Leslie Ford


Leslie Ford is an abstract painter, printmaker and photographer. Her work has been exhibited extensively since embracing art as a full time career after her previous career in publishing with over 20 years' experience in art direction, design and production for Town & Country Magazine, House Beautiful, Seventeen Magazine, Woman's Day and Sports Afield Magazine.

EDUCATION 
Carnegie Mellon University BFA Design

Residencies
2016
• School of Visual Arts, NYC, Summer Residency in Painting and Mixed Media

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2014
• A gallery, SPECTRUM, Provincetown, MA, curated by Marian and Adam Peck

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017
• Conrad Wilde Gallery, 12th Annual Encaustic Invitational, 101 W 6th St, Tucson, AZ

2016
• Projects Gallery, Square Foot Art Basel Miami Four, Aqua Art Miami, Art Fair, Suite 116, 1530 Collins Avenue, Miami, FL
• The Ink Shop, 19th Mini Print International Exhibit, Ithaca, NY
Points of View, invitational exhibit, Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty, Montclair, NJ
• Adam Peck Gallery, N°10: an A gallery Pop-Up show, Provincetown, MA, organized by Marian and Adam Peck
• aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, VIEWPOINTS 2016, Newark, NJ, curated by Mary Birmingham, Curator of the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey

2015
• Projects Gallery, Aqua Art Miami, Art Fair, Suite 116, 1530 Collins Avenue, Miami, FL
• Projects Gallery, Square Foot Art Basel Miami Three, Wynwood Lofts, Wynwood Arts District of Miami, Miami, FL
• A gallery, One + One, invitational exhibit, Provincetown, MA, curated by Marian and Adam Peck
• R&F Handmade Paints presents: Spring Pop Up, Hosted by Cornell Street Gallery, Kingston, NY, featuring work by guest artists and R&F staff
• Steamboat Springs Arts Council, Nature as Muse, Steamboat Springs, CO

2014
• City Without Walls, Metro 31 Show, cWOW Gallery, Newark, NJ
• The Painting Center, NY, 21 & COUNTING, anniversary benefit exhibition
• The Ink Shop, 18th Mini Print International Exhibit, Ithaca, NY
• City Without Walls, LAYERS, cWOW Gallery, Newark, NJ, curated by Aimee Hertog
• Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, MA, Subliminal, curated by Dan Addington, director, Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL

2013
• City Without Walls, Metro 30 Show, cWOW Gallery, Newark, NJ
• City Without Walls, Wall to Wall, 482 Washington Street, Newark, NJ
• The Painting Center, NY, Working it Out, curated by Mona Brody, Alyce Gottesman and Jo Ann Rothschild
• Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, MA, SEVEN, curated by Shawn Hill, critic, Art New England
• A gallery, RED, Provincetown, MA, curated by Marian and Adam Peck
• Studio Montclair Inc., State of the Art, SMI Gallery @ Academy Square, Montclair, NJ, curated by Patterson Sims
• Studio Montclair Inc, Full Circle, Montclair Public Library, Montclair, NJ, curated by Allan Gorman

2012
•  A gallery, WAX, Provincetown, MA, curated by Marian and Adam Peck
• Open Studio Tour at the Franklin Street Studios and exhibit at The Franklin Street Gallery
• Studio Montclair Inc., State of the Art, SMI Gallery @ Academy Square, Montclair, NJ, curated by Robert Koening
• The George Segal Gallery, Art Connections 8, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

2011
• City Without Walls, Metro 28 Show, cWOW Gallery, Newark, NJ
• Studio Montclair Inc., Black & White, SMI Gallery @ Academy Square, Montclair, NJ, curated by Elizabeth Smith Jacobs and Pam Cooper
• The Kobalt Gallery, Beeline, Provincetown, MA, curated by Francine D’Olimpio
• The Mikhail Zakin Gallery, 22nd Annual Small Works Show The Perfect Fit, The Art School at Old Church, Demarest, NJ
• Studio Montclair Inc, Depth of Field, Montclair Public Library, Montclair, NJ, curated by Laurie McCoy Foster
• Seton Hall University of School of Law, Abandoned Landscape, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ, curated by Nicole Brunner and Lauren Smith of 1 Op Collective
• Gallery at 14 Maple, Humble Beginnings, the Arts Council of the Morris Area, Morristown, NJ, guest curated by Mary Birmingham, Curator of the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
• The George Segal Gallery, Art Connections 7, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

Awards
2014
• First Prize, The Ink Shop, 18th Mini Print International Exhibit, Ithaca, NY