Michelle Weinberg is a visual artist living and working in Miami Beach and New York. She is the recipient of fellowships and residencies from homesession and Fundacion Valparaiso, both in Spain, Millay Colony, MacDowell Colony, Tigertail Artist Access Grants, an Artist Enhancement Grant and an Individual Artist Fellowship from the State of Florida, a South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship in Visual and Media Art, a FIVA Fellowship from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, a Visual Arts fellowship from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and Altos de Chavon in the Dominican Republic, among others. Exhibitions include Dorsch Gallery in Miami, The Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at Edison State College in Fort Myers, FL, Lesley Heller Workspace and Kathryn Markel Fine Art in NY, Inventory in MiamiâÂÂs Design District, Escape the Room at Farside Gallery, Miami, Woman to Woman at the Bakehouse in Miami, Bleu Acier in Tampa, the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Florida, Nordisk kunst Plattform, Norway, The Schoolhouse Gallery in Provincetown, MA, Polychrome Affinities at the Miami-Dade Public Library, and Free-Arranger at MIA Airport Gallery. Museum exhibitions include Islip Art Museum in NY, New Work Miami 2010 at Miami Art Museum, The Provincetown Art Museum, MA, Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC and the Wolfsonian Museum/FIU in Miami Beach.
Public Art projects include GroundCover/DanceSteps sidewalk and crosswalk art for the City of Tampa, FL, Hand Painted Warehouse for Locust Projects in Miami, Shadow Canopy cement tile and SunBlocks hand-knotted rug for Miami-Dade CountyâÂÂs GSA Trade Shops Facility, and a glass mosaic mural, Paseo, for One Miami Riverwalk.
Weinberg received a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in NYC and an MFA from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. She has been a visiting artist and instructor at Tyler School of Art, University of South Florida, Florida Atlantic University, Miami International University of Art and Design, Kenyon College, and a mentor at Transart Institute MFA Program in Linz, Austria. A project consultant to museums and non-profits, she develops curricula, artist residencies, workshops and mentorship programs for teens, most recently Brick x Brick, an after-school program of Miami Art Museum. Weinberg is founding principal of IPO, an ongoing artistic collaboration, and she is co-founder of Available Space, activating neighborhoods with temporary public art. Weinberg has been Creative Director of GirlsâÂÂ Club in Fort Lauderdale since 2006. Her work has been published in HOME Miami, The New York Times, The Miami Herald, ICON magazine (UK), Miami Art Guide, El Nuevo Herald, Miami Modern Luxury, World Architecture News, Cover magazine, Miami New Times, Florida Inside/Out, and is featured in the books Graphic USA, Miami Contemporary Artists, and elsewhere.