issues. - October 23, 2020

Community Artists’ Collective Launches ARTrepreneurship Workshop Series Houston Native Ricardo Osmondo Francis Inaugurates First Event October 17th, 2020

Ricardo Osmondo Francis native of Houston, Texas, is a visual artist/curator and the Gallery Director of LeonidesArts NY, an artist run multimedia visual arts organization dedicated to presenting contemporary art exhibitions and public art projects that reflect a variety of distinct themes, disciplines and cultural experiences outside of the conventional art gallery tenet. Francis will share critical aspects of his personal artistic journey to help guide emerging artists. - October 13, 2020

LeonidesArts New York and ArtFront Galleries Newark Presents "To Be CONTINUED," a Solo Art Exhibition Featuring New Work by Multi-Media Painter Ricardo Osmondo Francis

LeonidesArts New York and ArtFront Galleries Newark Presents "To Be CONTINUED," a Solo Art Exhibition Featuring New Work by Multi-Media Painter Ricardo Osmondo Francis

Inspired by Classical art, multi-ethnic antiquity, and present day advertisement imagery Francis' vivid pictorial works present a torrent of imagery culled from every possible corner of the visual culture. His lush elaborately graphic surrealistic paintings and drawings often depict the social constructs of humanity and the complexity of existence through striking introspective, portraiture, still life, and abstract compositions. - January 11, 2020

Jason Jackson Fine Arts Photographer of Leonidesarts Gallery New York to Exhibit at Arts Rooms London 2019 5th Edition

Fine Arts Photographer Jason Jackson of Leonidesarts Gallery New York has been selected to participate in the prestigious Artrooms Fair London 2019 5th Edition, where he will exhibit his photographs. Mr. J. Jackson was selected from a large group of artists submitting works from all over the world. - January 13, 2019

Mark Vinsun, Jason Jackson Seth Ruggles Hiler and Ricardo Osmondo Francis of LeonideArts New York Are Participating in Everybooty 2018 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music

Everybooty is Curated by Sean B + Jason Roe + Caleb Hammons with visual art exhibition curated by Ricardo Osmondo Francis Artist/Curator at LeonidesArts New York. Brooklyn’s take on Pride returns for an art-party with the glitteriest critters of queer art and nightlife worlds. - June 22, 2018

Ricardo Osmondo Francis Artist/Curator of LeonidesArts New York Has Been Invited to Participate in Macy's Herald Square LGBTQ's Gay Pride Month

Ricardo Osmondo Francis Artist/Curator/Director Of Leonidesarts New York has been invited to participate In Macy's Herald Square LGBTQ's Gay Pride Month. Mr. Francis art will be exhibited along with other artists on the ninth floor Of Macy's Herald Square Store from June 19th til June 30th so the... - June 22, 2018

Mythic/Poetic by Artist Ricardo Osmondo Francis Opens 01/19/18 Til 02/23/18 at MECA, Houston with Leonidesarts New York and Sponsor Mr. Duane Watson, N.Y.

Ricardo Osmondo Francis, returns to MECA in 2018 to present, Mythic/Poetic, an exhibition of new works created after same titled exhibition was shown in Portland, Maine in 2017. Through mesmerizing, contemplative mixed media paintings and drawings, the Artist questions aspects of human existence and our relationships with each other. His lush portraits, still life, and abstract compositions depict social constructs of racial identity, economics, and the complexity of humanity. - January 06, 2018

Mark Vinsun of LeonidesArts Gallery is Invited to Participate at Everybooty 2017 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Fisher Hall, Brooklyn, New York, June 24th 2017

Artist Mark Vinsun of Leonides Arts Gallery New York is invited to participate as one of the visual artists at Everybooty 2017 for one night June 24th, 2017. - June 23, 2017

Ricardo Osmondo Francis, LeonidesArts Gallery New York Participates in Spring Open Studios Event, 2 Gateway Center, Newark, New Jersey 07102

Artist/Curator/Director Ricardo Osmondo Francis along with Leonidesarts Gallery New York appreciates your attendance at the Gateway Project Spaces Spring Open Studios & Brunch, Saturday April 1st 2017 from noon – 5pm. Along with visiting Artist Ricardo Osmondo Francis current works and studio, there is also multiple performances, interactive activities, and pop up installations by other artists at the "spaces" Food and Beverages served. Event is Free. - March 31, 2017

"Artist Talk" on “Mythic/Poetic" by Artist Ricardo Osmondo Francis in Collaboration with Leonidesarts Gallery New York, East End Studio Houston, Texas and Derek Jackson

