Rita Leduc

Leduc is an interdisciplinary artist whose work includes photography, painting, drawing, collage, and installation. Collaborating with chosen locations, Leduc’s work addresses boundary conflation and resensitization of place in a world deprived of environmental empathy. Her work was most recently shown at Project 59 (Governors Island, NYC), RAW (Miami, FL), Ortega y Gasset Projects (NY), This Friday or Next Friday (NY), Public Address (NY), Wells College (NY), and Sierra Nevada College (NV). She has received support from NYFA, the Jerome Foundation, PLAYA, the Wells College Scholar-in-Residence Program, Rutgers University, Vermont Studio Center, and White Pines Program. Recent publications include Artis Natura, A+E Collective, and 100days100women. Leduc received her MFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and BA from the University of Pennsylvania. She currently teaches at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University and Ramapo College of New Jersey. She is creator and co-founder of GROUNDWORK, an interdisciplinary creative retreat. www.ritaleduc.com, www.groundworkretreat.com