As a painter, muralist, and educator, Leslie Ansley has practiced her passion for art nearly 20 years. Through use of vibrant color and texture, she focuses on stories that thread through common experiences, encouraging her audience to discover their own personal power and significance.
Her work has been featured at The National Black Fine Arts Show in New York City, the African-American Museum in Philadelphia, The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, and many other noted museums, galleries, and art festivals in the United States. She has participated in several exhibitions alongside the work of world renowned artists Henry Ossawa Tanner, Elizabeth Catlett, Jacob Lawrence, and Romare Bearden.
In her hometown of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, Ms. Ansley's talents have been showcased in the press, on talk shows, and on news programs. She was also a featured artist on the PBS Documentary, "It's the Neighborhoods."