Artist Bio

LeslieAnn ButlerThe paintings of award-winning artist Leslie Ann Butler appear in private, public and corporate collections throughout the country and in Europe, including former president and first lady George H.W. and Barbara Bush and the late entertainer Michael Jackson. Her work was featured in the Emmy Award-winning television series, "Portlandia," and the television series "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists."  Her painting "A Thousand Indecisions" was chosen for display at the U.S. Embassy, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. In addition, she has shown in solo and group exhibitions at galleries and cultural centers, including the Portland Art Museum, other Oregon museums and galleries in Portland, Palm Desert, Scottsdale, Colorado and New York.

Leslie Ann is a member of many arts organizations including the National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, National Association of Painters, the Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland Art Museum and Portland Institute of Contemporary Arts. She sets aside a percentage of her art income to benefit charities. Leslie Ann's education includes Lewis & Clark College, the University of Oregon, Pacific Northwest College of Art, and the Art Institute of California.

From New York City - Leslie Ann Butler joined Garth Sandiford, host of popular radio show Chattin' In Manhattan, to share thoughts on her inspired work and what it means to follow your passion and live your life from a place of divine guidance.

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  • Lewis & Clark, Portland 
  • University of Oregon
  • PNCA /Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland 
  • Art Institute of California, San Francisco


2019"A Thousand Indecisions" chosen for display at the U.S. Embassy, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei " Deep Rising," "Time on Fire" and "Going Astray" featured on the TV series "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists"
2013"Magic," "Spring Ice" and "Singing" featured in the TV series "Portlandia"
2010“Bald Boogie” chosen for cover of the national annual journal The Society for Investigative Dermatology
2009“Visions” chosen for cover of CD, “Portland Sings for Haiti,” 
2006Featured on OPB Oregon Artbeat 

“Party Animals” selected as the signature piece for “Celebration,” International Juried Exhibition, KD Moore Gallery, Evergreen CO
Award of Merit, Assoc. Arts Regional Juried Fine Arts Show, Ocean Shores Who’s Who in America, 1993-2010