Lesley A Newman RMS HS Dipl. SBA
Lesley has lived in Cumbria for the last 40 years, working professionally as an artist for the last 20 years. She received a diploma from the Society of Botanical Artists in 2007; In 2008 she won the Artist & Illustrator Magazine competition in the Flower & Garden Category; Awarded Membership of the Hilliard Society in 2008; received ‘The President’s Choice’ award in 2009; Represented in the ‘Sue Lee Collection’; Awarded Full Membership of the Royal Miniature Society in 2013. Two of her portraits are included in the Granville Collection. In 2019 she reached the final in the ‘Artist & Illustrator’ Magazine Artist of the Year competition.
Lesley exhibited at the Llewellyn Alexander Gallery and annually at the RMS and Lake Artists Society Exhibitions.
Lesley has two designs, ‘Agapanthus’ and ‘Hydrangeas’ painted for Kirkham Pottery; and Moon and Earth Globes for the De Fossards ‘Solar Clock’ exhibited in London’s Science Museum.