Like any good citizen of the world, I wish for peace and prosperity for all. But… during the past few years I have been responding in my paintings to the heightened political tensions here and abroad. I see Danger. I see Hope. Then I see THE TRANSITION back and forth.
“To the casual observer, the work of Leslie Neumann evokes a distinctive paradox. It is both passionate and soothing, predictable with an element of surprise. It’s a dichotomy of sensations from an artist intent on peering into nature’s soul.”Lara Bradburn, Tampa Tribune