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 also the President of the Pittsburgh Polymer Clay Guild. Her work is inspired by universal archetypes, fantasy, dreams, and folklore - from Carl Jung and Joseph Campbell to Kermit the Frog.