SHOSHANNA WEINBERGER

BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1973 in Kingston, Jamaica

Lives and works in Newark, New Jersey

EDUCATION 

2003    Master of Fine Arts, Yale School of Art. Yale University, New Haven,
              Connecticut

1995    Bachelor of Fine Arts, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago,
              Chicago, Illinois

 
AWARDS, GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES

2017     Project for Empty Space, Artist-in-Residence, The Gateway Project, Newark NJ

2016    Fellowship, New Jersey State Council on the Arts

2015    Joan Mitchell Center, Artist-in-Residence, New Orleans, LA

2014    Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant

2013    First Prize Award, 34th Bradley International Print and Drawing
              Exhibition

2010    Honorable Mention Prize, Metro 27, City Without Walls Gallery

2003    Carol Schlosberg Memorial Prize

2002    Gamblin Art Award

2002    Norfolk Teaching Residency, Yale School of Art, Norfolk, CT

 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014    Potbelly Pin-Ups: Out  Of Many One, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

2012    Sometimes All of Me is not Enough, Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art,
              Miami, FL

2012   What Makes My Hottentot so Hot, Solo(s) Project House, Newark, NJ
            

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017    Jamaica Biennial,  National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica

              Pre, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY

              Womenin the World, Monmouth University, West Long Beach, NJ

             Adandoned Margins, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Gramd Rapids, MI

2016    Collage Effects: Art of the African Diaspora,  University Galleries, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJl

              Pegasus and Mermaids, Poetry Foundation, Chicago, IL

              Material Matters: Water, Pigment, and Light, Van Every/Smith Galleries, Davidson College, Davidson, NC

              Modern Heroics: 75 Years of African-American Expressionism,  The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

              Jamaican Pulse,  Royal West of England Academy (RWA), Bristol, UK (forthcoming)

              Carried Weight, Delaware Center of Contemporary Art, Wilmington, MD

              Abandoned Margins, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

2015    Lush,  SMAC Gallery, Stellenboch, South Africa

              Fabulous,  Shirin Gallery, New York, NY

              (Em) Power Dynamics, The Gateway Project, Newark, NJ

              Trek: Following Journeys, SMAC Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

              Small Art Show, Gallery Shoshinkan, Nagano, Japan

2014    Metro 31, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ

              Jamaica Biennial, National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica

              Re-al-ized, Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

              The New [New] Corpse, Sector 2337, Chicago, IL

              America Through Artists Eyes, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

              Mutations, Tiwani Contemporary, London, England

              All That Glitters, The Gateway Project, Newark, NJ

2013    Works for Collection, HiQo Gallery, Kingston, Jamaica

              BIAC Martinique,  1st International Biennial, Fort-de-France, Martinique

              Slippery  Slope, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

              Empire, FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY

              The Drawing Project, online exhibition, Frost Art Museum, Miami, FL

              34th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Peoria, IL

              Natural Histories, National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica

2012      Jamaica Biennal, National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica

              Following the Line, Girls Club, Fort Lauderdale, FL 

              Acts of Alterity, Nomad Gallery,  Brussels, Belgium 

              Why I Draw, ISE Cultural Foundation, NYC

2011    Drawing Resurfaced, Stewart Center Gallery, Purdue University,
              West Lafayette, IN

              Spillage, Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

2010    Metro 27, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ

              Reality + Artifice: NJ Annual Fine Arts, New Jersey State Museum,
              Trenton, NJ

2009    Hysteria: Past Yet Present, Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers, Newark

2008    Jamaica Biennial, National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston

2007    The  New Authentics: Artists of the Post-Jewish Generation,
              Spertus Museum, Chicago and Rose Art Museum, Massachusetts

2006      Jamaica Biennial, National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica

2003    New American Talent 18, Art House at Jones Center, Texas
 
PUBLICATIONS

2017      Jamaican Biennial, National Gallery of Jamaica, Biennial Catalogue

2016      Modern Heroics, exhibition catalogue, the Newark Museum

               Jamaican Pulse, exhibition catalogue, Royal West of England Academy

2015    A Womens Thing, Winter Issue,  page 3 (image)

              Art (south) Africia Magazine, (cover), First Issue, September 

             
 The New [New] Corpse, exhibition catalogue, Green Lantern Press,
              Chicago

