“Everyone discusses art and pretends to understand,
as if it were necessary to understand,
when it is simply necessary to love.” ~Claude Monet
“Abstract art, for me, is the representation
of that which has inspired or moved me.” ~Leila A. Fortier
Leila A. Fortier is a writer, artist, poet, and photographer currently residing on the remote island of Okinawa Japan. Read more about her in Up Close: Leila A. Fortier in Her Own Words, this issue of The River.
You can purchase prints, cards, or posters of her work from her gallery.
Learn more about her and read some of her poetry on her website.