Ea Domke-Chase is a visual artist, arts educator, and LGBTQIA+ activist. She works with painting, sculpture, video, installation art, and public speaking. As a queer transgender woman, her works seeks to engage with communities to create and expand conversations around gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation.
Ea is originally from a smaller community in Iowa, but calls Boston, Massachusetts home. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of South Dakota and her Master of Fine Arts from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University.
Her recent activities include giving a TED Talk at TEDxTufts 2018. Her talk titled, Hi! I’m Ea!: A Story of Transitions, is about her journey of self-acceptance and her emotional, physical, and social experiences while transitioning. Ea was awarded a Post Graduate Teaching Fellowship at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts, and the Katherine Romero Graduating Student Award in 2017. Her recent solo shows include, Hyper-fluctuation of Forms, at the Boston Center for the Arts and Pedagogy of the Self: The Phenomenological Truths, at the Tower Gallery in Medford, Massachusetts.