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Lesley Dabson graduated with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design in the 80s.
After raising a family, she returned to Fine Art in 2008 and in 2012 became a member of the Hesketh Hubbard life drawing society; one of only nine members of the Federation of British Artists.
Only two years later, Lesley was elected as a member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists and in 2018 she was elected as a council member of the Hesketh Hubbard Society. Also in 2014, she was elected a member of Chelsea Art Society and was elected to their council in 2016.
Lesley has exhibited with several major societies including The Royal Society of Marine Artists, The Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Royal Society of British Artists, and the Society of Women Artists and her works are in collections worldwide.
In 2019 Lesley joined as a guest to the Wapping Group of artists, painting along the banks of the Thames; one of her favourite subjects. She is also a regular member at life drawing with the Hesketh Hubbard, held regularly at the Mall Galleries.
Lesley now lives and works in London and enjoys painting along the British Coast painting both plein air and in her studio.