Courtney M. Leonard (Shinnecock, b. 1980) is an artist and filmmaker whose ongoing project BREACH incorporates installations and video work reflecting upon, documenting, and investigating Indigenous communities’ historical ties to water and marine life.

Leonard’s work is in the permanent collections of the United States Art In Embassies Program, the Heard Museum, the Peabody Essex Museum, the Newark Museum, the Mystic Seaport Museum, the Hood Museum of Art, the Denver Art Museum, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.  Leonard has received numerous awards, fellowships, and residencies, including those from the Andy Warhol Foundation, the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, the Rasmuson Foundation, the United States Art In Embassies Program, and the Native Arts and Culture Foundation.