About Christopher McLeod
Christopher McLeod has been exhibiting nationally since 1998 and internationally since 2009. He has a BA in Studio Art from McMaster University and completed his MFA from Emily Carr University in Vancouver, British Columbia. He was Artist in Residence two years running at the Art Gallery of Mississauga, and his interactive sculptures have been exhibited at Nuit Blanche. His work has also been featured at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, BlackFlash and Water Canada Magazine, Propeller Gallery, and the McMaster Museum of Art. His art practice explores ecological themes through publicly presented projects focusing on creating social and environmental awareness. Christopher McLeod has just recently completed Great Art for Great Lakes, where he directed eight participatory public art projects by eight Ontario artists.
Teaching & Residencies
2018 Faculty, Dundas Valley School of Art. Fine Art Photography.
2017 Professor, McMaster University School of Fine Arts. Practical Issues, Sess. Ham.
2017 Project Lead/Curator, Great Art for Great Lakes. 8 public art projects. Jan-Dec.
2017 McMaster University School of Fine Arts. Foundry Technician. Oct-Dec. Ham.
2015/16 Art Gallery of Mississauga Artist-in-Residence, Living Waters.
2013/14 Art Gallery of Mississauga Artist-in-Residence, Roots & Branchs.
2009/13 Royal Botanical Gardens. Certificate photo-art programs.