Review: A national aesthetic

Added on by Heidi Leitzke.

Three of my thread paintings were selected by Hrag Vartanian, cofounder and editor-in-chief of Hyperallergic for inclusion in the 58th Chautauqua Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, June 28 - July 20, 2015.

Susquehanna Isle, 2015, embroidery and acrylic on linen, 10 x 15 inches

Susquehanna Isle, 2015, embroidery and acrylic on linen, 10 x 15 inches

The show was reviewed by Anthony Bannon, executive director of the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State.

"Heidi Leitzke, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, makes islands of fabric, stitchery of many colors, threads that become trees, and bushes upon dyed linen, with applied paint, tiny things, jewel ideas, self-contained, that favorite island of the mind. She received the Harold Anderson Award for “Susquehanna Isle.”

To read the entire article visit The Chautauquan Daily.