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LEDARE, Leigh

LEDAREBorn in 1976 in Seattle, United States.

Lives and works in the United States.


Leigh Ledare is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, and received his MFA from Columbia University in 2008. He currently lives in New York and Los Angeles and teaches at the California Institute of the Arts. Ledare has had solo shows at Andrew Roth and Rivington Arms in New York. He has participated in shows at the Deutsche Guggenheim, the Swiss Institute, the Patina Foundation and the Prague Biennial. His artist’s book Pretend You’re Actually Alive was recently published by PPP Editions, in collaboration with Andrew Roth.



Leigh Ledare presented his work at the Rencontres d’Arles in 2009: Fais semblant d’être en vie at the Atelier de Mécanique and in 2010, presented by Beatrix Ruf for the Discovery Award of the Rencontres d’Arles: Double Bind at the Atelier de Mécanique.