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Leslie Smith III

Leslie Smith III

Expert on art, with particular interest in modern abstraction and contemporary trend in both representational and abstract painting.

Associate Professor, Art School of Education — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Contemporary Art
  • Historic and contemporary material/technical principles associated with oil painting.
  • Art criticism.


  • Nationally and internationally exhibited and collected.
  • Museum exhibitions include the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Contemporary Museum Houston, Milwaukee Art Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art.
  • Essays on my research can be found in a 2017 monographic publication "Left To Think Alone" Selected works from 2011-2017 "
  • "I Dream Too Much" Madison Museum of Contemporary Art exhibition catalogue and "Out Side The Lines" Contemporary Museum Houston exhibition catalogue.
  • Recent Paintings can be found in the permanent collection of the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, GA