July 27, 2019
I’m so excited and grateful to be back at BernArt Maze as an Artist-in-Resident! I’ll be working on a new cement sculpture over the next few weeks. I’m posting the full process in my instagram stories (@lexymakesthings). If you happen to be based in the Halifax-area, be sure to check out this aMAZEing space, filled with art created by folks from around the world!
July 20, 2019
My new textile piece, You Hung-uh-ry? will be shown at the Abrons Art Center, as part of Happy Family Night Market - a one day event on July 18th that celebrates the Asian Diaspora through Food, Art and Education. Unfortunately, I will not be able to make the event, but I hope that you can! It looks incredible, and I’m grateful to be a part of it.
June 22, 2019
I’ve been working on a new mural commissioned by the Canadian Consulate and Groundswell, celebrating the consulate’s 100 year relationship with New York City. The mural was co-designed with fellow Canadian artist, Jean-Rene Bouville Tessier. I will finish painting and installing this piece in the Fall!.
June 22, 2019
I am thrilled (and nervous!) to have a brand-new textile work, You Hung-uh-ray? in Wicket Leeks at Flux Factory. Click here for more information about the show. Thank you to Will, illesha and Abdul for all their hard work and passion curating!
June 7, 2019
I had the wonderful oppourtunity to be a visiting artist at the British International School in Manhattan. Over the course of the week, I worked with hundreds of students from K - 9, building a collaborative installation created from found and recycled materials. More photos soon! Thank you for having me! I love working with youth and incredible art teachers - so much joy and inspiration.
May 23, 2019
Wow! TALK BACK was written in The New York Times in the article New York Art Galleries: What to See Right Now, showcasing the work of some of the incredible artists in the show. Thank you for the feature! The show is open for just one more week, culminating with a three-day convening. From May 31 - June 1, disabled artists, organizers, activists and allies from around the country and Canada will be speaking, performing, leading workshops and discussions. More information here.
May 9, 2019
Thrilled to announce that TALK BACK is now open at Flux Factory! TALK BACK centers the lives and leadership of disabled artists and organizers, asserting that deep-rooted cultural changes must be made within the art world to become more inclusive and accessible. Please join us in celebration of TALK BACK’s workshops, performances, gatherings, spoken word, screenings, visual arts, video, sound works, DIY, panels, activism, books, installations, zines, artist talks, performance lectures, discussions and celebrations with and for local, national, and international disabled artists and organizers! We are closing the month-long exhibition with a three-day Convening. The exhibition and programs are free and open to the public. More information including gallery hours, participating artists, and access information here. Curated by myself and moira williams. It’s been a labor of love and meaningful conversations, and we would love to see you there!
April 18th, 2019
One more week until the public opening of Superhero Clubhouse’s Big Green Theatre! Fourth + fifth grade students have written wonderful musicals centered around the environment, and adults have brought their brilliant words and visions to life! I was the prop designer for this show, using all found and recycled materials to build the props. There are several shows that are free and open to the public - see the schedule, and reserve tickets here.
March 25th, 2019
My Sing For Hope Piano is featured in the penultimate episode of Broad City! Very exciting! The catch: they didn’t give any artist credit. I rant about it on instagram.
February 20th, 2019
With moira williams, I am co-curating TALK BACK, a month-long exhibition for artists and organizers with disabilities. TALK BACK will run from May 9 - June 2 at Flux Factory (Queens, New York), activated with performances, workshops, panel discussions, and other events. Our open call just launched; please spread the word! More information here.
January 5th, 2019
Meet the Agile Rascals - a multi-disciplinary team of creatives, collectively working on an original environmental-themed show that will tour around Florida… on bicycles! This month, we’re the Artist-in-Residence in the Everglades. I’ll be building a set from upcycled plastics, styrofoam, fabric, and other materials. Follow our journey on instagram (@agilerascaltheatre) and, if you’re in Florida, check out one of our free shows!
November 27, 2018
I am in San Francisco! I will be leading collaborative, multi-disciplinary, multi-day workshops as the visiting artist at Phillips Brooks School (K-5) and San Francisco Day School (K-8). I will also be leading a commUNITY quilt project with parents from refugee families with ArtTogether.
November 23, 2018
River Alive! permanent exhibition at the Independence Seaport Museum is now open. This is a 4,000 square foot exhibition, focused on the wonders and challenges of the Delaware River watershed, our place within that system, and the increasingly sophisticated science we use to understand the watershed’s complexity. I created 16 wearable soft sculptures for the interactive theater portion of the show. View images here.
October 15, 2018
October 3, 2018
Join me this Sunday at MAD Museum for a “Kreate a Kooker” workshop and a reading of my children’s book, Penelope Pickerman and Her Marvelous Mind.
September 8, 2018
I am thrilled to be in Aarhus, Denmark for the next few weeks, as an Artist-in-Residence at the ARoS Museum with the Flux Factory. Along with 30+ Flux Factory artists from around the world, we will be creating collaborative and individual projects, teaching workshops, giving artist talks, and more! Here’s a short video to get a better sense of what we’re doing.
September 6, 2018
My solo show at the MAD Museum is now open, on view from September 6 - November 4, 2018.