Leigh Culver

LEIGH CULVER is an art historian, arts educator, and painter.  She holds a doctorate in Art History from the University of Pennsylvania and taught American Art for the University of Notre Dame’s Washington Program for over a decade. 

Prior to teaching, she worked in the curatorial departments at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and in education at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.  Leigh returned to her studio art roots in 2006, studying at the Art League in Alexandria, Virginia. 

She has won multiple watercolor awards in the Mid-Atlantic region and recently served as President of the Potomac Valley Watercolorists. 

She has taught advanced watercolor at The Art League School and is currently teaching “Mining Art History for Inspiration” with online classes for artists and art teachers. 

She lives on MDI with her husband, Eric Brodnax, six months of the year where she paints en plein air most days. 

Follow her @leighculverart and leighculverart.com

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