The walls of smARTspace at 78th serve as the ideal exhibit space for the world-class artists and galleries of 78th Street Studios!
Leo "Lee" Gortz (1950-2006)
Lee was born and raised in Northeast Ohio, living most of his life in and around Cleveland. He attended Cleveland State University, studying art and psychology, and received a Masters Degree. In 1985, Lee married Keri Barton, and they joined artistic forces to create Keri-Lee Studios. Their artistic collaborations produced murals and other decorative elements that have been used in homes and businesses throughout the area. Besides commercial artwork, Lee created an incredible number of original paintings and three-dimensional constructions that reflect his perceptions of the world around him. more info