"I paint to capture the fleeting beauty of the world at hand. For me, this brings the tantalizing possibility of unlocking and sharing the mysteries of the unseen world.
With a philosophy of lifelong learning, Leslie Dyas has evolved and grown as an artist over the years. From her degree in graphic design, she has pulled a strong sense of composition and dedication to good design in all facets of her art. A somewhat classical aesthetic infuses all her work, even as she strives to bring a sense of freshness and expressiveness to each new painting.
Her graphic design background has given Leslie Dyas an ethic of perfection in terms of craft. Handmade oil paints and natural mediums on linen canvas are the artist's primary tools. A variety of tools are employed, from fine sable brushes to palette knife, to willow sticks...whatever is needed to create the right effect.
Leslie Dyas has a degree in Graphic Design from the prestigious University of Cincinnati DAAP. As a successful commercial illustrator and product designer, Leslie Dyas has developed her craft over the years and continually studied through workshops and weekly life drawing sessions. A Signature Artist with the Kentucky Watercolor Society, Leslie has been represented in a variety of exhibitions.