About Me
Name

Leo Dias

Bio

 

Artist Objective:

I aspire to share my creativity with others in ways that inspire them to find their own creative potential, also to have people critically think and act on global and local challenges before them which hopefully moves them to participate in building the common good for generations to come.

Studies:

1980 – 1982: Advertising & Graphic Design Graduate – Humber College

1983 – 1984: Illustration – Sheridan College

1986 – 1992: Visual Arts Brampton Member – Watercolor and Acrylic workshops

1990 – 1993: Image Matrix under the direction of Isabel Massota

1990 – 1996: Sculpture Studio of Mississauga – under the direction of Augustin Filipovic

Group Exhibitions / Shows:

 

1990 – 1994: Juried Art Shows in Central Park Brampton Library, Peel Art Gallery and Art Gallery of Mississauga.  Honorable mention for Soapstone Sculpture.

2004: Solo Show – Gallery 888 – Toronto

2007: Solo Show – Bull Dog Café – Toronto

2008 – 2013:  Solo Shows – Second Cup – King St. Toronto

2010:  Solow Show – Almada Negreiros Gallery – Portuguese Consulate, Toronto

2012: ALFEW – Heritage Mississauga Group Exhibition

2013: Solo Show – Second Cup – King St. Toronto

2014: Group Show – Promenade Gallery – Mississauga

2015: Canadian Community Art Initiative Art Project Coordinator at Promenade Gallery.

2015: 2016: Paintings on display at Port Credit Business Association and Live Restaurant at the Living Arts Centre.

2016: Curated a month long art show at the Promenade Gallery “Branches from the Same Tree”.

2016: Group shows for the month of May and June at Imagemaker along with Samples of my abstracts on display at Mississauga Central Library and Weekend group show at Clarke Hall.

2017: Arts on the Credit art show and sale, April 8, 9 – 15 Stavebank Rd. Mississauga.

2017: Group Show at Artusiasm Gallery March 24th, 2017 and April, 20 to 30, 2017.

2017: Lakeshore Art Trail at Splash of Charm October, 21 and 22, 2017