Leo Morrissey is an artist whose work deals with the personal notation of time in his everyday life. He works from a conceptual perspective; his interest is in the commonality and history of objects, not materials. Morrissey explores the depth of meaning that emerges with the repeated use of images over time, he is drawn to the complexity of the simple, the universality and mystery of language. An intrigal part of his practice is site specific, projects have taken place and works have been created while traveling in Europe, Asia, Africa, Central America, South America and North America.
Morrissey received his MFA from Rutgers University. He has been a recipient of a Pollack-Krasner Foundation Grant and a Hauberg Fellowship from Pilchuck Glass School. His artwork has been included in exhibitions at the, Museum Of Modern Art New York, Taiwan Museum of Art, Monash Gallery in Australia, Glassmusset Ebeltoft Denmark and the Musee du Pays et Val De Charmey, Switzerland. His work is included in the PIEROGI Flatfiles in Brooklyn, NY.