Leah Gauthier makes wild inspired embroidered paintings and living sculpture, as well as often edible community works exploring food and an agent of social change. Leah holds an MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Art Boston/Tufts University and a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has taught at Butler University, Indiana University, Bloomington, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and Tufts University. Her work has been exhibited in museums, galleries and alternative spaces both nationally and internationally. Leah has been an artist in residence at the MacDowell Colony, Eyebeam and the Burren College of Art, and has received grants an awards from the Pollack-Krasner Foundation, the Efroymson Foundation, The National Foundation for the Arts, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, the Puffin Foundation and others.