Artist / Educator
Graduate Studies Program Manager
Adjunct Faculty, Oregon College of Art and Craft
Using the Western construct of femininity as her base, Leslie Vigeant’s work considers the hierarchies of low vs high, expectations vs reality. Leslie has exhibited across the North America including at Cambridge College, Woodbury Art Museum, University of Missouri, Oklahoma State University, and the Winnipeg Underground Film Festival. She has received grants from RACC, Oregon Arts Commission, and UMass Arts Council. Residencies with GLEAN, Artspace Raleigh, Penland School of Crafts and the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. She is co-founder of ongoing feminist collaborative project Lifestyles Unlubricated. Leslie received her MFA in Applied Craft + Design (MFA AC+D) from OCAC and PNCA, and a BFA in Painting from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.