Leslie Wayne was born in Germany and grew up in California. She received her BFA in Sculpture from Parsons School of Design in New York and is the recipient of numerous grants, including a Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Painting, and an Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant. Her work is in the public collections of le Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris; the Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL; the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum Smithsonian Library, NYC; The Miami Museum of Contemporary Art, FL; and the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY, among others. She lives and works in New York City and is represented by Jack Shainman Gallery in New York.
Work can be viewed on her website: www.lesliewaynestudio.com