Suzanne Leslie began taking painting lessons around 2004, studying oil and later pastel. A pianist by profession, at the time she was suffering from a piano injury and was looking to find a different creative outlet. She has studied with many of the foremost painters in the country and was always encouraged to look at painting as more than a hobby. She entered and was a part of many competitions and shows, and in 2012 and 2014 was chosen to be in the Pastel Society of the West Coast's Membership shows. In 2014 she was accepted into the International Exhibition sponsored by the Pastel Society of the West Coast with two paintings, "Petalma Field " and "The Ruins". She has also had a solo shows at In Vino Veritas in Healdsburg and at the Peninsula Ballet Theatre in San Mateo, and has participated in the 2015 Art and Wine Walk in Paso Robles, Ca. She is a member of the Pastel Society of the West Coast.
Visit Suzanne's website at http://suzanneleslie.fineartstudioonline.com/