Multi Media artist, Michele Leavitt resides and works in Saunderstown, RI.
Born in Louisville, Kentucky, artist, Michele Leavitt grew up in New York. Influenced by her roots in the needle arts and printing, she became fascinated with NY art scene. There works of Louise Nevelson, Marisol, and Jasper Johns made deep impressions. Leavitt studied art and design at Rochester Institute of Technology and later earned her MFA painting degree at Cornell University.
Mending, patching, and piecing; evidence of passing time and moving hands; artful creations from materials available, extending the life of these, inspire my work. My roots are in generations of quilters and printers, my education in the fine arts. My fabric and collage works evolve quite naturally from these influence.s
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