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Stacy Leigh

Born in 1971, New York City, United States

Lives and works in New York City, United States

Overview

Despite her early attraction to the arts, Stacy Leigh previously pursued a career as a stockbroker on Wall Street, which she soon found to be a source of misery. It was only when her husband encouraged her to leave that she pursued painting, and artist Richard Prince's discovery of her figurative work on Instagram provided further impetus. Leigh's self-taught approach is fundamental to her distinct style, with many of her paintings deriving primarily from memory rather than reference materials. ...Read more