Leo Balzano – Nashua, NH

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Leo Balzano – Nashua, NH

I am a self-taught 75-year-old artist and my work is both a passion and a profound source of personal fulfillment. Aristotle is quoted as saying, “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.”

Every production of my art is spontaneous and intuitive, yielding uniquely imaginative explorations of color, composition, and line. Viewers will easily establish a tapestry of my psyche. The acrylic materials used in my work have become tools for my untiring ventures into visual abstraction. It is my main desire to provide maximum aesthetic pleasure for my audience and to touch the soul with human emotions.

I am a Vietnam veteran with a 100% service-connected disability (multiple sclerosis). My memory recall has resulted in my sometimes inability to duplicate a particular artistic methodology developed by me in past work.