BIOGRAPHY

BIOGRAPHY

ART | ENVIRONMENT | LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

Tropos is a research-driven interdisciplinary art and design studio practicing landscape architecture, environmental art, and creative engagement on an urban scale. The studio's current research focuses on enhancing the urban forest through creative engagement with support from the Canada Council for the Arts.

Tropos works collaboratively with OMC Landscape Architecture on municipal and regional projects in Southern Ontario, acting as the research branch for the office.

About Lesia

Lesia Mokrycke is an interdisciplinary landscape artist who works with visual, sound, and sculptural processes. Her work focuses on cultural and ecological projects that range from intimate gardens to installations, new media projects, soundscapes, paintings, and large-scale earthworks that shape terrain. Through studying water and natural systems, Lesia explores how we experience and relate to the environment, creating works at a range of scales that re-imagine our relationship with nature.

Born in Hamilton, Lesia has an MLA in Landscape Architecture and an MFA in Art from the Design School at the University of Pennsylvania. She graduated with a BFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia with Honors, where she received a Beaux-Arts education in painting, and studied art history and comparative literature.

She is a Professional Member of CARFAC, SERS, and an Associate Member of the OALA and ASLA, currently working in Ontario.