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Sue Ellen Leys

The Tenth Muse Gallery
170 Maplewood Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

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Sue Ellen Leys
Website: https://sueellenleys.com

My representational paintings are inspired by my candid snapshots of people celebrating art, music, & style at events I enjoy attending, where elements of retro style intersect with moments of modern technology. My focus has evolved from my background working in fashion & costume design. My attic studio in Maplewood is 3 flights up so I am pleased to share several recent small works at the Tenth Muse Gallery in my current medium “encaustic”, which lends itself to studies in light, movement, & layers of mystery. It is an ancient process-oriented method of painting with heated and fused pigmented beeswax that is having a revival. Last year my encaustic work was included in a “Bay Area Figurative” juried show and catalogue curated by John Seed in California: “Honoring the Legacy of David Park” at Santa Clara University. I have shown paintings in over two dozen solo and group shows in New Jersey including “approaching Vibrancy” currently at Morris Arts in Morristown.

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