Leanne Baird

On exhibition at the Art Gallery of Peterborough:

Exhibition runs from August 20 to November 8, 2020

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About the artist:

Leanne Baird’s background in landscape design informs her art practice. After graduating from the Fine Art program at the University of Toronto, she continued on to study art in the U.S. and India. Leanne has exhibited at the Frederick Horsman Varley Gallery, the Agnes Jamieson Gallery, The Art Gallery of Peterborough, and Rails End Gallery & Art Centre.

“My landscape paintings are both a study of the physical and metaphysical. The earthly dimension and the unseen dimensions of light are a source for my creativity. I strive to depict the beauty and colour of our natural world infused with the multidimensional reality of light. The use of acrylic paint attributes to the evolution of my style. The fast-drying property of this medium opens me up to an alternative means of expression.” — Leanne Baird

Landscape of birch trees in autumn, overlooking a lake

Tree Trunks and Lake, 2019
Acrylic on canvas
30 in. x 30 in.

A single red maple tree on an island surrounded by fog

Maple in Fog, 2019
Acrylic on canvas
60 in. x 36 in.

Image of Leanne Baird's studio, with a painting in progress

Leanne Baird’s studio


Selections: 35th Annual Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour

Peer Christensen, Park & Lansdowne St., Peterborough, oil on canvas, 2019

Selections: 34th Annual Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour

Peter Rotter, Looking Up, 2017

33rd Annual Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour: Selections

Rowena Dykins, Lynn River, 2012

32nd Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour – Selections

Paul Chester, To the Hilltop

31st Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour: Selections

Jenny Kastner, Snake Island

Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour: Selections

Leanne Baird, Wolf Lake IV

Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour: Selections

Sep 19, 2014 to Oct 19, 2014