Mindy Weisel

Born in Bergen-Belsen (DE)
Resides in Jerusalem and Washington, US-DC


education

1965-74
· California State University | Los Angeles, US-CA

1971
· Otis Art Institute | Los Angeles, US-CA

1977
· Bachelor of Fine Arts | George Washington University | Washington, US-DC

1977-78
· Post-Graduate work at American University | Washington, US-DC

2005
· Pilchuck Glass School | Stanwood, WA | Workshop with Therman Statom
· Corning Museum of Glass | Corning, US-NY
· Glass Studio Kari Minnick | Silver Spring, US-MD


solo exhibitions

2013
· Not Neutral | The Kreeger Museum | Washington, US-DC
  Curated by Judy Greenberg
  Review by WETA TV 26 | Around Town | www.youtube.com
· Not Neutral (with Silvia Levenson) | lorch+seidel | Berlin

2011
· Visiting Artist Exhibition | Gensler Architects | Washington, US-DC

2010
· After: The Survival of Beauty | Jean Albano Gallery | Chicago, US-IL

2009
· Full Circle | lorch+seidel | Berlin
  Video by Deutsche Welle TV

2008
· Of Roses and Rasa | Prada Gallery | Washington, US-DC

2006
· Words on a Journey | Katzen Art Center | Washington, US-DC

2004
· All That is Remembered | Jean Albano Gallery | Chicago, US-IL
· 25 Years of Painting | Strand on Volta Gallery | Washington, US-DC

2003
· Nine Anniversaries in Blue | Jean Albano Gallery | Chicago, US-IL

2002
· Translations | Troyer Gallery | Washington, US-DC
· Tikkun Ha'Olam: Meditations in Blue | Yale University | New Haven, US-CT
· Beauty as Consolation | Yale University | New Haven, US-CT

2001
· Ella the Muse | Lydon Fine Arts | Chicago, US-IL

2000
· Mindy Weisel 1979-1999 | Lydon Fine Arts | Chicago, US-IL

1999
· In The Presence Of Absence | Troyer Gallery | Washington, US-DC

1997
· A Place For Memory | Troyer Fitzpatrick Lassman | Washington, US-DC

1995
· Lili, Let's Dance | Troyer Fitzpatrick Lassman | Washington, US-DC

1993
· Touching Quiet | Jones Troyer Fitzpatrick | Washington, US-DC

1992
· A Harmony Of Sorts | Jones Troyer Fitzpatrick | Washington, US-DC

1990
· Night Of The Soul | Daniel Broder Gallery | New York, US-NY

1989
· Echoes | Jones Troyer Fitzpatrick | Washington, US-DC

1986
· Selected Paintings | Baumgartner Gallery | Washington, US-DC

1985
· Passions And Appearances | Bertha Urdang Gallery | New York, US-NY

1985
· Gypsy | Baumgartner Gallery | Washington, US-DC

1985
· Layers Of Time | Elise Meyer | New York, US-NY

1984
· Black Gifts | Baumgartner Gallery | Washington, US-DC

1983     
· Transitions | B'nai Brith Museum | Washington, US-DC

1982     
· Lili In Blue | Jack Rasmussen Gallery | Washington, US-DC

1981
· Recent Paintings | Jack Rasmussen Gallery | Washington, US-DC

1980
· Paintings Of The Holocaust | Jack Rasmussen Gallery | Washington, US-DC

1977
· Works On Paper | Diane Brown Gallery | Washington, US-DC


group exhibitions

2014
· art+design new york | with lorch+seidel | Berlin
· That's what I want | lorch+seidel | Berlin

2013
· Cologne Paper Art | with lorch+seidel

2012
· Art in Embassies Program | U.S. American Embassy | Tel Aviv

2011
· SOFA Chicago | with Jean Albano Gallery | Chicago, US-IL

2011
· Crossover: A Material Exchange | Bullseye Glass Gallery | Portland, US-OR

2010
· ART Chicago | Jean Albano Gallery | Chicago, US-IL

2009
· NATO Exhibition | Brussels | sponsored by U.S. Art in Embassies Program
· Paintings and Glass | Jean Albano Gallery | Chicago, US-IL
· Art Chicago | Jean Albano Gallery | Chicago, US-IL

2007
· Alumni Painting Exhibition| Katzen Art Center | Washington, US-DC

2005    
· Pilchuck Glass School | curated by Therman Statom | Stanwood, US-WA
· SOFA Chicago | with Jean Albano Gallery | Chicago, US-IL
· Cover to Cover | Maryland Federation of the Arts | Annapolis, US-MD

2003    
SOFA Chicago | Jean Albano Gallery | Chicago, US-IL

1999    
· Corcoran Hemicycle Exhibition | Corcoran Gallery | Washington, US-DC

1998    
· Seven Artists | Robert Steele Gallery | New York, US-NY
· Celebrating Women in Space - NASA
  National Museum of Women in the Arts | Washington, US-DC
· American Prints | Addison Ripley Gallery | Washington, US-DC

1996-1999
· Art in Celebration | Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition

1996-1998
· Witness & Legacy | National Traveling Exhibition
  with book by Dr. Stephen Feinstein

1995
· Gifts to Israel Museum | Marian Goodman Gallery | New York, US-NY
· Burnt Whole | Institute of Contemporary Art | Boston, US-MA

1994
· Burnt Whole | Washington Project for the Arts | Washington, US-DC
· Hemicycle Exhibition | Corcoran Gallery of Art | Washington, US-DC

