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Leslie Jorgensen
Salida, CO

About the Artist

Leslie began her career making information graphics for news organizations like US News and The Denver Post before working in graphic design. While in Denver, she fell in love with the Rocky Mountains and began painting the western landscape she explored. Her explorations led to cycling and backcountry skiing, which are reflected in her work. Described as colorful and contemporary, her paintings have won awards in the Plein Air Artists Colorado National show and the Louisville CO Artists Invitational. Her work has been exhibited in Denver, Breckenridge and Jackson, WY and was recently featu…

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About the Artist

Leslie began her career making information graphics for news organizations like US News and The Denver Post before working in graphic design. While in Denver, she fell in love with the Rocky Mountains and began painting the western landscape she explored. Her explorations led to cycling and backcountry skiing, which are reflected in her work. Described as colorful and contemporary, her paintings have won awards in the Plein Air Artists Colorado National show and the Louisville CO Artists Invitational. Her work has been exhibited in Denver, Breckenridge and Jackson, WY and was recently featured in Colorado Homes and Lifestyles and Southwest Art Magazine. She currently works from her new studio gallery in Salida, CO.

Artist’s Work

Cyan roadie
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Cyan Roadie

By Leslie Jorgensen

Ghost bike
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Ghost Bike

By Leslie Jorgensen

Sunset at scanga ranch
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Sunset at Scanga Ranch

By Leslie Jorgensen

River cactus
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River Cactus

By Leslie Jorgensen

Blue lake
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Blue Lake

By Leslie Jorgensen

Saguache range
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Saguache Range

By Leslie Jorgensen

Big sky 2
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Big Sky

By Leslie Jorgensen

A walk on walnut st
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A Walk on Walnut St

By Leslie Jorgensen

Pink tetons
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Pink Tetons

By Leslie Jorgensen

Amphitheater
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Amphitheater

By Leslie Jorgensen

A good day
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A Good Day

By Leslie Jorgensen

Mt yale sunrise
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Mt Yale Sunrise

By Leslie Jorgensen

Selected Exhibitions

Press and Accolades

  • Southwest Art
    June, 2019
  • Colorado Homes & Lifestyles
    Sept, 2018
  • Colorado Central Magazine (Cover)
    Jan, 2019

Education

  • Art Students League of Denver, continuing education
    Denver, CO,2014 
  • Metro State University, BFA
    Denver, CO,1998 
  • University of Central Florida, BA
    Orlando, FL,1989