Lesley Richmond was born in Cornwall, England. Lesley now lives in Vancouver, BC, Canada. She received her art teachers training in London, England and her MEd in the USA. She taught in the textile arts program at Capilano University, Vancouver, Canada to 2003 while continuing her practice as a studio artist. Lesley now works full time in her studio.
Lesley’s work is in collections in the USA, Japan, Poland, Korea and Canada. Her recent exhibitions include works in SOFA Chicago and SOFA New York 2010, Palmbeach3, 2009, SOFA Chicago and SOFA New York, 2009, the Fiberart International 2007, Pittsburg, the 12th International Triennial of Tapestry 2007, Lodz, Poland and the 5th. Cheongju International Craft Competition 2007. Her work is featured in Vol. 40 of the The Portfolio Collection and Art Textiles of the World – Canada, by Telos Art Publishing.