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Jessie Edelman is a contemporary painter renown for her work with the figure and the sea. Jessie Edelman was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Edelman attended Skidmore College located in Saratoga Springs, New York where she earned a B.F.A. The artist went on to earn a M.F.A. from Yale University.

Two artists that inspire her work are Elizabeth Peyton and Caspar David Friedrich. Other influences include Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, and Paul Cezanne.

The artist is based out of Brooklyn, New York.

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Price range information: Many works priced between $3,000 and $10,000.

In her artistic statement Edelman explains that she tries to achieve a point where painting seeps into life, and life seeps into painting.

What I enjoy about the work of Jessie Edelman is that her figures are always enjoying themselves. The artist also draws from unique vantage points forming interesting visual compositions.