Selected Exhibitions


Extravagant Chemistry, Anatomies of Painting, Bristol Art Museum, RI, January 2023


Piece by Piece, (solo), Carole Calo Gallery, Stonehill College, Easton, MA, February 2022


Shade Garden: New Paintings, (solo), Main Gallery, University of Rhode Island, South Kingstown, RI, Sept 14-Oct 15, 2021


The Rainbow/Prism Show, The Yard, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, March 2020


The Abstract, Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI
Newport Annual Members' Juried Exhibition, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI


Art of Our Century 2018, Woodbury Art Museum, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT
Sign of the Times, Hambidge Center Fellows Show, Rabun Gap, GA


From Here to There, (2-person w/Nancy Friedman-Sanchez), Darger HQ, Omaha, NE


Faculty Triennial Exhibition, Bell Gallery, Brown University

Wish You Were Here, A.I.R. Gallery Benefit Postcard Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY


Artist in Residence Two: Leigh Tarentino, (solo), Art and History Museums – Maitland, FL
The Night Hours, Windows Project, (solo), Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY
Memory of Snow, Falk Gallery, (solo), Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA

Temporal Vistas: Leigh Tarentino and Ben Clarkson, (2-person) Darger HQ, Lincoln, NE
Illusory Landscapes: Leigh Tarentino & Martina Lindqvist, (2-person) Muriel Guépin Gallery, NY

Inaugural Exhibition, Darger HQ, Lincoln, NE
Love Art Fair, Darger HQ Gallery, Toronto, Canada, May 8-11, 2014


Leigh Tarentino/Duane Slick, (2-person) Chazan Gallery, Providence, RI

City of Tiny Lights, Salisbury University Art Galleries, Salisbury, MD
London Art Fair, Adam Gallery, London, England, January 16-20, 2013


Reflections and Translations, (solo), Adam Gallery, London, England
Picture Window, (solo), Space Inno Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

To be Considered, Benefit Art Auction, Muriel Guépin Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


September Group Exhibition, Adam Gallery, London, England


Long Exposure, (solo), Hartnett Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Faculty Triennial, Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI
The Big Light Show, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado


Artificial Realities, (3-person) Black and White Gallery, New York, NY
Leigh Tarentino/Martha Groome, (2-person) Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI


RISD NYC Biennial 2008, curated by Glenn Ligon and Lisa Sigal, The Old American Can Factory, Brooklyn, NY
Summer Group Exhibition, Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI


Slip Road, (solo) Black and White Gallery, New York, NY

The Sheltering Sky, Black and White Gallery, New York, NY


Young American Artists, Stas Namin Centre, Moscow, Russia
Third Annual Summer Group Show, Bank Gallery, Los Angeles


Anti-Oasis, (solo), Black and White Gallery, New York, NY

First Happiness, University Art Museum, State University of New York at Albany
A Slow Read, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Associate Professor, Brown University, 2015-present

Assistant Professor, Brown University, 2008-2015


Master of Fine Arts, Painting & Printmaking, Rhode Island School of Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, Kansas City Art Institute