Stacy Leeman, an abstract oil painter from Columbus, Ohio, is represented by the Sharon Weiss Gallery. Leeman earned her BA in studio art from Oberlin and her MFA from Rutgers University. Her studies abroad have included a year in Jerusalem and a semester at Parson's School of Design in Paris. Leeman often takes traditional Jewish texts and creates artworks that use contemporary painting methods. She works as a gesturalist painter using symbols, including the palette itself, to explore themes raised by the text. Leeman exhibits extensively throughout the United States.