Leslie B. Demille
Leslie B. DeMille, relative of the late movie director Cecil B. DeMille, is an internationally acclaimed painter and sculptor. A master portraitist for over 50 years, DeMille conducted workshops in portraits and still life in oil and pastel. He has created commissioned bronze sculptures, paintings, and limited edition prints for American statesmen, heroes, sports celebrities, corporate CEOs, university presidents, and entertainment personalities. Born and raised in Hamilton, Canada, DeMille won first prize in an art competition at age eight. His studies began at the Art Students League in New York and continued in California. In 1958, Mr. DeMille, his wife, Isobel, and five children moved to Southern California.