Leslie Bowen holds her Bachelor of Science & Arts degree from Moore College of Art and received her MFA from The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Following her master’s program Leslie taught at Millersville University and Lebanon Valley College where she received the Nevelyn J. Knisley Award for Inspirational Teaching. She has been awarded several grants which enabled her to study painting at the Paris American Academy, Southampton College, and Salzburg International Summer Academy. Leslie is a painter, exhibits extensively and currently teaches at the Barnes Foundation. Her works can be seen in private and permanent public collections which include The Women and Babies Hospital in Lancaster and The University of Pennsylvania Hospital.