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The Poetic Artiste

LesleyAnn Moore a.k.a The Poetic Artiste began teaching herself how to write poetry and paint in 2014 and 2016, respectively. She is a Boston Native of Jamaican and Trinidadian descent. She first started her art journey as a child sketching and using watercolors. She now masters in Acrylic Paint.

In Fall of 2020 she established and became Sole Member of her LLC, Poetic Artiste. With the help of many friends along the way, she has developed a brand. Did I mention she is teaching herself how to play the piano and how to read music?! Stay tuned for more Paint Nights, Open Mics, and musically inclined Art Shows!

Just Spring of 2021 she was taking her FIRST Art class (Drawing 281) at UMASS Boston to enhance her creative abilities. She is now a Full-Time Artist & Dental Hygiene Student at the Massaschusettes College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. She is living proof that you can be dedicated, follow your passions and enjoy a healthy work-life balance.


She has featured in countless art shows across Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA and Baltimore, MD.

Here is a list of events and features she has been in over the years.

2016 to 2019

·         The Milky Way Lounge (JP) (Open Mic)

·         The Water Club in Marina Bay (Quincy, MA)

·         The Inner Sanctum (Art Plug)

·         Aziza Pe&ce Youth Program (Corks & Canvas)

·         Pancakes & Booze (DC & Philly)

·         Poets For Dinner (MD)

·         Mellow Monday’s (Open Mic)

·         OutSpoken Open Mic

·         Exclusive Diamond Boutique's "Sip N Shop" Pop-Up Shop (MD)

·         "When We Were Poetry" (KC’s Studio, Baltimore MD)

·         "Much Ado About Poetry" (The Players Arena, Baltimore MD)

·         Social Saturday’s (Open Mic)

·         Soul Saturday’s (Open Mic)

·         Waterfront Place Trophy Beach Club by ProjectArt2k ("Ladies Get in Formation" Show)

·         OVOXO Art Show (Impact Hub, Baltimore MD)

·         Skyloft’s Gallery (Exhibit VII)

·         WHIIPPED Productions (By Girly Anderson)

·         The Sand Gallery (Baltimore, MD)

·         The Baltimore Soundstage

·         Power Plant (Baltimore, MD)

·         The Royal Farms Arena (MD)

·         The Brooklyn Museum

·         The Fillmore (Silver Spring, MD)

·         Times Square Pop Up (NY, NY)

2020 to Present

·         An Evening with The Poetic Artiste (Savin Hill, MA) 2020

·         Black Owned Boston Pop Up Market (Seaport, MA) 08/2020

·         Black Owned Boston Pop Up Market Fall (Seaport, MA) 10/2020

·         One Bead (Boston, MA) 3/6/2021 - Artist Spotlight (Zoom/YouTube/Live)

·         IG Live @ThePoeticArtiste 2/12 7pm Live Painting and Music

·         Black Owned Boston Pop Up Shop #SpreadLove (South Bay Mall) 2/13/2021 

·         Black Owned Boston Pop Up Shop #SpreadLove (South Bay Mall) 3/13/2021

·         "A Poetic Night" curated by The Poetic Artiste 9/20/2021

·         "A Poetic Brunch: Open Mic Edition" 11/20/2021

·         "A Poetic Brunch: Art of Love Edition" 02/12/2022

·         "A Poetic Brunch: Erotic Expressions Edition" 05/14/2022

·         Pancakes & Booze (Boston) 05/19/2022

·         Bam's Fest (Boston) 6/11/22 

·         Black Owned Bos. Outdoor Market (Seaport) 6/26/2022

·         Spark the Block Culture Fest 7/24/2022

·         Roll Bounce II at Hoyt Field 8/6/2022

·         Black Owned Bos. Outdoor Market (Seaport) 8/27/2022

·         Black Owned Bos. Outdoor Market (Seaport) 8/28/2022

·         Black Owned Bos. Outdoor Market (Seaport) 9/25/2022

·         Black Owned Bos. Outdoor Market (Seaport) 10/16/2022

·         J.P. Licks (Harvard Square, Cambridge) 9/2022 - 1/2023

·         Words, Wings & Wine 3/18/2023

·         NOSA Gallery "Chocolate Devotion Exhibit" (Nubian Square) May 2023

·         NOSA Gallery "Chocolate Devotion" Paint Nite (Nubian Square)  5/12/2023

·         NOSA Gallery "Chocolate Devotion" Exhibit x Poetry Night (Nubian Square) 5/27/2023

·         Bam's Fest (Franklin Park) 6/24/2023

·         Roses & Rose Art x Poetry Show (TBA 2024)

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