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Randolph Arts Guild to Exhibit Work by Artist Les Caision III

Posted on 04/14/15
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Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild will feature the oil and graphite paintings of North Carolina visual artist, Les Caison III in the Sara Smith Gallery during May 2015.  Caison's body of work titled "Looking Up" will be on display from May 5 - 26 in the Sara Smith Self Gallery at the Randolph Arts Guild located at 123 Sunset Avenue in downtown Asheboro.  A free reception is scheduled for Tuesday, May 5 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. The guild will also host a casual discussion with the artist during a free 'Lunch and Learn" program on Tuesday, May 26th from 12 - 1 p.m.  

Les Caison III is an award-winning artist from North Carolina.   A diverse upbringing and public education complete with critical accomplishments in music and visual art inform his creativity.  Les paints with oil and illustrates with pencil, often intertwining the two, creating scenes of life every-day.  His mixed media paintings tell stories.  They offer something for the viewer to think about for a while.

His latest body of work which will be on display at the Randolph Arts Guild is titled “Looking Up”.  The 15 oil paintings explore how we use what we have to move forward.  The solo exhibition recently debuted at The Turchin Center for Visual Arts in Boone, NC during the winter of 2015. 

Les has exhibited throughout North Carolina including multiple museums and commercial galleries.  His has earned grants, won design competitions, painted murals, given lectures, and consumed many doughnuts.  His work is mentioned in numerous publications including the March 2010 issue of North Carolina-based “Our State” Magazine. Les is collected internationally and has over 80 exhibitions under his belt – over 20 of them solo. 

Les is from Greensboro, NC.  He graduated from Appalachian State University with a BFA in Studio Art.  He paints from his studio in Asheboro, NC.  Many will recognize his name because for the past four and half years Les has shared his creative energy with local community through his efforts serving as the Program Director at the Randolph Arts Guild.  

The Randolph Arts Guild is open Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm and Saturday from 10am - 2pm.  For more information please call 336-629-0399.  More of Les' work may be seen via his website, www.LesIII.com. 

The Randolph Arts Guild is “Your window to the arts in Randolph County” providing classes, workshops, exhibitions and much, much, more.  For more information please call 336-629-0399, or email [email protected] 

Bio:  Les Caison III is an award-winning artist from North Carolina.   A diverse upbringing and public education complete with critical accomplishments in music and visual art inform his creativity.  Les paints with oil and illustrates with pencil, often intertwining the two, creating scenes of life every-day.  His mixed media paintings tell stories.  They offer something for the viewer to think about for a while. 

Les has exhibited throughout North Carolina including multiple museums and commercial galleries.  His has earned grants, won design competitions, painted murals, given lectures, and consumed many doughnuts.  His work is mentioned in numerous publications including the March 2010 issue of North Carolina-based “Our State” Magazine.  His commission projects and patrons span many states and a couple overseas.  Les is collected internationally and has over 80 exhibitions under his belt – over 20 of them solo. 

Les is from Greensboro, NC.  He graduated from Appalachian State University with a BFA in Studio Art.  He paints and directs programs with the Randolph Arts Guild from his studio in Asheboro. 

In his free time (ha) Les can be found working on an array of commissions including tattoo designs to portraits from life.  He is an associate member of Winston-Salem’s favorite art venue, Delurk Gallery Collective and enjoys his time working with fourth grade art students via the Guilford County’s Artists-In-Schools program

His latest body of work is titled “Looking Up”.  The 15 oil paintings explore how we use what we have to move forward.  The solo exhibition debuted at The Turchin Center for Visual Arts in Boone, NC during winter 2015. 

Website: www.LesIII.com 

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