Leslie Clark, painter and designer of NomadGal Jewelry and founder of the Nomad Foundation, is an artist whose career has always included travel. After obtaining her master of fine arts degree from George Washington University she traveled to France for her first exhibition. Since then she has traveled and painted searching for new perspective and old wisdom. She was formerly on the Studio Tour, but left when she opened NOMAD gallery in 1996. The gallery was in business for 23 years and recently closed in June 2019.