Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Leslie spent her early years drawing & sketching the beaches and fields of the Interlake, developing her creativity & appreciation for the prairies’ beauty and fostering a sincere awareness of her visual surroundings. After receiving her Bachelor of Interior Design, Leslie practiced commercial Interior Design for 15 years prior to providing project management for WRHA Capital Planning, on numerous large scale healthcare projects over the next 12 years. Leslie is a member & volunteer with Lake Country Art Gallery where her work can be found throughout the year. Leslie’s work has been juried & selected for Artwalk since 2017 and she has been a contributing artisan at the Peachland Farmers & Crafters Market. Additionally, Leslie also provides custom art & photographic commissions for her clients. Her work is an expressive snapshot of her personal journey and her unique urban edge further defines her distinctive contemporary style.