Leigh Meinhart is a painter apprenticed by Odd Nerdrum in the summer of 2012. She posed for his painting “The Alien” while there. She received a BFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) with a major in painting and minor in sculpture in the spring of 2012, after transferring from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). Inspired by Odd Nerdrum and Brian Froud, she uses the Apelle’s palette and is a follower of the Kitsch Movement. Leigh also has an interest in fantasy and visionary art. Her work is always on display at Meinhart’s Gallery located inside Vape93 at 6 East Holly Avenue in Pitman, New Jersey.