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Lea Thomas - Solo Exhibition Opening @ Trestle Gallery


  • Trestle Gallery 850 3rd Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11232 United States (map)

Trestle Gallery is proud to present the work of Lea Thomas in a solo exhibition, curated by Jennifer Simmons of DOPPELGÄNGER PROJECTS.

Lea Thomas is a New York-based fiber artist and musician. Originally from Maui, Hawaii, Lea’s work reflects on her unique perspective of the relationship between person and place. Informed by both academic and self-directed study in botanical sciences and traditional folk herbalism, Lea uses organic fibers and plant-based dyes to create weavings that celebrate the intelligence of the natural world. Specifically, Lea’s frequent use of indigo pigment is symbolic of her Japanese heritage, honoring a lineage of kimono makers and textile artisans in her immediate ancestry. Lea was an artist in residence at the Montello Foundation in Nevada in 2018.

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Trestle Gallery
850 3rd Ave, Suite 411
BROOKLYN, New York 11232