Lesley Dabson RBSA BA (Hons) Graphic Design, Coventry.   After taking a break to raise the family, Lesley returned to fine art in 2008. 2009 Awarded the Terry Biggs cup for ‘Best in Show’ at the St Albans Art Society annual exhibition. 2011 Highly Commended at both Patchings and the Prize Open at the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists. 2012 Elected a Associate member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists and became a member of the Hesketh Hubbard Art Society. 2013 Won the Clairefontaine Award at Patchings Art Festival. 2014 Elected a full member of Royal Birmingham Society of Artists and Chelsea Arts Society. 2016 Elected member of Chelsea Arts Society Council. Lesley has exhibited with several major societies including the RSMA, the SWA, the ROI and the RBA. Lesley works in oil, both in her studio & en plein air, painting directly in front of her subject. Her style is representational & her passion for painting water often in evidence.  Lesley is a regular member of the Hesketh Hubbard life drawing society in London, one of the 9 societies comprising the Federation of British Artists. In 2019 Lesley painted as a guest with the prestigious Wapping Group.   All work copyright Lesley Dabson 2008-2021 All rights reserved Lesley Dabson RBSA                        lesleydabson.co.uk Lesley Dabson RBSA                        lesleydabson.co.uk