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    The Neill-Cochran House Museum (NCHM) is honored to present Signs and Symbols: The Trees are Talking. This one-woman show features the work of longtime Austin artist Rejina Thomas.Visit the NCHM Wed-Sun, 11-4pm, to see Signs and Symbols: The Trees are Talking, and don't miss the NCHM Gift Shop where you'll find signed prints, notecards, bookmarks, and original hand-etched glasses by the artist. You can also purchase original paintings and glasswork!Thomas, who traces her roots to urban Los Angeles and the rural South, moved to Austin in the 1970s with the Air Force and then remained here to establish a career as a glass artist and painter. She established a graphic glass studio as well as Pine Street Station. Pine Street Station, open 2007-2015, became the first East Austin hub for Austin creatives and the location for the first SXSW Levi Fader Fort event. 
    This exhibition will feature more than 40 works of glass and oil on canvas that explore Thomas' understanding of the way signs and symbols constantly surround us in both the natural and built environments. Her creativity has as timelessness to it that blurs present and past, reminding us that we are all connected not only to one another but to those who came before us and those who will follow. Navigating America, and, for many decades Austin, as a Black woman has given Thomas perspective on her own heritage as well as the cultural ties that bind us across races and ethnicities.
    Learn more at: www.nchmuseum.org/signs-and-symbols
    Image: "Robot Dreams" (2013), Rejina Thomas 

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