SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013 - Gwyneth Leech, 365 - A Year in Cups, Anthropologie Regent Street, for the London Design Festival, London, UK

Gwyneth Leech, 365 - A Year in Cups, Anthropologie Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA

2011-2012
Gwyneth Leech, The Cup Drawings, Sprint Flatiron Prow Artspace, New York City

2011 - Gwyneth Leech, The Cup Drawings, Fashion Center Window Space for Public Art
New York City

2010 - Family Portraits, Art At First, First Presbyterian Church, New York City

2009 - Family Album, New York Public Library, Columbus Branch, New York City

2007 - Perfect Families, Southwest Minnesota State University Art Museum, Marshall, MN

2006 - Perfect Families, Franklin 54 Gallery, New York City

Gwyneth Leech: Stations of the Cross, Equator Books and Gallery, Venice, CA

2005 - Stations of the Cross, a permanent installation of 14 paintings, Saint Paul's Church, Norwalk, CT

2000 - Roundabout, La MaMa La Galleria, New York City

1998  - Gwyneth Leech, Peterborough Cathedral, Peterborough Cathedral Arts Festival, UK

1995 - African Diary, Boundary Gallery, London, UK

1994  -  Notes From A Journey, Compass Gallery, Glasgow, UK

1990 - Fossil Tide, Ayr Art Gallery and Museum, UK and Kilmarnock Art Gallery and Museum, UK

Fossil, Dundee Museum of Natural History, UK

1989 - Salt Sea Fossil Sea, Edinburgh Printmakers' Workshop Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

1988 - La Poule, Installation project, Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum, UK


PUBLIC DRAWING PROJECTS

2013 – Public cup drawing appearances and workshops for Anthropologie Europe, in London, England and Edinburgh, Scotland. Also for Anthropologie USA, in Cambridge MA.

Public cup drawing project for No Longer Empty Curatorial Lab exhibition at 24 West 8th Street, NYC.

2012 – Public Drawing workshops and Talks, Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts,
as part of Luxuriant Refuse exhibition, Spring, Texas.

2011/12 – Five Month residency, public drawing project and exhibition of upcycled coffee cup art, Sprint Flatiron Prow Artspace, NYC.

2012 - Visiting artist talk and cup drawing workshop at the PS51 school, and for visiting school groups at the Flatiron exhibition site, NYC.

2011 – Six week residency, public drawing project and exhibition, Fashion Center Window Space for Public Art, NYC.

2010 – Public Drawing Project – Family Tree – as part of Figment Summer Festival, Governor’s Island, NYC.

2010 – Public Drawing Project – Family Album – as part of the Pool Art Fair at the Gershwin Hotel, NYC.



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 (Upcoming in May) - Time Frames Marking Time, Westbeth Gallery, NYC.

2013
City Shift: Leech/Gallagher and the Pintos at Susan Teller Gallery, NYC
Diptychs, Triptychs and Multiples, cWOW, Newark, NJ
Gathering Place, No Longer Empty Curatorial Lab Exhibition, at 24 West 8th Street, NYC

2012
Luxuriant Refuse, Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Art, Spring, TX

2010
All in the Family, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY

Helluva Town, Susan Teller Gallery, New York City

2009
Day Job, Susan Teller Gallery, New York City

2007
Unusual Portraits, Hudson Guild Gallery, New York City

2006
Don't Talk about Religion and Politics, Ave 50 Studio Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Imprints on the Landscape, Michael Gallagher Prints and Gwyneth Leech videos,
Community Arts Center Galleries, Penn State University, Altoona, PA

Drawing the Line, Southwest Minnesota State University Art Museum, Marshall, MN

2005
The Family Business: 1877-2005, Susan Teller Gallery, New York City

In the Round, Arts Council Gallery and John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT

2003
Notebook, Pickard Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Artscape Festival, Baltimore, MD

2002
Leech/Gallagher: Five Artists / Three Generations, Cosmopolitan Club, Philadelphia, PA

2001
Leech/Gallagher: Five Artists/Three Generations, Susan Teller Gallery, NYC

Scottish Spirit, the Mitchell Museum, Mount Vernon, IL

2000
Shiku Hakku: Exhibition/performance with Indalo Artists, La Mama Experimental Theater Club, New York City

Scottish Spirit, University Art Gallery, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI

1999
Scottish Spirit, Gallery of Contemporary Art University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, CO

1998
Continental Shift, Six American Artists from Scotland, Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery, UK

Scottish Spirit, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

The Big Picture, Works from the Collection, Edinburgh City Art Galleries

1997
Introductions, Hahn Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

A Patch of their own, Compass Gallery, Glasgow, UK

1996
African Themes, Surya Art Gallery, Lincoln, NB

Celebrating Robert Burns, Compass Gallery, Glasgow, Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries & McLaurin Art Gallery, Ayr, UK

1994
Xylon 12 Triennale, Gewerbemuseum, Switzerland and European tour

Drawing Near, Arts in Fife touring exhibition, UK

1991
Kershaw, Leech and Lindsley, Halifax House Gallery, Oxford, UK

1990
Duffin, Leech and Roberts, Kelly Gallery, Glasgow, UK

An Expanse of Never Ending Blue, Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury and British tour

St. Mary's Commission Exhibition, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, UK


