6704 NW 160th Street, Alachua, Florida 32615

(352) 474-9504 •

Leslie Peebles


1989-1993 M.A., Art Education, UF, Gainesville, Florida

1980-1981 B.A., Studio Art, Newcomb College, New Orleans, La.

1977-1980 University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee

1974-1977 Suwannee High School, Live Oak, Florida


2007-2010 P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School, Art Teacher

2002-2007 Duval Elementary Fine Arts Academy, Gainesville, FI, Art Teacher

  • National Board Professional Teacher Certification, 2004
  • Team Leader 2006-2007

2004-2006 Arts in Medicine, Shands AGH, Gainesville, FI, Visual Artist in Residence

2005 (summer) University of Florida, Adjunct Professor of Art Education

1998-2002 Prairie view Elementary, Gainesville, FI, Art Teacher

1995-1998 Itinerant Art Teacher, Gainesville FI

1993-1995 Price Middle School, Interlachen, FI, Art Teacher

1991-1993 University of Florida Art History Department, Graduate Assistant, Dr. David Stanley

Shows and Exhibitions

Hippodrome State Theater, Florida Waters, March 2009

P.K. Yonge Tumbling Creek Gallery, Dreams and Visions, Fall 2007

Florida Museum of Natural History, Natural Curiosities, Gainesville, Summer 2005

Downtown Festival, Gainesville, Florida 2002-2008

  • Poster Artist; Award of Excellence 2008
  • Award of Merit 2007

Sweetwater Printmaking Cooperative, Gainesville, Florida, Solo show yearly since 1999

Books Inc. Art Gallery, Gainesville, Florida, Solo show yearly since 2002

Still Life in G, Gainesville, Florida, Featured artist, April 2004

Spring Arts Festival, Gainesville, Florida 1999-2002

Thornbrook Village Art Festival, Gainesville, FIorida, 1997-2003

  • 1st place Graphics 2001
  • Purchase awards 2002-2003

Thomas Center Galleries, Gainesville, Florida, Pressing Matters, 2002, 2003

Juried Regional Show, Thomas Center Galleries, 2003

Stark Festival of the Arts, Stark, Florida 2003

St. Augustine Festival of the Arts, St. Augustine, FI 2003

Boardwalk Festival of the Arts, Virginia Beach, Va. 2002

Art in City Hall, Gainesville, Florida 2002

Reitz Union Art Gallery, Sweetwater Group Show 2001


High Tide Art Gallery, St. Augustine

Harn Museum Gift Shop, Gainesville, Florida

McIntyre Studios, Gainesville, Florida