Leslie Ferst (b. 1954)

Leslie Ferst was born in 1954. A native of Atlanta, she struck out from home to earn her B.A. and M.F.A. degrees from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York, and Boston University in Massachusetts, respectively.
She has held several solo exhibitions around the eastern part of the United States, including two in Atlanta at Georgia State University and the Signature Shop and Gallery. She has also participated in numerous group exhibitions throughout the United States and returned to Georgia for a residency at the Ossabaw Island Foundation.
Her work is part of several permanent collections, including those of the Georgia Institute of Technology, Charles Ackerman and Company, and Gwinnett Land Trust. Her pottery piece Carved Teapot (1984) is part of Georgia's State Art Collection.
close

Loading

Cite This Article
Sanchez, Corina. "Leslie Ferst (b. 1954)." New Georgia Encyclopedia. 14 January 2016. Web. 18 February 2019.
From Our Home Page
Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, often referred to as the SCLC, was one of the most significant participants in the civil

Read more...
Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum

Located in Pooler, just minutes from downtown Savannah on Interstate 95

Read more...
Modern and Postmodern Architecture: Overview

Architecture in Georgia during the last four decades of the twentieth century evidenced a continuing interest in traditional forms

Read more...
Cornelia Bailey (1945-2017)

As a member of the last generation of African Americans born and educated on Sapelo Island, Cornelia Bailey became one of Georgia's most

Read more...
Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries