New Jersey artist Leonardo Ruggieri was born in Italy and relocated to the United States at an early age. Most of Leonardo's paintings is about people and urban settings of daily life with some excursions into still life, scenery and exotic masquerades of people. Leonardo works primarily with oils and acrylics. His paintings capture life's most unusual settings and moods with strong realistic passion. They tell stories of everyday life. So if you're looking for a good story, look at Leonardo's paintings, they tell about life. Truly, his paintings are worth a thousand words.