Twisting space and color while closely cropping her dense scenes of nature, Gildersleeve’s paintings refer to the very opposite of nature as a quiet escape. Sources as diverse as botanical designs of 18th-century wallpaper and the jangled patterning of street graffiti can be found amidst the organic forms of her natural settings.
Recipient of New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship
Profiled by Elephant Magazine
MFA from Bard College