I am fascinated by who we are and what we are, our motivations, our urges, which range from the brightest to the darkest. Thus with my artwork, my intent is to capture the action which still has to be revealed or completed, but somehow the viewer understands what the action is or what it means.” Leo is self-taught in many creative fields. He has had studios in Brisbane, Sydney, London, Berlin and Vienna. His artwork has been exhibited internationally. Starting with computer graphics and animation, he then worked in computer game and video production. As a VJ he worked with international musicians such as Lee Scratch Perry, Mad Professor and Salmonella Dub. He then began his immersed himself in oil painting. In 2003 Leo left Australia and settled in Berlin where he established his studio. He travelled extensively to network with other artists. Leo relocated from Berlin to London in 2006. In 2008 he travelled to Kyoto to exhibit with a Japanese art collective. He exhibited with them in subsequent years in Paris. After returning to Berlin for a number of years where he had a studio in the Atelierhaus Mengerzeile, he based his activities out of Vienna. His artwork has been published in many books and magazines and resides in many private art collections. At international festivals such as Boom, Ozora and Earth Frequency, he has presented as a featured artist with lectures and workshops. Leo continues to travel and network with creatives internationally. He takes an active interest in how the arts bring transformative change to our world.
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