Lezley Saar (b. 1953 Los Angeles, CA, lives and and works in Los Angeles, CA) was born in Los Angeles to artist parents Richard and Betye Saar. Saar’s works include paintings, drawings, book- works, photography, banners, collages, dioramas, and installations. Her various series, “The Atheneum,” “Anomalies,” “Mulatto Nation,” “Tooth Hut,” “Autist’s Fables,” “Madwoman in the Attic,” “Monad,” “Gender Renaissance,” “A Conjuring of Conjurors,” and “Black Garden,” deal with notions of identity, race, gender, beauty, mysticism, sanity, and normalcy. Recent solo exhbitions include Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY; and David Beitzel Gallery, New York, NY. Recent group exhibitions include The Wende Museum, Culver City, CA; Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA; McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX; Koplin Del Rio, Los Angeles, CA; and Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA. Saar is included public collections including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; The Kemper Museum, MO; California African American Museum, CA; Ackland Art Museum, NC; The Crocker Art Museum, CA; The Hessel Museum of Art, NY; and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA.