Born in Buenos
Aires, Argentina, this talented emerging artist began her artistic
development when, at the age of ten, she completed her very first
She studied under
the instruction of Professor Isabel Hernandez at the school of
Beaux Arts in Argentina, developing under her tutelage the seeds
of what would become a distinctive style.
with honors from Model High School, and continued her studies
at the University of Buenes Aires.
she was forced to leave Argentina due to political turmoil. While
in Israel, she majored in English and Spanish Literature at Jerusalem's
Hebrew University, solidifying a rounded background in the Liberal
Arts. Simultaneously, she studied art and sculpture at the prestigious
Following a temporary
return to Argentina, Leonor enrolled in the Japanese School of
Garden Design and Architecture. The focus of these studies afforded
Leonor with an appreciation of alternative art forms.
During this time
she participated in the workshops of Beatriz Pereyre, working
"a plein air" and with figure modeling.
Southern region of France - the Cote Azur - for a few months
gave her the unparalleled opportunity to study the works of the
master artists who lived in that area, including Monet, Picasso,
A resident of
North Miami Beach, Florida since 1991, she has been learning
new techniques through her residence here.
In 1997, Leonor
took classes with abstract artist Frank Monaco of Hollywood,
Florida. In 1998 she worked with and studied sculpture with acclaimed
artist Zina Passover.
She is currently
enrolled at the University of Miami, Florida International University
and Miami Arts Center.
artist is constantly refining her style and developing an already