Leisa Rich 


 Leisa Rich is an experimental artist who creates visceral, tactile, and interactive art works and installations that tap the senses. She uses fiber art-based techniques, 3D printing, experimental methods on common materials, and works unusual materials in new directions. Rich holds MFA & BFA degrees in Fiber and a BEd in Art. She exhibits internationally, and her work is included in private and public collections, including Delta Inc., Emory Healthcare, Dallas Museum of Art, University of Texas-Pan American, University of North Texas, and the Kamm Foundation. Her work has been featured in several books, magazines, blogs, and on PBS. Rich has 45 years’ experience teaching at arts centers in the United States and Canada. 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 sells her work in Signature Gallery, Atlanta; online at www.saatchiart.com/leisar, and on her website.

Location: Atlanta, GA
Website: www.monaleisa.com
Classes: 7. Unexpected Inspiration, Extraordinary Surfaces