"Art Archaeologist and Experimentalist. I do original, exceptional, and one-of-a-kind, on-time."
Leisa Rich was born and raised in Canada. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Rich holds MFA & BFA degrees in Fiber and a BEd in Art.
Rich exhibits internationally, has work in many public collections including: Delta Airlines Inc., Emory Healthcare, Dallas Museum of Art, University of Texas-Pan American, University of North Texas and the Kamm Foundation, and in many private collections around the world.
Her work has been featured in several books, magazines, blogs, and on PBS.
Rich has 42 years’ experience teaching at arts centers in the U.S. and Canada, and in Atlanta at The Galloway School, The High Museum and Callanwolde.
She has written for Fiber Art Now, Felt, Arts ATL, Burnaway, blogs and more, and published her first children’s book, Animal Alphabet Traveling Twisters, in 2015.
Rich teaches at arts centers including Arrowmont, Peters Valley, Cullowhee Mountain Arts, Snow Farm, and will teach for Fiber Arts Australia, Potomac Fiber Arts Guild and Arrowmont in 2019.
Rich sells her work in Atlanta at Signature Gallery; online at www.saatchiart.com/leisar and on her website www.monaleisa.com.