Leslie Sills, Artist, Author, Art Educator


NEWS & EVENTS

Le Marché
Le Marché

Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt, and the Four Freedoms
Le Marché was selected for the "Reimagining the Four Freedoms" secton of this juried competition to be shown at:

The Roosevelt House, Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, NYC, May 26 – September 2, 2018

The Henry Ford, Dearborn, MI, October–January, 2019

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, Washington, DC, February–May 2019

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, December–March 2020

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA, Fall, 2020.



The Artist (With Dracula)
The Artist (With Dracula)

December 2, 2017 – February 16, 2018
Arts Connect at Catamount Arts: Third Annual Juried Show
Catamount Arts Galleries, St. Johnsbury, VT
Juried by John R. Stomberg, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth 

Artist (with Dracula) was awarded a Second Place prize by the juror.



Blue Hill Boy
Blue Hill Boy

Museum Purchase: 
Blue Hill Boy is now part of the Permanent Collection of The Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA and is currently featured on the museum's web site.



Safe (In Nigeria)
Safe (In Nigeria)

May 5 - June 25, 2017
Sanctuary: Leslie Sills
Rankin Gallery, Catamount Arts, St. Johnsbury, VT
Artist Presentation: June 22, 5:30 pm



Autumn
Autumn

room83Spring

March 9 – April 22, 2017
Life: from life
room 83 Spring, Watertown, MA



Songbird
Songbird

April 23 - May 12, 2016
Personnages - Art Exhibition
Colo Colo Gallery, 101 W. Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA



Bonheur
Bonheur

2015
Artist Residency in painting, Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain, NY


January 17 - February 14, 2015
The Vicissitudes of Youth
Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA


June 28, 2014
The Boston Globe: Joseph P. Kahn cited Sills as one of the well-known authors living in Greater Boston, representing Brookline, in an article titled, "A Leader of The Pack: With Its Authors and Academics, Publishing Houses and Horn Book, Boston Ranks High in the World of Young Adult and Children's Books."


Blue Hill Boy
Blue Hill Boy

Blue Hill Boy was chosen to be included in the upcoming Lark Publications book, 500 Ceramic Figures, released in February 2014.


June 8 - August 4, 2013
Community of Artists
The Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA
Katherine French, Juror and Director



Downton Tea
Downton Tea

September 29 - November 15, 2012 
The Tea Pot Redefined 2012
Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA 


Summer, 2012 
The Tea Pot Redefined: A Preview Exhibition
Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA 


June 2 – August 5
Community of Artists
The Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA
Katherine French, Juror and Director


Nestled
Nestled

November, 2011 
The Tea Pot Redefined: Exhibition of Contemporary Tea Pots
Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA



High Tea
High Tea

October 5–31, 2010 
The Tea Pot Redefined: Exhibition of Contemporary Tea Pots
Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA


Summer, 2010
Artist Residency, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts Newcastle, Maine


Home
Home

June 15 – August 31, 2010 
Exhibition of Home
Mobilia Gallery, 358 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, MA


Winter, 2009
Nomination for The Brother Thomas Award
Brother Thomas was a Benedictine Monk and world-renowned ceramic artist who died in 2007. A fund was started in his name administered by The Boston Foundation to honor artists in every field — painting, sculpture, decorative arts, installation, film, video, choreography, and the literary arts. Sills was one of only 60 artists to be selected.


February 2009
A Girls' Life: Ceramic Sculpture
Mobilia Gallery, 358 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, MA


Selected Past Engagements:
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
American Textile History Museum, Lowell, MA
Bancroft School, Worcester, MA
Barnes & Nobles, Burlington, MA
Boston University, Boston, MA
Buckingham, Browne, & Nichols School, Cambridge, MA
C-Span, Book TV
Cambridge Friends School, Cambridge, MA Center for the Study of Children’s Literature, Simmons College, Boston, MA
Chestnut Hill School, Chestnut Hill, MA
Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA
De Cordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
Emma Willard School, Troy, NY
Foundation for Children’s Books, Boston College, Boston, MA
Glen Urquhart, Beverly Farms, MA
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
Lawrence School, Brookline, MA
Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
Massachusetts Reading Association, Sturbridge, MA
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Pike School, Andover, MA
Regis College, Weston, MA
Salem State College, Salem, MA
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Sidman-Goldman Jewish Community Center, Newton, MA
Springfield University, Springfield, MA
St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH
Thomas Crane Public Library, Quincy, MA
WBUR- Here and Now
Wheelock College, Boston, MA
Winsor School, Boston, MA