Photo copyright © 2012 Leslie Van Grove

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful that the risk it took to blossom.”

Anais Nin


Photo copyright © 2005 Leslie Van Grove

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor.

Catch the trade winds in your sails.

Explore. Dream. Discover.”

Mark Twain

brain and functions

“The Brain –
is wider than the Sky –
For – put them side by side –
The one the other will contain
With ease – and You – beside”

Emily Dickinson, 1892

Photo copyright © 2018 Leslie Van Grove

“If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.“

Nikola Tesla

I have been honored to be selected as an artist and a part of the Boulder Open Studios tour –tab to Shop & Galleries – Make Someone Smile and Photography Fine Art Gallery for previews of some of my creative inspirations. Go to and tab to Shop & Galleries. Drop down menu Make Someone Smile for under $100 items and Photography Fine Art Gallery for previews of framed offerings.

The 2020 Open Studios artist tour begins in October. I am participating in two tours.

The Museum of Boulder located at 2205 Broadway, Boulder 80302 . Dates of exhibit: October 2 -18, 2020

POP UP-The Gallery @ the Bus Stop. 4895 Broadway, Boulder. First Friday, October 2nd, 5 to 9 pm as a part of the NoBo Art District First Friday observation. Open to the public the month of October Friday, Saturday and Sunday 2-6 pm.