Reji Thomas has supported the arts in Austin for decades. From 1979 to 2014 she generously shared her studio, Pine Street Station, with the communuty, featuring the work of hundreds of fellow artists as one of the original participants in the East Austin Studio Tour. Additionally, Reji’s Pine Street Station played an important role in the Austin culture of art, music, literature, and community, becoming an Eastside hub for numerous events:
- Reji brought SXSW to the Eastside, hosting Fader Fort at Pine Street, featuring artists like Kanye West and Amy Winehouse. Other music events featured Austin artists Ponty Bone, Lee Edwards, and Claudia Voyles.
- The Hope Farmer's Market was launched at Pine Street and operated there for its first four years.
- Pine Street hosted Queerbomb's annual celebration.
- Pine street hosted numerous benefits and fundraisers for community organizations, including Austin City Limits, the Graphic Glass hot glass studio, the Pine Street Christmas Market, and Radio Taboo.
- Pine Street hosted many literary events, including readings by Diane Wilson, Lee Meitzen Grue, John Domini, Alysa Hayes, and Lowell Mick White.
- Pine Street was the birthplace of Alamo Bay Writers' Workshop and Alamo Bay Press.