b. 1982, San Diego, California Lives and works in Utah leilanibascom@gmail.com


2022 MFA, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 2006 BFA, Brigham Young University-Hawaii, Laie, HI


2023 BDAC Annual Statewide Competition, Bountiful Davis Art Center, Bountiful, UT

2022 Return, Harris Fine Arts Center, Provo, UT (solo exhibition) Dish Vision by Brian Christensen, Orem Public Library, Orem, UT Boxed by Gary Barton, Harris Fine Arts Center, Provo, UT

2021 Safely Kept by Rachel Stallings Thomander, Neighborhood Art Center, Provo, UT Riverworks 2021 collaboration by BYU + MCLA, Hoosic River Watershed Association, Williamstown, MA 35th Annual Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah by Dr. Rita R. Wright and Jean Erwin, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT I Feel It In My Bones, Harris Fine Arts Center, Provo, UT (solo exhibition) Dept of Art Annual Student Show by Tiana Birrell and Madeline Rupard, Harris Fine Arts Center, Provo, UT The 2020 Favorite Photo Exhibition by Aline Smithson, Lenscratch, Online

2020 Female In Focus by Lisa Volpe, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO Incubation Period by PARC Collective, Granary Arts, Ephraim, UT Vera Hinckley Mayhew Visual Arts Contest, BYU Harris Fine Arts Center, Provo, UT


Inscape Journal, No. 41.2, Fall 2021 Exponent II Magazine, Vol. 37 No. 2, Fall 2017 Why We Stay: Windsor, Vermont, July 2011 Snapdragon Inn Collection, Windsor, VT, 2010-2023


Film & Digital Media Funding, BYU College of Fine Arts and Communications + Department of Art, Fall 2021 Open Studios Award, BYU Department of Art, Winter 2021 + Fall 2021


2022 Graduate Student Instructor, BYU International Study Programs, Spain 2021 Graduate Student Instructor, BYU Department of Art, Provo, UT 2021 Visiting Artist Lecture, BYU Department of Art Lecture Series, Provo, UT 2019 Graduate Teaching Assistant, BYU Department of Art, Provo, UT 2012 Production Assistant for filmmaker Nathaniel Hansen, Boston, MA 2008 Production Assistant for fine art printer FoV Editions, Provo, UT