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. Her work is inspired by universal archetypes, fantasy, dreams, and folklore - from Carl Jung and Joseph Campbell to Kermit the Frog.