Leanne Schnepp is a sculptor living and working in East Lansing, Michigan.
She was born in 1970. Her B.F.A. in Printmaking and Painting and emphasis in Art Education was received from Michigan State University. While teaching for several years, she continued to paint on canvas and to create murals for private collections.
Subsequent to that she attended the Post-Graduate program in Teaching and Curriculum at Michigan State University. In 1995 she began her work in clay at the Lansing Potter's Guild. While there she worked with sculptor Mark Chatterley and was introduced to large clay figure sculpture. She also studied with sculptor Alan Steinberg of Vermont working with story-telling and myth. In 2012 she learned the basics of welding from Vern Mesler and began incorporating welded steel into her ceramic works.
Recent solo exhibition will be held at Michigan Artist Gallery in Traverse City, MI.