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Darwin Leon - Artist

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Darwin Leon was born in 1972 in Santiago de las Vegas a small town in Havana, Cuba.   In 1987, Leon's family sought refuge from the political and economical crisis in Cuba, and departed to Spain, then later continued to the United States to settle in Miami.   Leon earned his Bachelors in Fine Arts from Miami International University of Art & Design, where he attended as a recipient of the 'Visual Arts Scholarship Award of Excellence' and received Best in Show at his first Juried Student Exhibition.   His first direction was expressed through religious portraits.   However, he found...more
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Ongoing Exhibit Unconscious Surreality - An Abstract Expressionist Vision Of Reality

Terra Ceia, FL - August 30th, 2009

Location:The Art Institute of Tampa Gallery 4401 N. Himes Ave. Tampa, Fl 33614 813-393-5330 The exhibit will run until Sept. 25, 2009 Unconscious surreality an abstract / expressionist vision of reality deals with the nature of living among the issues of world civilization and my latest interpretation of how humans behaves in a complicated, accelerated, unaware, controlled and confused society in chaos. I enhance my forms and characterization of my subject matter to intensify the message and solidify the meaning and intention. The figure is my subject of concentration since we as superior beings in this planet ignore the true nature that govern us by missing the whole point of existence. I paint disguising some of my messages to leave the admirer wondering while findings hints that will lead to a more clear idea of the artwork. I improvise while creating, this new series of pa...