Leslie has been an artist for 40 years, has shown widely in Canada, also in France and New York, and her work is in several private collections internationally. She is a lover of the arts and has worked in theatre and television as a set painter, builder and designer. On Saltspring Island for over 20 years, she has participated in art shows, theatre productions, music and dance. She sings with Bach on the Rock, dances Argentine Tango, writes songs and plays the guitar and ukulele. She is happy to be on the board of the Saltspring Arts Council and the Artist in Residence Committee as a means to contribute to and support local cultural activities.