Leah Weinstein
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Leah Weinstein is a Vancouver-based artist whose practice investigates connections between material culture and the social ideals of a larger collective. Using everyday objects and materials to create sculpture, textiles and performance, Weinstein examines relationships between individuals and collectives, subjects and objects, action and display. Her work has been supported by the BC Arts Council (2016); Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation (2015-16); the Banff Centre, Banff AB (2015); Touchstones Nelson Museum of Art and History, Nelson BC (2015-16); Charles H Scott Gallery, Vancouver (2014); and City of Richmond Public Art Commissions (2013). Her professional experience includes designing costumes for contemporary theatre and dance companies, and she completed a Masters in Applied Arts (Visual Art) from Emily Carr University of Art + Design in 2014.