Artist Spotlight: Leisa Rich

April 6 – July 3, 2017

Leisa Rich is a modern day creative archaeologist who pulls from fine art, fiber art and fine craft techniques and uses new materials, detritus, found objects and 3D printing in her works. Rich holds Master of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Education in Art degrees, has been featured on PBS, in multiple books, magazines, blogs and radio and televised programs, exhibits internationally, and has won prestigious awards. She teaches in colleges, arts centers, educational institutions, at her studio, and also travels to teach. She writes about art for international and national publications and wrote, illustrated and published her first children’s book in 2015.

Rich has work in the permanent collections of Emory Healthcare; The Dallas Museum of Art; The Kamm Foundation; The University of North Texas; The University of Texas- Pan-American and in many private collections.