About the Artist
LES Polinko is an award-winning sculptor, author, illustrator, and teacher. She has degrees from Purdue University in Fine Art Painting and Drawing, Art History, and Art Education.
LES is a Food Network Cake Sculpting Champion, Winner Cake All Episode 4. She is a former President of the Pittsburgh Polymer Clay Guild. LES creates magical creatures that travel to many different festivals and shows with her and the LES Polinko Studio crew.
Her work is inspired by universal archetypes, fantasy, dreams, and folklore - from Carl Jung and Joseph Campbell to Kermit the Frog.