Lesley Dabson RBSA BA (Hons) Graphic Design, Coventry.
After taking a break to raise the family, Lesley returned to fine art in 2008.
2009 Awarded the Terry Biggs cup for ‘Best in Show’ at the St Albans Art Society annual
2011 Highly Commended at both Patchings and the Prize Open at the Royal Birmingham
Society of Artists.
2012 Elected a Associate member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists and became a
member of the Hesketh Hubbard Art Society.
2013 Won the Clairefontaine Award at Patchings Art Festival.
2014 Elected a full member of Royal Birmingham Society of Artists and Chelsea Arts Society.
2016 Elected member of Chelsea Arts Society Council.
Lesley has exhibited with several other major societies including the Royal Society of Marine
Artists, the Society of Women Artists, the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and Chelsea Art
Society. Lesley works predominately in oil, chalk pastel and charcoal. She enjoys painting
coastal marine scenes and is both figurative and representational. The magical atmosphere
of Britain’s small costal fishing harbours offers endeless subject matter and Lesley strives to
capture the uniquely British scenes in her paintings. Lesley is a regular member of the
Hesketh Hubbard life drawing society in London.