An award-winning artist known for her uplifting, elegant art and design, Leslie Cober-Gentry’s endeavors include a thriving and accomplished career, designing performance spaces, instructing and mentoring undergraduates in illustration and design as an Assistant Professor at The Fashion Institute of Technology NYC, instructing and mentoring graduate MFA Illustration students as an Assistant Professor at WCSU, curating The Members show at The Museum of American Illustration Society of Illustrators NYC annually, guest speaking to art and design students at various universities throughout the country, serving as a member of the NYC Landmark50 Alliance, Chairperson of the Visiting Lecture Series at both FIT and WCSU (bringing in world famous, top notch artists), and newly appointed to The Sanford B Low Illustration Collection Committee at the New Britain Museum.
Leslie explains, “It’s all about answering the client’s goals and objectives through illustration and design. One needs to be extremely organized and meticulous. There isn’t any detail that can afford to be missed. It’s my responsibility and an essential part of my business to make sure that each component of every project is attended to with every possible effort, passion and dedication.”