Leigh Tennant

Leigh Tennant’s practice engages with the history and materiality of painting and drawing, she explores these forms through traditional and non-traditional mediums, always challenging the limits of aesthetic and political discourses. Tennant was a founding member of the Vancouver project space TopDown BottumUp, active from 2011–13, and Qoqqoon.com an online platform that has supported the writing of emerging artists since 2017. She holds a BA in art history, a BFA in visual art, and an MFA in visual art from The University of British Columbia. Tennant lives and works in rural British Columbia.

Last updated: May 9, 2024