Leslie Boyd

Lecturer

Leslie Boyd
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Contact Information

PHONE
OFFICE
CA 2012
E-MAIL
HOURS
Weekdays by appointment or by hours published on office door.

Education

MFA Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island
Jewelry + Metalsmithing

BFA Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
Jewelry + Metalsmithing, Art History Minor

Areas of Expertise

Jewelry & Metalsmithing

Biography

Leslie D. Boyd was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. She creates sculptural objects, jewelry and wearables that explore gender, feminism, and cultural appropriation.

Selected Exhibitions:

2017
Omni, Columbus Museum of Art + Design, Columbus, OH
Body of Work, Google Arts + Culture Institute and the Baltimore Jewelry Center, Digital

2016
American Gothic, super+ Center Court Gallery, Munich, Germany

2015
Forms of Adornment; Flesh and The Erotic, Lamar Dodd Gallery, Athens, Georgia

2014
Wordsmith: A Meeting of Jewelry and LiteratureMagers and Quinn Booksellers, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2013
RISD Graduate Thesis Exhibition, RI Convention Center, Providence, Rhode Island
The Home Show, Gelman Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
OBJECT Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Jewel Thieves: I thought you said you make jewelry?, Sol Kofler Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
Kim Kelly is My Friend, Expose Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island

2012
White Tie Show, Expose Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
Do You Think I Care?, Gelman Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
RSVP 2012, New Wilmington Art Association, Wilmington, Delaware
We Bring Sparkle To Peoples Everyday Lives, Swarovski Corporate Offices, Cranston, Rhode Island
Alloy Symposium Exhibition, Uni­­­versity of Massachusetts Dartmouth, New Bedford, Massachusetts

2011
FE: Works in Metal, The Tap Room, Providence, Rhode Island
Pratt Alumni Showcase, Myrtle Hall Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2010
Contain: Vessels and the Art of Containment, Luke and Eloy Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Summer Invitational Exhibition, Rubelle And Norman Schafler Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2008
Art Jewelry Forum Show, Juliana Curran Design Center, Brooklyn, New York

Courses Taught

  • Fall: ART 218 & 419 Metals + Jewelry I & III
  • Spring: ART 218 & 318 Metals + Jewelry I & II