Welcome To

Inherit the Earth Now.

Smaller Works

James Dean in a Sea of Love and Fun, Boys

Every single line means something. ~Jean-Michel Basquiat...more info

Mid Sized Works

Camping Romance, Oil on Canvas, 20 x 24 inch, $800

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for. ~Georgia O'Keeffe...more info

Larger Works

Miles Davis, Oil on Masonite, 32 x 31 inch, $1700

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. ~Plutarch...more info

Commissioned Art Work

Have your portrait of your loved one or celebrity personally painted by Toronto Ontario freelance artist Cynthia van Leeuwen

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. ~Aristotle    Contact me for a painting...more info


but I began photographing some of the pages of a couple of them.

Over the years I have kept sketch books. I did not manage to save all of them but I began photographing some of the pages of a couple of them. Some of my paintings are quite personal, you will find my sketch books often even more so. This is partly why I show me getting into water in my introduction, it is like that, it feels like that, for me showing these pieces. In no particular order.....more info

New Paintings

New paintings

Love being alive in our wondrous world. My family and friends are important to me including beings with fur, feathers and scales, petals and stems....more info