2011 MFA in Printmaking with Distinction, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
2008 BFA in Expanded Media with Honors, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA
SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2017 Beasts & Bumpkins, The Jabberwock, Algoma, WI.
2017 Double Back: Tracing Histories of the Red River Ox-Cart Trail, Jabberwock Gallery, Algoma, WI
2017 Double Back: Tracing Histories of the Red River Ox-Cart Trail, Waseca Art Center, Waseca, MN
2017 Reaching Backward, Reaching Forward: Tracing Histories, Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, Fridley, MN
2015 Ego, The Southern, Minneapolis, MN
2014 Cairns, The Nomad, Minneapolis, MN
2011 Second Nature, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
2017 Beasts & Bumpkins, Open Eye Figure Theater, Minneapolis, MN. (Part of the Full Moon puppet show)
'Dowagers' by Johanna Winters, St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI. Performer.
'Dowagers' by Johanna Winters, Augsburg University, Minneapolis, MN. Performer.
2016 Surprise Inside: It Came in a Cracker Jack Box, Mid-America Print Conference, Louisville, KY
2014 Hullabaloo, Secret Knot Gallery at Open Eye, Minneapolis, MN
Plush, Mid-America Print Conference, Detroit, MN
Fata Morgana, Mid-America Print Conference, Detroit, MN
Symbiosis, Handmade Worlds: A Festival of Puppetry Theater, Open Eye Figure Theater, Minneapolis, MN
Moon Gas, Science specialist, National Puppet Slam, Center for Puppetry Arts, Atlanta, GA
Carnival: Members Exhibition, Leg Up Studio, Minneapolis, MN
Rapture, Nimbus Gallery, Minneapolis MN
2013 Inked Up: Members Exhibition, Leg Up Studio, Minneapolis, MN
Pseudoscience, Open Eye, Full Moon Performance, Minneapolis, MN
Honeymooners, Open Eye Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2012 The £ Shop, Superclub, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Oso Bay North American Printmaking Exhibition, Texas A&M at Corpus Christi, TX
Frans Masereel Centre - Traveling Exhibition, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Antwerp Academy, Belgium, Cranbrook School of Arts, Michigan,
Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK
The Society of Scottish Artist’s Annual Juried Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK
Lookout, Secret Knots Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Northern Spark- The Owls Are Not What They Seem, Minneapolis, MN
2011 Shelf Show: An Exhibition of Artist’s Stuff, Secret Knots Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Edinburgh Fringe Festival - Featured Artist, Urban Outfitters, Edinburgh, UK
ELEVEN, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
How to Turn the World by Hand - Mobile Bazaar, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh UK
2010 Bestiary, Edinburgh Zoo, Edinburgh UK
London Artists Book Fair, London, UK
#, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK
AWARDS & AFFILIATIONS
2013 - Founder & Senior Member, Minneapolis Plein Air Coterie, Minneapolis, MN
Studio Member LegUp Studios, Minneapolis, MN
2013 - 14 Studio Monitor, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN
2012 - 13 Scottish Society of Artists, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK
2010 Andrew Grant Bequest Award for Excellence in Arts, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK
2009 International Student Bursary Award, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK
2008 Undergraduate Research Award, Best in Show, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
2007 Strait Juried Fine Arts Scholarship, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
2017 Jabberwock Residency, Algoma, WI
2015 - 17 Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, Fridley, MN
2013 Stencil Printing Association for Realizing Excellence (SPARE), Chicago, IL
2011 Frans Masereel Graphic Arts Centre, Kasterlee, Belgium
2009 Cove Park, Helensburgh, Scotland, UK
Edinburgh College of Art Library, Edinburgh, UK
Frans Masereel Center, Kasterlee, Belgium
University of Kansas Honors Program, Lawrence, KS
2018 With digital cameras everywhere, Minn. artists embrace lower-tech sketching by Kevyn Burger. Star Tribune.
Overlooked Parks of Saint Paul: Two New Guide Booklets Available! Blog post, Twin Cities Sidewalks (Jan. 02, 2018).
2016 Tracing the Missing Stories of the Red River Ox-Cart Trail. Bill Lindeke. MinnPost.
2015 Local Artist Interviews. Kit Leffler - Printmaking – Drawing. Michael McGraw. Online.
L’Etoile Magazine: Weekend What’s What. Kit Leffler: ēgō Art Opening. Online. March 12, 2015
2011 Christmas Cards 2011. Edinburgh/Glasgow, UK. Print Edition. The Skinny Magazine. Featuring works by Fraser Douglas, Jamie Fitzpatrick, Janie Nicoll, Kit Leffler, Lauren Gentry,
Matthew Swan, Nick Cocozza, Oliver Braid, Rich Fairhead, Robbie Porter, Ross Fraser McLean, Steven Jarvis
2010 Kit Leffler at Patriothall Gallery. The Skinny Magazine. Kamila Kocialkowska. Edinburgh/Glasgow, UK. Web Edition.
2009 Leith Tonight. Edinburgh, UK. Radio feature & interview with Andrew Moir.
RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
2018 - Administrative Associate, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2013 - 17 Executive Office and Administration Specialist, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Freelance graphic artist, Voytas Lab, University of Minnesota
2014 - 15 Curator, Secret Knot Gallery at Open Eye Figure Theatre, Minneapolis, MN
2013 Instructor, Photoshop for Printmaking Applications, LegUp Studios, Minneapolis, MN
2012 Instructor, Photolithography, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
Education and Community Programs Intern, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN