Lesley Dabson - 2019
Lesley Dabson RBSA
In the 1980’s Lesley gained a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design. After taking a break from art to raise her family, Lesley returned to Fine Art in 2008.
Lesley is an elected member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists and a council member of Chelsea Art Society. She is also a committee member of the Hesketh Hubbard Life Drawing Society which meets weekly at the Mall Galleries, London to draw from life models.
Lesley has exhibited with several major societies including The Royal Society of Marine Artists 2009/10/12-17; The Royal Institute of Oil Painters 2011/12/14; The Royal Society of British Artists 2013; The Society of Women Artists 2011/12
Lesley is a house artist at The Mayne Gallery, Kingsbridge, Devon; The Waterside Gallery, St Mawes, Cornwall; The Padstow Gallery, Cornwall & Buckenham Galleries, Southwold, Suffolk, The Riverside Gallery, Barnes.
Lesley works predominantly in oil. She enjoys painting coastal marine scenes, & exploring the abstract quality of water juxtaposed with a sold object, often a boat, building or the coastline. She loves exploring light &movement on the surface of the water. Lesley works both en plein air & in her studio.