Leanne Christie

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Commerce

Commerce

10x10in

Oil on canvas

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Life as a Squirrel

Life as a Squirrel

10x10in

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Beneath the Summer Blossoms

Beneath the Summer Blossoms

30x40in

Oil on canvas

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Time's Passages

Time’s Passages

10x10in

Oil on canvas

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Water Routes

Water Routes

10x10in

Oil on canvas

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Keefer and Gore

Keefer and Gore

10x10in

Oil on canvas

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Traffic

Traffic

10x10in

Oil on canvas

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2nd Beach

2nd Beach

10x10in

Oil on canvas

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Shifting Perspectives

Shifting Perspectives

30x40in

Oil on canvas

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Future Flux

Future Flux

30x48in

Oil on canvas

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Work Day

Work Day

10x10in

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Nineteen Ninety Six

Nineteen Ninety Six

30x40in

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The Drive

The Drive

10x10in

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Cambie from Granville

Cambie from Granville

30x30in

Oil on canvas

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Quicker than Traffic

Quicker than Traffic

10x10in

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Classic

Classic

10x10in

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Peeking through the hedge

Peeking through the hedge

10x10in

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Bustling Passages

Bustling Passages

Oil on canvas

30x48in

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Early Summer Morning

Early Summer Morning

Oil on canvas

30x48in

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Just before the clouds

Just before the clouds

Oil on canvas

36x36in

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Station

Station

oil on canvas

30x48in

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Leanne Christie

A full time artist since 2008, Vancouver artist Leanne Christie dedicates her waking hours to understanding the painting process.

Educated at the influential Rhodes University art school, Leanne was tutored in not only the painting as a final product but was instilled with the love of the process itself. Her exposure to the Grahamstown group through the critical analysis of Professor Robert Brooks and Noel Hodnett, laid the foundation of her present practice. Leanne's work reveals an intuitive understanding of the painting language, the careful placement of brushstrokes which lead the viewer at a pace determined by the artist and the removal of colour as a fundamental element. One finds a developing maturity with the medium and a questioning of the visual reality. Leanne experiments with the hierarchy of brushstroke, composition and colour without the retreat into abstraction.

Leanne's painting have become easily identifiable by her sensitive myriad of greys and brushwork which dances on the edge of abstraction.   Future works from this developing artist will continue to reveal Leanne's intrigue with the possible tension one can create.

Education
Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa. Jan 1993 – Dec 1996
BFA in painting and art history.
Graduate with Honours

Professional Involvement and membership
Director at the Evergreen Cultural Centre. Coquitlam
Member of Visual Arts Committee. Evergreen Cultural Centre. Coquitlam
Associate Member. Federation of Canadian artists.

Exhibitions
Solo Exhibitions
2015 Théâtre de la vie publique Visual artist for the 2015 Festival du Bois. Exhibition location: Place des Arts, Maillardville. BC

Group Exhibtions
2014
Paintings by Numbers Federation of Canadian Artists, Performance Works Vancouver BC
4th Annual International Representational Show. Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery Vancouver BC
Success Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery Vancouver BC

2013
Paintings by Numbers Federation of Canadian Artists, Performance Works Vancouver BC
4th Annual International Representational Show. Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery Vancouver BC
Autumn Salon Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery Vancouver BC
A responsive Landscape Group Exhibition, Harmony Arts Festival West Vancouver BC
Two Person Show Silk Purse Gallery West Vancouver BC
Landscapes Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery Vancouver BC

2012
Featured Artist Nov 2012 – Feb 2013
Art Rental and sales operated by the Vancouver Art Gallery Vancouver BC
Paintings by Numbers Federation of Canadian Artists, Performance Works Vancouver BC
Autumn Salon Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery Vancouver BC
3rd Annual International Representational Show. Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery. Vancouver BC
DeNova Barrister's Lounge, Vancouver Law Courts Vancouver BC
Landscapes Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery Vancouver BC

2011
Autumn salon Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery Vancouver BC
2nd Annual International Representational Show. Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery. Vancouver BC
Landscapes Federation of Canadian artists Gallery Vancouver BC

2010
Gallery Artists Group Show Art Room West Vancouver BC
Gallery Artists Group Show Autumn Brook Gallery Vancouver BC
Gallery Artists Group Show Kurbatoff Art Gallery Vancouver BC

2009
Gallery Artists Group Show Kurbatoff Art Gallery Vancouver BC

Awards
Associate membership awarded . Federation of Canadian Artists. 2014
Grand Prize. 3rd Annual International Representational Show. Federation of Canadian Artists. 2013
(Hidden Jewels, Oil on canvas, 30 x 40)
Award of excellence. Autumn Salon. Federation of Canadian Artists. 2013
(Saturday Morning, Oil on canvas, 30 x 30)
FCA First Prize David Molloy Memorial Award. Landscapes. Federation of Canadian Artists. 2013
(Central Pacific. Oil on canvas. 40 x 44)
Best Landscape. 2nd Annual International Representational Show. Federation of Canadian Artists. 2011
(Heightened. Oil on canvas. 30 x 40)

Guest artist talks/demonstrations/workshops
2015
April Artist Demonstration: Port Moody artists Guild
February Artist Demonstrations: Burnaby artist guild
South Delta artist Guild
Surrey Artswest Art Club

2014
October Artist Demonstration, South Surrey and White Rock Art Society
October Workshop : Understanding the language of Oils. North Shore Artists Guild
October Workshop : Understanding the language of Oils. Fraser Valley Artists Guild
January 5 session Language of Oils course. New Westminster Adult education
February Artist Demonstration, Vancouver Sketch Club

2013
November Artist Demonstration, North Shore Artists Guild.
October Landscape painting. New Westminster Adult Education.

2012
November Artists Talk. Featured artist,Art Rental & Sales operated by the Vancouver Art Gallery
February Hope Workshop with the Missing Children Society of Canada, River Valley School & WestJet

2011
September Artist Demonstration, Vancouver Sketch Club
May Artist Demonstration, Port Moody Art Association