Artist of the week Leo Greenfield

Leo Greenfield is an artist with a passion for drawing. His works concentrate on illustrating from memory the ever-changing space of street life and culture. On paper or online, Leo expresses the silhouette and patterns of contemporary dress, creating intimate social portraits of people, places and their communities.

Leo’s studies in art and fashion were honed with a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Victorian College of the Arts (2009). Prior to this, he completed at Post-Graduate Diploma of Art History (2006) at Adelaide University after studying painting and Asian Art History at the Japanese University Kansai Gaidai. This institution was attended in connection with his Bachelor of International Studies (2004) also taken at Adelaide University where he was Arts Editor of the university publication On Dit.

Recent exhibitions include Drawing Paris, Rue Lucien Sampaix, Paris, December 2013, Without My Camera, Chiltern Street Studio, London, July 2015 and Vitrine, curated by Mirna Heruc, University of Adelaide, February 2016.

Leo is currently working as a columnist for The Adelaide Review, where the concept behind this blog has grown into a larger project profiling the people of Adelaide in Drawn to the City.

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