A painting by Gary Lessord
74 (graphic design) has achieved considerable prominence in
the past year. Creative Splendor was featured in an international
exhibit designed as a memorial to the Sept. 11 attacks. Held at the
Museum of American Illustration in New York City, the exhibit was sponsored
by the Society of Illustrators.
work, a vivid depiction of Jesus surrounded by eagles, lions, whales,
tropical fish, lush vegetation, and the heavens, also was exhibited
in an invitational show during May 2001 in the United States Senate
Rotunda. In April this year, Creative Splendor was part
of an Easter showcase attended by more than 20,000 people at First Baptist
Church of Orlando, Fla. Creative Splendor also has been
featured in Create Magazine, Décor and Art Trends.
Lessord, who lives in Orlando,
grew up in the Rochester area and has painted Biblical themes throughout
his life. His 1979 work, Crucifixion, has been widely exhibited.
For more on his work, go to www.garylessord.com.
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