Artist CV

Meg Leslie/Atherley Arts


  • 2020     Toronto Interior Design Show, Studio North and Prototype, Toronto ON
  • 2020     Leftie Selfie, left-handed self portraits, Apple Annies Cafe, Orillia, ON
  • 2019     Instructor Show, Homer Watson House & Gallery, Kitchener, ON
  • 2019     Group Show, Rancho Relaxo , Lee Contemporary Art, Orillia ON 
  • 2019     Solo Exhibition, Leftie Selfie, Kitchener Public Library, Kitchener, ON
  • 2019     Juried Art Exhibition, Ebar Guelph ON
  • 2019     International Women’s Day Annual Exhibition, Connections, Orillia Museum of Art and History
  • 2016​     Handmade recycled rug installation/community participation, Maker-Expo, Kitchener ON
  • 2016​     Interior Design Show, Studio North and Prototype, Toronto ON
  • 2015​​     Leftie, co-created with Patti Agapi selected promotional material for the 19th Annual ​International Women’s Day Exhibition, Eye to Eye, Orillia ON
  • 2008​     Solo Show, My Florals/Watercolours, The Bruce Restaurant, Cambridge ON
  • 2002​     Painted Muskoka Chair Exhibition, Arts on King, Toronto ON 
  • 2001​     Solo Show of multimedia work, Rosenbalm Gallery, Toronto 


  • 2022     My_Ceramic_Selfie installed at the Orillia Museum of Art & History
  • 2020     Gimme Shelter Community Art Project with the participants and staff of the Lighthouse Shelter, Orillia, ON
  • 2020     Mosaic Demonstration, City of Orillia & Creative Nomad Studios, Orillia, ON
  • 2019​     Orillia Streets Alive, Pedal Powered, Public Art Installation, Orillia ON
  • 2017​     Designed and managed, Homewood Green Mosaic Art Wall, City of Kitchener, ON
  • 2016​     The aWEsoME Wall, mosaic wall/community art installation, House of Friendship, Kitchener ON, supported by KW Awesome Foundation
  • 2015​     Hespeler Village Mosaic Installation, community mosaics sponsored by Toyota, Cambridge ON
  • 2014​     Orillia Streets Alive public art competition, benches, mosaic sculpture
  • 2013​      Mosaic Installation, Surgeon’s House Bed & Breakfast, Jerome, Arizona
  • 2013​      Orillia Streets Alive public art competition, large letters, mosaic sculpture
  • 2008​      Designed Memorial Wall for the City of Waterloo, Waterloo Recreation Complex
  • 2007​      Designed main signage for The Waterloo Public Library, Waterloo ON


  • 2021 Lakehead University, Orillia, ON - Master Naturalist Certificate
  • 1989 Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology, Barrie ON - School of Design and Visual Arts: Diploma in Interior Design and received the Wayne Busch Award for Design 3rd year Scholarship


  • 2022    Nominatee Orillia Regional Arts Heritage Awards, Visual Arts Educator
  • 2022    Co-ordinator #Art_Trees of Oro-Medonte, ON
  • 2019​     Orillia Streets Alive juried art competition - indoor sculpture - 1st Prize
  • 2019​     Founder, Urban Sketchers Orillia, Orillia ON
  • 2017​​     Nominated Oktoberfest Woman of the Year for Arts and Culture, Waterloo Region ON
  • 2013 and 2014     Nominated Artist of the Year, Waterloo Regional Arts Award, Waterloo Region, ON
  • 2013​     Orillia Streets Alive juried art competition – 2nd prize, Orillia, ON
  • 2013​     KW Awesome Award winner, Kitchener ON
  • 2012​​     Orillia City Hall, Annual Awards Board design competition winner, Orillia ON


  • 2021 - 2022  On-going visual arts instructor with Orillia Museum of Art & History, Orillia
  • 2019 - 2020​  Ceramics and Mosaics Workshops, Atherley Arts Studio, Ramara ON
  • 2018​  Ceramics and Mosaics Workshops, Homer Watson House, Kitchener ON
  • 2010-2018​​  Ceramics and Mosaics Workshops, Kitchener ON
  • 2014​  Led 20 Before-Hand Workshops teaching the public how to tile their hand to be used in the aWEsoME wall at House of Friendship, Kitchener ON
  • 2014​  Created a one-day arts extravaganza called Flirting with the Arts, hired 12 artists of varying  disciplines to teach 6 half hour mini make and take workshops to 60 ticket buyers. Tickets were sold out. 10% of ticket sales went to the local charity, House of Friendship, Kitchener ON
  • 2013​​  Mosaic Workshop, Zephyr Gallery, Orillia ON


  • 2020  Jim Osler Contracting, Home Inspiration Studio, Orillia, ON  
  • 2020 - present  Orillia Markers Market, Orillia, ON
  • 2018​​  Frederick Art Walk, Kitchener ON
  • 2017- 2019  Kultrun Market, Waterloo, ON
  • 2016- present  Gardiner Museum Gift Shop, Toronto ON
  • 2015  Downtown Kitchener Art Walk, Kitchener ON
  • 2015 - present  Orillia Museum of Art and History Gift Shop, Orillia ON
  • 2014​​  Frederick Art Walk, Kitchener ON
  • 2012​​  Central Art Walk, Kitchener ON
  • 2009  Mary Allen Studio Tour, Waterloo ON
  • 2003 – 2005  Multimedia work, Martin Arts, Bayfield ON
  • 2000 – 2005​​  Multimedia work, Arts on King, Toronto ON
  • 1994-1997  Verandas & Vines, Sole Proprietor, Orillia, ON


  • 2019​     Betsy Schulz Ceramics Apprenticeship, San Diego CA
  • 2015     Artist in Residence, Trinity United Church, Kitchener ON
  • 2014     Artist in Residence, Kwartzlab Makerspace, Kitchener ON
  • 2010     ​Isaiah Zagar Mosaic Mentorship, Philadelphia PA


  • 2018​     Peer to Peer Presentation, Building Community Piece by Piece, Amplify Culture Summit, Centre for International Governance, Waterloo ON
  • 2009-2010​     Spokesperson for United Way Corporate Campaign, Kitchener-Waterloo, ON


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