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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.

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017 November: The Art Stable Kelly Ross Fine Art,  Land, Sea & Trees
  • 2014: Land and Sea – The Art Stable – Kelly Ross Fine Art
  • 2011: Dark Sunlight - The Art Stable – Kelly Ross Fine Art
  • 2007: Demesne – Allsop Gallery - Bridport Arts Centre
  • 1988: Museum of Leathercraft

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2021 January: Gibraltar Exhibitions of Modern Art Gibraltar, Arborealists in association with the Lloyds of London Art Group
  • 2019 July - 2020 July: Monmouth Museum, Lady Park Wood Project with Ecologist George Peterkin and The Arborealists
  • 2019 December – 2020 April: National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire, The Arborealists
  • 2019 March – May: Collégiale Sainte-Croix de Loudun, The Arborealists, Loudun, France
  • 2018 October – November: Bermondsey Project Space, London UK Drawn To London
  • 2018 September: St Ives Society of Artists Gallery, Mariners Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall, The Arborealists & St. Ives Society of Artists
  • 2018 July: Black Swan Arts, Frome Somerset, the Arborealists and Paul Nash
  • 2018 July: John Davies Gallery, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, The Arborealists
  • 2018 May – September: Monmouth Museum, Monmouthshire, Joint project with George Peterkin & The Arborealists
  • 2017: NATURE IN ART MUSEUM The Arborealists April to September Gloucester, GL2 9PA
  • 2016: St Barbe Museum Lymington Book Launch
  • 2015 September - November: Mottisfont Abbey: Arborealists: The Art of Trees
  • 2014 December – 2015 March: The Royal West of England Academy: The Art of Trees; The Arborealists and other artists
  • 2014: Under the Greenwood - Picturing the British Tree - Gerald Moore Gallery, London
  • 2013: St Barbe Museum Lymington Under the Greenwood
  • 2013: Under the Greenwood - Picturing the British Tree - St. Barbe Museum & Gallery
  • 2012: The Discerning Eye - The Mall Galleries - London
  • 2012: Painting the Sea - The Art Stable - Kelly Ross Fine Art
  • 2010: Paintings of Hambledon Hill - The Art Stable – Kelly Ross Fine Art
  • 2009: The Art Stable – Kelly Ross Fine Art – Group Show
  • 2009 & 2010: Bridport Literary Festival – Countertext
  • 2007: Bridport Arts Centre
  • 2005: Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
  • 2003: Leighton House Museum Gallery
  • 2003: Sherborne House Contemporary Arts
  • 2001: Leighton House Museum Gallery
  • 1993: The Wallisdown Exhibition, Surrey
  • 1992: Ashdown Gallery, Surrey
  • 1992: Trelissick Gallery, National Trust, Cornwall
  • 1990: Llantrisant Gallery, Wales
  • 1985: Rufford Craft Centre
  • 1983: Body British - Edinburgh Festival
  • 1983: The Best of British Cirencester Workshops
  • 1981: Rufford Craft Centre

Commissions

The Worshipful Company of Glovers:

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

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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