Born in Havana, Cuba in 1974, Leslie Sardiñias obtained his studies in art at the National Academy of Visual Arts in Havana Cuba and later furthered his studies with a Masters degree in Design and Animation. After living for several years in Europe, Leslie returned to New York to continue his investigative work in painting animation and design.
His work is part of important private collections such as the Spanish Royal Collection, Melia Cohiba Collection, Alexander Rosenberg, Arte Viva Foundation, to name a few. Sardiñias has also shown in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts of Havana, Angel Museum in Segovia, Spain, the Casa Lamm Collection in Mexico, the Bagagli Deposit Museum in the Piazzoni Palace in Italy, among others.
Leslie Sardiñas has participated in a number of collective and solo exhibitions. Among the most remarkable is the VII Florence Biennale in Florence, Italy where he was honored with the Lorenzo Medici Award in 2001.