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Leisa Rich: Fairytale Installation

Leisa Rich falling from the nest and birds of a feather installation good full view

Leisa Richs (BFA 1982) explorations of unusual new materials have recently resulted in an SDA Award of Excellence and several exhibitions. 

Her recent heat applications to Wonderflex World’s Fosshape resulted in the teapot Falling From the Nest” and wearable art work Birds of A Feather” as well as the hundreds of sculptural birds that populate the installation. The costume is the recipient of the SDA’s Award of Excellence. 

Leisa recently exhibited in The Price Is Right” at Swan Coach House Art Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, and Materials: Hard and Soft” at the Greater Denton Arts Council gallery in Denton, Texas. Her stitched work, Follow the Leader” will be featured in Flight Patterns”, April 2014, at the Hartsfield Jackson International Airport. She was recently featured in the book Mastering the Art of Embroidery” by Sophie Long. Leisa is an art educator currently residing in Atlanta, Georgia.