Louise Leonard was born in Dublin in 1960. She graduated from NCAD in 1983 with a BA in Visual Communication. She joined Graphic Studio Dublin in 2004 and served on the Board of Directors from 2011-2015. Se has consistently exhibited with Graphic Studio Gallery and her work features in the 2011 GSD Sponsors’ Portfolio. She teaches lino-cut printmaking at the Studio. She has exhibited with the RHA and the RUA and is a member of the Watercolour Society of Ireland.
The Bar Council of Ireland, The Office of Public Works, Trinity College Dublin, The National Gallery of Ireland, The National Library of Ireland, The National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Beaumont Hospital Dublin, The Bon Secours Hospital Dublin, Boston College USA, and The British Library in London.
In 2014 Louise Leonard was Behaviour and Attitudes’ commissioned artist for its annual Christmas gift of a fine art print to its clients, a scheme in place since its inception in 1989 and which has been recognised and awarded by Business to Arts.
Her work is held in private collections in Ireland and internationally.