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Leslie Holt
Hyattsville, MD

About the Artist

Leslie Holt is a mixed media artist and educator who exhibits nationally and is represented by David Lusk Gallery in Memphis. In 2021 she looks forward to solo exhibits in both Amsterdam and at NIH in Bethesda, MD. In addition, her work was selected by the Phillips Collection as part of a group exhibit of DMV artists responding to Covid. Leslie’s work has been reviewed and highlighted in New American Paintings, The Washington Post, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Minneapolis Star Tribune, Nashville Scene, The Tennessean, among other publications. She has received grants from Prince George’…

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About the Artist

Leslie Holt is a mixed media artist and educator who exhibits nationally and is represented by David Lusk Gallery in Memphis. In 2021 she looks forward to solo exhibits in both Amsterdam and at NIH in Bethesda, MD. In addition, her work was selected by the Phillips Collection as part of a group exhibit of DMV artists responding to Covid. Leslie’s work has been reviewed and highlighted in New American Paintings, The Washington Post, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Minneapolis Star Tribune, Nashville Scene, The Tennessean, among other publications. She has received grants from Prince George’s County Arts and Humanities Council and the Maryland State Arts Council. She has taught on the college level for over 15 years and now teaches primarily adults with disabilities in community settings. She is Co-director of Red Dirt Studio, a warehouse studio for a group of independently practicing artists and creative professionals in Mt. Rainier, MD.

Artist’s Work

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Selected Exhibitions

Press and Accolades

  • The Tennesseean
    February 2019
  • New American Paintings
    2017
  • Washington Post
    June 2016

Education

  • Washington State University, MFA in Painting
    Pullman, WA,2003 
  • Washington University in St. Louis, BFA in Painting
    St. Louis, MO,1992