Houston, TexasRona Lesser is an artist and educator living in Houston, TX. She has been painting for more than 20 years, covering a wide variety of subjects in an ever-evolving style which is always colorful and vibrant. Her work has been seen in galleries and juried shows around the Houston area. She also has had work in juried shows in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York.From 2000-2003 Lesser served as a Visiting Artist for the Texas Institute for Arts in Education. She has been a teacher with City Art Works (formerly Creative Alternatives) and Congregation Emanu El for over 20 years. Her art training includes classes at the Art League of Houston and the Glassell School, Houston Civic Art Association and the Watercolor Society of Houston. She is an active member of many arts organizations and has served on the national board of the Women’s Caucus for Art.
Lesser states, “I want to capture the beauty of the world around me and share my interpretation with my viewer. My figure work is done directly from models. My landscape work comes from observation and my own photographs. I work in several different mediums depending on the subject. I hope the viewer enjoys my art as much as I enjoy creating it.”