About the artist:
Leo Bates was born in Pittsburgh Pa., 1944. He studed at the Carnegie Mellon Universty. Pittsburgh. 1962 - 1966 and graduated with a bachelor of fine arts degree in painting. He was a special student at Yale Universty Summer SchooL, Norfolk, Conn. 1965 in 1968 he moved to New York City where The now paints. In 1974 he received a grant for painting through the New York Slate Council on the Arts, Creative Artists Public Service Program. A talented American artist, Leo's paintings are well recognized for their being based on computer algorithms. His "trompel'oeil" technique sometimes employed the philosophical underpinnings of mathematical fractals, but are breathtakingly visual. A painter's painter, Leo received six gold keys for art by Scholastic Magazine while still in high school. His artwork was shown at the Whitney Museum Art Resource Center, and the renown Albright Knox Museum of American Art in Buffalo, NY. Leo Bates died in 2013 of Lung Cancer. Public Exhibitions: 1966 - 1970Westmoreland County Museum. Greeburgh. Pa. 1970Curs Gallery, Ne~ York. N.Y. 1970Katz Gallery New York, N.Y. 1970Dorsky Gallery. New York. N.Y. 1971Pace College. New York. N.Y. 1971New York City Community College. Brooklyn, N.Y. 1971112 Greene Street Gallery New York. N.Y. 1973Whitney Museum Art Resources Center, New York, N.Y. 1973Pace College, New York N.Y. 1973112 Greene Street Gallery. New York, N.Y. 1975Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo. N.Y. 1975The Picker Art Galery, Colgate Universty, Hamilton N.Y. 1975Henri Gallery. Washington D.C. 1975Webber Gallery, Portland, Me. 1975University ot Maine at Portland-Gorham, Me. 1976Henrq Gallery Washington D.C. 1976Carnegie Mellon University Alumni Exhibition West Broadway Gallery New York, N.Y. 1977Webber Gallery. Portland, Me. 1977Henri Gallery. Washington D.C. 1977Weybridge Fine Art, New York, N.Y. Public Collections: Brooklyn Museum Brookhyn, N.Y. Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y. Pace University, New York N.Y. University of Montevallo, Montevallo N.Y. The Chase Manhattan Bank New York, N.Y. Continental Grain Corporation, New York, N.Y. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, N.Y. American Management Associations, New York,N.Y. Visiting Artist Lectures: State University of New York at Binghampton, N.Y Syracuse University, N.Y. University of Rochester, N.Y. State University of New York at Buffalo, N.Y.
Leo Bates was born in Pittsburgh Pa., 1944. He studed at the Carnegie Mellon Universty. Pittsburgh. 1962 - 1966 and graduated with a bachelor of fine arts degree in painting. He was a special student at Yale Universty Summer SchooL, Norfolk, Conn.