Lesley spent part of her childhood in India, the majority of her life in England, and finally has settled in Defynnog in the Brecon Beacons, Wales where she works as a printmaker.
After initially qualifying as a graphic designer she ran a successful design, screenprint and exhibitions company with her husband for many years in Cambridgeshire, while raising a family.
Lesley recently gained an Honours degree in Fine Art Printmaking at Cambridge School of Art (Anglia Ruskin) and Cardiff Universities. During her studies she won a bursary to investigate Japanese woodblock printing in Kyoto.
She now helps others to explore printmaking at Swansea Print Workshop, in her role as a volunteer Open Access Leader. She is also part of the Usk Valley Artists' Co-operative, in the Tower Gallery, Crickhowell.