Washington, D.C., USA
1991 - M.F.A, Production Design, American Film Institute, Los Angeles, CA.
The Franklin Schaffner Fellowship
1988 - B.F.A., Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.
AWARDS / RESIDENCIES
1990 - Senzeni Na?, Academy Award Nominee 1990 Best Short Subject, Production Designer
1991 - The Franklin Schaffner Fellowship, American Film Institute, Los Angeles, CA.
2002 - Paul Karlstrom, Smithsonian Archives of American Art Oral History Program, Interview (105 min.)
2016 - Artist residency, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite, CA.
2022-2023 - Kristin Leachman: Longleaf Lines, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA.
2016-2017 – Xylem Rays, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA.
2009 – New Paintings, Peter Mendenhall Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
2006 – From the Committees – Southern California Council for the National Museum of
Women in the Arts, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.
2005 – House Spirits, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA.
2002 – New Paintings, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA.
2000 – Standard Painting, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA.
1999 – Durable, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA.
1997 – Comfort, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA.
1995 – Newspace, Los Angeles, CA.
2023 - Zero Horizon-Art of The Forest Floor, Sturt Haaga Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
2021 - Garden, Ladies' Room Los Angeles, CA.
2016 – Woven, Sturt Haaga Gallery, Descanso Gardens, La Canada, CA. May – August
2009 – Joni and Monte Gordon Art Collection, Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA.
2007 – Luck of the Draw, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Arts, Santa Monica, CA.
2006 – Good to Go, Newspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
2004 – Sacping the Planar Nubium, Fullerton College, Fullerton, CA.
2003 – LAPD: Pattern & Decoration in Los Angeles, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Curated by Michael Duncan
2003 - New Works, Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
1999 – Grid Locked, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA., Curated by Gary Szymanski
1997 – Passages, Matter & Mind, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA.
1996 – 3 L.A. Artists, Antelope Valley College, Lancaster, CA., Curated by Cynthia Minet
National Gallery of Art - Washington, D.C.
The San Diego Museum of Art - San Diego, CA.
U.S. Embassy - Kabul, Afghanistan
Laguna Art Museum - Laguna Beach, CA.
Washington University Women's Studies Department - St. Louis, MO.
2016 - Antoine Boessenkool, Art & Nature, Orange County Register, CA.
2016 - Lisa Black, Art bursts out and Nature rushes in, OC Weekly, CA.
2006 – Caroline Weaver, Kristin Leachman’s House Spirits, Women in the Arts, Volume XXIV, No. 1, p. 22-23
2005 – Christopher Knight, Weaving body and mind together, Los Angeles Times, CA. April 15
2005 - Artscene, Los Angeles, CA. May
2004 – Michelle Cairella, Scaping the Planar Nubium: Newspace Artists at Fullerton College, Exhibition Brochure, January
2002 – Peter Frank, Art Pick of the Week, LA Weekly, CA. December
2002 - Paul Karlstrom, Smithsonian Archives of American Art Oral History Program, Interview (105 min.) December 10
2001 – Michael Duncan, Kristin Leachman at Newspace, Art in America, July (reproduction)
2000 – David Pagel, A Few New Curves, Los Angeles Times, December 22
1999 – Berin Gonolu, Around the House: Women Artists Challenge Domestic Traditions, Artweek, September, [reproduction]
1999 - Leah Ollman, Humble Rug Made Lofty by Leachman, Los Angeles Times, CA. April 16
1997 – Susan Kandel, Beauty in ‘Comfort’, Los Angeles Times, CA. October 3
1991-92 – Dying Young, 20th Century Fox, Set Designer
1990 – Senzeni Na?, Academy Award Nominee 1990 Best Short Subject, Production Designer
1990 - Late For Dinner , Castle Rock Pictures, Art Department Coordinator
1989 – Postcards from the Edge, Columbia Pictures, Art Department Assistant