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Leisl is a spontaneous and energetic painter whose works make no apology for focusing on beauty.

A full time artist since 2015, Leisl's practice is split between landscape and still life work. She has received considerable attention for her landscape work in particular, having been shortlisted in numerous Australian Art Prizes including the Hadleys Landscape Prize in 2018, the Tattersalls Landscape Prize and Clayton Utz Art Award in 2017, and the Paddington Art Prize, Waverley Art Prize and Pro Hart Outback Art Award in 2016.

Whether it's a bucolic rural scene or a voluptuous and sensual botanical work, Leisl's gestural paintings are inspired by (and aim to capture)the beauty and virtues of the subject.

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Exhibitions

2018
Solo Exhibitions
Spring, Wendland Fine Foods, Toowoomba
Ephemeral, Wendland Fine Foods, Toowoomba
Terrain (curated by Amber Creswell-Bell), Saint Cloche Gallery, Sydney

Selected Group Exhibitions
Island Hopping Landscapes, Tattersalls Club, Brisbane
Hadleys Art Prize, Hadleys Orient Hotel, Hobart
Facets of Fairholme, Fairholme College, Toowoomba (winner Rugby Farms Acquisition Award)
Off the Shelf & Beyond, The Moree Gallery, Moree
Bush to Bay (Leisl Mott & Michael Braden), Frances Keevil Gallery, Sydney

2017
Solo Exhibitions
Near & Far, Wild Canary Gallery, Brisbane
Flourish, Wendland Fine Foods, Toowoomba
Indelible, Wendland Fine Foods, Toowoomba
Recent Landscapes, Frances Keevil Gallery, Sydney

Selected Group Exhibitions
Clayton Utz Art Prize, Clayton Utz Offices, Brisbane
Facets of Fairholme, Fairholme College, Toowoomba
Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize, Tattersalls Club, Brisbane
Places & Faces of Brisbane, Tattersalls Club, Brisbane
Downlands Art Exhibition, Downlands College, Toowoomba
Rotary Art Spectacular, Central Plaza One, Brisbane
Aspects Art Exhibition, Goondoowindi (winner - Packing room prize)

2016
Solo Exhibitions
Bloom!, Wendland Fine Foods, Toowoomba
Landscapes I Love, Percolator Gallery, Brisbane

Selected Group Exhibitions
Rio Tinto Martin Hansen Memorial Art Award Exhibition, Gladstone Regional Gallery & Museum, Gladstone
Paddington Art Prize, Marie Antico Gallery, Sydney
Downlands Art Exhibition (feature artist), Downlands College, Toowoomba
RASQ Toowoomba Fine Art Exhibition (winner Champion Picture)
Outback to Ocean Landscape, Tattersalls Club, Brisbane
Toowoomba Biennial Emerging Artist Award Exhibition, Toowoomba Regional Gallery, Toowoomba
Waverley Art Prize, Waverley Art School, Sydney
Pro Hart Outback Art Prize Exhibition, Broken Hill Regional Gallery, Broken Hill
Lethbridge 10 000, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
Moreton Bay Art Award, Moreton Bay Gallery, Brisbane

52cm (W) x 52cm (H)
Oil Paint
$840