2 October 2008
ESPERANZA LEON: ILLUMINATING LATIN AMERICAN ART IN THE STAR
Esperanza León sat at her desk on a kitchen chair covered in Astro Turf one day last month. “I grew up here in East Hampton, but I was born in Caracas,” she said. The word “Caracas” rolled off her tongue and swirled through the room with a timbre gloriously Latin.
A gallerist, curator, and private art consultant, Ms. León is best known for the exhibition venue she founded here in 2001, Solar Art and Design, where she presides over a lively schedule of shows focused largely, but not exclusively, on Latin American artists.
Read the entire article by Janet Goleas in The East Hampton Star