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Leah Thompson

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Leah Thompson is an artist living in Roanoke, VA. She is best known for her expressive paintings of dancers. Philadelphia native, Leah Thompson has been painting for over 15 years. She’s a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and holds a BFA in Fine Arts and a BS in Art Education. She has won many awards for painting. Leah is currently an elementary art teacher for the Roanoke City Public Schools . She lives with Jonathan her husband of 20 years, and her son.