Rosemary Leach’s paintings explore the rich character of familiar objects. She responds to the contemporary “cool” aesthetic with a focus on what is warm, personal and evokes a story; a milk carton strapped to an old bicycle, espresso on a messy countertop. Her compositions honour a contemplative approach to everyday life and a celebration of lives deeply lived.


Her paintings are featured in collections from California to the east coast of Canada, in the UK and in Europe. She exhibits with 

The TEN COLLECTIVE and opens her studio to the public first weekend of November, and for private viewings (by appointment).


Rosemary Leach lives in Almonte, Ontario with author Jacob Berkowitz.

Rosemary Leach interview with The Humm's Sarah Kerr on the creative journey.


2021      Feature, Come Wander (Ontario Highlands Tourism)

2017      Focus Montreal, Global TV Montreal

2017      Art Montreal, CTV

2017      Ottawa Citizen, March 29, Our Town
2016      Ottawa Citizen, March 31, Our Town 
2015      Ottawa Citizen, Style Section feature, Karen Turner
2014      Ottawa Woman, Women on the Move, September
2014      Ottawa Citizen, September 10
2011      Life After Leaving by Sophie Tamas. Cover Illustration, Left Coast Press
2010      Ottawa Citizen Feature
2010      Regional Contact CTV- Featured Artist
2010      CD Cover illustration--Peggy White
2007      This Then Was Home, by Mary Cook,
              Book cover illustration Rosemary Leach. Creative Bound Publishing
2006      Mollie and Muddie children’s book by Patricia Whitney,
              Illustrated by Rosemary Leach

Speaking Engagements
2021  Featured Speaker--Winterwords, the Humm Online
2016   Ottawa Art Association, Keynote Speaker
2015   Arts Night, First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa
2008   “Creative Coupledom”, (with Jacob Berkowitz),
           Mississippi Mills Arts Council   Guest Speaker
2008    West Carleton Arts Society, Guest Speaker
2006    Manotick Artists’Assn, Guest Speaker
2004    Almonte Artists’ Assn, Guest Speaker