Leslie Orenstein

Les is a Chicago-based artist who has been a professional potter since 1979. His focus is on high-fire functional work.


Southern Illinois University – B.A. in Studio Art




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Other interests and inspirations:

He is inspired by carrying on the traditions of pottery.

Les’s teaching style:

He emphasizes the shared value of growth and accomplishment.

Les loves EAC because . . .

He enjoys the opportunity to work with such talented students.

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