"Artist Talk” on “Mythic/Poetic" by the Artist Ricardo Osmondo Francis in collaboration with Leonidesarts Gallery New York, East End Studio Houston, Texas and Derek Jackson with Zero Station Portland, Maine present this closing event on 12/16/2016. It is a conversation with the artist and public regarding his journey creating paintings and drawings for this exhibition. - November 29, 2016

"EveryBooty" Presents Artist/Curator Ricardo Osmondo Francis and Artist Gail Thacker of Leonidesarts and Guest Artists June 26-30 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Fisher

According to Ricardo Osmondo Francis, Project Curator, “Conceptually this project is a more lyrical view of "humanity" and our need to love and be loved through the eyes of LGBTQ identified visual artists and performing artists. This project is neither political or polarizing. Instead this project presents a more thought provoking inclusive view of each other while challenging the social political assumptions we often place on each other. Through painting, drawing, mixed media, photography dance - June 25, 2015

EVERYBODY in LOVE Features Artist/Curator Ricardo Osmondo Francis and Artist Gail Thacker of LeonidesArts Gallery from June 9-30 2015 at Brooklyn Community Pride Center

"EVERYBODY in LOVE" will premiere first at the Brooklyn Community Pride Center with an art opening/spoken word presentation that opens on June 9 from 6 PM - 9 PM (art exhibit remaining on display until Tuesday June 30). The project is presented then as “pop up” art with performance at the Brooklyn Academy Of Music's "Everybooty" on June 26 2015. - June 09, 2015

Artist Ricardo Osmondo Francis Will be Exhibiting His Work in "The Art of Revolution", a Group Art Exhibition at the East End Studio, Houston, TX. Opens March 26, 2015.

LeonidesArts Gallery New York is pleased to announce that multi-media visual artist Ricardo Osmondo Francis will be exhibiting his work in “The Art of Revolution,” a group art exhibition that opens Friday March 6, 2015 at the East End Studio Gallery in Houston, TX. Curated by Lizbeth Ortiz (Director of EESG) and guest curator Michael Wooten this exhibit explores the idea of revolution through the voice of artists. This exhibit is a reflection of the thoughts, emotions and life events Our Art. - March 07, 2015

Ricardo Osmondo Frances of LeonidesArts Gallery, NY Will be Showing His Art at Sanctuary 765 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 7th Floor from October 11th to October 25th

Ricardo Osmondo Frances Of LeonidesArts Gallery, New York will be showing his art at Rutgers University-Newark’s Queer Newark Oral History Project has partnered with Yendor Productions to present “Sanctuary: A History of Queer Club Spaces in Newark,” a free series of art, literary... - October 10, 2014

Mark Vinsun Presents at "BOND" 25 Hudson, NYC 10706 His Latest Work Titled "Visions" Opening Aug. 6th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM Closing on Sept. 31st 2014

Mark Vinsun Presents at "BOND" 25 Hudson, NYC 10706 his latest work titled "Visions" Opening Aug. 6th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm closing on Sept. 31st 2014. Mr. Visun's current work of 27 paintings pushes him alongside his passion for life and its meaning. Searching not only for... - August 06, 2014

LeonidesArts Gallery NY and the Brooklyn Community Pride Center Present: "SUBJECT TO CHANGE" a Group Celebration of Art and Man

SUBJECT TO CHANGE" is a new group art exhibit presented by the LeonidesArts Gallery and the Brooklyn Community Pride Center featuring recent work of artists AKA999, Uta Bekaia, Ricardo Osmondo Francis, Levan Mindiashivili, Zilka Rosa Molinar, Timothy Sullivan Wearne, and Mark Vinsun. Exhibit is currated by Ricardo Osmondo Francis (Gallery Director/LeonidesArts Gallery NY). The LeonidesArts Gallery and the Brooklyn Community Pride Center are partnering together to present cutting edge artists. - December 26, 2013

DIVERSIFICATIONS: Recent Work by Mark Vinsun and Ricardo Osmondo Francis Curated by: Leonides Rosa Molinar in Conjunction with Brooklyn Community Pride Center's Open

“DIVERSIFICATIONS" is a new art exhibit presented by the LeonidesArts Gallery and the Brooklyn Community Pride Center featuring recent work by painters Mark Vinsun and Ricardo Osmondo Francis. This exhibit is curated by Mr. Leonides Rosa Molinar, Gallery Owner of the LeonidesArts... - May 22, 2013

"MAN/Kind" Curated by Artist Ricardo Francis Opens at Hudson Pride Connections Center, Jersey City, New Jersey from July 18, 2012 Through August 31, 2012

