WESLEY currently makes work in his Texas studio.  He has been an artist-in-residence at several prestigious artist residencies in Iceland, Finland, Sweden, Spain and New Zealand.  In 2019 Wesley created a drawing project while traveling to Tokyo, with the help of an extensive research grant.  Wesley’s work has received several awards including an award of distinction from Claire Gilman (Chief Curator of the Drawing Center, NYC) at Drawing Discourse (UNC Asheville, N.C.).  Wesley’s work was featured at the 2019 PULSE Art Fair Miami Beach and can be found in many prominent collections.  Wesley shows with Adah Rose Gallery (D.C.) and is currently the drawing area adviser at the School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University.