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Leona Wood

 (1921 - 2008)
Leona Wood was active/lived in California, New York.  Leona Wood is known for surrealist, orientalist painting, teaching, design, illustration.

Biography   Leona Wood

Following is the Los Angeles Times obituary of the artist

Leona Wood, 1921 - 2008
February 20, 2008
Lewis Segal. Times Staff Writer

Leona Wood, a painter, teacher and expert in Middle Eastern dance who co-founded the Aman Folk Ensemble -- once the largest and best-known dance company in Southern California -- died in her West Los Angeles home Feb. 7. She was 86.

Wood always liked to say that she had two careers in the arts, gaining renown as a painter starting in her teenage years and later working as a designer and illustrator in New York City.

But her early ballet studies ultimately led her in another direction, and along with her teaching activities, she developed performing and staging skills th   ...  Displaying 750 of 10203 characters.

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