Artworks
black pen, poster paint, paper
30” x 20”
2016
Ink pen and tempera paint on paper
22"x34" each. (four painting series)
2017

Lela Pierce: Work Sample

Performance
2015

Dance

ball point pen, tempera paint
22.5" X 22.5"
2014
Ballpoint pen, tempera paint
30" X 44"
2011
Ballpoint pen, tempera paint
25" X 37"
2011
Ballpoint pen, tempera paint
22" X 30"
2009
Ink pen and tempera paint on paper
2009
Ballpoint pen, tempera paint
20" X 29.5"
2010
Ink pen and tempera paint on paper
2015
black pen, poster paint, paper
38" X 50"
2014
black pen, poster paint, paper
22 " x 30 "
2009
ink pen, Tempera Paint on Paper
8.5 " x 8.5 "
2016
black pen, poster paint, paper
20 " x 30 "
2008
Ink pen and tempera paint on paper
2015
Ink pen and tempera paint on paper
2014
fabric, buckthorn roots, Wire, paint, thread
2016

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  • Lela Pierce updated the Artwork Dead bodies
  • Lela Pierce updated the Artwork Voice
  • Lela Pierce updated the Artwork Dancer: worksample
    1. Skin(s). Rosy Simas Danse 2016 2. Neel: blutopia of radical dreaming. Ananya Dance Theatre. 2015 3. Late Nite: Entropic Journeys of the Soul. Lela Pierce. 2016 4. Monday Live Arts. Pramila Vasudevan of Aniccha Arts. 2016
  •   This series was comissioned for the Pullman Porter Reading room at Model Cities in the historically black Rondo Neighborhood of St. Paul, MN. Each painting honors a significant contribution that the Pullman Porters made to bringing up black communitites around the country. Themes include: Labor, Family, Education and Social Justice. This work is meaningful to me as my grandfather Eulis Pierce Sr., was a Pullman Porter, origionally from Jackson, MS who moved to Minnesota during the Black Mi…
  • Created for a residency program at the Soap Factory, this piece was made in direct response to the fatal shooting of a young black man named Philando Castile in St. Paul, MN (which happened on the first day of the residency program). Shadowy life sized human figures express silent postures of surrender and resistance. Red threads flow from red dots on bodies in a collective direction - dissapearing into a small dark hole drilled into the ground. The figures face an intimately life sized cave m…
  •   This series is in honor of the Pullman Porters - who were primarily black men who worked service jobs on the rail road. Although their working conditions were quite rough, they played a significant role in bringing up the black middle class and contributing to various social justice movements in the early 1/2 of the 20th century. Each painting carries a theme related to Labor, Family, Education and Social Justice. This work is meaningful to me as my grandfather Eulis Pierce, was a Pullman …
  • Lela Pierce updated the Artwork Womb
  • Lela Pierce updated the Artwork Tides
  • Lela Pierce updated the Artwork Prana (body)