1992
· Tactility | American University | Washington, US-DC

1991
· Lou Stovall: Heroes, Teachers, Friends
  Corcoran Gallery | Washington, US-DC

1989
· Continuing Witness | B'nai Brith Klutznick Museum | Washington, US-DC

1988
· The Artist's Mother | National Portrait Gallery | Washington, US-DC
· Dennis O'Neil & Friends | Gallery K. | Washington, US-DC

1987
· Works on Paper | Jane Haslem Gallery | Washington, US-DC

1985
· Works on Paper | curated by Donald Kuspit and Cynthia McCabe
  Rutgers University | Newark, US-NJ
· The American Artist - Immigrant Experience, 1930-1985
  In cooperation with the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, US-PA

1985
· Self Portraits | Jane Haslem Gallery | Washington, US-DC
· Spiritualism In Art | Cornell University | Ithaca, US-NY

1984
· Washington Watercolors | Corcoran Art Institute | Washington, US-DC
· Women In Expressionism | A.I.R. Gallery | New York, US-NY

1982
· Jewish Themes / Contemporary American Artists
  Jewish Museum | New York, US-NY
· Eight From Washington | Artemisia Gallery | Chicago, US-IL

1981
· Five Year Anniversary Exhibition | Gallery l0 | Washington, US-DC
· Watercolors | Jack Rasmussen Gallery | Washington, US-DC

1979
· Voices Of The Past | Goldman Fine Arts Gallery | Rockville, US-MD
· Works On Paper | Gallery l0 | Washington, US-DC

1978
· Works On Paper | Gallery l0 | Washington, US-DC

1976
· Works On Paper | Diane Brown Gallery | Washington, US-DC

 

public art

2011
· Gensler Architects | Washington, US-DC
· Herman Miller Inc. | Rockville, US-MD

2009
· Perseus Realty | Washington, US-DC
· Redlands Project | Rockville, US-MD


published books

2001    
· Daughters of Absence: Transforming a Legacy of Loss | Capital Books

2000    
· Touching Quiet: Reflections in Solitude | Capital Books

1982
· The Beginning of Things (with Harry Rand) | Dryad Press


book covers

2000
· Nikola Popov and Heather McHugh
  Paul Celan: Glottal Stop, 101 Poems |  Wesleyan University Press
· Roy Jacobstein
  Blue Numbers, Red Life | The North Carolina Writers Network

1995    
· Primo Levi | The Reawakening | Simon and Schuster
· Primo Levi | The Survival of Auschwitz | Simon and Schuster


selected public permanent collections

· United States Embassy | Berlin
· Hirshhorn Museum | Washington, US-DC
· Smithsonian Institution | Washington, US-DC
· National Museum of American Art | Washington, US-DC
· Baltimore Museum of Art | Baltimore, US-MD
· Jewish Theological Seminary | New York, US-NY
· The Israel Museum | Jerusalem
· Stedman Art Gallery | Rutgers University | Camden, US-NJ
· Watkins Art Gallery, American University | Washington, US-DC
· Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum | Jerusalem
· Hill & Knowlton | Washington, US-DC
· House of Representatives | Washington, US-DC
· UCLA Medical Center | Los Angeles, US-CA
· Goulston & Storrs | Washington, US-DC
· Arnold & Porter | Washington, US-DC
· Coopers & Lybrand | Washington, US-DC
· The Washington Post Company | Washington, US-DC
· Kirkpatrick & Lockhart | Washington, US-DC
· Arent Fox | Washington, US-DC
· Akin Gump | Washington, US-DC
· Oliver T. Carr Company | Washington, US-DC
· Federal National Home Mortgage Corporation | Washington, US-DC
· ATT Corporate Offices | US-VA
· Charles E. Smith Corporate Offices | US-VA
· Lerner Corporation | Rockville, US-MD
· Artery Corporation | Bethesda, US-MD
· Group Health Insurance | Main Office | Washington, US-DC
· Shaw Pittman | Washington, US-DC
· Mishkenot Sha'ananim | Jerusalem
· New York University Health Center | New York, US-NY
· American Dental Association | Washington, US-DC
· Washington Convention Center | Washington, US-DC
· Perseus Realty | Rockville, US-MD


selected fellowships & national commissions

2012
· Gottesman Etching Center | Kibbutz Cabri | Israel

2009
· Gottesman Etching Center | Kibbutz Cabri | Israel

2008
· Public Arts Commission: Glass Sculptures
  Perseus Realty | Redlands Corporate Center | Rockville, US-MD
· Fellowship to Virginia Center for Creative Arts | Sweet Briar, US-VA

2005
· Pilchuck Glass School | Stanwood, US-WA

2004
· Fellowship to Virginia Center for Creative Arts | Sweet Briar, US-VA

1993
· Fellowship to Mishkenot Sha'ananim | Jerusalem | Israel

1992
· Fellowship to Virginia Center for the Creative Arts | Sweet Briar, US-VA

1991
· Flowers for a Country | serigraph commissioned by the Smithsonian

1988
· Artist-in-Residence | Haifa University | Haifa | Israel
· Painting commissioned by International Human Rights Law Group



awards and nominations

2010
· Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Award in the Visual Arts
  Virginia Center for Creative Arts

2008
· Nomination for the Kreeger Museum Artist Award

1987
· Nomination for Award in The Visual Arts

1986
· The Rutgers National Works on Paper Award | Stedman Art Gallery