               Poetry Magazine,  (cover), Poetry Foundation Magazine, February

2014      Jamaican Biennial, National Gallery of Jamaica, Biennial Catalogue

              Arntzenius, Linda: America, through Artists' Eyes.  Princeton Magazine,
              Holiday 2014, 48-49

              Foumberg, Jason: Artist to Watch: Shoshanna Weinberger, 
              chicagomag.com, May
29, 2014

2013    AALR Mixed Race Initiative, The Asian American Literary Review,
              (artwork) Fall 2013

              Coussonnet, Clelia: 1st BIAC Martinique: Exclusive Interview of
              Shoshanna Weinberger, Jamaican-
American artist.
              Uprising News Contemporary Caribbean Art. (blog). Dec. 7, 2013

              2013 BIAC Biennial International. catalogue, 2013

              34 Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, catalogue

2012    Freyman, Falyn: Following the Line, Broward Palm Beach New Times,
              Nov. 15, 2012

               Richardson, Jared: Attack of the Boogeywoman: Visualizing Black
              Women’s Grotesquerie in Afrofuturism, Art Papers, Nov/Dec,
              2012, p. 19- 22

              Jamaican Biennial, National Gallery of Jamaica, Biennial Catalogue 

              Following the Line, Girls Club, catalogue 2012

              Joseph, Ralina L.: Transcending Blackness: From the New Millennium
              Mulatto to the Exceptional
 Multiracial,  (cover), Duke University Press,              
               Nov. 2012 

               Dempster, Heike: Emerging... Shoshanna Weinberger, 
              wonderlandmagazine.com, June 13, 2012

              Arroyo, Eddie: Shoshanna Weinberger: Carol Jazzar, artisabout.com,
              April 30, 2012

              Hood, John: Shoshanna Weinberger to Show All, NBCMiami.com,
              NiteTalk (blog).  April. 25, 2012

              Milo, Paul: A Hot Exhibit, newarknj.patch.com, February 15, 2012

2011    Drawing Resurfaced, Stewart Center Gallery, Purdue University,
              catalogue, 2011

              Tschida, Anne: Traces of What Was and What Makes Us Who We Are,
              Knightarts.org,  Mar. 30, 2011

              Hood, John: NiteTalk, NBCMiami.com, (blog). Mar. 17, 2011

2010    Bischoff, Dan: Star-Ledger, Metro 27, Nov. 7, 2010

              Reality + Artifice: NJ Arts Annual Fine Arts, New Jersey State Museum,
              catalogue, 2010

2009    Bell, Anonda, Hysteria: Past Yet Present, Paul Robeson Galleries,
              Rutgers, 2009, p. 86-87

2008    Jamaican Biennial, National Gallery of Jamaica, Biennial Catalogue

              Foumberg, Jason: The New  Authentics, Frieze Magazine, August 8, 2008

              Vider, Stephen: Cultural Evolution, Nextbook.org, July 2, 2008

              Boris, Staci: The New  Authentics: Artists of the post-Jewish
              Generation,  Spertus Museum, 2008, p.124-127

2007    Artner, Alan G.: Chicago Tribune, The New Authentics Art Review,
              Tempo Section, December 6, 2007

              Gunn, Dan: New City, Authentically Yours, December 6, 2007

              Weinberg, Lauren: Time Out  Chicago, Art Stars of David, 
              Nov 29-Dec 5, 2007

2006    Jamaican Biennial, National Gallery of Jamaica, Biennial Catalogue

2003    New  American Talent 18, Arthouse at the Jones Center,
              catalogue, 2003

 
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ 

Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

Davidson College, Davidson, NC

Margulies Collection, Miami, FL 

Sagamore Collection, Miami, FL

Girls Club Collection, Fort Lauderdale, FL