Leslie Graff: Mormon Artist
Leslie Graff is an artist who works primarily in acrylics and mixed media to portray the complexity of human experience. She is best known for her domestic series (30 pieces) where she used herself as a model.
She has exhibited across the United States and her work is held in many personal collections. Her art has been featured in magazines, such as Forbes, and in books and blogs. She has also taught creative art and lectures frequently.
Graff lives in Massachusetts with her husband and three sons. She is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She earned her bachelor’s (elementary education and family sciences) and master’s degrees (marriage, family, and human development) from Brigham Young University. She is a child life specialist and has taught family studies at the college and university level. She has also volunteered with Operation Smile and has traveled to several places around the world helping to prepare children for surgery and provide a hospital playroom.