Hilton Leech House and Amagansett Art School

The Hilton Leech House and Amagansett Art School is a historic school in Sarasota, Florida. Named for artist Hilton Leech, it is located at 1666 Hillview Street. On June 22, 1995, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
Leech taught painting at the Ringling School of Art from 1931 until 1936 and again from 1939 until 1945. After World War II he opened his own school the Amagansett Art School at 1666 Hillview Street in Sarasota. Leech painted watercolor murals at the Joel W. Solomon Federal Building and United States Courthouse, a building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The mural is titled Allegory of Chattanooga. He also painted Removal of the County Seat from Daphne to Bay Minette at the U.S. Post Office in Bay Minette, Alabama from a commission by the Treasury Department's Section of Painting and Sculpture.
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