Lehna Huie is a multi- disciplinary artist and cultural worker of Jamaican heritage from New York City. Huie works in painting, installation and video on themes of diaspora, memory and fragmentation, creating atmospheric portraits that document her lineage. Lehna is an alum of the Mount Royal College of Art at MICA 21’. Lehna was recently named an Artist Changemaker with the Global Fund for Women and was most recently a resident artist of the inaugural STONELEAF Retreat… more
Wood and Water
My approach stems from a series of family interviews, gathers clusters of accumulated disparate materials representing home and my ancestral geographies. I utilize materials such as cut strips of moving blankets coated in bright acrylic paint, ribbons, bottles and beads, shells, leaves, recycled clothing and drop cloth.