Born in Philadelphia, Lea Colie Wight earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 1974. She studied at Studio Incamminati, an intensive atelier founded by Nelson Shanks, and now teaches there. She was named one of the top 15 artists at both the 2009 and the 2010 Portrait Society of America International competitions and exhibitions. To learn more, visit her website at www.leawight.com.
To read more about Wight see the April 2011 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. Here is some art that didn’t appear in the issue.
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