EDUCATION

2012 / San Francisco Art Institute, M.F.A. Sculpture

2008 / Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH. B.A. Psychology, Phi Beta Kappa

 

2011 / Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME. Workshop: Fiber with Warren Seelig.

2010 / Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD. Continuing Studies: Metal Casting and Weaving.

2009 / Ecole d'Art de Blois, Blois, France. Continuing Studies in 3-D Strategies and Drawing.

 

SELECTED FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS, & RESIDENCIES

2016 / Artist Pension Trust Global. Member of New York Trust.

2015 / Marble House Residency. Dorset, VT. 2012: Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT.

2012 / Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Leadership, San Francisco Art Institute.

2011 / San Francisco Foundation Murphy and Cadogan Fellowship in the Fine Arts.

2006 / Village des Arts, Dakar, Senegal.

 

COMMISSIONS:

2018 /  Marriott Hotel, New York, NY.

2017 /  One Allen Center. Brookfield Houston, TX

          525 West 52nd Street. Handel Architects and Taconic Investment Partners. New York, NY. 

          3100 Research Boulevard, Kettering, OH. Time Equities, Inc. (forthcoming).

2016 / The Ashland, SPAN Architecture & Gotham Organization. Brooklyn, NY.

          1 Hotel, Brooklyn Bridge Pier. Brooklyn, NY.

2015 / U.S. Embassy, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. U.S. State Department, Art in Embassies Program.      

         Media Math Lobby, 4 World Trade Center, New York, NY.

2014 / HFZ Capital. New York, NY.

 

SPECIAL PROJECTS

2017 / The Balcony Project. Art Assets. New York, NY.

2015 / PULSE NY Entryway at The Metropolitan Pavilion, Armory Week. New York, NY.

         Malin & Goetz Flagship Store, Armory Week. New York, NY.

         All Comes From Nothing, Designer Debut Event. New York, NY.

2014 / Henge & Boffi Showroom, Art Basel Miami. Wynnewood, FL.

 

SOLO + TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017 / Liminal. LMAK Gallery. New York, NY. 

         Prism Point. Curated by Uprise Art for 200 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY.

2015 / CounterMeasures. Montserrat College of Art: 301 Gallery & 301 Frame Gallery. Beverly, MA.

2014 / In Place. Fridman Gallery. New York, NY.

2013 / Submit|Submerge. chashama. 266 W. 37th St. New York, NY.

2013 / Engulfing the Elusory. San Francisco Arts Commission, Window Site. San Francisco, CA.

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 / Surface Tension. E. Tay Gallery. New York, NY.

         Stella. Doppelgänger Projects. Brooklyn, NY.

         Say Yes. Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University. Detroit, MI.

2016-17 / Outside/In. D.E. Shaw & Co., New York, NY

2016 / OnSite Katonah. Katonah Museum of Art. Katonah, NY

          Sculpture. LMAK Gallery. New York, NY.

          Aperture. BLAM Los Angeles, CA.

          30 Under 30ish. Victori + Mo. Brooklyn, NY.

          9 Sculptures. BravinLee Programs. New York, NY.

2015 / A Memory Marker. Curated by Julie Solovyeva. Soho House, New York, NY.

2014-15 / Norwood Club. Curated by Uprise Art. New York, NY.

2014 / Elevate. Firehouse Art Gallery. Nassau Community College. Garden City, NY

         Inhabiting Ten Eyck. Curated by Karin Bravin. Storefront Ten Eyck. Brooklyn, NY.

2012 / Inside/Outside the Box at the FiberPhiladelphia Biennial. Crane Arts Building. Philadelphia, PA.

2011 / The Presence of Absence: Complementary Strategies Engaged with Memory. Diego Rivera Gallery. San Francisco, CA.

         Frontrunners: The San Francisco Foundation 2011 Murphy and Cadogan Awards Exhibition. SOMArts Cultural Center. San Francisco, CA.

         North American Graduate Art Survey. Katherine E. Nash Gallery. Minneapolis, MN. Juried.

2009 / Beau Plastic Ville. Musee de l'Objet. Blois, France.

2008 / 5 Colleges of Ohio Biennial. Sussel and Burton D. Morgan Galleries. Wooster, OH.

 

SELECTED PRESS

Interior Design Magazine/   Made in Brooklyn. Raul Barreneche. September 2017 Issue. Print.

Dwell Magazine/   On the Waterfront: 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge. Laura Mauk. 2 October, 2017.

Mansion Global/    Luxury Developers Get Serious About Art: From local artists, to global art-world superstars, common spaces are getting dressed up. Ariel Ramchandani. 17 October, 2016.

New York Cottages and Gardens/    NYC&G’s Apartment Art Tour. May 2017 Issue. Print.

Surface Magazine/    Built for Brooklyn: The new 1 Hotel outpost embraces the darker side of nature. Lily Wan. 17 March, 2017.

Vice: The Creator’s Project/   ’30 Under 30ish’ Art Show Sends Up Arbitrary Lists. Andrew Nunes. 5 August, 2016.

ArtNet News/    Get Outta Town with These 10 Art-Filled Day Trips. Rain Embuscado. 3 August, 2016.

The Boston Globe/    Metaphysical maps, metaphorical obstacles, abstract vistas. Cate McQuaid. 15 September, 2015. Print.

Vice: The Creator’s Project.  Here Are 10 Innovative Artists Slated for PULSE. Becky Chung. 26 Feb 2015.

Design Milk /    Sculpture by Rachel Mica Weiss. Jaime Derringer. 14 November 2014.

Eyes Towards the Dove /   The Raven: Interview with Rachel Mica Weiss. Sarah Walko. Contemporary Arts and Culture. 27 August, 2014.

Long Island Pulse/    Elevate Your Mood at Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery in Garden City. Lisa Heffernan. 26 August 2014.

Hyperallergic/    Adventures in Styrofoam, Maximalism and Photography at Bushwick Open Studios 2014. Alex Heimbach. 1 June 2014.  

Contemporary Artists Magazine/    Experiment & Concept: Teaching, Learning, & Making at SFAI. Chongqing, China. 2013. Print.

Bad At Sports Blog/    Salt and Bladders: An Interview with Rachel Mica Weiss. Jeffrey Songco. 13 March, 2013.

San Francisco Chronicle /   96 Hours: Engulfing the Elusory: Window on Ourselves. Patricia Yollin. 14 February, 2013.

El Grito Magazine/    Pieles y Pliegues. Carlos Carlos García Montero and María Paz Gastañeta. Lima, Perú. 1.4. 2011. Print.

CityPages/   NAGAS presents the finest art in North America by MFA students. Coco Mault. 2011.

Minnesota Post/    On Responding to Art. Mark Sparber. 2011.

 

LECTURES

Montserrat College of Art. September 2015. Beverly, MA.

Art Forum Lecture Series. Nassau Community College. October 2014. Garden City, NY.

“Borders and Barriers.” Visiting Artist Lecture Series. Oberlin College. September 2014. Oberlin, OH. In Conversation with Independent Curator Ian Cofre. February 2014. Fridman Gallery: New York, NY.

In Conversation with Meg Shiffer, Director of SFAC Galleries. February, 2013. San Francisco Art Commission: San Francisco, CA. “Lesser But Vital Practices” Artist Talk Series: The Tailored Body. August, 2011. SOMArts Cultural Center.

 

Rachel Mica Weiss is represented by LMAK Gallery, New York, NY and Uprise Art, New York, NY.

Weiss is a member of the Artist Pension Trust.