“MAN/kind” features the works of male artists Jermaine D. Clark (photography), David Antonio Cruz (video), Ricardo Osmondo Francis (painting), Edwin Gonzalez-Ojeda (painting), Shaun El C. Leonardo (drawing and installation), Ricardo Louis (photography), Ivan Monforte (photography), Levan Mindiashivilli (painting), Cristian Tonhaiser (photography), and Mark Vinsun (painting). who explore, redefine, and challenge the standard social definitions of masculinity. - July 15, 2012

Contemporary Argentine Artists Levan Mindiashvili and Christrian Tonhaiser Show Their Art Works at BOS12 "Crossing the Boundaries," at Bushwick Open Studios

Contemporary Argentine Artists levan Mindiashvili and Christian Tonhaiser show their art works at BOS12 "Crossing The Boundaries" at Bushwick Open Studios, Williamsburg, NY, June 2nd and 3rd. - June 02, 2012

"Creative Unconscious," a Two Man Exhibition Featuring Recent Work by Mark Vinsun and Ricardo Osmondo Francis

“Creative Unconscious" is the first exhibit of the year 2011 for LeonidesArts New York Gallery located at the "art hotel" Skyline Hotel, Lobby; 725 Tenth Avenue and 49th Street, New York, New York 10019, featuring recent work by painters Mark Vinsun and Ricardo Osmondo Francis. - April 11, 2011

Leonidesarts New York Gallery at Art Basel, Miami Beach, with Art by Mark Vinsun, Terrence Benjamin, Ricardo Francis, John Kurtzman, Zilka Rosa, Monica Sarmiento-Castillo

LeonidesArts New York Gallery participation in Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 was a success not only to its artists and collectors, but to the Ali Forney Youth Center In New York. - December 20, 2010

"The Beauty of Color, Shadow, and Light" by Mark Vinsun; a Group Exhibition Featuring New Works by Gallery Artists in Response to Each Artist's Perspective

"The Beauty of Color, Shadow, and Light" is a first in a series of exhibits exploring the conceptual ideas of each artist represented by LeonidesArts NY. This exhibit is based on abstract painter Mark Vinsun's lush colorful visions of his often volatile emotional landscapes. The other artists respond in their own way to his perspective while holding true to their respective conceptual ideas. - October 03, 2010

LeonidesArts New York Gallery Presents "Urban Landscape, Black and White Views of New York" by Terrence Benjamin at The Dish, New York April 28 to Oct 2010

Terrence Benjamin exhibits his images of New York City's Boro of Queens in Black and White Prints. - October 01, 2010

LeonidesArts New York Gallery Presents "Men, Portraits and Abstract Landscapes" by Mark Vinsun at the Ninth Avenue Saloon, New York, New York

The artist Mark Vinsun explores the male form and the landscapes they inhabits in a realistic/abstract form. - April 18, 2010

LeonidesArts New York Gallery Presents the Work of Its Contemporary Artists in the Grand Opening of Its New Art Space at the Skyline Hotel in Midtown Manhattan, NYC

LeonidesArts New York Gallery along with the No Estamos Solas Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina: will open their gallery in midtown Manhattan, New York City. - April 17, 2010

"RawVision of the Men We Know or Have Known," by the Artists Mark Vinsun, Ricardo Francis, Terrence Benjamin, and Cristian Tonhaiser at LeonidesArts Gallery New York

Mark Vinsun, Painter; Ricardo Francis, Painter; Terrence Benjamin, Photographer; and Cristian Tonhaiser, Media Art; of NAS Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina will be exhibiting there art of men during the New York City Gay Pride 2009 Festivities at LeonidesArts Gallery. - June 19, 2009

LeonidesArts New York Gallery is to Participate in SHContemporary 2008

LeonidesArts will be exhibiting works by the abstract expressionist painter Mark Vinsun, abstract painter Alexander Percy along with the works of the realist afro- panamanian-american painter Ricardo Francis, and from Barbados the realist painter John Wolcott. Photography is by the young afro caribbean-american artist Terrence Benjamin's that completes the galleries artistic vision. - June 14, 2008

The Artists Fielding Babb, Julianna Inniss and John Walcott Invited to Participate with LeonidesArts at SHContemporary 2008 in Shanghai, China

LeonidesArts Gallery, New York is pleased to announce the participation of the eminent Caribbean artist Fielding Babb along with up and coming artist John Walcott and Julianna Inniss of Walcott Gallery the New York branch Of Art And Stage Inc of the island Barbados. These artists where selected... - June 14, 2008

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