About The Artist


Early life

b.1980. Somerset UK.  Genevieve Leavold grew up in a large family in the town of Frome in Somerset.  Speaking about her childhood Genevieve notes that it was both a beautiful and difficult experience, and one which deeply informs her practice as an artist.

"On one hand it was idillic, growing up is a big crazy house full of people but on the other there was a great deal of sadness and unspoken pain in our house and art was always a place of refuge for me" 

Genevieve always loved to draw and loved nature, spending hours playing outside in the garden, creating worlds in the undergrowth.  This love of hidden places, just outside the known world is a compelling aspect of paintings and drawings. 

Influences and inspiration

Paintings And Drawings

Her process develops through deep observation of nature and subsequent abstraction of essential qualities of form and colour from the worn, overgrown and overlooked parts of her city to create intuitive, direct paintings and drawings.

Genevieve Leavold draws on her love of organic forms found in nature and love of eastern philosophy as inspiration for her work.  She is particularly drawn to Lichen, mosses and Fungi, marine plant, microbiological and mycological shapes and colours. 

" I have always loved the way nature -  plants and creatures find a way into the cracks and crevices of man-made structures - These unplanned expressions of wilderness have always felt like important reminders that no matter how much we seek to remove ourselves from nature it is impossible - without nature we are nothing and  the denial of nature is the denial of life." 


Genevieve Leavold


Solo Exhibitions


Release - Virtual Exhibition


Legacy - Fitrovia Gallery, London, UK

FUGUE STATES - Magacin Kultural Center, Belgrade, Serbia


Desire Paths - Fitzrovia Gallery, London, UK

If Not Now - Center 424, Belgrade, Serbia

Glimpses – Center 424, Belgrade, Serbia
30 days – Walthamstow Arts Festival
Parklife - Walthamstow Arts Festival
Joy - Easton ARTS, Bristol

Commissions and collections

Genevieve Leavold has completed commissions for private individuals.  Her paintings are held in corporate and private collections worldwide.

Memberships and affiliations

Group Exhibitions


The Other Art Fair - Virtual Editions 



Kite Circus - Sidney and Matilda Gallery, Sheffield. 



Free From Form - Polet, Belgrade, Serbia

The Other Art Fair - Mana Contemporary, Chicago, USA

Observations of a Dog - Safehouse I&II, London, UK


From ArtCan with Love - London UK

New Artist Fair - London UK


Clio Art Fair - Chelsea, New York

TRIBE17 - Oxo Bargehouse, London

The Other Art Fair - Old Truman Brewery, London

At this Point in Time – The Scottish Arts Club, Edinburgh

The Tunnel – Waterstones Gallery, London WCIN


WITP-  Strand Gallery, London

The Waste Land – Asylum Chapel, London

Elles In Rogue: XX Protagonists, Artworks Elephant.

Drawing: 5 Answers, Center 424, Belgrade, Serbia


BANG! - 100years Gallery, Hoxton, London.

Metamorphosis – Bow Arts, London

The Outsider - 5th Base Gallery, London, E1

2009- 2014

Selected Works – Cultivate Vyner Street

RE:UP – Cultivate Gallery Vyner Street, London E2

Zeitgiest Open – ZAP Arts, Goodwood Road, London

Deep Purple - Group Show at Cultivate

Montpelier Art Fringe, Bristol

Montpelier Art Fringe, Bristol

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