Kristin Leachman
Kristin Leachman

 

BORN

Washington, D.C., USA

 

EDUCATION

1991 - M.F.A, Production Design, American Film Institute, Los Angeles, CA.
The Franklin Schaffner Fellowship

1988 - B.F.A., Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.

 

AWARDS / RESIDENCIES

1990 - Senzeni Na?, Academy Award Nominee 1990 Best Short Subject, Production Designer

1991 - The Franklin Schaffner Fellowship, American Film Institute, Los Angeles, CA.

2002 - Paul Karlstrom, Smithsonian Archives of American Art Oral History Program, Interview (105 min.)

2016 - Artist residency, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite, CA.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022-2023 - Kristin Leachman: Longleaf Lines, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA.

2016-2017 – Xylem Rays, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA.

2009 – New Paintings, Peter Mendenhall Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2006 – From the Committees – Southern California Council for the National Museum of
Women in the Arts, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

2005 – House Spirits, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA.

2002 – New Paintings, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA.

2000 – Standard Painting, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA.

1999 – Durable, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA.

1997 – Comfort, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA.

1995 – Newspace, Los Angeles, CA.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 - Garden, Ladies' Room Los Angeles, CA. 

2016 – Woven, Sturt Haaga Gallery, Descanso Gardens, La Canada, CA. May – August

2009 – Joni and Monte Gordon Art Collection, Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA.

2007 – Luck of the Draw, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Arts, Santa Monica, CA.

2006 – Good to Go, Newspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2004 – Sacping the Planar Nubium, Fullerton College, Fullerton, CA.

2003 – LAPD: Pattern & Decoration in Los Angeles, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Curated by Michael Duncan

2003 - New Works, Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

1999 – Grid Locked, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA., Curated by Gary Szymanski

1997 – Passages, Matter & Mind, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA.

1996 – 3 L.A. Artists, Antelope Valley College, Lancaster, CA., Curated by Cynthia Minet

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

National Gallery of Art - Washington, D.C.

The San Diego Museum of Art - San Diego, CA.

U.S. Embassy - Kabul, Afghanistan

Laguna Art Museum - Laguna Beach, CA.

Washington University Women's Studies Department - St. Louis, MO. 

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016 - Antoine Boessenkool, Art & Nature, Orange County Register, CA.

2016 - Lisa Black, Art bursts out and Nature rushes in, OC Weekly, CA.

2006 – Caroline Weaver, Kristin Leachman’s House Spirits, Women in the Arts, Volume XXIV, No. 1, p. 22-23

2005 – Christopher Knight, Weaving body and mind together, Los Angeles Times, CA. April 15

2005 - Artscene, Los Angeles, CA. May

2004 – Michelle Cairella, Scaping the Planar Nubium: Newspace Artists at Fullerton College, Exhibition Brochure, January

2002 – Peter Frank, Art Pick of the Week, LA Weekly, CA. December

2002 - Paul Karlstrom, Smithsonian Archives of American Art Oral History Program, Interview (105 min.) December 10

2001 – Michael Duncan, Kristin Leachman at Newspace, Art in America, July (reproduction)

2000 – David Pagel,  A Few New Curves, Los Angeles Times, December 22

1999 – Berin Gonolu, Around the House: Women Artists Challenge Domestic Traditions, Artweek, September, [reproduction]

1999 - Leah Ollman, Humble Rug Made Lofty by Leachman, Los Angeles Times, CA. April 16

1997 – Susan Kandel, Beauty in ‘Comfort’, Los Angeles Times, CA. October 3

 

PRODUCTION DESIGN

1991-92 – Dying Young, 20th Century Fox, Set Designer

1990 – Senzeni Na?, Academy Award Nominee 1990 Best Short Subject, Production Designer

1990 - Late For Dinner , Castle Rock Pictures, Art Department Coordinator

1989 – Postcards from the Edge, Columbia Pictures, Art Department Assistant