Lesley Dabson

Clouds over Hammersmith

Lesley Dabson RBSA CAS HH

Lesley works predominantly in oils. She enjoys painting coastal marine scenes, & exploring the abstract quality of water juxtaposed with a solid object, often a boat, bridge, building or stretch of coastline. She aims to capture light & movement on the surface of the water, as well as trying to portray sense of the place. Lesley is a member of the Hesketh Hubbard life drawing society, the largest life drawing group in the country, & one of the societies of the Federation of British Artists. She regularly attends life drawing sessions at the Mall Galleries. Lesley works both en plein air & in the studio, and lives in London and St Ives, Cornwall.

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, a serving council member of Chelsea Art Society and a member of the Hesketh Hubbard Life Drawing Society. She has exhibited with several major societies including the RSMA, ROI, RBA & the SWA