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Leslie Walker Strong Edit Profile

artist , educator

Leslie Walker Strong, American artist, educator. Recipient prize for sculpture Schoharie County Arts Council, Cobleskill, New York, 1986, Best of Show award Massena Artists Association, 1987, Roland Gibson award Potsdam College, 1988, 1st prize sculpture North Georgia College, 1990, Teacher. of Week, New York State Lottery, 2005, others; graduate fellow Syracuse University, 1984-1985.

Background

Strong, Leslie Walker was born on December 1, 1953 in Newport News, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Henry Osborne and Jean (Walker) Strong.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Art, Skidmore College, 1976. Master of Fine Arts, Syracuse University, 1985.

Career

Art instructor, Manor Plains Elementary School, Huntington, New York, 1977-1978;art instructor, Shendehowa Center Schools, Clifton Park, New York, 1978-1981;art instructor, Burnt Hills (New York)-Ballston Lake Schools, 1981-1983;instructor, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1981-1988;gallery assistant, St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, 1986-1987;instructor art, Heuvelton (New York) Center School, 1986-1987;instructor art, Potsdam (New York) Center School, since 1987. In-house conservator Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University, 1985-1986, consultant, 1986-1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited sculpture in group shows at North Georgia College, 1989, Key Corporation Tower, Albany, New York, 1990, Delmar College, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1990, Munson Williams Proctor Institute, 1991, Tang Museum, Skidmore Coll, Saratoga Springs, New York, 2006, Creative Spirit Art Center, St. Lawrence County Art Educators Exhibition, 2007, others.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, antiques.

Connections

Married James Stewart Sutter, July 21, 1984. Stepchildren: Jason Joel Sutter, Shannon Lyn Sutter.

father:
Henry Osborne Strong

mother:
Jean (Walker) Strong

spouse:
James Stewart Sutter

children:
Jason Joel Sutter Strong

Shannon Lyn Sutter Strong