Brynn Trusewicz uses writing, social interactions and adornment to explore the tension between identity and appearance, especially as it relates to queer identities and the bodies that carry them. They have worked with digital fabrication and fashion and collaborated with New Skins and Francis Bitonti on the Verlan Dress, which is featured in Smart Textiles for Designers: Inventing the Future of Fabrics. As a freelance embroiderer, Trusewicz has worked with clients in the local automotive industry and large corporations such as Reebok.
Trusewicz earned an MID at RISD after completing bachelor degrees in Sculpture and Mathematics at SUNY Purchase. They instruct courses at RISD in digital embroidery and ornamentation as it relates to intersectional identity politics and serve as lab manager of RISD Co-Works.