NYC artist recognized for his unique beeswax art

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Wilson’s work is represented in the permanent collection of the African American Museum in Dallas. Some of it is displayed on the walls of New York restaurants and he said a Chicago collector owns 30 of the sculptures. He has also been commissioned by New York interior designer Jennifer Post to create several pieces, some of which have been featured in Architectural Digest magazine.

Going forward, Wilson said he wants to continue to use the ancient organic material to create modern works of a larger scale.

Rush Art Gallery curator Charlotte Mouquin called Wilson’s use of the material “something new and refreshing.”

“LeRone’s technique is rare,” she said. “It’s got a fragility … and at the same time it has the simplicity of poetic concept.”

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http://www.leronewilson.com

http://www.rushartsgallery.org

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