Featured Artist: David Leake

Featured Artist: David Leake

Lubbock is full of talented artists in a variety of mediums. FOX34 is recognizing these artists every day on "Good Day Lubbock" by featuring work on our set. Every few weeks, you will see new pieces and you can check here for information about the artists and how to see more of their work. 

Featured Artist: David Leake
From the artist: I was raised on the South Plains of Texas.  My imagination has been my best tool in creating unique oil paintings.  As a young boy, Walt Disney opened my eyes to a world of curious characters and vivid color.  While studying Art at Texas Tech University, I was awarded a scholarship to Taos, New Mexico, which awakened me to the basic essence of becoming an artist.  After 35 years of working in the Advertising field, I am now a full time oil painter.  I have showed in numerous First Friday Art Trails.  My Studio and Artwork have been in two of the Local Color Studio Tours.  You can see my Art displayed at Natural Accents Gallery in Taos, New Mexico and Cafe J & Funky Door in Lubbock.  I am a member of the Lubbock Arts Alliance and Caprock Cultural Association.  You will find me painting in my Studio most days of the week, or collecting images and ideas in Taos.

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