Lesley blackburn

Joined Artfinder: Jan. 2015

Artworks for sale: 247

(4)

United Kingdom

About Lesley blackburn

 
 
  • Biography
    I trained as a professional artist in 1979 studying first at Wakefield School of Arts and subsquently a BA in fine Art in Winchester in the 1980's . I became disillusioned with the  system  of trying to sell my work in traditional galleries and hated the snobbery because I was not a known  name . I continued to paint  and sold privately over the years and forged a career  as a nurse and midwife . I was commissioned by St Georges Trust in Tooting to paint murals in 1996 . Things changed dramatically for me in 2009 when someone recommended me to an online gallery, . I have  now become a best selling artist with them selling over 500 Paintings to date . Other websites and opportunities have followed and I have sold work in America ,Canada,Belguim ,Spain,Switzerland,channel islands as well as he uk. I have a yearly exhibition in Harrow with Spirewatch Heritage . I also work with Walton business group where I do three street fayres selling my work every year . I also sell through a local gift and interior designshop bluebellsdesigns in Walton on Thames
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Biography

I trained as a professional artist in 1979 studying first at Wakefield School of Arts and subsquently a BA in fine Art in Winchester in the 1980's . I became disillusioned with the  system  of trying to sell my work in traditional galleries and hated the snobbery because I was not a known  name . I continued to paint  and sold privately over the years and forged a career  as a nurse and midwife . I was commissioned by St Georges Trust in Tooting to paint murals in 1996 . Things changed dramatically for me in 2009 when someone recommended me to an online gallery, . I have  now become a best selling artist with them selling over 500 Paintings to date . Other websites and opportunities have followed and I have sold work in America ,Canada,Belguim ,Spain,Switzerland,channel islands as well as he uk. I have a yearly exhibition in Harrow with Spirewatch Heritage . I also work with Walton business group where I do three street fayres selling my work every year . I also sell through a local gift and interior designshop bluebellsdesigns in Walton on Thames
 
 
 
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