Monday, November 9, 2015
Leland Neff is an internationally renowned artist and photographer known for his equestrian, animal and portrait paintings. He shows in galleries nationwide and as had a long, successful career in editorial, advertising and fine art. "Painting horses has always been a special joy to me," he said. His fine art shows on three continents, as well as at his own gallery in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. In the fashion world, he has photographed and drawn major European and American collections and his work has appeared in GQ, Vogue, The Washington Post, The New York Times and Fortune Magazine. Neff (Leland) opened the Leland Neff Fine Art Gallery and Leland Neff School of Fine Arts and is developing it into a cultural center on his 140-acre farm in upstate New York. He's donated word to Old Friends Equine and the Countryside Alliance and also donated the grand prize, a painted portrait of the winner, for the inaugural Retired Racehorse Training Challenge. Neff (Leland) currently has eight horses on his farm including a homebred filly, granddaughter to grade 1 stakes winner Harlan's Holiday.