Leslie A. Bostrom Professor of Visual Art

Leslie Bostrom is an Professor of Art at Brown who is primarily interested in painting, printmaking, and drawing. She received her BA from the University of Maine and her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. She describes her current work as anti-landscapes with incorporation of industrial components.

http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Visual_Arts/leslieBostrom.htm

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research overview

Leslie Bostrom uses several techniques including painting, printmaking, and drawing. She is currently working on anti-landscapes with incorporation of industrial components.

research statement

Currently I am working on a series of large paintings called "Monster Flowers". I've been working on the serendipitous relationships between human and nonhuman for many years. These paintings are more poetic and less planned out than the recent "Bird Disaster Series".

funded research

2002: Soloman Grant, Brown University

1998: John McKee Memorial Award, 42nd Annual International Awards Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

1996: Purchase Award, Rutgers National '96

1994: RI State Council on the Arts, Individual Fellowship, Printmaking

1992: RI State Council on the Arts, Artist Projects Grant

1991: Wayland Collegium Grant, with Marlene Malik, for Symposium, Brown University

1990: RI State Council on the Arts, Individual Fellowship, Painting

1988: RI State Council on the Arts, Grant in Individual Artists 2-D Category