ABOUT
Leah Waichulis (American, 1979) has a passion for creating small-scale oil paintings and charcoal drawings of everyday scenes. She's particularly interested in capturing the play of light and shadow in interiors, landscapes, and exteriors. Leah strives to convey feeling and an authentic sense of place in each piece.

PROCESS
First, Leah roughly sketches her main ideas on paper. To realize her vision, she may create detailed scale models to use as reference. After photographing the scene and editing the composition in Photoshop, Leah combines the various references and meticulously paints or draws the finished piece.

GALLERIES
Abend Gallery/Gallery 1261
1412 Wazee St, Denver, CO 80202

Lovetts Gallery
6528 E 51st St, Tulsa, OK 74145
Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc.
5 East 57th Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Mainstreet Galleries
370 Pierce St, Kingston, PA 18704
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2017
Legacy, Gallery 1261, Denver, CO
Capturing Realism 2017, Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Dallas, PA
Mirror/Mirror, Lovetts Gallery, Tulsa, OK
RED, Lovetts Gallery, Tulsa, OK

2016
Fahrenheit, Lovetts Gallery, Tulsa, OK
Synesthesia, Rehs Contemporary Galleries, New York, NY
Group Exhibition XIII, Gallery 1261, Denver, CO
Still Life and Floral, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
From Near & Far, Artists for Art Gallery, Scranton, PA

2015
Holiday Miniatures Show, Abend Gallery, Denver, CO
Renaissance of Realism, Gallery 1261, Denver, CO
Sexes, Rehs Contemporary Galleries, New York, NY
The Birds, Lovetts Gallery, Tulsa, OK
Capturing Realism, Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Dallas, PA
Still Life and Florals, John Pence Gallery San Francisco, CA
American Artists and the Allure of the East, Schomburg Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2014
Drawings, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Contemporary Realism, Gallery 1261, Denver, CO
Heroes, Villains, Myths and Legends, Rehs Contemporary Galleries, NY, NY
Small Works, Big Ideas, Mainstreet Galleries, Kingston, PA

2013
Contemporary Realism, Gallery 1261, Denver, CO
Capturing Realism, Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Dallas PA
The Big Gamble, Rehs Contemporary Galleries, New York, NY

Full Exhibition List and Awards available on request.
EDUCATION
The Waichulis Studio, Nanticoke, PA
Certificate, Fine Art Private Instruction, 2002-2006
Penn State University, State College, PA
Studio Classes, Fine Art, 2001-2002
Luzerne County Community College, Nanticoke, PA
Associate’s Degree, Painting/Illustration, 1999-2001
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