Native New Yorker Julia Eisen-Lester channels the bustling energy of city life into her vivid paintings. She strives to capture moments by painting them vibrantly and with immediacy. Eisen-Lester's brush strokes give her images a sense of movement and vitality.
Fascinated by the intimacy and personal behavior on display in public spaces, Eisen-Lester captures scenes from everyday life that offer a window into the inner world of her subjects. She presents these intimate moments in contrast to the frenetic activity of the city around her issues. These moments appear as though they were carefully plucked from out of the chaos.