Leonid came to New York in 1993 from Riga, Latvia. As an engineer-designer, also graduate of Latvian Academy of Fine Art evening design faculty, he worked in the field of Mechanical Engineering. Leonid also designed jewelry and artworks using various materials such as metals, gemstones and wood. His crafts were exhibited in Latvian Folk Craft Exhibitions.
In 2004 he was introduced to Stained Glass techniques in NY Institute FIT. Utilizing his extensive skills he quickly gained mastery over this new media, creating colorful decors, panels, lampshades and windows.
As member of Guild since 2006 and member of RAA since 2011, Leonid participated in multiple group and personal Exhibitions in NY.
“Jerusalem”. Stained glass
“Couple”. Metal, glass
Necklace “Landscape”. iridescent Glass, metal