Born in West Virginia, Lesley Wamsley (b. 1982) is an artist living in Brooklyn, NY. Her paintings focus on observing subtle relationship within the landscape. She holds a M.F.A. (2012) from the State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY and a B.A. (2004) from Miami University, Oxford, OH. Recent shows include Women’s Work, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY; Optimism, 20/20 Gallery, New York, NY; and Watch It Burn, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Awarded residencies include The Constance Saltonstall Foundation, Ithaca, NY and Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY. Her work is held by The Museum of Modern Art Artists’ Books Collection, New York, NY. She is an adjunct professor of Drawing and Visual Thinking at Fordham University, New York, NY.