Rachelle LeBlanc is a American Textile Artist whose work explores the shifting paradigms of people and place through narrative figures, landscapes, and sculpture. Influenced by the radical reshaping of the rural landscape she grew up in, she investigates how our lives are affected by our experiences, surroundings and the connections we form with other people, friends, and family.
Rachelle LeBlanc's work is renowned worldwide for its distinct style and technical prowess. In 2012, she was awarded the Creative Development Initiative Grant to Individuals from the Canada Council for the Arts. She has work in the Alberta Foundations of the Arts, The Royal Alberta Museum, and the YW Calgary permanent collections. Her work has been exhibited in galleries in Canada and the United States, including the Robert Bateman Foundation Gallery, Art Gallery of Alberta, Harbourfront Center, Yeiser Art Center, and The Gallery at the University of Connecticut. She teaches workshops throughout Canada and the US and currently resides in Katy, Texas.