Lesley Burr is a graduate in painting from Glasgow School of Art and had a MA in Public Art and Design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art. She is one of the "Glasgow Girls" involved in the resurgence of figurative painting emerging from Glasgow in the 1980s.
"A prolific artist Lesley seeks her inspiration from her environment and landscape with many of her works displaying an intimate and profound sensitivity to the inter-relationship between human beings and the environment."
A Harper, Artist & Founder, the Essential School of Painting.
Lesley was selected by the Friends of Scott Polar Research Institute as the 2019 Arctic artist in residence to the Canadian arctic, supported by One Ocean Expeditions and Bonhams. She is working on new oils and prints using the sketches and photographs from the expedition and is planning to return to the Arctic for a future Greenland voyage.