David A Leffel received a Gold Medal from the Oil Painters of America (OPA) at their recent National Exhibition and another Gold Medal at the Virtuosos Show, held at the Salmagundi Club this past fall. Starting November 11, Leffel will be exhibiting in Still Life and Florals at the John Pence Gallery (San Francisco, CA), followed by a second group show there, Figures and Interiors, opening November 20. At Gallery 1261, in Denver, Colorado, Leffel will participate in two simultaneous group shows: the Renassance of Realism and Windows to the Divine. The shows open November 13 and continue through December 5, 2015. Finally, on November 13, Leffel will be speaking at the Denver Art Museum, part of the Renaissance of Realism National Symposium.