Leslie Lambert Redhead is an artist, illustrator, and author whose watercolor paintings have earned international awards and recognition. In addition to being a signature member of the Northwest Watercolor Society (NWWS) and the Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour (CSPWC), Leslie holds a Master's of Education in Art Education.
Leslie was born in Utah, grew up in Maryland, attended university in Hawaii and Utah, and raised her children in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and the west coast of Canada. The artist currently resides in Northeast Washington. In addition to giving painting instruction at the University of Victoria and the College of Southern Idaho, Leslie teaches watercolor workshops throughout the U.S., Canada, and Spain. She is the author of Watercolor 365 and illustrator of the award winning children's book, Island in the Salish Sea.
Inspiration for Leslie's work comes from everyday moments and adventures as she visually journals the people and landscape that surrounds her. She enjoys encouraging others to embrace their inner artist and continues to seek the creative in all things.