For Tonya Lee, art is not a matter of representation, but a method of preservation. Rather than depicting images from reality, the Asbury Park artist explores a more intuitive form of expression. She paints from instinct and memory, through reactions of body and mind.
I recently interviewed Lee for my column at the Asbury Park Press. Read the full story here: http://www.app.com/story/entertainment/arts/2017/07/19/asbury-park-artist-travel-nature/487786001/