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SELECT SOLO AND FEATURED EXHIBITS
2019 Current Art Fair, Richmond VA with Calloway Fine Art and Consulting
2018 SCOPE Miami Beach, FL with JanKossen Projects of New York, NY
Hill Center Galleries, Washington, DC
2017 Architectural Digest Design Show with Artifact Gallery, New York, NY
Athenaeum Gallery, Alexandria, VA
Artifact Gallery (March) New York City, NY
2016 Artexpo New York City with Gallery NK, Washington, DC
Strathmore Hall, Bethesda, MD
2015 SPECTRUM Art Show with Gallery NK, Miami, FL
Delaplaine Center for the Arts, Frederick, MD
Susan Calloway Fine Arts, Washngton, DC
2014 (e)merge Art Fair, Washington, DC with Touchstone Gallery
Washington Arts Club, Washington, DC
Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
Black Rock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD
Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC
2013Red Dot Fair Miami, FL with Art Essex Gallery, Essex, CT
Paolo's@Georgetown, Washington, DC
Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC
2012 Red Dot Fair, Miami, FL during Art Basel Miami week
Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville, MD
Caton Merchant Gallery, Manassas, VA
2011 Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC
2010 1st Stage Theater, McLean, VA
UBS Financial, McLean, VA
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Alexandria, VA
2009 Capitol Financial Partners, McLean, VA
Fed. of Associations of Scientific and Experimental Biology, Bethesda, MD
2008Comscore Headquarters, Reston, VA
University of Phoenix, Reston, VA
2007 Alex Gallery, Gallery A, Washington, DC
Systems Management Engineering, Inc, Reston, VA
2006 Sprint/Nextel Headquarters, Reston, VA
2004 Office of the Honorable James Moran, US Congress


SELECT GROUP AND JURIED EXHIBITS - Exhibited in 171 shows
2020 Athenaeum Gallery, juried exhibition "Human Condition" Alexandria, VA
2019 Summer Exhibit, Susan Calloway Fine Arts, Washington, DC
"Content Matters" National Juried Exhibition, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA
National Juried Exhibition, Freedom, Cato Institute, Washington, DC
National Juried Exhibition, Tomahawk Ridge, Overland Park, KS
2018 The One House Project at BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD
LA Invitational at George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Hill Center Galleries, Regional Juried Art Exhibit, Washington, DC
2016 Athenaeum Invitational "Oh! The Joy," Alexandria, VA
McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA
Greater Reston Arts Center Biennial Juried Howard Exhibit, Reston, VA
Arts Club of Washington "100 Years Project," Washington, DC
Washington Project for the Arts Gala Auction, Washington, DC
Touchstone Gallery "40 Years Celebration," Washington, DC
2015Hisaoka Gallery Invitational, Washington, DC
McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA
2014Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC
The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2013Red Dot Fair, Miami, FL during Art Basel Miami week with Art Essex Gallery
(e)merge art fair, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC
Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC
The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2012The Art League Gallery, Alexandria,VA
Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC
2011Strathmore Hall Gallery, Bethesda, MD
The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC
2010 Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC
The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2009 Strathmore Hall Gallery, Bethesda, MD
The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2008Brick Lane Gallery, London, UK
Alex Gallery, Gallery A, Washington, DC
2007 American Embassy, Luanda, Angola
2006Northwest Watercolor Society annual national exhibit, Seattle, WA
Southern Watercolor Society annual exhibit, Richmond, VA
Greater Reston Art Center, Reston, VA
2005Southern Watercolor Society annual exhibit, Panama City, Florida
Greater Reston Art Center, Reston, VA
2004River Farm, American Horticultural Society Headquarters, Alexandria, VA
2001Fairfax County Council for the Arts Open Exhibition, VA
2000Fairfax County Council for the Arts Open Exhibition, VA


SELECT PUBLICATIONS
  • Cato Institute catalog for Freedom: Art As the Messenger exhibition, Washington, DC 2019
  • Artifact Gallery Leslie Nolan Paintings Exhibition catalog, New York, NY 2017
  • Washington Project for the Arts Auction Gala catalog, Washington, DC 2016
  • Greater Reston Arts Center Howard Exhibition catalog, Reston, VA 2016
  • Alchemical Vessels 2015 Catalog for Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery
  • Arts Club of Washington Remarks by Dr Erich Keel, Kreeger Museum Head of Education (emeritus) Nov 7, 2014
  • Art League Blog "Leslie Nolan, Beyond the Edge," October 2014
  • Touchstone Gallery Blog "Touchstone Artists Shine at...(e)merge..." Sep 28,2014
  • Examiner.com "Leslie Nolan, artist powerhouse interprets life... " July 8, 2014
  • Washington Post review of "Vivid" June 1, 2014
  • Washington Project for the Arts Artists Directory 2015-2016, 2013-2014, 2011-2012
  • Red Dot Miami Fair Catalog 2012
  • Touchstone Gallery blog: Leslie Nolan "Unfiltered" solo exhibit February 2013
  • Smithsonian S+udio Arts Blog "One Point Perspective: An Interview with Artist Leslie Nolan" October 5, 2012
  • Washington Post, Going Out Guide On Exhibit art image and description of "Unexpected" exhibit at Glenview Mansion Gallery February 24, 2012
  • Rtunes 68 Blog: Art Du Jour - Leslie Nolan July 14, 2011 interview
  • "Leslie M. Nolan" catalog for solo exhibit at Alex Gallery, Gallery A by Washington, DC-based art critic Eleanor Kennelly, 2007
  • Washington Post image and caption "Award Winning Painting," June 29, 2007
  • Elan Magazine, cover and feature "Unbounded Imagination: Artist Leslie Nolan" March 2006
  • Reston Observer "Woman Wins Art Exhibit," August 6 2006


ART MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS
  • Gallery NK of Washington, DC for art fairs 2013-2017
  • Art Essex Gallery, Connecticut for art fairs and other venues sporadically
  • Susan Calloway Fine Arts, Georgetown, Washington, DC 2014
  • Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC 2010-2014 (two-term Vice President)
  • Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC 2010-present
  • GRACE (Greater Reston Art Center), Reston, VA 2005-2010
  • The Art League, Alexandria, VA 1999-present
  • League of Reston Artists, Reston, VA 1999-2011
  • Strathmore Hall Artists, Bethesda, MD 2005-2011
  • Potomac Valley Watercolorists, regional Washington, DC area 2001-2011
  • Alex Gallery, Gallery A, Washington, DC 2007 and 2008
  • MAX21 founding member, Reston, VA 2006 and 2007
  • A Salon, Washington, DC 2000-2001
  • Fairfax Art League, Fairfax, VA 1999-2001 (Vice President)
  • Art in Public Places, Herndon Council for the Arts, Herndon, VA 2004 - 2011
  • Capitol Hill Art League, Washington, DC 2005-2006


SELECT AWARDS - 16 awards in juried/judged shows
2019Artist Grant from Washington DC Council for the Arts and Humanities
2011Best Oil and Acrylic - Bose Award, The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2007 Best in Show - Joanne Rose Gallery, League of Reston Artists, Reston, VA
2006First Place - US Geologic Survey Headquarters, Reston VA
2005Best in Show - Clemente Award, The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA


EDUCATION
University of Madrid, Spain
The Geo Washington University, MS
   Portland State University, BA
National Defense University, MS

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