2018 Coastal VA Plein Air winners
From left: Tomas Ehrenberger (second place); Dan Nelson (honorable mention); Judge Lesley Mounaimee from the Target Gallery at Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, Virginia; Jeremy Sams (first); and David Heath (third)
Leslie Mounaime, MA - Coastal VA Plein Air 2018 Judge
Leslie Mounaime focuses on supporting emerging and mid-career artists with professional exhibition opportunities. She is also dedicated to bringing world-class artwork that captures that public’s imagination to the D.C. region. Leslie first came to the Art Center as the gallery assistant in 2015. Prior to that, she worked in contemporary art venues such as Artisphere and Art Whino. She is an art historian and curator with a master’s in art history with a focus in contemporary art and post-colonialism from George Mason University. She also earned a bachelor’s in art history from Virginia Commonwealth University.