Leah Guadagnoli lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. After receiving a BFA in Painting and Art History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she received an MFA in Visual Arts at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. Her solo exhibitions include Victori + Mo, New York, NY; One River School, Larchmont, NY; Terrault, Baltimore, MD; Sadie Halie Projects, Minneapolis, MN; and 247365, New York, NY. She has participated in group exhibitions including Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA; Ortega y Gasset, New York, NY; TSA, Los Angeles, CA; 247365, New York, NY; Pioneer Works, New York, NY; and Asya Geisberg Gallery. Residencies include the Macedonia Institute in Chatham, New York; Tilleard Projects Artist Residency in Lamu, Kenya; and the Vermont Studio Center. In 2017 she was awarded the Lighthouse Works Fellowship and the Ora Lerman Charitable Trust, in 2016 she received a full fellowship the Vermont Studio Center, and in 2015 she received the Yaddo Artist Residency Grant. Her work has been featured in New American Paintings, Hyperallergic, Metro Weekly, Art F City, Art News, and Maake Magazine.