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Selected One Person Exhibitions

2024Dunedin Fine Arts Center, “Wetlands in Transition,” Dunedin, Florida
2024Arts on Douglas, “Under Nature’s Spell – Paintings by Leslie Neumann,” New Smyrna Beach, Florida
2023Brooker Creek Preserve, “Wetlands Conservation,” Tarpon Springs, Florida
2023Woodfield Fine Art, “Splendid Vistas – The Art of Leslie Neumann,” St. Petersburg, Florida
2020Hermitage, “Paintings by Leslie Neumann,” St. Petersburg, Florida
2018Morean Arts Center, “Manna from Heaven – and Earth,” St. Petersburg, Florida
2005Vero Beach Art Museum, “15 Year Retrospective,” Vero Beach, Florida
2004The Arts Center, “Mystic Guideposts,” St. Petersburg, Florida
2000Arts Center, “Wilderness Songs,” St. Petersburg, Florida
1999Polk Museum of Art, “The Temporal and the Celestial,” Lakeland, Florida
1992Gulf Coast Museum of Art, “Leslie Neumann,” Bellaire, Florida
1987Giles Gallery, “The Motion Series,” Eastern Kentucky University
1982Gallery 120, “Salome,” New York City
198080 Washington Square East Gallery, “Master Thesis Exhibition,” New York City

Selected Two and Three Person Exhibitions

2019Gallery 221 at Hillsborough Community College, Dale Mabry Campus, “130 Years: Lynn Foskett, Leslie Neumann, Roberta Schofield,” Tampa, Florida
2015ARTicles Gallery, “Where the Sea Meets the Sky,” Leslie Neumann and David Erdman, St. Petersburg, Florida
2014Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art Gallery, “Nature and Irony:  Leslie Neumann, Nancee Clark, Kathleen Wobie,” Sarasota, Florida
2014Gadsden Art Center, “Hot Wax and Hot Glass:  Leslie Neumann and Susan Gott,” Quincy, Florida
2012Hillsborough Community College, “Visions and Journeys: Leslie Neumann and Judith Salmon,” Tampa, Florida
2006Michael Murphy Gallery, “Interpretations of the Landscape: Leslie Neumann, Eleanor Blair, Alex Espalter-Torres,” Tampa, Florida
1998Galleries at Salt Creek Artworks, “Leslie Neumann and Charles Parkhill,” St. Petersburg, Florida
1997Mira Mar Gallery, “The Contemporary Landscape: Leslie Neumann, Gregory Saunders, Tom Judd,” Sarasota, Florida
1997The Thomas Center, “Keyed-Up Surfaces: Leslie Neumann and Alan Maxwell,” Gainesville, Florida
1995Galleries at Salt Creek Artworks, “Leslie Neumann and Russell Whiting,” St. Petersburg, Florida
1994H.B. Starr Gallery, “Leslie Neumann and Dan Stack,” Palm Beach, Florida
1993Florida Center for Contemporary Art, “Leslie Neumann, Dee Hood, Victoria Skinner,” Tampa, Florida
1992Clayton Galleries, “Alchemists of Nature: Leslie Neumann and Leslie Lerner,” Tampa, Florida

