Photograph of Artist SHELLY LEITHEISER
SHELLY LEITHEISER
Marietta, Georgia - United States



Original Artworks (19)

Shelly Leitheiser; Human Bears At The Waterfall, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241  This painting is surrealism, and yes those bears have human heads. Its my way of surprising the viewer and showing people that maybe people and animals have more in common than we think. This is 16 x 20 ...
Shelly Leitheiser
Original Oil Painting, 2010
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; Turbulence, 2015, Original Painting Acrylic, 36 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  This is a turbulent cloud and ocean landscape scene in natural, moody colors. Painted in 2015, it is 24
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2015
36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61.0 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; Segment Of The Lagoon, 2015, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241   This is an abstract nebula scene in bright colors such as oranges, magenta, blues and violets. Painted in 2015, it is 24
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2015
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; Midnight In The Jungle, 2015, Original Painting Acrylic, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241 This is an impressionist jungle scene in the moonlight, done in greens and dark blues, and various natural colors. Painted in 2015, it is 16 x 20 x 1. 5, unframed, on a cradled wooden painting panel. Hanging wire is on the back. The painting is highly ...
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2015
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; The Dock, 2015, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 This is an impressionist landscape, done in greens and blues, and various natural colors. Painted in 2015, it is 24 x 24 unframed on a gallery wrapped canvas. The subject is a lake with a dock, with trees behind it. Its done in an impressionist style and ...
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2015
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; Hidden Garden, 2015, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  This is an impressionist landscape, done in greens and violets and various natural colors. Painted in 2015, it is 24 x 24 unframed on a gallery wrapped canvas. This painting is sold but you can still get prints made of it. Contact me for more information....
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2015
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; 600 Ppm Ocean, 2015, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  This is an acrylic abstract, blues and other cool colors. Painted in 2015, it is 24 x 24 unframed on a gallery wrapped canvas....
Shelly Leitheiser
Original Acrylic Painting, 2015
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; Lone Wolf, 2014, Original Painting Acrylic, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241  Lone Wolf is an emotive painting, abstract background with figures. ...
Shelly Leitheiser
Original Acrylic Painting, 2014
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; Maelstrom, 2014, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241  Maelstrom is an abstract, wild and full of motion. It represents a storm. I leave the rest up to the viewers. ...
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2014
24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; River City, 2012, Original Painting Acrylic, 30 x 26 inches. Artwork description: 241  A river on a city, or a city on a river; expressionistic, abstract, and wild. It' s inspired by this spring' s overflowing rivers and storms. This painting is matted, but not sold framed due to the weight....
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2012
30 x 26 inches (76.2 x 66.0 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; SolScape, 2013, Original Watercolor, 28 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Solscape is a watercolor abstract landscape. Like most watercolors I do of landscapes it' s somewhat futuristic and boldly colored. This painting was chosen as the cover for a book of poetry a couple of years ago called
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Original Watercolor, 2013
28 x 24 inches (71.1 x 61.0 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; Sky Blue Sky, 2013, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  Sky Blue Sky is an acrylic abstract from my imagination. It's chaotic and expressionistic, yet with intensely blue and white impressions of clouds. ...
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2013
12 x 24 inches (30.5 x 61.0 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; Biologica, 2013, Original Watercolor, 20 x 28 inches. Artwork description: 241  Biologica is a depiction of a woman in nature, an elemental figure seen in a jungle- like environment, very colorful and open to interpretation. Her message is environmental in a positive way. ...
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Original Watercolor, 2013
20 x 28 inches (50.8 x 71.1 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; Convergence, 2013, Original Painting Acrylic, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241  This is an impressionistic dreamy landscape created by rubbing the paint into the canvas. The subject is the merging of the Mopan and Macal rivers in western Belize, where I photographed this in 2012. ...
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2013
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; Entering A New World, 2013, Original Painting Other, 22 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241  A landscape abstract, referring to the future as people enter a new world of climate and environment. ...
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Original Other Painting, 2013
22 x 30 inches (55.9 x 76.2 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; Midas Cabana, 2013, Original Painting Acrylic, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241  This cabana is located in a tropical paradise in western Belize. The painting expresses the beauty of this Caribbean area and the vibrancy of the area. This painting is no longer available but you can still get prints of it. Contact me for information on that....
Shelly Leitheiser
Original Acrylic Painting, 2013
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; Crested Heron, 2012, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  Crested Heron is an endangered type of Heron, presented here on a wild green background to emphasize the fragility of its habitat. This painting is no longer available, but you can still get prints of it. Contact me for more information on getting a print....
Shelly Leitheiser
Original Acrylic Painting, 2012
12 x 24 inches (30.5 x 61.0 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; No Way Out II, 2012, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  A shark jumps from the ocean. My original intent was because the ocean is polluted or acidifying, but you can get whatever meaning from it you choose. Keywords: shark, ocean, atlantic, leitworks, shelly leit, environment, pollution, climate change, nature, ocean life ...
Shelly Leitheiser
Original Acrylic Painting, 2012
12 x 24 inches (30.5 x 61.0 cm)
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Shelly Leitheiser; Inevitable Inferno, 2012, Original Painting Acrylic, 18 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  This painting is beautiful to look at with its chaotic colors, but it represents a serious situation. Inevitable Inferno refers to the changing climate we humans are creating, and the wild fires this is exacerbating in the Southwest US and other areas of the world that are ...
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2012
18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61.0 cm)
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Artist Statement

Art comes from my head and my heart. I care deeply about the environment and often do artwork expressing my interest in environmental topics. I also use my art work to tell stories and uncover truths. Water and paint are sometimes used but often I will use photography and digital painting programs to get the images I envision. I am a formally trained artist in fine art, and have recently left the world of painting realism as my interest in photography grows. Why should art and photography look the same? Now I do more impressionist art and also abstracts, many of them inspired by other worlds. The realistic painting I do these days is very contemporary. Art is a lot of work but it's also very rewarding for me when someone inquires further into the meaning of my art....