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Work Samples

Back the Hale Up

Music video featuring alter egos, forming the group Landis Harry Larry. 2020.

Mothman / Magna Ray

Music video featuring handmade props, including space ship. 2020.

Thrive

An abstract painting with collage elements by Landis Expandis. It is mostly painted with yellow and green paint-like strokes, with images of ferns that are golden in nature collaged in.
Painting, 2017, 8x11", acrylic and mixed media on wood.

3D Painting

Acrylic 3D painting by Landis Expandis. Shows three otherworldly figures seated round a table, with a lemur seated on top. A nighttime cityscape is in the background.
Painting, 2018, 20x28", acrylic on wood. This painting has a 3D effect seen when wearing red and blue 3D glasses.

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About Landis

Baltimore City

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Landis McCord, better known as Landis Expandis, moved to Baltimore in the 80’s to study painting at MICA. During that time, he founded the internationally popular band, All Mighty Senators, and toured extensively as their lead vocalist and songwriter while also being the drummer known for playing while standing up. He’s been straddling the line of art and music ever since. Because of his band’s early success, Landis paused his art education. Not forever, though, as he earned a degree in... more

LHL Music Videos

Landis Harry Larry (LHL) is a trio comprised of Landis Expandis and his two alter egos, Harry and Larry. The videos created feature original music, handmade props and puppets, green screen and animation. This project has been very popular and shown as content for AVAM, WTMD, the Walter's Art Gallery, and shown on local news stations.

  • Back the Hale Up

    Music video featuring alter egos, forming the group Landis Harry Larry. 2020.
  • Sleep Schedule

    Music video featuring alter egos, forming the group Landis Harry Larry. 2020.
  • Cats in the Way

    Music video featuring alter egos, forming the group Landis Harry Larry. 2020.
  • Hunka Down

    Music video featuring alter egos, forming the group Landis Harry Larry. 2020.
  • The Pitfalls of Misinformation

    Music video featuring alter egos, forming the group Landis Harry Larry. 2020.
  • Not The Same Day As Yesterday

    Music video featuring alter egos, forming the group Landis Harry Larry. 2020.
  • Wait ‘Till You See My Vote

    Music video featuring alter egos, forming the group Landis Harry Larry. 2020. This was made in conjuntion with Fluid Movement, Baltimore Votes, and Black Girls Vote.
  • Adapt (Reprise)

    Music video featuring alter egos, forming the group Landis Harry Larry. 2020.
  • Strutt

    Music video featuring alter egos, forming the group Landis Harry Larry. 2020.
  • Plant Some Funk for the New World

    Music video featuring alter egos, forming the group Landis Harry Larry. 2020.

New Year's Eve Livestream

Typically engaged for NYE, this is was a live virtual alternative to ring in 2021 with an online countdown show, produced with Shai Korman, and featuring a few other musicians and artists in Baltimore and beyond.

GLOW Hand-Painted Fashion Line

A collection of one-of-a-kind hand-painted and embellished clothing.

Music Painting Series

A collection of figurative work focusing on live music.

  • That Bass Line

    Acrylic figurative painting by Landis Expandis. A trio of musicians plays for an audience trio.
    Painting, 2018, 20x28", acrylic on wood.
  • The Party

    Acrylic painting by Landis Expandis. A trio of musicians play to a crowd, seen soft in the background. Three dancers are in front of the band in the foreground. One of them is otherworldly, painted to look almost iridescent pearl.
    Painting, 2019, acrylic and mixed media on wood, 20x28".
  • Anniversary

    Acrylic figurative painting by Landis Expandis. A trio of musicians plays for a dancing couple.
    Painting, 2019, 20x28", acrylic and mixed media on wood.
  • Awesome Local Band

    Acrylic figurative painting by Landis Expandis. A trio of musician plays just in the background, an audience member looks on from the foreground.
    Painting, 2018, 20x28", acrylic and mixed media on wood.
  • The Penguin Trio

    Mostly abstract but figurative acrylic painting of a music trio, including one with a penguin head, by Landis Expandis.
    Painting, 2019, 18x10", acrylic and mixed media on wood.
  • The Kitty Wolf Trio

    Acrylic mostly abstract figurative painting of a musical trio, featuring a cat and a wolf, by Landis Expandis.
    Painting, 2018, 12x24", acrylic and mixed media on wood.
  • Tuba Moose

    Acrylic painting by Landis Expandis. A tuba player is in front of a moose. Both are created with a combination of painting and collage with patterned paper. A small figure is in the background.
    Painting, 2019, 12x16", acrylic and mixed media on wood.
  • Jam with Friends

    Acrylic painting by Landis Expandis. A woman plays a clarinet. Just in the background there is a peacock and a white and black cat.
    Painting, 2018, 20x28", acrylic and mixed media on wood.
  • Doberman Trio

    Acrylic painting with collage elements by Landis Expandis. A trio with a tuba player, a harmonica player, and a doberman.
    Painting, 2018, 12x16", acrylic and mixed media on wood.
  • Corner Pub

    Acrylic painting with collage elements by Landis Expandis. A trio of musicians, humans playing upright bass, electric guitar, and a lemur on drums.
    Painting, 2018, 12x16", acrylic and mixed media on wood.