Selected Group Exhibitions

2023Arts on Douglas, “Endless Summer,” New Smyrna Beach, Florida
2019Monmouth University, “A Sense of Place in Contemporary Encaustic,” West Long Branch, New Jersey
2019Art Palm Beach, Sandra Neustadter Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
2014Mt. Dora Center for the Arts, “36 Contemporary Encaustic Artists,” Mt. Dora, Florida
2012Morean Arts Center, “Wax: Medium Meets Message,” St. Petersburg, Florida
2012Studio @620, “Florida Focus: Ken Rollins Invitational,” St. Petersburg, Florida
2012Kobalt Gallery, “Confluence: Water and Light,” Provincetown, Massachusetts
2011Mennello Museum of Art, “Eight from Florida,” Orlando, Florida
2010Polk Museum of Art, “Visual Unity 2,” Lakeland, Florida
2009Morean Arts Center, “Visual Unity,” Petersburg, Florida
2007Museum of Fine Arts, “Stuart Society Gala,” St. Petersburg, Florida
2005Alliance for the Arts, “2D/3D Best In Show Winners: The Past Decade,” Ft. Myers, Florida
2003Okaloosa – Walton Museum, Florida Fellowship Traveling Show, Niceville, Florida
2003Deland Museum of Art, Florida Fellowship Traveling Show, Deland Florida
2003Appleton Museum of Art, Florida Fellowship Traveling Show, Ocala, Florida
2002Mary Brogan Museum of Art, Florida Fellowship Traveling Show, Tallahassee, Florida
2001Tampa Museum of Art, “UnderCurrent / OverView 5,” Tampa, Florida
2001Polk Museum of Art, “The Gala 2001, An Art Odessey,” Lakeland, Florida
2000Gulf Coast Museum of Art, “The Landscape Re-visited,” Largo, Florida 
2000Contemporary Art Museum, University of Florida “Local Visions Part II,” Tampa, Florida
1999Gulf Coast Museum of Art, “Grand Opening,” Largo, Florida
1998The Ringling Museum, “Baroque Bash: A Fan Fantasy Invitational,” Sarasota, Florida
1998Lee County Alliance for the Arts, “2D/3D,” Ft. Myers, Florida
1997Vero Beach Museum of Art, “Florida Competitive Exhibition,” Vero Beach, Florida
1997University of Mobile, “Art with a Southern Drawl,” Mobile, Alabama
1997Armory Art Center, “6th Annual Figurative Small Works,” West Palm Beach, Florida
1996Dunedin Fine Arts Center, “The Nature of Our World,” Dunedin, Florida
1996Stephen Austin State University, “Texas National ‘96,” Nacogdoches, Texas
1994Jacksonville Center for Contemporary Art, “Tampa-Jacksonville Connection,” Jacksonville, Florida
1994H.B. Starr Gallery, “Couples,” Palm Beach, Florida
1993The Polk Museum of Art, “The 4th All-Florida Biennial,” Lakeland, Florida
1993The Thomas Center, “Sacred Spaces: Women and the Landscape,” Gainesville, Florida
1992Orlando Museum of Art, “1992 Annual Juried Exhibition,” Orlando, Florida
1992Corbino Gallery, “Fall Preview 1992,” Sarasota, Florida
1992Helander Gallery, “New Work, New York,” Palm Beach, Florida
1992Jaffe Baker Gallery, “New Work,” Boca Raton, Florida
1990Foreman Gallery, “(the) Landscape in Question,” Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York
1989Hal Katzen Gallery, “Divergent Currents,” New York City, New York
1989Long Island University, “The Master’s Fourth,” Southampton, New York
1985St. John’s University Faculty Exhibit, Queens, New York
1983Somerset County College, North Branch, New Jersey
1981Gallery 120, New York, New York
1979W & J National Painting Show, Washington, Pennsylvania

Museum and Public Art Collections

City of Orlando, Art in Public Places, Orlando, Florida
City of Tampa, Art in Public Places, Tampa, Florida
Leepa Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, Florida
Maitland Art Center, Maitland, Florida
Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida
St. Petersburg College of Art, St. Petersburg, Florida
Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
University of South Florida, Marshall Student Center, Tampa, Florida
Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida

Corporate Collections

ADT Corporation, Parsippany, New Jersey
All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Beaverton Phoenix Inn, Phoenix, Arizona
Boca West Country Club, Boca Raton, Florida
Destin Palms Hotel, Destin, Florida
Edward White Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida
Firebird Restaurants: Alabama, Arizona, Delaware, Florida, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
Gray Block Corporation, New York, New York
Hyatt Coconut Point Suites, Naples, Florida
Hyatt Vacation Club, Bonita Beach, Florida
MacDill Credit Union, Tampa, Florida
Margate Plantation Condominiums, Myrtle Beach, North Carolina
Marriott Hotels: Orlando, Tampa, Florida; Washington, DC
National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI), Houston, Texas
New York Times, Tampa, Florida
Nissan Motor Corporation, USA Headquarters, Los Angeles, California
Novartis Consumer Health, Inc., Summit, New Jersey
Ritz Carlton, Atlanta, Georgia
Sheraton Hotel, Wild Horse Pass, Arizona
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, Tampa Florida
Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida
Towers Perrin Corporation, Tampa, Florida


2007State of Florida Artist Enhancement Grant
2002State of Florida Individual Artist Fellowship for Painting
1993Adolph & Ester Gottlieb Foundation Emergency Grant for Painting
1989New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
1985Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Grant for Painting


