Alex Trimino is a Miami-based visual artist who creates illuminated fiber-based sculptures and installations. Her work re-contextualizes the traditional use of colloquial, lo-tech crafts; crochet, knittings and weavings exploring social views on civilization, technology and gender. In her work old things, old ways and new technologies commingle together; exploring how we connect to reality today. She uses embroidery and technology, creating a connection between past and present.
Alex Trimino was born in Colombia and lives and works in Miami, FL. Trimino graduated with a Master in Fine Arts from Florida International University. She attended Ox-Bow Artist Residency affiliated with the school of the Art Institute of Chicago as a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Scholarship for Visual Artist and is currently artist in residence at Deering Estate in Miami. Trimino has been the recipient of several awards, from prestigious institutions such as The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, The Elliot Museum, Appleton Museum of Art, Rawls Museum Arts, Cambridge Art Association and Joan Mitchell Foundation. Her work is in important public and private collections, including The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum and Girls’ Club Contemporary Art by Women. Upcoming she will be having a solo show at Hollywood Art and Cultural Center, Hollywood FL. More
Resident Artist, Deering Estate
16701 SW 72 Ave. Miami, FL