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.


March, 2019

Muralist Gretchen Leggitt challenges viewers to redefine the spaces they pass every day.


March, 2019

Kona Ambassador Gretchen Leggitt talks about her philosophies on bike touring and splitboarding. Including her original illustrations.

Mt. baker Experience:


November, 2018

Snapshots of a month long biking and climbing journey from Bellingham to the Wind Rivers, captured in watercolor and ink vignettes

Komo News: Encogen Mural

September, 2018

"Largest mural in the state of Washington."

See video of Leggitt creating her 21,800 sq/ft mural.

THE DRIVE Episode 3: Gretchen Leggitt

March, 2018

 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.

Teton Gravity Research

September 8th, 2017

"Gretchen Leggitt Rides the Line Between Art and Adventure"
-Online Article about the artist's passions and process.

Patagonia: Denver

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

Janurary, 2020

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.