2005Seaside Institute, Escape to Create, Seaside, Florida


2024VoyageTampa, Daily Inspiration, “Meet Leslie Neumann,” March 1, Click here to view
2023The Hernando Sun, “Inspiration Through Preservation,” October 28, Alice Mary Herden, Click here to view
2023The Hernando Sun, “Transformed by Florida’s Coastal Ecosystem: A Personal Interview with Artist Leslie Neumann,” October 5, Alice Mary Herden, Click here to view
2023Creative Loafing, “Florida artist Leslie Neumann talks conservation at Brooker Creek Preserve in Tarpon Springs,” October 4, Jennifer Ring, Click here to view
2023Canvas Rebel, “Meet Leslie Neumann,” May 11, Click here to view
2018Creative Pinellas, “The Last Dog Standing in Aripeka — A Visit with Leslie Neumann,” February 6, Julie Garisto, Click here to view
2018Morean Arts Center, “The Happy Activist,” May 1, Amanda Cooper, Click here to View
2017The Heroine’s Journey, “The Heroine’s Journey of Leslie Neumann,” July 17, Peter deKuster, Click here to view
2015Hernando Sun, “The Ebb and Flow of Aripeka Artists,” June, Julie Maglio
2015Ampersand Art Supply Magazine, “Featured Artist Leslie Neumann,” July 24, Karyn Meyer-Berthel, Click here to view
2015Orlando Arts Magazine, feature article: Artist’s Space, March-April issue, Jessica Chapman, Click here to view
2012Tampa Tribune, “Artists Offer Different Takes on Life’s Journey,” Feb. 29, Esther Hammer
2012Denis Gaston Blog, “Hot Wax Treatment,” March 13
2012Tampa Bay Art, “Wax is Hot,” March 20, Randy Allen
2012Art Taco, “Medium Meets Message at the Morean Arts Center,” March 25, Luis Gottardi, Click here to view
2012Creative Loafing, “Wax Poetic at Morean Arts Center, New Twists on a Tim-Honored, Highly Malleable Medium,” April 5, Megan Voeller, Click here to view
2012Tampa Bay Times, “Stop the World and Melt with Morean Arts Center Encaustic Exhibit,” March 29, Lennie Bennett, Click here to view
2011Orlando Arts Magazine, “Florida Finds,” September/October, pp. 32-33
2010Tampa Bay Metro Magazine, “Artist Profile: Leslie Neumann,” October 19, Megan Voeller
2009Creative Loafing, “Artistic Partnerships Yield an Impressive Show at Morean Arts Center,” December 16, Megan Voeller
2009St. Petersburg Times, Something Extra in Her Terrestrials,” April 5, Lennie Bennett, Click here to view a PDF of the article
2008Bay Magazine, “Apply, Re-Heat, Repeat,” August, Lennie Bennett
2006Tampa Bay Illustrated, “Sense of Place,” January, Marina Brown
2004St. Petersburg Times, “Brave New Perspectives,” May 13, Lennie Bennet
2003American Artist Magazine, “Painting the Sacred Landscape: Leslie Neumann,” September, Lynn Moss Perricelli
2000St. Petersburg Times, “Unique Technique, Substantive Message,” March 31, Mary Ann Marger
1999Tampa Tribune, “Wax Medium Helps Artist,” January 30, Elaine Morgan
1999The Ledger, “Mystical Landscapes,” January 3, Lakeland, Cary McMullen
1998St. Petersburg Times, “Painting Makes an Impression,” April 26, Barbara Fredricksen
1997Sarasota Herald Tribune, “Evocative Landscapes Speak of Life,” October 17, Joan Altabe
1997Tampa Tribune, “Unnatural Landscapes Appear on Horizon,” November 6, Joanne Milani
1996St. Petersburg Times, “Portrait of a Natural Artist,” September 27, Phyllis Lipinski
1996Tampa Tribune, Hernando Today, “Art Reflects Activist’s Life,” October 5, Lara Bradburn
1996St. Petersburg Times, “The Nature of Landscape Painting,” August 30, Mary Ann Marger
1996Tampa Tribune, “The Nature of Our World,” August 23, Joanne Milani
1995St. Petersburg Times, “Art Show Has Natural Fire,” December 25, Mary Ann Marger
1995St. Petersburg Times, “Small Size, Big Effect,” August 18, Mary Ann Marger
1993Tampa Tribune, “Convergence: Works by Dee, Neumann, Skinner,” May 21, Joanne Milani
1993St. Petersburg Times, “Art of the State, Polk Museum,” April 16, Mary Ann Marger
1992Tampa’s WMNF Radio, “Telephone Interview with Leslie Neumann,” July 24, Wendy Butler
1992St. Petersburg Times, “A Dark Romanticism,” March 13, Mary Ann Marger
1992Tampa’s WMNF Radio, “Leslie Neumann and Leslie Lerner,” March 13, Wendy Butler
1988The Woodstock Times, Daniel Logan
1987The Eastern Progress, Phil Bowling
1983The Bernardsville News, New Jersey
1982Arts Magazine, “Gallery 120,” Valentine Tatransky
1981Arts Magazine, “Gallery 120,” Valentine Tatransky


1971 – 1974California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA  B.F.A. (1974) Painting
1972 – 1973Universidad de Bellas Artes, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico
1977 – 1978University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
1979 – 1980New York University, New York, New York    M.A. (1980) Painting