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Trestle Workshops

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Primary Contact
Melissa Staiger,
Executive / President
Rhia Hurt, Executive Director

Trestle is a 501c3 non-profit contemporary art space located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, that was established in 2012 in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Our mission is to foster creativity and community by offering exhibition, education, and networking opportunities for contemporary artists and curators. We provide a place for creative people to focus on the development of their art and their career. Our mission is carried out through four core programs: Contemporary Exhibitions, Professional Development, Community Classes, and Residencies.

Trestle Workshop's Community Classes Program offers instruction in a wide variety of artist techniques and theories, as well as training in professional practices. This program serves a dual purpose of educating artists and creating jobs for highly-trained teaching artists. The registration deadline for workshops is three days prior to the first session.


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