About the Artist
Leigha Stiles (b. 1996 Pembroke, Ontario) is a multi-disciplinary artist working primarily in printmaking and new-media currently focussing on series including multiple mediums. Stiles is a BFAH graduate from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. She was the co-chair for the BFA graduating class exhibition, (un)titled. Her work explores themes of mental health, the physical representation of mood disorders, and expressive self-portraiture. She was hospitalized from psychosis and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder/manic depression in January 2018. She was also diagnosed with Epilepsy in August 2019. Her work has been exhibited in different venues including Union Gallery in 2016-2019, the Print Pulse 30: Travelling Exhibition, Cezanne’s Closet fundraising event, the Undergraduate Review, and the Queen’s Feminist Review. In 2015, she was awarded the William and Patricia Sheets Memorial Bursary as well as the Gerald Finely Bursary in Fine Art.
Welcome to Style by Stiles, where you can find anything from clothing to original handmade art! Every item is handmade to order, so what you order will be unique to you. Commissions for any pieces are welcome!