Leora Armstrong is a multidisciplinary artist whose art practice encompasses drawing, collage, painting, and installations. She grew up on the Isle of Islay in the Inner Hebrides, Scotland and has lived and made work in Scotland, UK, and the USA. Armstrong currently resides and works in Falls Village with her two children. Armstrong’s art practice is grounded with her relationship to places, revealing sites which she investigates using an artistic perspective of the senses. Through utilization of the elements as collaborators within this practice, her work addresses weather, environment and place, recording actions and moments in time.
Armstrong studied BFA (Hons) at Chelsea College of Arts, London University of Arts, UK and completed her MFA at The School of Visual Arts, New York.
Her work has been exhibited extensively in solo and group exhibitions including Royal Academy London UK; IFPDA Print Fair, NY; E/AB Art Fair NYC, Satellite Art Fair Miami, FL, Five Points Art Centre CT; Gerald Bland Gallery NYC; the work is held in both private and public collections. Publications include, MR Architecture, House Beautiful, Veranda, Manifest INDA 6, 1st Dibs, and Spaces Magazine. Armstrong is a trustee on the Checkboard Film Foundation which makes documentaries on artists and writers. Leora is a contributing writer for Main Street Magazine focusing on artists and their practice.
Leora can be reached at email@example.com.