Leah Gerrard             Leahgerrard.com             leahgerrard@gmail.com

14931 107th way  

Vashon Wa 98070 

206 504 6668

 

Education:

1996    Bachelor of Arts Linfield College, McMinnville, Or

1995    Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, Wa

1993    Studio Art Centers International, Florence Italy

 

Workshops and Classes:

2016    Office of Arts and Culture, Seattle Wa, Public Art Boot Camp 

2015    Pratt Fine Arts Center,  Printmaking and Collage

2015    Artist trust,  I am an Artist

2014    Pratt Fine Arts Center,  Hollowware

2014    Willingham Weaving Works,  Weaving Intensive

2014    Vashon Allied Arts,  Wire Basketry  (instructor)

2006    Coupeville Arts Center,  Basketry

2005    Coupeville Arts Center,  Coil Basketry

2000    Penland School of Craft,  Creative Blacksmithing

 

Professional Experience:

1999-2008    Intent llc, Architectural metal fabrication/ art mounting, owner

2000- present     Big building llc, studio aggregate SODO, founding partner

 

Publications:

2016 35 Live, COCA members exhibition catalogue

 

Exhibitions (solo)

2015     Counterbalance Brewing co., Seattle Way, October-December

2015     goCstudio, Seattle Wa, June

2014     Good; a gallery, Portland Or, September

2014     Luna cafe, Vashon Wa, June

2013     Zeitgeist, Seattle Wa, August

2012     Blue Heron Gallery, Vashon Wa, August

 

Group Exhibitions:

 2016   EAFA 2016 Juried open exhibition, Mercer Island WaJune

2016     Bellwether Sculpture Exhibition, Bellevue WaJuly-Sept. (juried)

2016     Giant Steps, An Artist Residency on the Moon,  Seattle Wa March (juried)

2016     35 Live, COCA members exhibit, Seattle Wa March-May (juried)

2015     Women in Metal Pratt fine art center, Seattle Wa May-June (invitational)

2015     Vashon allied arts auction, September 2012-2015 (annually)

2013     The metal artist and the urn, Lundgren Monuments, August (Invitational)

2005     Women Do Iron, Aztec, NM July

2000     Coca, Black and Raw, Seattle Wa August

1998     Winter Fair, Black Lab Gallery Seattle Wa December

1996     Linfield College Senior Thesis Show, Renshaw Gallery Mcminnville OR June

 

Awards

2016      Artist Trust Fellowship

 

Memberships:

Artist Trust

COCA, Center on Contemporary Art

Seattle Art Museum

Society of North American Goldsmiths