LES Polinko is an award-winning sculptor, author, illustrator, and teacher. She has degrees from Purdue University in Fine Art Painting and Drawing, Art History, and Art Education.
She is the President of the Pittsburgh Polymer Clay Guild and most recently a Food Network Sculpted Cake Champion, Winner Cake All! Her work is inspired by universal archetypes, fantasy, dreams, and folklore – from Carl Jung and Joseph Campbell to Kermit the Frog.