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Leslie Anderson
Portland, ME

About the Artist

Leslie Anderson lives and paints in Maine. In the summer, she and her husband live downeast on a flower farm in Sedgwick, where she paints the landscape of the Blue Hill Peninsula and Deer Isle in oils and watercolors. In the winter, she works in her Portland studio, depicting half-remembered images from her days of summer painting and exploring the internal landscape of still life. Whether out-of-doors or in her studio, her artistic concerns are the same: juxtaposing light against dark, invoking pattern and repetition, and layering sumptuous, harmonious color. Her work in included in corpo…

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About the Artist

Leslie Anderson lives and paints in Maine. In the summer, she and her husband live downeast on a flower farm in Sedgwick, where she paints the landscape of the Blue Hill Peninsula and Deer Isle in oils and watercolors. In the winter, she works in her Portland studio, depicting half-remembered images from her days of summer painting and exploring the internal landscape of still life. Whether out-of-doors or in her studio, her artistic concerns are the same: juxtaposing light against dark, invoking pattern and repetition, and layering sumptuous, harmonious color. Her work in included in corporate and private collections around the world.

Artist’s Work

Summer porch
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Summer Porch

By Leslie Anderson

Rose twilight
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Rose Twilight

By Leslie Anderson

Bouquet on an oilcloth tablecloth 2
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Bouquet on an Oilcloth Tablecloth

By Leslie Anderson

Bouquet on a turquoise shawl
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Bouquet on a Turquoise Shawl

By Leslie Anderson

Three chairs
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Three Chairs

By Leslie Anderson

Herrick cove
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Herrick Cove

By Leslie Anderson

Storm field
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Storm Field

By Leslie Anderson

Top of the world
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Top of the World (Sedgwick Barrens)

By Leslie Anderson

Burnt cove dock
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Burnt Cove Dock

By Leslie Anderson

Lupines roses
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Lupines & Roses

By Leslie Anderson

Orchard 1
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Orchard 1

By Leslie Anderson

June garden
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June Garden

By Leslie Anderson

Blue nets
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Blue Nets

By Leslie Anderson

Mountain and furrows
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Mountain and Furrows

By Leslie Anderson

Two bridges
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Two Bridges

By Leslie Anderson

Pitcher onion and garlic
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Pitcher, Onion, and Garlic

By Leslie Anderson

Surf caster
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Surf Caster

By Leslie Anderson

Big pine
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Big Pine

By Leslie Anderson

Mountain and cows
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Mountain and Cows

By Leslie Anderson

Cape rosier
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Cape Rosier

By Leslie Anderson

Head harbour light
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Head Harbour Light

By Leslie Anderson

Kayaks view of pumpkin knob
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Kayak's View of Pumpkin Knob

By Leslie Anderson

Tulips white roses
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Tulips & White Roses

By Leslie Anderson

Island farmhouse
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Island Farmhouse

By Leslie Anderson

Selected Exhibitions

  • Daunis Fine Jewelry
    Portland, ME, 2017
  • Maine Farmland Trust
    Belfast ME, 2016
  • The Curvy Road" at Lofts Gallery
    Portland, ME, 2016
  • Handworks Gallery
    PortlaBlue HIll, ME, 2014
  • UMVA Invitational at Aucocisco Galleries
    Portland, ME, 2012

Education

  • Maine College of Art, Ongoing study
    Portland, ME 
  • DeCordova Museum School,
    Lincoln, MA 
  • Colby College, B.A. in English
    Waterville, ME