Leslie Wayne is a New York-based abstract artist. Wayne received her BFA in sculpture from Parsons School of Design and her MFA in painting from University of California, Santa Barbara. She is a recipient of the Buhl Foundation Award for abstract photography and the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation artist’s grant. Wayne’s works have been featured at a number of galleries including Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY; Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC; Galerie Doris Wullkopf Darmstadt, Germany; Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA; and Galeria Leyendecker, Santa Cruz de Tenerif, Spain. Wayne has also exhibited pieces at institutions such as the Whitney Museum of American Art and the New Museum for Contemporary Art.