The eye is so subjective. What one individual captures, or chooses to see, another may not. It’s about inherent beauty, but also the potential, whether that’s a doorway, a window, a looking glass, spheres or vessels, water and reflection, there are glimmers of unseen, and the unknown.
ARTIST’S STATEMENT: My work focuses on deteriorating architecture. These structures, designed to be huge forces of permanence, are continually being challenged, destroyed and forgotten. Among all of the clutter—the shards of wood, layers of rubble, chipping coats of paint—there remains a gentle resolve.These buildings and homes, often on the brink of ruin, possess an energized present–and presence–as they attempt to escape their fragmented reality.
Up The Staircase Quarterly, May 2020. Issue #49. Cover Art.
~Traverse City State Hospital~
~For Sale By Owner~
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Leslie Lindsay was born in Missouri and spent her first five years in Springfield before her family moved to the St. Louis suburbs. She graduated cum laude from the Sinclair School of Nursing at the University of Missouri-Columbia, then moved to Minnesota and worked as a child and adolescent psychiatric R.N. at the Mayo Clinic. Leslie is the author of SPEAKING OF APRAXIA and enjoys a variety of creative pursuits, including writing, photography, gardening, interior design/decoration, and reading. She resides in the Chicago area with her husband and children and one delightfully adorable basset hound, who pretty much runs the house.
Leslie Lindsay|Always with a Book