Title: The Stag
Size: 4" x 6"
Leslie Gifford, artist, writer, and teacher, has a background in dance, theatre, and film. She lived and worked in Paris, France for six years. As Artist in Residence at the American Center in Paris she was awarded a Rockefeller Foundation Grant. She also received a Fringe First Award from the Edinburgh Theatre Festival for her innovative work in theatre and dance.
In New York she worked for PBS on the acclaimed documentary series, The American Experience. Recently she completed writing and illustrating Earth Song. Set in the rainforest, it explores one's spiritual connection to the elemental realm, and is currently being considered as a feature film project.
Gifford's paintings have been exhibited in Paris, New York, and Washington DC. Most recently her work was seen in The First International Women's Art Festival at Fort Mason in San Francisco, California.