Leonid is a Russian–Israeli modern impressionistic artist who works mainly with a palette knife and oils. He was born in Vitebsk, Belarus and lived there until 1990. Between 1990 and 2002 he lived in Israel and from 2002 to 2010 in Boca Raton, Florida. He currently lives in the popular resort town Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico, near Cancun.
He paints mainly landscape, city scenes, seascapes, flowers and portraits. He has travelled to numerous countries taking in everything he saw to tell it in the language of colour on one of his bright, eye-striking canvasses. Creative, cheerful and dreamy like himself, they convey a strong positive message filling your heart with peace, harmony and delight.