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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Simonides

Leslie Watts















Leslie Watts


Born
1961 Weston, Ontario

Education
1984 Honours BA, Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Work
1987 Began a two-decade career as a children’s book illustrator and author
2007 Became a full-time painter











Awards
1986 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
1986 Guelph Creative Arts Association Juried Exhibition Prize
2004 Blue Spruce Honour Book, Ontario Library Association, for You Can’t Rush a Cat
2006 Saskatchewan Shining Willow Award for You Can’t Rush a Cat
2006 Amelia Frances Howard Gibbon Illustrator’s Award, Canadian Library Association, for The Baabaasheep Quartet
2006 Foremost Magazine Book of the Year, Honourable Mention, for The Baabaasheep Quartet
2009 People’s Choice Award, Perth Huron Juried Exhibition, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Ontario
2009 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
2010 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant
2011 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant
2013 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant
2013 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant








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