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Barbi Leifert on Ambition

My first ambition in life was to get out of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn- which I did!!!

I live on the West Coast now! On the way to leaving Brooklyn, my first job was at "The Clothes Horse" on Kings Highway, selling very fashionable and trendy women's clothing. This was the best job you can get as a 16-year old living in Brooklyn. It meant you were really cool and could sell- because I sold them on myself.  I was an energetic,...


BARBI LEIFERT | Capturing the Soul of Movement

Seattle-based Painter Barbi Leifert captures the soul of a dancer in her life’s work by exploring the energy, vibrancy and artistic brilliance inherent in contemporary dance. Ms. Leifert, who was a dancer since the age of three, has observed that when she’s creating a painting, she’s not copying pictures of movement.  From her many years of dance and choreography, she actually has the...


Hold onto your Ambition

We’re living in uncertain and troubled times. The very notion of truth is being called into question.  We’re not talking about creating grey areas to communicate a point of view or well-packaged spin. We’re talking about downright lying. We are being lied to and we know it. We have no choice but to rely on our own ambition. We have to create a vision for ourselves, a strategy, and a precise map to find our way along the road of this long,...


A Tête à Tête with Miró and Other Master Artists

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) in Colorado – known for its remarkable art shows, which have included works by Van Gogh, Picasso, Chagall and Matisse – currently has a bursting, vibrant exhibit of Joan Miró’s paintings and sculptures, titled “Instinct and Imagination.” The presentation, featuring Miró’s accomplishments in the last decades of his life, 1963 to 1983, is from the Museo Nationale Centro de Arte Reina, in Sofia, Madrid.

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Barbi Leifert Selected as ARTExpo New York 2016 Finalist

Barbi Leifert has recently been slected of one of the finalists for Artexpo 2016 Poster Challenge! 

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