Discipline: Visual Art – drawing

Leona Christie

Discipline: Visual Art – drawing
Region: Troy, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 1996, 2009

Leona Christie created a scenic backdrop for an imaginary dream sequence for an imaginary film, informed by Dali's collaboration with Hitchcock in Spellbound (1945). Her wall installation was included in "The Exquisite Line," a drawing exhibition at Boston University's Sherman Art Gallery in 2008.



Leona Christie worked in the Firth studio.

Originally a working barn perched atop the namesake hill of Hillcrest Farm, this building was converted to serve the arts in 1956. A grand set of windows was installed to make the large interior suitable for visual artists, bringing in abundant natural light from the north. The addition of a screened porch and accessible entrance ramp…

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