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Full name

Leslie Ann Turner

Location

Austin, TX

Blurb

Jill-of-All-Trades skilled with everything from screw guns to wacom pens.

Biography

A self-taught artist from from behind the pine curtain of East Texas, Leslie Turner began her professional career working for a variety of theater companies including Zach, UT's Texas Performing Arts, Austin Shakespeare, Theatre en Bloc, Austin Community College, and Teatro Vivo. Now, her focus has moved more to illustration, most notably her first children's book, "The Silent Surprise" published in 2018. Additional work has included fabrication for film, stage productions, installations, and tradeshows. Her spare time is devoted to hiking, yoga, and sketching.

Education

B.A. in Theatre Arts

Southwestern University

Georgetown, TX · August 2008 – May 2011

Emphasis in Scenic Design

Awards
2015 Nominated for Best Scenic Design , Austin Critics Table Awards
for “Jacob’s Ladder” with Theatre en Bloc
Specialties

Graphic Design & Illustration, Scenic Design, Scenic Painting

Elsewhere