Leslie Weissman is an accomplished painter and creative entrepreneur who expertly blends her artistic and marketing practices to develop a personal brand as a maker of artful gifts. With a Bachelor of Arts in Fine and Studio Arts from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and a Masters from New York University's Tisch School in Interactive Telecommunications, Leslie's educational background adds an academic touch to her artistic gifts, providing unique and thoughtful pieces with a personal touch. Her artful gifts are re-purposed from canvas and paper, making a statement in the world of art and gift-giving. When Leslie is not creating, she utilizes her networking and mentorship skills to coach other artists, sharing her sales and marketing strategies through her King Street Studio. As a former COO at Presents for Purpose and Executive Director at The Art Closet Gallery, Leslie's extensive experience in leadership and project management has allowed her to successfully pursue her passion for art, mentoring and beyond.