Craig Leonard


Craig Leonard is an artist and teacher at NSCAD University. He was Canada Council artist-in-residence at Acme studios in London UK in 2012-13 and at MASS MoCA in 2018. His solo exhibitions include Central Art Garage (Ottawa), Double Happiness Projects (Toronto), Anna Leonowens Gallery (Halifax), Mercer Union and A Space (Toronto), WWTWO (Montreal), Eyelevel Gallery (Halifax) AXE NÉO7 (Hull), Raid Projects (Los Angeles), Acme Project Space (London), Artcite (Windsor), Modern Fuel (Kingston), Artspace (Peterborough) and Eyelevel (Halifax). and Anarch (London, UK). He has participated in numerous group exhibitions nationally and internationally.

Publications include: Ironwork for Dirac House, Canadian Art; The Halifax Conference (New Documents, Los Angeles); Non-Trivial Characters (Double Happiness Projects); Stretching Exercises (with Michael Fernandes) as well audio projects.







Books & Ephemera

Artist Orange

Just as a performance artist uses their body as their medium, this is a fragrance composed entirely of the orange tree: fruit, leaves, bark, roots, and flowers. Artist Orange performs itself.

Top Notes

neroli, blood orange

Middle Notes

fresh orange juice, petit grain

Base Notes

orange twig, orange seed