Jimmy Leslie has always been an artist (beginning with the walls in his childhood bedroom and the desks at school).
After receiving his MFA from the New York Academy of Art, Jimmy spent 15 years as a college art professor. In 2009 he became the Resident Artist for Winsor & Newton and Liquitex Artist Materials, where he gets to play with a lot of paint and direct the Fine Art Collective education program. Jimmy is also the co-Director of the Collective Art Tank of Asbury Park, which is underwritten by Winsor & Newton and Liquitex.
Jimmy is New Jersey born and bred and his paintings have been exhibited throughout New Jersey, as well as New York, Oregon, Texas, Nebraska, Idaho, Florida, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Massachusetts, Illinois and New Hampshire.
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