Leslie Hudson-Tolles was born in Amherst NY, graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS from the University of Bridgeport CT and earned her MS with additional postgraduate work in printmaking at Southern Connecticut State University. In 1991 Hudson-Tolles was named Art Educator of the Year (CT) and in 2001 she received The Distinguished Educators Award from the Connecticut Alliance for Arts Education
Hudson-Tolles studied pastel portraiture with Daniel Greene, NA., Greg Biolchini, PSA and Lisa Ober, PSA. Hudson-Tolles is a workshop presenter and teaches at The Pryor Mountain Wild Mustang Sanctuary and The Cody County (WY) Guild of Artists as well as hosting sculptor/ instructor, Shelley Hunter (KY) as guest instructor in June at her Tolholm Studio.
Hudson-Tolles is a full time fine artist/art educator. She conducts adult art classes and workshops at her home studio in addition to teaching Art at Sacred Heart School in Salisbury, NC.
While this work is not at the sculpture garden, it is for sale through Carolina Bronze Sculpture. If you are interested in purchasing one of the scuptures, contact Melissa Walker at [email protected].
Media: Painted Steel
An Elderly Gentleman
Media: Cast bronze