SELECTED GRANTS / AWARDS


1999 University of Colorado President’s Fund Grant

1994 Scottish Arts Council Time Based Media Award

1990 Glasgow District Council, European Capital
of Culture Project Grant

1989 Scottish Arts Council Assistance Grant

1987 Scottish Arts Council Video Award

1985 John Kinross Memorial Award, Royal Scottish Academy

1984 Elizabeth Greenshields Memorial Award

1981-83 Thouron Anglo-American Exchange Fellowship


COMMISSIONS

2005 Stations of the Cross: 14 paintings for Saint Paul's on the Green, East Norwalk, CT

1998 Murals for St. Anne Chapel, St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow, UK

1991 Print co-publications, Edinburgh Printmakers' Workshop, UK

1990 Murals for Crossing and Chancel, Saint Mary's Episcopal Cathedral

1989 Print series for Edinburgh City Art Center


COLLECTIONS


American Museum, Bath, UK

British Broadcasting Corporation

Dumfries and Galloway Regional Council, UK

Edinburgh City Art Galleries

Motherwell District Council, UK

Scottish Television Company

Royal Bank of Scotland

Strathclyde University, UK

Strathclyde Water Board, UK

Stirling Shipping Company, UK

Theater Royal, Glasgow


BIOGRAPHY

Born Philadelphia, 1959
Resident in UK 1981-1999
Resident in New York City since 1999

Post Graduate DA, 1985, Drawing and Painting,
Edinburgh College of Art, (University of Edinburgh), UK

BFA, 1984, Drawing and Painting,
Edinburgh College of Art, (University of Edinburgh), UK

BA, 1981, Anthropology and French, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia



SELECTED ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

2013 Bischoff, Dan, "Over and Over", the Sunday Star Ledger, March 10

2011/12
For selected articles, reviews and blogs about Gwyneth Leech Cup Drawing
Installations:
www.gwynethsfullbrew.com/p/full-brew-in-news.html

2012
Dunlap, David, "An Art Exhibit That's Good to the Last Drop", The New York Times,
February 15

2011
Walsh, Liz, "Artist Spends Hours Drawing in Window", PSFK, November 1

Petrilla, Molly, "Cup O'Doodles", Pennsylvania Gazette, July/August

Haber, Jon, "Color As Obsession", Haber Arts, March 23

2010
Buttenweiser, Sarah "Full Brew and View", Hand Eye Magazine, August

2008
Jerry Hames, "Exploring Art Through a Videographer's Eyes", Episcopal Life, April 11

2007
Cindy Votruba, "New Exhibit at SMSU Art Museum",
The Marshall Independent, Jan. 27

Ben Erickson, "New York Artist Paints "Perfect Families" and More", The Spur, Jan. 31

Jason Zahn, "Leech Uses Personal Experience to Create Diverse Works of Art", The Spur, 1/31

2006
Jerry Hames, "Contemporary Icons", Episcopal Life, March

Don Newton, “Don’t Talk About Religion or Politics",
The Journal of the Lincoln Heights Literary Society, 1/30

2005
Lois Goglia, "Gwyneth Leech: the Way of the Cross",
Art New England, Oct./Nov.

LuAnne Roy, "Defending the Stations",
Fairfield County Weekly, September 8

Tracy O'Shaunnesy, "At the Crux of the Crucifixion",
Waterbury Republican, August 21

Adrian Brune, "A Vivid Passion",
Hartford Courant, July 31

Lisa Chamoff, "Church's Unusual Paintings Draw Mixed Reactions", Stamford Advocate, July 30

Amanda Cuda, "Stations with an Edge",
Connecticut Post, June 4

LuAnne Roy, "Stations of Modern Persecution",
Fairfield County Weekly, May 26

Geary Danihy, "Stations of Cross Are Seen Anew",
Norwalk-Citizen News, May 27

Jim Remsen, "Stations of the Cross Go to War",
Philadelphia Inquirer, May 15

Jeanne Hoff, "Pilgrimage of the Spirit",
The Sunday Hour, February 20

2002
Edward Sozanski, "A Family Affair",
Philadelphia Inquirer, Nov.8

Debra Auspitz, "Pick of the Week: A family Affair",
Philadelphia City Paper, October 17

2000
Jack Anderson, “Shiku Hakku: Suffering and Rebirth”
New York Times, March 16

1999
John Hazelhurst, "Brave New Scots",
The Independent, Colorado Springs, August 12

Mark Arnest, "Great Scots",
The Gazette, Colorado Springs, August 6

1998
Christopher Andreae, "Art and Religion",
Artists Newsletter, April

Susan Lonkevich, "Visions and Videos of a New Scotland",
Pennsylvania Gazette, June/July

Richard Carr, "Scottish Artists Looking Outward",
Artwork, October/November

1995
Michael Jessing, "A View of Contemporary Christian Art in Scotland", Christian Arts Journal, Winter

1994
Chris Andreae, “African Women in Art Form”,
The Christian Science Monitor, June 20

Ruth Wishart, “A Broader Perspective”,
The Scotsman Weekend Magazine, June 4

Beatrice Colin, "Gwyneth Leech; In the Frame”,
The List, June 3

1991
Frank Bradford, "Gwyneth Leech Murals",
The Independent, January 12

Angela Catlin, "Update on the Gothic",
Glasgow Herald, January 8

Alastair MacKinnon, "Scottish Stones Speak",
Church Times, January 4

1990
Clare Henry, "Creative Forces Make Divine Decoration",
Glasgow Herald, November 30

Karin Brookes, Article, "Each Day There's Something New", Classical Music, November 24

Joan McAlpine, "Crowning Glory to Grace Glasgow Cathedral", The Scotsman, June 6

Fergus Black, "Images of Opera Viewed from Behind the Scenes", Glasgow Herald, March 15

David Lister, "Artist's Plan for Cold Cathedral",
The Independent, March 19