Temme Barkin-Leeds received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Georgia State University and a master of fine arts degree from American University in Washington, DC. Her socially conscious work has been the subject of four solo exhibitions and numerous group exhibitions throughout the U.S. She was a Fellow at MacDowell and a Resident Fellow at the Hambidge Center. Barkin-Leeds received the Catharina Baart Biddle Award conferred by the full faculty in the M.F.A. program at American University. She also received the International Education Foundation Scholarship from Georgia State University to study at the Santa Reparata International School in Florence, Italy. She was nominated by the art department faculty at Georgia State University for the school-wide Andrew West Award. She has been juried into New York exhibitions by critics Jerry Saltz, John Yau, and Nancy Princenthal. Most recently, she was adjunct professor at Piedmont College in Demorest, GA. Her work was featured in several publications including the Atlanta Journal and Constitution, Burnaway, Arts Atl, Atlanta Jewish Times, Amlit, Paintpresent catalogue published by Loudon House Gallery, and Bound catalogue published by Women’s Caucus for Art.
Eastman (formerly Shop)
Temme Barkin-Leeds worked in the Eastman (formerly Shop) studio.
Thanks to the generous support of MacDowell Fellow and board member Louise Eastman, a century-old farm building has been reinvented as a modern, energy efficient live and workspace for visual artists. Originally built to provide storage when the residency program was expanding, this small barn was simply converted for studio use in the mid-1950s with the…