Leslie Adams, a Signature Status Member of the Portrait Society of America, is an internationally recognized artist who specializes in narrative portraiture. Her work has received awards from institutions including the American Society of Portrait Artists Foundation, New York Academy of Art, and the Portrait Society of America where she earned the coveted “William F. Draper Grand Prize” in its International Portrait Competition. Her work has been exhibited in the Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery, National Arts Club, Art Renewal Center’s International ARC Salon, the European Museum of Modern Art in Barcelona, and the prestigious Salmagundi Club in New York City. She is represented in the permanent collections of the Toledo Museum of Art, Ella Sharp Museum of Art, Ohio Statehouse and Supreme Court of Ohio, the Academy of Achievement in Washington, DC, and numerous other institutions throughout the world. She is currently preparing for her next solo exhibition, “Leslie Adams, The Measure of a Life”, at the Butler Institute of American Art.
Leslie's ArtPrize Entries
These are Leslie's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.
Leslie's Past Work
These are images of past work that Leslie has done.