(OPENING 17th SEPTEMBER FROM 6-8PM)
“I was told that true art is born in anguish and expressed only in dark shades of black, grey or brown. Completely disagreeing with all my masters, I was almost expelled from university.”
Raised in communistic times in Poland, Justyna was surrounded by grey imagery images and homogenous culture. In her formative years, western world bought significant changes to her city, but they were accessible to the rich.
“My dreams were a mirage of fantasy and colour but without the means to buy any of these new things, I began drawing characters from motion pictures, especially Disney”.
82 MARLBOROUGH STREET SURRY HILLS SYDNEY
Portraiture is the specialty at Friends of Leon Gallery and our focus is discovering exciting artists from across the globe and showcasing their work in Sydney