Leslie received his MS from the University of Central Missouri. He is a 35 year professional in the calligraphic arts. Currently he does commissioned work for weddings, award ceremonies, and black tie events. He also creates original art for individuals, corporations, and gallery shows. A few of Leslie’s past clients have included RCA/BMG Music, Faith Hill & Tim McGraw, Dillard’s, Macy’s and The Harmon Group, Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Tardy received a milestone honor of being published along with 79 other calligraphic artists in the centennial edition of the Speedball Textbook. Today you can find him teaching online and in his studio, and demonstrating hand letter forms in educational forums. Feel free to visit leslietardy.com and view a portfolio of his work.