Dorothy Sherman Leech
(1913 - 2013)
Dorothy Sherman Leech was active/lived in Florida, Pennsylvania. Dorothy Leech is known for performing circus backdrop and fine art figure painting, teaching.
Biography Dorothy Sherman Leech
Dorothy Sherman Leech was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1913. She attended the Carnegie Institute and the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Florida. She exhibited her paintings and watercolors at the Ringling Museum of Art in 1939, The State of Florida Pavilion at the New York Worlds Fair in 1939, The Albright-Knox Museum of Art, The Clearwater Museum of Art, the Florida Artists Group and the Sarasota Art Association.
She was a member of the Florida Federation of the Arts and the Florida Artists Group. She married artist-teacher Hilton Leech in 1937 in Sarasota where they worked for the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus painting backdrops for circus acts. Later they opened their own art school in Sarasota and
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