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ABOUT

 

 

 

(Detroit, US 1980) Alisha Trimble is an interdisciplinary artist with work that spans over 20 years. Alisha regularly presents her work in a conceptual context through performative installations, utilizing costume, site and performance to unfold the meaning of an aesthetic. Alisha Trimble is a known leader in designing sustainable fashion, a regular contributor to print media and trained in ballet teaching for children and adults with The New York Theatre Ballet.  Her work was featured in ELLE, WWD, The New York Post, Creem, Stylist, L’Officiel, Racked, Grazia and she has written for COMPASS and The Lakeville Journal among other print news publications.

 

SELECT EXHIBITIONS:

The Sharon Playhouse / Ballet D'Hiver December 2019

New York City Ballet / Lincoln CenterFebruary 2018NYC Collaborated with Geronimo on her personal wardrobe for site-specific installations

I Love You Bedford / Concept Store 2015 - 2017, Brooklyn, NY Owner of concept store carrying artisanal clothing and art objects made in New York . Curated monthly exhibitions of intersectional feminist art

Underline Gallery / ​Computer Love ​February 2013 NYC Site-specific installation in which deadstock materials were used to make single edition crochet sweaters embellished with computer-generated love letters, along with a video series of simulated dating profiles

End of Century / ​The Magic Mountain 2​012 - 2014 New York City Pieces included in various Gallery Girls & Of Us group exhibitions at their Lower East Side and Green Point curations as well as in Beacon, NY

Deitch Projects/ ​Art Parade 2007 New York City Collaboration with Kunsole art collective 

111 Minna Gallery / I Heart SF2006 San Francisco, CA Painted dresses collaboration with artist Meryl Theo Press, performance depicting a tug of war 

AG Gallery / ​Almost Famous ​2005, Brooklyn, NY Site-specific performance art curated by Tomoko Fushihara (Current owner, Waiting Room Gallery, Tokyo, Japan)

The Life-Art Institute / Osher Hall 2003, San Francisco, CA
Received certification from Linda Montano to become a living work of art.

The Sage Project / Cabtop Ads​ ​2001, San Francisco, CA Art Therapy collaboration with sex workers healing from trauma, resulting in advertisements on taxi cabs as community outreach for the Sage Project Community Center. 

Museum of New Art / Documenta 1999 Detroit, MI Participated in international group exhibition curated by Jef Bourgeau

Center For Creative Studies / Eat Your Heart, Feed Your Head 1997 Detroit, MI Solo exhibition including a series of oil paintings and performance art using culinary art and performance to address harassment experientially.

 

EDUCATION:

Pratt Institute

Summer 1998, BROOKLYN, NY

Painting Curriculum 

 

College for Creative Studies

1997 - 1998, DETROIT, MI

Traditional Fine Art curriculum: drawing, painting, sculpture & printmaking

 

 

San Francisco Art Institute / Bachelor of Fine Arts

1999 - 2002, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Interdisciplinary art curriculum with avant-garde approach to exhibiting

 

COLLECTORS INCLUDE: Karl Lagerfeld, Humberto Leon, Carol Lim, S.  Rappaport (Met Opera Guild Board Member,) Barack & Michelle Obama, Robert Hunter Biden, Andre Saraiva, Kate McKinnon, Geronimo 

 

ASSOCIATIONS:

The New York Junior League / Astor House2014 - 2018, NYC

Astor House Events Committee, Photography and Archives Committee, Home Design Committee, extending to various beneficiaries including The Central Park Conservancy and Metropolitan Opera Guild

NEST CO-OP Member / The Nest Organization 2016 - 2018, NYC

Raised funds to provide professional photography equipment and tutorials for struggling artisans in Haiti to shoot their work. Completed a Design Fellowship at 1818 Farms in Mooresville, Alabama to support local agriculture and help repopulate the rare breed Babydoll Sheep

Apollo Circle ​/ The Metropolitan Museum of Art 2015, NEW YORK CITY

Host Committee: The Apollo Circle Members Benefit

Whitney Museum / Founding Contemporary Member 2015 - 18

 

Alisha Trimble * 19 Robin Hill Lane * Lakeville, Connecticut * 06039