World of Threads Festival – Interview with Leisa Rich

Leisa Rich is a fibre artist, producing sculptures and installation works.   She believes that art is not always beautiful or appealing and should absolutely, always, have more than ordinary significance, should provoke a response, or should alter the viewer’s perception in some way.

To read her interview

Interviews produced by Gareth Bate and Dawne Rudman

Leisa participated in the Solo Shows & Installations exhibit of Festival 2014 in the Corridor Galleries at our main festival venue at Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre in Oakville

For Festival 2012, Leisa had work showing in De rerum natura (On The Nature of Things) at Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre, in Oakville.

Above is Undue Growth, one of Leisa’s sculptural pieces featured in Festival 2012.