Selected Solo and Collaborative Exhibitions

2011      “My Mother was an Alien and I’m an Escape Artist”, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.
2010      Solo exhibit. Jancar Gallery, Chinatown, Los Angeles, Ca.
2009      “String Theory”, Jancar Gallery, Jancar/McCorkle Projects, Chinatown, Los Angeles, Ca.
2008      “Adventures in Karkata Land”, A.I.R. Gallery, NYC, NY.
2005      “Not Yet Rated”, Romo Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.
Ruby Green Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee
2004       West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, Arizona
2003       Albany Museum of Art, Albany, Georgia, Jan-March
The Arts Exchange Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.
The Galleries at The Interchurch Center, New York, New York
Ruby Green Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee
UAH University Center Gallery, University of Alabama at Huntsville
2001       University Center Concourse Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn.
2000       The Light Factory Center of Photography, Charlotte, North Carolina
Phoenix Gallery, New York, New York
Trinity Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
Baum Gallery, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas.
“Portraits of Café 458,” Photographic Exhibition, Café 458, Atlanta, Georgia.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2011       “Narratives of the Perverse II”, Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.

“Drawing Connections”, Chastain City Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.

2009       “Third Person Singular: Does Gender Matter”, Art Institute of Boston, Lesley University, Boston, Ma.
2008       “Narratives of the Perverse”, Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.
“Mend: love, life, loss”, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC

2007       “A Printmaker’s Perspective”, romo gallery, Atlanta, Ga.
“Pillow Talk: Small Comforts in Hard Times”, curator-Mery Lynn McCorkle,
Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.
2006       “Outland”, SolwayJones Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.
“Some Bodies”, Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.
“With Strings Attached”, Ruby Green Gallery, Nashville, Tn., curator-L.Kneisel 2005       “Clusters”, A.I.R. Gallery, NYC, New York
“Stitch In Time”, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.
“Bodies in Context”, A.I.R. Gallery, NYC, New York
2004       “STACKED”, DiRT Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.
“Orange Alert”, Space 301- Center for the Arts, Mobile, Al.

“Transitions II”, Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia, Atlanta, Ga.
“Self-Inflicted”, Fe Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
2003       A.I.R. Gallery, NYC, New York
“DETOUR”, ArtSpot Gallery, Atlanta, Ga. and Fe Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
“MIND’S EYE’, SolwayJones Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.
NEW MEDIA FOR A NEW GENERATION: The 2002 Columbus Museum
Invitational Exhibition, The Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia
Invitational Exhibition of Prints, The Contemporary Art Center, North Adams, Ma.

Honors & Awards

City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs Grant for Individual Artist Project, 1998 and 2001.

Purchase Award, 1997, Northwest Art Center, Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota.

Award, “Printmaker’s 1996.” Frick Art Gallery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Cited “Best Visual Artist,” Atlanta, Creative Loafing, 1995.

Artist in Residence for Artist in Residence International, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Award of Merit, “Women Artists,” National exhibition, Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, California.

Studies Abroad Grant from UGA, to study in Cortona, Italy, 1985.

Selected Publications

2006       Kotani, Akiko, “Leslie Kneisel: Cushions With an Edge”, Fiberarts magazine, Nov-Dec 2006
Cullum, Jerry, “Stitches put desert in provocative place”, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Nov. 27, 2005.
Roberts, Julie, Art Review: Gender Specific, The Nashville Scene, April 14, 2005.
2003       Fox, Catherine, “’Trilogies’ that please while they perplex”, Atlanta Journal-
Constitution, Nov.29, 2002
Cullum, Jerry, “Darkly Obscure Works Redeemed by Sheer Beauty,” Atlanta
Journal Constitution, March 3.