"Truth is the essential ingredient in making art. Painting with honest intent is tantamount to beauty." ~ Jeff Legg
Jeff C. Legg was born in 1959 in Joplin, Missouri. By the age of 12 he was apprentice to a well-known regiounal artit and college art professor. This relaionship laid the foundation for his painting and drawing skills. He went on to study at Atelier Lack and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
His luminous oils are often described as "Masterful" and are highly sought after in America and abroud. Among his notable collectors are astrounaut Neil Armstrong, Hall of fame great George Brett, former Kansas Governor Bill Graves, UMB Bank and others.
Mr. Legg is recognized as a Master Signature member by the prestigious Oil Painters of America. His work has established national recognition and garnered numerous awards including the coveted Gold Medal at the OPA national exhibition.
His paintings have been featured on the cover of Southwest Art Magazine and Art of the West as well as many other major magazines and books.
Mr. Legg's work can be seen in distinguished galleries across the U.S. He now resides in northwest Arkansas Ozarks where he paitnings daily in his studio.
“I must diligently search my heart to find out what really moves and captivates me. Truth is the essential ingredient in making art. The human soul is hopelessly bound to express it.” - Jeff Legg