Lester Rapaport is a Brooklyn based artist. Rapaport received his B.F.A. and M.F.A. from Hunter College for his B.F.A. where he studied with Tony Smith Ralph humphrey, Doug Ohlsen, and Ray Parker. Lester's work reflects his interest in physics and since 1991 the practice of meditation has wound its way into creative process; in the artists own words: "As my meditation practice has become more powerful, the paintings become emptier and more spacious. These paintings create a spiritual spaces of attentive centered openness and stillness that hopefully has a peaceful and lyric joy."