ARTISTS

Lebo

David Le Batard (Lebo) was born in New York City in 1972 to Cuban immigrant parents. He was raised in South Florida, surrounded by Cuban art, which had a great influence on his artistic style. Starting in childhood, Lebo was fascinated by cartoons and creating artwork of his own. While in school, he dedicated his free time to teaching himself to draw and learning different forms of art such as archaic brush techniques, ancient calligraphy, and classic cartoon drawing.In 1995, Lebo graduated from Florida International University and took residency at the International Museum of Cartoon Art in Boca Raton, Florida, lecturing on the practical and technical approaches of illustration. During this time, Lebo began looking for ways to work ...

ARTWORKS

A Light Shines Through

A Light Shines Through Le Batard David (As Lebo) A Light Shines Through 2013 21 1/2 x 16" Color giclee on canvas. Hand-signed in ink by the artist. From the Arabic numbered edition of 350 (75 Arabic European artist's proofs 75 Arabic artist's proofs 75 Arabic hors commerce proofs 15 Arabic printer's proofs 3 Arabic bon a tirer proofs and 350 proof impressions numbered in Roman als...

A Simple Kind of Life

A Simple Kind of Life Le Batard David (as Lebo) A Simple Kind of Life 2015 21 3/4" x 21 3/4" Giclee in color on canvas. Hand-signed in ink by the artist. From the Arabic numbered edition of 350 examples (75 Arabic numbered European artist proofs 75 Arabic numbered artist proofs 75 Arabic numbered hors commerce proofs 15 Arabic numbered printer proofs 3 Arabic numbered bon a tirer...

A Spiritual Revival

A Spiritual Revival Le Batard David (as Lebo) A Spiritual Revival 2015 16 1/2" x 16 1/2" Seriolithograph in color on archival paper. Signed in the plate.

A Very Fine Balance

A Very Fine Balance Le Batard David (as Lebo) A Very Fine Balance 2017 17" x 17" Caldograph (digital multiple through dye-sublimation on wood) hand-signed in pigment lower right by the artist. From the Arabic numbered edition of 497 examples (3 Arabic numbered bon a tirer proofs and 497 Arabic numbered International proofs also exist).

As if it Was Always Meant to Be

As if it Was Always Meant to Be Le Batard David (as Lebo) As if it Was Always Meant to Be 2017 17" x 17" Caldograph (digital multiple through dye-sublimation on wood) hand-signed in pigment lower right by the artist. From the Arabic numbered edition of 497 examples (3 Arabic numbered bon a tirer proofs and 497 Arabic numbered International proofs also exist).

Be Here Now

Be Here Now Le Batard David (as Lebo) Be Here Now 2017 8" x 8" Acrylic painting on plexiglass. Hand-signed in pigment lower left by the artist. Titled on verso. A unique work.

Bless this Place

Bless this Place Le Batard David (as Lebo) Bless this Place 2017 12" x 12" Acrylic painting on plexiglass. Hand-signed in pigment lower left by the artist. Titled on verso. A unique work.

Bliss

Bliss Le Batard David (as Lebo) Bliss 2017 8" x 8" Acrylic painting on plexiglass. Hand-signed in pigment lower right by the artist. Titled on verso. A unique work.

Clearly Now

Clearly Now Le Batard David (as Lebo) Clearly Now 2017 36" x 6" Acrylic painting on plexiglass. Hand-signed in pigment lower right by the artist. Titled on verso. A unique work.

Connected

Connected Le Batard David (as Lebo) Connected 2017 8" x 8" Acrylic painting on plexiglass. Hand-signed in pigment lower right by the artist. Titled on verso. A unique work.

