Meet Lesley


Lesley is a colorist who recreates the landscape and the figure
with lavish brush stroke and rich color.  "My paintings, even
my landscapes, are more about people.  Hopefully, they are an
honest glimpse into the beauty of people's lives."

2011 "Ladies night", Naples, Florida February 17 - March 17 2010 "Lillian on my mind", solo show, Selby Fleetwood, Sante Fe, NM April 16- May 12 2009 "Rich in Carmel", solo show, Nancy Dodds Gallery, Carmel, CA May 13 - June 13 2008 Invitational, Holiday Show, Los Angeles, CA November 23 - December 31 2008 Holiday Invitational, Carmel, CA November 20 - December 28 2008 "Elsewhere", solo show, Selby Fleetwood, Sante Fe, NM, May 23 - June 5 2008 "The Good Life", two person, Naples, Florida March 6 - 30 2007 Invitational, Holiday Show, Scottsdale, AZ November 26 - December 28 2007 invitational, birmingham, Alabama October 25 - November 23 2007 "Everyday Life", Selby Fleetwood, solo show, Sante Fe, NM June 22 - July 8 2007 "Plein Air in Point Reyes", Invitational, Point Reyes, CA June 1 - 30 2007 Carmel Art Festival, 1st Place for Quick Draw, Carmel, Ca May 19-20 2007 "A Plein Air Affair". two person show, Carmel, California May 18 - June 8 2006 En Couleur, Point Reyes, California Dec 1 - 31 2006 "West Meets East", three person show, Martha's Vineyard, MD August 17 - 31 2006 Alla Prima International, Door County, Wisconsin August 12 - September 4 2006 Masters in Montana, Bozeman, MT June 24 - July 8 2005 "Idylls of Italy", one person show, Point Reyes, CA Dec 1 - 31 2005 "Kaleidoscope", One Person Show, Carmel, California, May 12 - June 10 2005 Gallery Invitational, Naples, Florida march 1 - 31 2004 Holiday Invitational, Carmel, California December 1-31 2004 Holiday Invitational, Atlanta, Georgia Nov 19 - Dec 20 2004 En Couleur Show, Point Reyes, California, August 1 - 30 2004 Two Person Show, "Two in the Vineyard", Martha's Vineyard, MD June 23 - July 20 2004 Masters in Montana, Bozeman, MT June 21 - July 23 2004 En Couleur Show, Carmel, California, May 28 - Sept 24 2004 Carmel Art Festival, Carmel, California May 12-16 2004 Alla Prima International Quinlan Center, Geogia January 9-February 8 2003 Biennale Internazionale Dell'Arte Contemporanea Florence, Italy December 6-14 2003 Plein Air Exchange, Bozeman, Montana 2003 Point Reyes Invitational Paint Out, California 2003 Exposition au Chateau-Musee de Dinan, France 2003 Oil Painters of America National, Taos 2003 Alla Prima International, Taos 2003 Hilton Head National Juried, South Carolina 2002 San Luis Obispo Invitational Paintout, September 2002, California 2002 Artist in Residence, July 2002, Dinan, France 2002 Masters in Montana Invitational, Bozeman, Montana 2002 Salon International, San Antonio, Texas 2002 Hilton Head National Juried, South Carolina: Award 2002 Alla Prima International Signature Show, Taos, New Mexico 2001 Alla Prima International Signature Show, Bennington Center, Vermont 2001 American Impressionist Invitational, California: Award 2001 Alla Prima International, Riverbend Gallery, Marble Falls, Texas 2000 Alla Prima International Signature Show, Taos, New Mexico 1999 One-Woman Show, "The Grass is Always Greener", Peck Gallery, California 1999 Alla Prima International Group Show, New Visions Gallery, Wisconsin 1998 One-Woman Show, "Under Rose-Colored Skies", Gallery North, Michigan 1998 Top 200 Arts for the Parks Competition and Exhibition, Jackson Hole, Wyoming 1997 One-Woman Show, "Someday Never Comes", Birchstone Gallery, Wisconsin 1997 Hillcrest International Juried Competition, California: Award 1996 Top 100 Arts for the Parks Competition and Exhibition, Jackson Hole, Wyoming 1996 One-Woman Show, "On Location in Beijing", Birchstone Gallery, Wisconsin 1995 One-Woman Show, "In the Plein Air Tradition", Gallery North, Michigan 1995 Four Person Show, "Four Women, Four Visions", Roby Mill Gallery, Colorado 1995 One-Woman Show, "A Painterly Painter", Palette and Chisel Gallery, Chicago, Illinois 1995 Other Side of the Lake Invitational, Gallery North, Michigan: Award 1994 Palette and Chisel All Media Show, Palette and Chisel Gallery, Illinois 1994 Witchita Oil Juried Invitational Show, Kansas: Award 1994 Palette and Chisel Harriet Bitterly Invitational, Palette and Chisel Gallery, Illinois: Award 1994 Oil Painters of America Regional, Chicago, Illinois 1994 Elkhart Juried Museum Show, Elkhart Museum of Art, Indiana: Award 1993 One-Woman Show, "Cows and Landscapes", L.A. Gallery, Wisconsin 1993 Flora and Fauna Invitational, Riverfront Gallery, Illinois 1993 Fine Arts Exchange, Invitational Group Show, Illinois
Gardner Colby Gallery, Naples, Florida - Nancy Dodds Gallery, Carmel, California - The Nest Gallery, Cambria, California -
Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts, Artist Member Alla Prima International, Signature Member Allied Artists
Southwest Art, January 2018 American Art Collector, April 2010 American Art Collector, June 2007 Plein Air Scene, December 2002 Southwest Art, October 2002, Artists to Collect Le Petit Bleu, 8 October, 2002 Plein Air Scene, December 2001 Who's Who in America, 2001 Who's Who, Millenium Edition, 2000 Who's Who in the West, 26th Edition, 1998-99 Encyclopedia of Living Artists, 11th Edition

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