Leonard Greco, Artist


Decorative painter and muralist 25+ years.

Largely self-taught, aside from miscellaneous community college level courses.

2015, Six-week Studio Critique Program, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA


2017,  Month long residency with Shoebox Projects, Los Angeles, CA. Reception January 2018.


2020 Hobson’s Choice, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance CA

2017 Juried Show, Third Place winner, CEDARFEST 32, MOAH-Cedar, Lancaster, CA

2016 Juried Show, cash prize winner, curated by Rosamund Felsen, Pasadena City College Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA

2015 First Place winner, California Open Exhibition, Juror Jim Morphesis, TAG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Solo Exhibitions:

2019 Fairyland, February 23 through March 31, 2019, Museum of Art and History, MOAH/Cedar, Lancaster CA

2017 Fairyland , Ave. 50 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Exhibitions


Museum of Art and History, MOAH, Lancaster ,CA, “Human Natures”, 1oth Anniversary Show


Museum of Art and History, MOAH, Lancaster, CA, “Summer Exhibition 2021″

Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy, Wales, “Annual Open Exhibition 2021″

Verum Ultimum , Portland OR, “Generous Kingdom V”

10dence Gallery, Netherlands, “Get out of your skull”


Graphite 11 , Hammer Museum publication, Los Angeles, CA

Precious, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL

Picturing 2020: A Community Reflects, University of Arizona, Museum of Art, Tucson AZ

The Angel of the Lord Appeared, Trinity Art show, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Sacramento CA; Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento CA

Brand 48, Juried exhibition, juror Dan McCleary, Brand Library, Glendale, CA

Transition, Tarfest , juror Holly Jerger, Launch LA

Hobson’s Choice, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

Made in California, 35th Annual, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA

Brand 47, Juried Exhibition, juror Alma Ruiz, Brand Library, Glendale, CA


2019 Satan’s Foodcourt, Art Share LA, Los Angeles, CA

2019 El Velorio: The Afterlife, curated by Shana Nys Dambrot, Plaza de la Raza, Los Angeles, CA

2019 Glendale Out, Ace 121 Gallery, Glendale CA

2018 With Liberty and Justice for Some, Children’s Museum of the Arts, NY, NY

2018 Brand 46, Juried Exhibition, juror Edward Goldman, Brand Library, Glendale, CA

2018 Never Have I Ever, Coagula Curatorial, Los, Angeles, CA

2018 Dimensions, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA

2017 Pop Surreal Playground, curated by Greg Escalante and Wendy Sherman, Art Share, LA

2017 Brand 45, Works on Paper, Leslie Jones, prints and drawings, LACMA juror, Brand Library, Glendale CA

2017 Rainbow Shift 3.0 , Montalban Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

2017 Out There, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

2017Crossing Boundaries: Engendering LGBTQ Identities, Ave. 50 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017 CEDARFEST: 32nd Annual Juried Arts Festival, MOAH:CEDAR, Lancaster Museum of Art and History,Third Place winner, Lancaster, CA

2017 Satan’s Ball, Art Share L.A. , Los Angeles, CA

2017 Solo show, Ave.50 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017  Bad Girls & Outcasts, Cactus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017 Stitch Fetish 5, The Hive, Los Angeles, CA

2017  Pickles Galore, curated by Linda Vallejo, Lamperouge Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017   Dreamscapes, Downey Arts Coalition and Downey Symphony, Downey, CA

2017   The Faces Within, South Bay Contemporary, San Pedro, CA

2017 With Liberty and Justice for Some, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016-2017 Juried Show, curated by Rosamund Felsen /.Rosamund Felsen Gallery, cash prize winner, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA

2016 Zoomanity, Art Share L.A. , Los Angeles, CA

2016 The Coaster Show , La Luz de Jesus, 4633 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA

2016 Systems + Process, Angel City Brewery, Arts District Los Angeles, CA

2016 Fables, Fairy Tales , Folktales, Legends and Myths, FE Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2016 Honoring Our Ancestors, Avenue 5o Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2016 Edgar Allan Poe Show, curated by Chris Semtner, Virginia Edgar Allan Poe Museum,  Ashton Gallery, San Diego, CA

2016 Ink & Clay 42, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona CA

2016 Pressing Matters: Printmaking and Artists’ Books, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA

2016 Satan’s Disco, Art Share LA, Los Angeles, CA

2016 Symphony of Wings, Cactus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016 The Next Big Thing, Studio Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

2016 Out There, Gallery 825, West Hollywood , CA

2016 The Second Annual Mask Art Show, Venice, CA

2015 The Cardboard Art Show, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

2015 California Open Exhibition, First Place winner, Santa Monica, CA

2015 Brand 43, Works on Paper (Juror Kent Twitchell),Glendale CA

2015 Spring Arts Gallery : The Marvelous Minds, Los Angeles, CA

2015 Los Angeles Art Association : Out There, West Hollywood, CA

2015 New Center for Psychoanalysis: The Uncanny,Obsessions and Delusions,Los Angeles

2014-2015- Couturier Gallery: Present Art XV

2014-Couturier Gallery: Kaleidoscope, Los Angeles.

2014, Clive Hicks-Jenkin’s Marionette Challenge, Wales, UK

2014 The Loft at Liz’s Gallery: Night Terrors & Day Dreams, Los Angeles

2014 -Los Angeles Printmaking Society : Give & Take

2014-Oceanside Museum of Art: Artist Alliance Juried Exhibition, Del Mar CA

2013-Opulent Mobility: Reimagining Mobility & Disability, Ventura,CA

2013-San Diego Mesa College: Student Art Show, San Diego, CA

2012-Brand 41,Works on Paper: Memories, Glendale CA

2012-Clive Hicks Jenkins Challenge: Maquetteers, Wales, UK

2012-Clive Hicks-Jenkins Challenge: Alphabet Soup, Wales, UK

2011-Brand 40, works on Paper: Entrances and Exits, Glendale, CA

2011-Tomorrow Today, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA


2013-Mesa Visions, Arts & Literary Magazine, San Diego, CA

Studio Work:

Paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, printmaking, rendering.

Founder of Greco Decorative Painting

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