About Christopher McLeod

Christopher McLeod

Christopher McLeod is a multidisciplinary social practice artist, artistic director, educator and researcher situated upon the traditional territories of the Erie, Neutral, Huron-Wendat, Haudenosaunee and Mississaugas. He has a BA in Studio Art from McMaster University and an MFA from Emily Carr University in Vancouver, BC. His work has been featured at Nuit Blanche Toronto, the Art Gallery of Hamilton, and at Supercrawl 2018 and 2019. He has taught at McMaster University, Dundas Valley School of Art, and was Artist in Residence for 2 years at the Art Gallery of Mississauga. He joined Waterlution as the Project Lead for the Great Art for Great Lakes project commissioning artists and artists teams on 17 participatory based public art projects. Now, as the Artistic Director for Waterlution’s Arts-Based Community Development projects, Christopher investigates community engagement through art as a way of knowing, problem solving, healing and transforming our relationship with water.