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Artist Advisor Spotlight: Leo Posillico –
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Leo Posillico Mixed Media Acrylic Painting Artist Advisor La Quinta Arts FestivalLeo Posillico is one of a handful of La Quinta Arts Festival core artists with a long-term history and investment in the event, making his contribution as an Artist Advisor invaluable on many levels.

A successful, award-winning artist for over 30 years from Santa Rosa, Calif., Leo Posillico’s work is widely recognizable through his signature brush stroke characters. He always works in series, whether it be 2D Mixed Media, Sculpture, or Acrylic Painting.


In his “Gallery” series, Leo expresses humorous and serious artworks that one would see in a gallery or museum. His “Word” series is inspired by a common saying or feeling, equaling a meaningful work of art.
(Click to enlarge any of the images below.)

Leo Posillico Mixed Media Acrylic Painting Artist Advisor La Quinta Arts Festival

Garden View

Leo Posillico Mixed Media Acrylic Painting Artist Advisor La Quinta Arts Festival

A View For The World

Be sure to visit Leo’s website and view his newer “Bringing Some Color to the Cities” series of acrylic paintings. One of these pieces, Garden View, was recently accepted into the 15th Annual International Society of Acrylic Painters (ISAP) Open Exhibition July 12-Aug 12, 2012 at the Paso Robles Art Association (PRAA). ISAP entrants and members have a significant reputation in the art collecting community. Juror for the event is Katherine Chang Liu, a 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award winner from the Watercolor Honor Society.

Looking for a “Garden View” in the desert? “I Have Just The Spot.”
La Quinta Arts Festival!

Artist applications for 2013 are now being accepted through Zapplication, here.

Artist applications received prior to September 1, 2012 will save $15 off the regular $50 application fee.

Furthering his iconic status, Leo has just learned he has won 1st Prize in Painting at the American Icon 2012 Art Competition celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge and the 60th Anniversary of the Sausalito Art Festival.

Leo is married to jeweler-designer Isabelle Posillico, also a La Quinta Arts Festival Artist Advisor. Our LQAF Online Gallery features a collection of Leo’s mixed media work. Come meet Leo Posillico in person at the 31st Annual La Quinta Arts Festival March 7-10, 2013.

Purchase tickets for La Quinta Arts Festival,
March 7-10, 2013, here.


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