Alex Leith

Chromatic Limbo: Energetic Landscapes Emerging from Reference and Invention
March 4, 2024 - May 3, 2024
150 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867
Reception: April 6, 2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Alex Leith, a native of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, spent his formative years in the unique environment of a family-run funeral home, providing him with a distinctive backdrop for his artistic journey. His educational path led him to the University of New Hampshire, where he pursued a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree specializing in painting and printmaking from 2008 to 2014.

Eager to further cultivate his passion for the arts and culinary endeavors, Alex made the move to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 2021, he returned to his roots, settling in Newmarket, NH, where the surrounding landscapes became a focal point in his evolving artistic practice.

Alex’s work is a nuanced exploration of the interplay between texture, color, shape, and mark-making, seeking to capture the luminous movements of creative forces that exist beyond the literal field of vision. His paintings serve as vibrant representations of the spirit inherent in the landscape, transforming scenes into energetic expressions that extend beyond the visual into a realm of artistic vitality.

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