Julia Lesnichy works in oil and pastel, doing primarily plein air landscapes and outdoor still life. She is a painter of light and color. Her goal is to study colors of light. Her palette changes with the rapid changing of light in nature. Both in oils and pastels Julia uses a broken-color technique applying layers of colors. She applies oils in thick strokes using a palette knife and brushes creating multi-layered paintings. Julia also works in in oil pastels and often does oil pastels sketches when traveling. Occasionally she does some figurative work and life drawings in oil/pastel.
Cabell gallery, Lexington, Va; The Little Gallery, Moneta, Va; For Art's Sake gallery, Henrico, Va; C gallery in Raleigh, NC;Bella Arte gallery in Midlothian, Va.
American Impressionist Society, Pastel Society of America, Southeastern Pastel Society, Northwestern Pastel society, Midatlantic Pastel society.