SPOKANE, Wash. – The Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University features the work of Harrington, Wash. artist Les LePere in the exhibition, “Leslie W. LePere: Magic of the Objects” beginning Oct. 22 in the Jundt Galleries and continuing through Dec. 20.
This survey of his past 50 years includes examples of LePere’s work as an artist, illustrator and designer. Also on display are collaborative works with artists Charlie King, Ken Yuhasz, Louise Kodis, Ken Cory, Spike Hendricksen, Frank Samuelson, Nancy Worden, Sandy Ayars, and Kirk Dietrich. Included in the exhibition are murals, books, jewelry, posters, prints, sculpture, paintings, and banners.
LePere’s unique style as a designer and illustrator for Northwest products and events such as Inland Craft Warnings, Buckeye Beans, Sandy Paar, Bumbershoot, Comstock Park, Shepherd’s Grain, and Artist Trust is instantly recognizable. Selections from his commercial work, standalone works, and several books by Tom Robbins and T.A. Sedlak, illustrated by LePere, will be on display as well.