Alice Leese

Lives & works on the YT Ranch, Winkler County Texas





 Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1986 from Abilene Christian University. Juanita Tittle Pollard scholarship for 2 years.

W.B. Grant cash award for outstanding academic studies


Corporate Collections

  •  Southwestern Bell Corporation.

  •  Steak and Ale

  •  AT&T

  •  Duke Windpower

  •  Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian  Art, David City, Nebraska


Exhibitions & Festivals

  • Abilene Fine Arts Museum annual     competitions.

  • The Artwest Open Competition,    Jackson, WY.

  • The Amarillo Competition, Amarillo, TX.

  • Women Artists of Three States, Dallas, TX.

  • All On Paper, Buffalo, NY.

  • Midland Art Association, Midland, TX.

  • Odessa Art Association, Odessa, TX.

  • Hunterdon Art Center 32nd annual    National Print Exhibit, Clinton, NJ.

  • Several solo and group exhibits in  Abilene, TX.

  • Knoxville Museum of Art 20th Dulin National Works on Paper Exhibition, Knoxville, TN.

  • Rutgers National Works on Paper, Camden, NJ.

  • Lubbock Christian University, Solo Show

  • Driggs Digs Plein Air 7th Annual Festival 2018, Driggs, Idaho

  • Plein Air Artists Colorado 22nd Annual National Juried Fine Art Exhibition and Sale, Sorrel Sky Gallery, Durango, Colorado



  • Past member the Artist’s League of Texas, Abilene, TX

  • American Plains Artists.

  • Co-publisher of Tumbleweeds Press.



  • 2015 Silver Davey Award (Big Machine Label Group): A Thousand Horses Cover Promotional - Covers (all inclusive)

  • Best in Show, Odessa Art Association

  • Best in Show, Andrews Art Guild

  • First Place, Midland Art Association, Odessa Art Association, Andrews Art Guild

  • Texas Award from American Plains Artists Annual Show

  • “In a Garden” opera set, 2nd place in Division 1 of the 2011 Opera Production Competition, sponsored by the National Opera Association



  • National Parks Arts Foundation Fort Union National Monument Artist in Residence, Oct., Nov., 2018


Illustrated and published children's book Tumbleweeds.


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