About Leann Leiter

Born in 1986 and raised in rural Pennsylvania, I´m connected to and constantly inspired by my area's backwoods culture, my family's Pennsylvania Dutch heritage, and the hereditary tendency toward hoarding. Much of my time is spent traipsing through the woods finding abandoned houses to make my own and discovering objects to collect.

Leann is deep into her first semester of her masters program in Sustainable Communities. She’s been spending a lot of time working in the student garden. She’s enjoying it, and is very busy and happy. She’s able to bike to school usually, which is cool. Also learning lots about foraging and new native plants. Jack is doing archaeological fieldwork with a local firm throughout the southwest (Nevada, Utah, and New Mexico so far), and loving it. Lots of time surveying and exploring the desert, scrub, and pinyon/juniper forest. It’s absolutely beautiful out here. In free time he's still playing music and doing some recording and writing.

Curriculum Vitae


Dickinson College - Carlisle, PA
Bachelors of Arts in Studio Art - 2008
Emphasis: Intaglio printmaking

La Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro - Queretaro, Mexico
One semester at La Facultad de Bellas Artes - 2007
Emphasis: Encaustic painting


Selma K. Asbell Fine Arts Scholarship


“Peep Show: Works in Progress” - Goodyear Gallery, Dickinson College - 2007

“HANDENTANDEN” - Trout Gallery, Dickinson College - 2008

“38th Annual Juried Exhibition” - Suzanne H. Arnold Gallery, Lebanon Valley College - 2009

“Make Your Mark” - Whitaker Center, Harrisburg PA - 2009

“One Night Stand” - ArtHouse Lounge Gallery - 2009

“Winter Exhibition of Local Photographers” - ArtHouse Lounge, Harrisburg PA - 2009-2010

“Ion, Ism, Ic” - DOSHI Members show at Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg PA - 2010

“Art As Emotion” - DOSHI Members show at Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg PA - 2010

"First Light/Last Light" -- Juried exhibition at Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg PA - 2010

“Special Exhibition by DOSHI and the Susquehanna Art Museum" -- Juried exhibition at The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg PA - 2011

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