Leslie Ferst (b. 1954)

Carved Teapot
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.
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Sanchez, Corina. "Leslie Ferst (b. 1954)." New Georgia Encyclopedia. 14 January 2016. Web. 15 November 2019.
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