Lesley Richmond was born in Cornwall, England. Lesley now lives in Vancouver, BC, Canada. She received her art teachers training in London, England and her MEd in the USA. Lesley's work is in collections in the USA, Japan, Poland, Korea and Canada, She taught in the textile arts program at Capilano University, Vancouver, Canada to 2003 while continuing her practice as a studio artist. She now works full time in her studio. Lesley makes textiles that suggest organic surfaces by changing the structure of the fabric, rather than imposing a design on the surface of the cloth.