Leanne Olson is an artist living in Edmonton, Alberta. She completed a BA in Film Studies at the University of Alberta in 2003. Olson’s photo-based art practice centres on documenting impermanence and adaption to changing environmental conditions. In 2017, she completed residencies at the Banff Centre and at Artscape Gibraltar Point on Toronto Island. Since February of 2018, Olson has been the first Artist in Residence at the Edmonton Waste Management Centre.