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Leonard Piha

Athens artist Leonard Piha is a builder at heart, a trade he inherited from his father. The importance of family, the familiar and the nostalgic permeate his work. While working in a simple visual language, his art contains a sense of magic realism, utilizing bright colors and distorted scale to weave the mundane with the miraculous. His compositions speak to a sculptor’s instincts, manipulating dimension to explore our world. The Athens Academy exhibition, “Celebrating Painting & Sculpture,” features a vast collection of Piha’s 2D and 3D work from the last 10 years, as well as several new pieces increasingly on a larger scale.