EDUCATION/TRAINING

2017 - HOTHOUSE Crafts Council Talent Development Programme
2015-2016 - Edinburgh College of Art Artist in Residence, Jewellery & Silversmithing
2011-2015 - The Glasgow School of Art BA (Hons) Silversmithing & Jewellery

EXHIBITIONS

2018 - RELIC Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool
2018 - Art to Wear: International Jewellery Exhibition Lily Luna Jewellery Boutique, Edinburgh
2018 - NEXUS: Meetings at the Edge Kirkcaldy Galleries, Fife & Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales
2018 - Just Lines Solo Showcase, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2018 - COLLECT Scotland: Craft & Design, Saatchi Gallery, London

2017 - Winter Design Collection Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
2017 - Winter Showcase Clifton Rocks Jewellery, Bristol
2017 - Chain Reaction The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2017 - Excursions Custom Lane, Edinburgh
2017 - Craft Scotland Summer Show White Stuff, Edinburgh
2017 - Beyond the Blue Gill Wing Jewellery, London
2017 - Black & Gold Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
2017 - 175th Birthday Exhibition The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

2016 - A-i-R at the Tent Tent Gallery, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh
2016 - A-i-R 15/16 St. Margaret's House, Edinburgh
2016 - Next Generation Solo Showcase, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

2015 - Winter Showcase Gill Wing Jewellery, London
2015 - Elements The Glasgow School of Art display, Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh
2015 - Premio Fondazione Cominelli Cominelli Foundation, Lake Garda, Italy
2015 - New Designers Business Design Centre, London
2015 - Degree Show The Glasgow School of Art

POP-UP SHOPS/EVENTS

2018 - Isabelle Fox Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London

COLLABORATIONS

2018 - NU BLVCK x Ruth Leslie jewellery collection; available at nublvck.com
2018 - Susie Purvis x Ruth Leslie illustrated prints; available at susiepurvis.com

AWARDS/GRANTS

2017 - Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards, Creative Scotland/The City of Edinburgh Council Grant
2013 - Medal Design for The British Academy, London
2012 - Grand First Prize, BAMS Student Medal Project (British Art Medal Society)

PRESS

2018 - The Skinny 'Beauty & Balance Part Two' Stacey Hunter, January Issue
2017 - Sunday Herald 'Why Scotland is in the grip of the 'Etsy' Revolution', Karin Goodwin, Aug 20th
2017 - The Times 'Made in Scotland', Craft Scotland Summer Show, Aug 18th