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JENNIFER LEACH

Jennifer earned a BFA from Kent State University in Graphic Design and Illustration and has worked as a designer since graduating in 1988. She started a graphic design business creating books, annual reports, and other printed materials for Cleveland area businesses and non-profits. She published illustrations in the Plain Dealer and Northern Ohio Live magazine on an ongoing basis in addition to corporate and children’s publications. 

In 2010 Jennifer earned a Post Baccalaureate K-12 Visual Art teaching certification from Cleveland State University. She has taught art in a number of Cleveland area school systems including Shaker Heights, Orange, Bedford, and Cleveland.

Jennifer is currently focusing on printmaking as art. Her work has been accepted into juried gallery shows in the region including the Erie Art Museum, the Butler Institute of American Art, Morgan Conservatory, Artists Archives of the Western Reserve and BayArts. She is a member of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, Zygote Press, the Morgan Conservatory, Heights Arts, and the Print Club of Cleveland and serves on the Board of Shaker Community Gallery.

Currently Jennifer lives and works in Cleveland Heights with her husband Ray. They have two daughters, Hannah and Audrey.