Andrea Legge

Andrea Legge holds a BFA from OCAD, Toronto Canada. In the 1980s she was a member of ‘The Rivington School’, a group of artists who practiced somewhat extremely on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. In 1998 she earned an MFA from The School of Visual Arts, NYC. In 2001, Ms. Legge co-founded Legge Lewis Legge LLC, a collaborative public art studio, with cinematographer Deborah Eve Lewis (sister-in-law) and architect Murray Legge FAIA (brother). To date Legge Lewis Legge has produced many award-winning permanent and temporary public art and design projects.

As an emerging solo artist, Andrea presented ‘ships+at+sea’, her second solo show at The Wild Project gallery, NYC in April 2019. Currently, Andrea is investigating ideas of heroics as relates to centuries of patriarchal rule in western culture through her Heroic Pursuits project. And most recently, she is researching Overwinter; an interactive sculpture/public art project concerning 19th century polar explorers stuck for polar winters in icebound ships. In October 2020 she will research Overwinter by participating in The Arctic Circle Residency, a sailing expedition for scientists and artists in the Arctic Ocean near Svalbard, Norway.

Last updated: Nov 13, 2020