Career

Leka was born on May 27, 1961 in Tirana, Albania.

In 1994 he graduated with Honors from the Academy of Fine Arts in Tirana, Albania with a bachelor of Fine Arts and Scenic Design. From 1994-2000 Leka worked as a Scenic Designer in the Albanian National Television and  as a art proffesor at the Academy of Fine Arts Tirana, Albania

In September of 2000 he arrived in America and worked briefly for Jeff Coons. Since then, he has dedicated his time to his art; working in his studio in Queens, New York.

 

 

Selected Exhibition

 

2014 "Gallery on the Green"- Connecticut                                       (curator: Shirley Mae)

 

2013 Group Show: "Ionian Sun" - Sarand , Albania                         (curator: Fabiola Tachi)

 

2011 "Two Visions one Show" : " Yellow Barn Studio" featuring albania artis, Mikel Stika- Glen Echo Park, Maryland

 

2010 "Fifth Annual Au Naturel International Exhibition"-Oregon

(curator: Jane Beebe)

 

2009 Solo Show:" March Madness":"Alb Gallery"-Tirana, Albania

 

2005 Group Show: " Albanian Colors"-Hyatt Hotel NYC               (curator: Anna Cohen)

                                          

2004  Group Show: " Albanian Colors"-Hyatt Hotel NYC               (curator: Anna Cohen)

 

2001 "Aegean Fiddler": " Artemis Gallery", featuring albanian artist, Genti Bushi- Athens, Greece                                                   (curator: Dimitri Tscoukalos)

 

2000 " Spring": "Albania National Gallery" - Tirana Albania

Winner of Second Place- National Competition

 

1999-1997 "Onufri": Albanian National Gallery- Tirana, Albania