Compilation of Figurative Works

A selection of figurative works, the most recent of which were informed by a period of abstract painting (shown in different projects).

  • 3D Painting

    Acrylic painting that has a 3D effect with red and blue glasses. Three otherworldly figures are sitting a table for tea, a lemur sits on top of the table. A night city scape is the background.
    Painting, 2018, 20x28", acrylic on wood. This painting will appear 3D when wearing glass with red and blue lenses.
  • Freedom Dream

    Acrylic painting with collage elements by Landis Expandis. A floating head and a purple horse are on the left, just behind them to the right a couple holding hands is running out of a forest. The sky is blue on the left, red on the right.
    Painting, 2019, 28x20", acrylic and mixed media on wood.
  • Meet You for Tea

    Acrylic & collage painting by Landi Expandis. A couple sits for tea, a large tea cup floats in the background. The painting is in soft jewel tones, with a surreal tone.
    Painting, 2019, 20x20", acrylic and mixed media on wood.
  • Welcome Home

    Painting with collage elements by Landis Expandis. A couple hugs, propped on a black cat that is larger than both of them.
    Painting, 2019, 20x20", acrylic and mixed media on wood.
  • Speaking with Spirits 1

    Acrylic painting by Landis Expandis. A nude woman kneels, looking skyward. A larger than life peacock flies behind her, and a head floats in the sky to the left.
    Painting, 2019, 20x28", acrylic and mixed media on wood.
  • Speaking with Spirits 2

    Acrylic painting by Landis Expandis. Two nude figures, one seated on a stool and the other floats on her back perpendicular to the seated woman. The whole painting is muted yet bright with many colors.
    Painting, 2019, 20x28", acrylic and mixed media on wood.

Microscopic Worlds

A collection of abstract works that utilize collage with painting.

Compilation of Abstract Works

Another grouping of abstract works, all using collage elements with painting. These abstract paintings largely influenced later figurative works.

  • Approach

    Abstract painting by Landis Expandis. Black and grey background, mostly mint green painted almost like a lily shape, with gold, red, purple and pastel pops of color.
    Painting, 2017, 16x26", acrylic and mixed media on wood.
  • Druzy Village

    Abstract painting and collage by Landis Expandis. Mostly light blue, with black shapes with some pops of warm and bright colors.
    Painting, 2017, 16x26", acrylic and mixed media on wood.
  • Queendom

    Abstract panting by Landis Expandis. Mostly black and olive green, landscape like, with purple and golden sunset like sky, and pops of red and orange to the middle right.
    Painting, 2017, 27x36", acrylic and mixed media on wood.
  • Spring Forth

    Abstract painting by Landis Expandis. Uses mostl black and dark olive and khaki tones, with bright sky blue and purples.
    Painting, 2017, 11x16", acrylic and mixed media on canvas board.
  • Stargate

    Abstract painting and collage by Landis Expandi. Mostly cool tones color blocked abstractly with pops of bright and light pinks, and a little bit of black (shaped like small buildings in the upper left corner).
    Painting, 2017, 6x8", acrylic and mixed media on canvas board.
  • Thought

    Abstract painting by Landis Expandis. Black background with a bright, pale blue and white starburst shape on the right and spongey blues fading into the black on the left.
    Painting, 2017, 14x14", acrylic and mixed media on wood.
  • Thrive

    Abstract painting by Landis Expandis. Mostly green and yellow with some red, purple and pink, with fern leaf shapes.
    Painting, 2017, 8x11", acrylic and mixed media on wood.
  • Underwater Pom-Poms

    Abstract painting by Landis Expadis. Mostly pastel cool tones on a black background, blue circular shapes dispersed throughout.
    Painting, 2017, 18x12", acrylic and mixed media on canvas board.
  • Underwater Purple

    Abstract painting by Landis Expandis. Mostly medium to dark cool tones with black shapes painted.
    Painting, 2017, 27x21", acrylic and mixed media on wood.
  • Winter

    Abstract painting by Landis Expandis. A swirled mix of white and pale blue-green evoking a winter scene.
    Painting, 2018, 17x21", acrylic on paper.

Landis's Curated Collection

This artist has not yet created a curated collection.