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Rachel Mica Weiss (b. 1986) is a sculptor and installation artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Weiss earned a BA in psychology from Oberlin College, an MFA in sculpture from the San Francisco Art Institute, and she is a 2011 recipient of the San Francisco Foundation Murphy and Cadogan Fellowship. Solo exhibitions include Limits (2018) and Liminal (2017) at LMAKgallery, NY; Countermeasures at Montserrat College of Art, MA (2015); In Place at Fridman Gallery, NY (2014); and Engulfing the Elusory at the San Francisco Arts Commission, CA (2013). Weiss was also invited to be a resident artist at Lux Art Institute, CA, with a concurrent solo exhibition (2018). Selected group exhibition venues include: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI; Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY; BravinLee Programs, New York, NY; Victori + Mo, New York, NY; and the Fiber Philadelphia Biennial, Philadelphia, PA. Residencies include Lux Art Institute, Marble House Project, chashama, and Vermont Studio Center. Weiss has been commissioned to create permanent, large-scale installations for the US Embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan through the Art in Embassies Program; Airbnb, Seattle, WA; Brookfield’s One Allen Center in Houston, TX; 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, NY; The Ashland in Brooklyn, NY; and MediaMath’s 4 World Trade Center office, among others. Weiss's work is part of the Art in Embassies and Francis J. Greenberger collections as well as several private and corporate collections. Weiss’s work has been reviewed in The San Diego Union Tribune, The Boston Globe, and The San Francisco Chronicle and has appeared in Hyperallergic, Bad at Sports, Vice, ArtNet News, and on NPR. Her large-scale installations have been featured in Forbes, Interior Design Magazine, Dwell, and Surface Magazine. Weiss is represented by LMAK Gallery and Uprise Art in New York and is a member of Artist Pension Trust.

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