Leonor is an artist based in Westport, CT.
Born in Venezuela, she studied art from the age of four.
She studied at the Univerdidad Andrés Bello in Caracas,
where she was awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in Literature and Art.
She taught art and Art History in Elementary and Middle Schools for four years.
She came to New York in 1996 to study Fine Arts. She obtained a Degree in Fine Arts at Parson’s School of Design and a BFA in Animation from the School of Visual Arts, where she won the contest for the design of the Animation Dreams Exhibition, a yearly event held in SVA to showcase student work. During this time, she did an Internship at MTV Animation Studios.
She has worked in illustration both for children’s books and other publications. She is a member of the Artists Collective of Westport, and exhibits her work locally. Also she leads a program of Art classes for adults with disabilities
Her work is the product of both imagination and observation. Leonor projects the world around her, but her interior landscape always come across in her work, introspective and whimsical.