NEWS

Veteran Workshop with Lebo

Not only does David “Lebo” Le Batard create art for his collector’s enjoyment, but also as a means to passionately help others. One of the Miami artist’s most recent charitable endeavors was a free art workshop for military veterans on June 26. Through ArtServe, a coalition that works to help artists become involved with communities […]


Lebo Named Signature Artist of RedEye Art Event

David “Lebo” Le Batard is supporting the next generation of artistic talent as the signature artist for the annual RedEye art fundraiser. The exhibition takes place July 15 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The event will showcase today’s emerging talents in all forms of art, including live music, film, fashion, […]


Video Premiere: Lebo’s Creative Cartoon Flow

From studying comic strips as a kid to painting the 1,063-foot hull of a cruise ship, David “Lebo” Le Batard tells the story of the world through his unique style. The artist reveals the origins of his nom de plume, the inspiration behind his style, and a look at his creative process in Park West […]


Peer Through the Looking Glass With Lebo Plexiglass Art

Enter a wonderland of vivid colors, wordplay, and animals with David “Lebo” Le Batard’s “Through the Looking Glass” series. Lebo takes his signature Postmodern Cartoon Expressionism style to new heights with his series of unique paintings on plexiglass. The Miami-based artist attributes the inspiration behind the series to fellow Park West Gallery artist Alfred Gockel, […]


Behind the Artist: Lebo

Inspired by ancient modes of storytelling, comic strip compositions, and the grit of 1970s street art, David (Lebo) Le Batard surrenders his artwork to the sum of history. The Cuban-American artist is internationally recognized for his unique style—Postmodern Cartoon Expressionism—which harmonizes calligraphy, cartoons, indigenous art, mythology, and modern melody. A scholar and visual storyteller in […]


Lebo Partners with Veteran to Create ‘Purpleheart Art’

After serving four military tours as a bomb squad leader and surviving an IED explosion, veteran Sgt. Michael Williams discovered solace in an unexpected place: woodworking. “It’s relaxing to see something and bring it to life,” Williams says.”It’s one of my stress relievers. It’s something I like to do — just to take some pieces […]


New Lebo Mural Welcomes Miami Beach Tourists

Visitors to Miami Beach will receive a warm and bright welcome thanks to a new mural by David “Lebo” Le Batard. The “Welcome to Miami Beach” mural was completed in early October 2016, the result of months of hard work and planning. “I had to go before City Council and present my design to them, […]


Enjoy the 2016 Amelia Island Jazz Festival Featuring Lebo Art

Get jazzed for a week of incredible music and art at the 2016 Amelia Island Jazz Festival, all to support the next generation of great musicians. Whether you enjoy bebop, big band or Latin jazz, the 2016 Amelia Island Jazz Festival has you covered with concerts and events November 2-6 at Amelia Island, Florida. The festival was originally set for October 2-9 […]


Lebo tapestry harkens to artist Joan Miro

David “Lebo” Le Batard seeks inspiration from history, philosophy, music and science for his art, but one of his more unique creations owes its genesis to artist Joan Miro. Lebo credits Miro for inspiring him to use cotton threads instead of his typical paints to weave together the visual tale of “Divine Spark,” a cotton […]


Lebo chosen as 2016 Amelia Island Jazz Festival artist

David Le Batard, also known as the artist Lebo, will loan his artistic talents to the 13th Annual Amelia Island Jazz Festival as its official artist. Lebo follows Tim Yanke, who served as the official artist in 2015. Lebo will create art that is featured on posters, shirts, flyers and other materials related to the […]


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Learn more about Park West Gallery’s diverse spectrum of contemporary artists with our collection of feature videos. Scott Jacobs Autumn de Forest Patrick Guyton Sam Park Alexandre Renoir Tim Yanke David “Lebo” Le Batard Romero Britto Duaiv Chris DeRubeis Marko Mavrovich Csaba Markus Find more Park West Gallery videos on our YouTube page! https://www.youtube.com/user/ParkWestGallery


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Learn more about Park West Gallery’s diverse spectrum of contemporary artists with our collection of feature videos. Scott Jacobs  Meet Scott Jacobs: The Original Harley-Davidson Artist Autumn de Forest  Autumn de Forest: Portrait of a Young Artist Patrick Guyton  Patrick Guyton Paints Elegance in Gold Sam Park  Artist Sam Park Redefines Realism Alexandre Renoir  Painter […]


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Good Morning, My Wife and I received an invitation to your VIP cruise on the NCL Escape in January of 2017. I just wanted to take a moment to thank Park West Gallery, we bought our first art piece in 2004 on a family cruise. We continued to purchase several pieces over the years. In […]


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