Ledford graduated from Tyler School of Art in 2011. That year he was also awarded a Windgate Fellowship which allowed him to pursue a course of research through visiting storage and handling historical decorative arts collections along the Eastern Seaboard, Pacific Northwest, England and United Arab Emirates.
In addition to the Archie Bray Foundation Ledford has been an artist in residence at Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts in New Castle, Maine and Guldagergaard International Ceramic Center in Skælskør, Denmark. He has exhibited nationally and internationally including Denmark, South Korea, Germany, Sweden, Iceland, Italy and Poland. Ledford has upcoming solo exhibitions at the University City Arts League in Philadelphia and the Delaware Center for Contemporary Art in Wilmington.
Ledford also teaches in many different communities, including working with at risk urban youth in the Philadelphia Juvenile Justice System, teaching art to adults who are blind at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and recently taught a series of claymation workshops for youth in rural Morocco.