Biography

Lesley Anne Whitham, b. 1960

Scotland

 

Lesley Anne Whitham was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1960.

In 1982 she graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee and migrated to Australia in 1991.

 

Lesley’s studio tenancy at Tresillian Art Centre was followed by her first Solo Exhibition at New Collectables Gallery in Fremantle in 1997, showing clay sculptures, drawings and paintings and more recently, a joint exhibition showing sculptures at Margaret River Gallery.

Lesley exhibits in galleries in Western Australia.

 

Personal themes of Migration and Family feature in Lesley’s work and Fish are often present in the sculptures. They carry knowledge from one generation to another and across lands.

 

Lesley uses a variety of hand building techniques to make her sculptures. Each one is unique.

 

Lesley has won art awards for her sculpture and drawing.