Born London 1955, Lesley Redgate emigrated to South Australia in 1967. Her career as artist and educator began in 1976 after completing studies at the SA School of Art and Uni SA. Winner of the Thomas Laird Memorial Traveling Art Study Award led her to overseas travel in 1994 and 1997. She is represented in the Victorian National Gallery as recipient of the Michelle Endowment Award.
Drawing inspiration from the changing Fleurieu landscape, her work captures the unusual from ordinary scenes recording the history of the area where she has a deep connection to.
Lesley’s studio is situated in the heart of Willunga. Open Studio days are held on occasional weekends where visitors can drop by to see what’s in the making and view a large selection of works.
Working from her studio, Lesley conducts Art classes for adults. Classes include Drawing, Watercolour and Acrylics for beginners and experienced.
Lesley’s preferred mediums are Acrylic on Belgian linen, Watercolour & Pen & ink. Her work can be found in private and public collections and current exhibitions.
Selected works have been reproduced as Museum quality limited edition Giclee prints. Printed with archival inks on acid free Hahnemuhle German Etching paper they are individually signed and available in various sizes.
Soon to be launched online shop. Contact the artist for purchase of originals, giclee prints and large cards with white envelopes sealed in plastic sleeves (sizes 130 x 180mm & 150 x 150mm).