Wendy Edlen attended the Brentwood Art Center in the early 1980s. While exploring several traditional materials, she has developed a technique of layering acrylic paint and medium. It is the process of multi layering that creates the depth and textual environment into which the images can appear. The spiritual figures emerged often mute and dream like through the layers. She believes in what Francis Bacon said, “The job of the artist is to deepen the mystery.” Her work has shown in group shows at the Brentwood Art Center and at the Santa Monica Art Studios.