Born the daughter of an artist and an attorney, Leigh is very much a product of the two. Business minded with a vision for the arts, this determined woman continues to create new waves in the art, philanthropy and fashion world. Post-graduate, Leigh moved to Seattle to begin working with Dale Chihuly, who she currently represents as a private art consultant. There she met her husband and business partner, J.P., and they began visualizing their future – Canlis Glass (www.canlisglass.com). Philanthropy has always been a strong suit of Leigh’s - at age 21, she founded Avant-Garde group at SAM, encouraging 20somethings to include art in their everyday lives. After a move to Hawaii, she co-founded and led Art After Dark as their President, until her departure from the island in 2005.
Modeling throughout her life, Leigh has always had an interest and a natural flare for fashion. Today you can see her gracing the catwalk for a good cause, dancing in Seattle’s version of Dancing with the Stars or in the magazines for notable fashion moments.
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