Recent Publications and press
Gretchen Leggitt's art explores a diverse range of subject and medium, evidence of her passion for expansive investigations of the creative world. An avid adventurer and traveler, Gretchen's playful subjects are mused by influential places that have caught her eye along the way. Many of her patterns and landscapes are reflections of her roots in the Southwest, along with the cultural and natural influence of her current home in the Pacific Northwest. She resides, recreates and creates in Bellingham, WA.
Mt. baker Experience:
GRAPHITE, GRANITE & GRAVEL
Snapshots of a month long biking and climbing journey from Bellingham to the Wind Rivers, captured in watercolor and ink vignettes
THE DRIVE Episode 3: Gretchen Leggitt
In this video from the Nook Collective, Gretchen talks about her lifelong passion for nature, how it's informed her work, and why she believes it's a vital subject to capture.
July 1, 2017
Endure: Art and Storytelling from the Wild
A solo exhibition of Gretchen Leggitt's pyrography paired with stories written by athletes from around the world.
Summer's End Art Festival:
Gallery Pegasus - Bellingham
September 30, 2016
Live painting at Summer's End Art Festival. Leggitt's painting is on display at Gallery Pegasus in Bellingham, WA.
Kona Cog: Sutra and the living snow project
Gretchen Leggitt's latest animation depicts a science-based adventure as she and her friend strap boards to their bikes to seek out elusive Pink Snow in the Eastern Sierras.