2020 Festival Artist: Jacquelyn Leebrick

Jacquelyn Leebrick ArtworkJacquelyn Tait Leebrick has been a practicing artist working in photo-based media and a photographic educator for the past 40 years. She has resided in North Carolina since 1980. She is Professor Emeritus of Photography in the School of Art and Design at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. She received a Masters of Fine Art from Clemson University and a Masters of Art from Florida State University. Feature articles on Jacquelyn's artwork have appeared in Digital Fine Art Magazine and Camera Arts Magazine. She was Director of the Bascom-Louise Gallery in Highlands, NC from 1985-1995.


Jacquelyn has been exhibiting her photographs internationally, nationally and regionally for over 35 years. In summer of 2008 The Light Factory Contemporary Museum of Photography and Film in Charlotte, North Carolina, exhibited a mid-career retrospective of her artwork. She has received recognition for her work through awards, purchases, grants and publications. In recent years, she has lectured and conducted workshops in traditional photography, digital illustration, digital imaging, Polaroid transfers, polymer lifts and the hand coloring of black and white photographs at universities in the southeast and northeast and at regional photographic conferences.


Jacquelyn and her husband Gil Leebrick were honored educators at the Southeast Society for Photographic Education Conference in fall of 2011.


In the fall of 2019, Jacquelyn and Gil returned to Highlands, NC full-time.

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