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

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018 - MADE with Atelier 51 Marylebone, London
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 - Chain Reaction The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2017 - Excursions Custom Lane, Edinburgh
2017 - Craft Scotland Summer Show White Stuff, Edinburgh
2017 - Black & Gold Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
2017 - 175th Birthday Exhibition The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

2016 - Next Generation Solo Showcase, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

2015 - Winter Showcase Gill Wing Jewellery, London
2015 - Premio Fondazione Cominelli Cominelli Foundation, Lake Garda, Italy
2015 - New Designers Business Design Centre, London

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