Lesley Riley
Lesley Riley

Lesley Riley is an internationally known writer, mixed media artist, art quilter, instructor, creative coach and mentor who turned her initial passion for photos, color and the written word into a dream occupassion.

Her art and articles have appeared in many publications, including her eight craft books. As former Contributing Editor of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine, and the host of BlogTalk Radio's Art & Soul show, Lesley developed a passion for showcasing talented creatives who make time for art.

In an ongoing effort to find the best ways for fiber and mixed media artists to get permanent photos on fabric, paper, wood and more, Lesley introduced Transfer Artist Paper™, named Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) 2011 Most Innovative new product, the state of the art technology for iron-on transfers.

Her passion and desire to help everyone reach their creative dreams and potential has led her to focus on motivating and empowering women to take their creative life into their own hands. Drawing from her own experience, conversations with women all over the globe, years of insight, and her intuitive knack for seeing the creative potential in the day-to-day of our busy lives, Lesley writes and blogs on the creativity gap, the obstacles that keep us from taking and making the time to gift ourselves with more creative and spiritually fulfilling activities.

Lesley lives, writes and creates in an empty nest she shares with her high-school sweetheart husband on a mountaintop in Cascade, MD. You'll find her in her studio from sunup to sundown unless, of course, any of her nine grandchildren come to visit.

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Questions? Lesley@LesleyRiley.com
Website: www.LesleyRiley.com