Instructor Profile

Leah Walker


Leah Walker is a queer, interdisciplinary artist from Hamilton, Ontario (unceded territory of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy on neutral Attiwonderonk land). Walker holds a BFA in Fine Art from NSCAD University. They work as a community artist and educator, helping to create arts programming for the communities they are part of. Their practice involves painting, ceramics, fibre arts, and community outreach. Walker explores queerness through their art practice and endeavors to facilitate similar explorations for other intergenerational queer folk. Walker currently works as an instructor at Dundas Valley School of Art and NSCAD University.

Background, Exhibitions & shows

Bachelor of Fine Art, NSCAD University
K’jipuktuk/Halifax, Nova Scotia
Major Fine Art, Minor Art History

Independent Studio, Dundas Valley School of Art
Attiwonderonk/Dundas, Ontario 2010

Diploma, Dundas Valley School of Art 
Attiwonderonk/Dundas, Ontario 2009
Studio Foundations Studies

Group and Solo Exhibitions

Angugamgewe’l — adding to our relations K’jipuktuk/Halifax December 2019 — September 2020 Nova Scotia Treaty Space Gallery -Curation Team

Show and Tell Performance Series K’jipuktuk/Halifax November 2019 Nova Scotia NSCAD Art Bar -Curation Team

Emerging Community Artist 2013 Hamilton Arts Council Awards

Emerging Community Artist – 2013 – Hamilton Arts Council Awards

Leah’s Featured Works

Leah’s Upcoming Courses