Elody Gyekis earned her BFA in Painting and Ceramics from Penn State. Her work includes painting, drawing and sculpture, with a focus on acrylic and oil painting. Her paintings explore a wide variety of subject matter, including figurative and landscape inspired by her travels, often delving into mythology. She is currently a resident artist at the Green Drake Gallery in Millheim, PA. Her work has been exhibited across the country and around the world—Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York City, Syracuse, Tucson, Romania, Costa Rica and Nicaragua. She is also known for her many public art projects and community murals.