|Leslie Adams "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl" Charcoal 2012|
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl received the William F. Draper Grand Prize at the Portrait Society of America’s Portrait Conference in 2013. This is the first time a drawing received the Grand Prize and only the second time the highest award was given to a woman artist.
|Leslie Adams "The Art of Life" Charcoal 97x60 inches 2012|
Adams maintains a working studio in Cleveland, Ohio but flies all over for portrait commissions and speaking engagements. Her multiply prize-winning work has been shown in museums and galleries all over the country. Her website can be seen here: http://www.leslieadams.com/