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Meike Legler

Meike Legler

Los Angeles

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Mixed media • Born in Alzenau, Germany • Studied at HTW Berlin, Germany
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Fabrics are my paint

Meike Legler is a German, Los Angeles based artist who uses fabrics as the medium for her abstract and often times minimalistic and geometric artworks.

She was born in Alzenau, a small town in Franconia, and holds a BA in fashion design from HTW Berlin, where she lived for 10 years. The move to LA in 2016 marked a turning point in her career when she started making wall art out of different fabrics and turned into a full time...

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Meike Legler is a German, Los Angeles based artist who uses fabrics as the medium for her abstract and often times minimalistic and geometric artworks.

She was born in Alzenau, a small town in Franconia, and holds a BA in fashion design from HTW Berlin, where she lived for 10 years. The move to LA in 2016 marked a turning point in her career when she started making wall art out of different fabrics and turned into a full time artist.

Her works are in private as well as commercial collections in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, New York City, Detroit, Palm Springs, and Mar Vista.

Studio shot, sculpture by Kottie Paloma

Studio shot, sculpture by Kottie Paloma

Studio shot, sculpture by Kottie Paloma

Studio shot, sculpture by Kottie Paloma

Installation shot from the group show

Installation shot from the group show "Dimensional Circumstances" in Chinatown, LA

"Soundbath", 36 inches x 48 inches, mixed fabrics over stretched canvas

Collaborative artwork with Kottie Paloma, Schindler Apartment Silverlake, Los Angeles: Photo credit: The Platform Home

Collaborative artwork with Kottie Paloma, Schindler Apartment Silverlake, Los Angeles: Photo credit: The Platform Home

"The Acrobat", 48 inches x 36 inches, mixed fabrics over stretched canvas

"Happy belated Birthday", 20 inches by 16 inches, mixed fabrics

"Today is a Good Day", 20 inches by 16 inches, mixed fabrics

Installation shot from the group show

Installation shot from the group show "Collective Memories" at the D2 Art space in West Adams, LA

"Sun in Gemini"", 48 inches x 36 inches, mixed fabrics over stretched canvas

"Mind the" Gap" , 48 inches x 36 inches, mixed fabrics over stretched canvas

"Encode Decode" , 48 inches x 36 inches, mixed fabrics over stretched canvas

"Ecplipse Season" , 48 inches x 36 inches, mixed fabrics over stretched canvas

"Life in the Glass House" , 48 inches x 36 inches, mixed fabrics over stretched canvas

"Playing by the Rules" , 48 inches x 36 inches, mixed fabrics over stretched canvas

"Between the Lines" , 20 inches x 16 inches, mixed fabrics over stretched canvas

"The Breakthrough" , 20 inches x 16 inches, mixed fabrics over stretched canvas

"Soft Knives", 48 inches x 36 inches, mixed fabrics and pencil over stretched canvas; collaboration with Kottie Paloma

What sounds, scents and sights do you encounter while in your studio?

Trees, singing birds, traffic noise, helicopters

What is your favourite material to work with? How has your use of it evolved throughout your practice?

Fabric. From straight lines I am going more into round shapes and mix fabrics with very different textures

What advice has had the biggest impact on your career?

Only do what feels 100% like you

If you could install your art absolutely anywhere, where would that be?

Dia:Beacon in New York

If you weren´t an artist, what would you be doing?

I would be singer

What are your favourite places besides your studio?

Our garden, Echo Park lake, Ojai, Matador Beach, Malibu Canyon, Palos Verdes and Ostrich Farm


EXHIBITIONS

SOLO

2017

Ignore the Noise

GROUP

2017

NIDO

Dimensional Circumstances

Collective Memories

EDUCATION (detailed)

2010, HTW Berlin


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