Latham Square Associates & Pro Arts present work by
In partnership with The Art of Living Black (TAOLB) Leroy Parker's colorful, abstract paintings convey an organic and fluid approach to creating art. The work also presents a tension which can be found in the flowing, expressive lines that seek to break up the rigid grid-like formations below. The artist's intuitive approach to the art- making process, sometimes working over an older painting for instance, is very much evident throughout his work.
Having spent most of his life in Oakland, Leroy Parker now resides in Lafayette, CA.
About Pro Arts
This exhibition was curated and organized by Pro Arts' InSite Exhibition Services. Pro Arts is a nonprofit artist-based organization that supports the diverse cultural communities in the East Bay by exhibiting artists' work and providing a venue for furthering communication in the arts. Last year Pro Arts exhibited 580 artists, presented 15 exhibitions and produced 53 events in Oakland. Pro Arts events draw an annual audience of 65,000. The gallery is located at 550 Second Street in Oakland's Jack London Square. www.proartsgallery.org
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