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Lesley Slight studied Fine Art Painting and Printmaking at Nottingham College of Art and Textiles at Leicester College of Art. During the years she lived in London she established a career in design, before moving to Dorset where she lives and works as a painter.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • Rufford Craft Centre 1981
  • The Best of British Cirencester Workshops 1983
  • Body British - Edinburgh Festival 1983
  • Rufford Craft Centre 1985
  • Llantrisant Gallery, Wales 1990
  • Trelissick Gallery, National Trust, Cornwall 1992
  • Ashdown Gallery, Surrey 1992
  • The Wallisdown Exhibition, Surrey 1993
  • Leighton House Museum Gallery 2001
  • Sherborne House Contemporary Arts 2003
  • Leighton House Museum Gallery 2003
  • Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2005
  • Bridport Arts Centre 2007
  • Bridport Literary Festival – Countertext 2009, 2010
  • The Art Stable – Kelly Ross Fine Art – Group Show 2009
  • Paintings of Hambledon Hill - The Art Stable – Kelly Ross Fine Art 2010
  • Painting the Sea - The Art Stable - Kelly Ross Fine Art 2012
  • The Discerning Eye - The Mall Galleries - London 2012
  • Under the Greenwood - Picturing the British Tree - St. Barbe Museum & Gallery - 2013
  • Under the Greenwood - Picturing the British Tree - Gerald Moore Gallery, London - 2014
  • The Royal West of England Academy: The Art of Trees; The Arborealists and other artists. December 2014 – March 2015.
  • Mottisfont Abbey: Arborealists: The Art of Trees. September- November 2015

Solo Exhibitions

  • Museum of Leathercraft 1988
  • Demesne – Allsop Gallery - Bridport Arts Centre 2007
  • Dark Sunlight - The Art Stable – Kelly Ross Fine Art 2011
  • Land and Sea – The Art Stable – Kelly Ross Fine Art 2014

 Commissions

  • The Worshipful Company of Glovers:
  • Set of gloves for presentation as a Royal Wedding Gift to HRH The Princess of Wales 1981
  • Set of gloves for presentation as a Royal Wedding Gift to HRH The Duchess of York 1986
  • Pair of Dress Gloves for presentation to the Lady Mayoress of London 1987

Television

  • Short films on Lesley Slight's work 1977,1981,1984,1986

Bibliography

  • Cutting Edge V & A Publications

Public Collections

  • The Victoria & Albert Museum
  • The Museum of Leathercraft Northampton
  • Bath Costume Museum

Private Collections

  • Lady Victoria Leatham
  • Lady Caroline Percy, Countess Cabarrus
  • Cher
  • Bel Mooney
  • Barbra Streisand
  • Liv Ullman

 

 

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