Bio

 

Specializing in community engagement utilizing textile-based techniques, Leininger has been awarded numerous grants, fellowships, and artist residencies. Notable artist residencies and fellowships include support from Kala Institute in Berkeley, CA, The Present Group in San Francisco, CA, Scottsdale Public Art Commission, the Kentucky Historical Society, Mansfield Institute of Social Justice, Illinois Arts Council, and the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Leininger has exhibited her work nationally including the Center for Contemporary Art in Santa Fe, NM, South Bend Museum of Art, and the Bridgeport Art Center in Chicago, IL.