Education

2020                 School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Chicago, IL

                         MFA in Fiber & Material Studies        

 

2013                   Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD

                          BFA in Fiber             graduated cum laude

 

2008                  Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington, MA

                          The Oxbow School, Napa, Ca

 

 

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2020                  If not you, OCHI Projects, Los Angeles, CA

                          Mia Weiner: Artist Projects, The Suburban, Milwaukee, WI

2019                   Naked Lunch with Ricardo Partida, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

2014                   Attached, Gallery 788, Baltimore, MD

 

Selected Exhibitions

2020                  Direct Sunlight, LVL3, Chicago, IL

                          Utopian Living, Kleinart/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock, NY

2019                   Terrain Biennial, Iowa City, IA

                          Ideal: the World as We Want It, Sullivan Center, SAIC, Chicago, IL

                          Real: the World as We See It, Sullivan Center, SAIC, Chicago, IL 

                          Gender in the Balance, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

                          Frayed: Fiber Beyond Craft, Arc Gallery, Chicago, IL

                          Coming into Being, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

                          22nd International Open, Women Made, Chicago, IL

2018                   Open Studios, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

2017                   Preserve/Subvert, Sager Braudis Gallery, Columbia, MO            

                          Permanent Parabasis, Gallery 99, Providence, RI

2015                   Breathe in Gold Light, New Door Creative Gallery, Baltimore, MD

                          ArtPalmBeach, Irreversible Projects, West Palm Beach, FL

2014                   Late Summer Exhibit, PS Gallery, Columbia, MO

                          Shop, Musuem of Contemporary Art North Miami, FL

                          Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Bloomington, IN

                          Love Shack, Nave Gallery Annex, Somerville, MA

2013                   London Calling 013, Factory-Art Gallery, London 

                          Pop-Up, Pop-Up Gallery, Berlin, Germany

                          Fabrications, Gallery 788, Baltimore, MD

                          Touchy Subjects - Sex, Humor, and Risk: Selections from the Kinsey Institute,

                          Allen W. Clowes and Sarah M. Hurt Galleries, Indianapolis Art Center, IN

                          Material Witness, Dalton Gallery of Agnes Scott Gallery, Decatur, GA

                          Young Contemporaries, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC

                          Connections: Folk Environments and Constructs, Gallery 788 Presents Sondheim Prize Artists, Artscape, Baltimore, MD

                          Commencement Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

                          Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Bloomington, IN

                          50th Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

                          Women’s Works, Woodstock, IL

                          Materials: Hard and Soft, Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX

                          Juror: Jean W. McLaughlin, executive director of the Penland School of Crafts

                          NICHE Awards exhibit, Buyers Market, Pennsylvania Convention Center

2012                   TO/FROM Tawney, Middendorf Gallery, Baltimore, MD

                          People’s Choice, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

                          Stitch, Main Building Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2011                    Unbounded: Works in Expanded Format, Area 405, Baltimore, MD

                          Keep Up the Good Work: a Uniformity Performance, Main Building Atrium, MICA, Baltimore, MD, November 16, 2011

                          Not your Father’s Trousers, Middendorf Gallery, Baltimore, MD

                          Out into the World: Study Abroad Exhibition, Brown Gallery, Baltimore, MD

                          Sketch Book Project, Art House Co-op, Brooklyn, NY, Austin, TX, San Francisco, CA, Portland, ME, Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Washington, DC, Winter Park, FL 

2010                   Potluck: Something for Everyone, Jordan Faye Contemporary, Baltimore, MD

                          HISA Spring Exhibition, Holland Tunnel Gallery, Paros, Greece

 

 

 

Honors and Awards

VCU Fountainhead Fellowship Finalist

Vermont Studio Center Artist's Grant

Byrdcliffe Arts Colony Grant

SAIC Incentive Scholarship

SAIC Grant

Speaker for "Show and Tell" at the Kinsey Institute for Sex 

Young Contemporaries Juror Award

Materials: Hard and Soft Juror Award

Maryland Art Place Creative Minds 30UNDER30 Speaker

NICHE Award Student Finalist 2013

International Emerging Artist Award recognition

MICA Trustee Award

MICA Talent Recognition Award

MICA Fiber Department Scholarship

Neil and Sayra Meyerhoff Scholar Award

MICA Competitive Scholarship for Academic and Artistic Achievement

Dean’s list, MICA, Fall 2009- 2013

Merit Scholarship for School of the Art Institute of Chicago based on fiber work

 

 

Press

2020                    Williams, Marin.“Through the Haze: Mia Weiner’s Surreal Scenes of Plants and Intimacy.” The Studio Plant, edited by Rebecca Goodman, 2020.

2017                     PRESERVE / SUBVERT Special Exhibit, Sager Braudis Gallery, 3 May 2017, sagerbraudisgallery.com/blog/2017/4/26/preserve-subvert

2016                     Party Talks: Things Got Personal, Carly Aimi, Opening Ceremony,  8 July 2016, blog.openingceremony.com/entry.asp?pid=13055

2015                     Breathe in Gold Light, Breathe out Dark Smoke, Kelly Johnson, Moore Women Artists, 16 Oct. 2015,

                                   moorewomenartists.org/breathe-in-gold-light-breathe-out dark-smoke/

                            This Just In-spiration: Meet Mia Weiner, Jen Coleman, The Goods, 11 May 2015, http://blog.uncommongoods.com

2014                     Ebola and Art, Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy, Vol. 4, No. 5 (October 2014)

2013                     Material Witness, Agnes Scott College, 2013

                            Mia Weiner, Peripheral ARTeries Art Review, pages 74-81, July 2013, http://issuu.com/artpress/docs/peripheral_arteries_art_review_-__j/74

                            London Calling 013 Catalogue, Factory-Art Gallery, London

                            “MAP's THIRTY Creative Minds Speaker Series: Mia Weiner," Cara Ober, Bmore Art, www.bmoreart.com, May 27, 2013

                            "Thirty young Baltimore artists discuss their work and ideas," Baltimore Sun, March 4, 2011

                            Materials: Hard and Soft Catalog, Denton Arts Council

                            Bound, WCA Art Catalog, Juror: Cora Rosevear, Associate Curator at MoMA

                            “Embroidering the Microscopic World,” Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy, Vol. 2, No. 4 (February 2013)

 

Professional Activities

2021                  Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Open Studio Residency

                         Icelandic Textile Center Residency

                         Acre Artist Residency

2019                  Vermont Studio Center Artist Residency

                         Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild Artist Residency 

                         Research Assistant at SAIC's Textile Resource Center

                         Lecturer at SAIC's noontime Artist Talks

2018                  Teacher’s Assistant for Stacia Yeapanis's Intro to Fiber class at SAIC 

2016 - 2018        Embroidery Consultant for Opening Ceremony

2015 - 2016        Registrar at Rick Wester Fine Art

2014                   Speaker for "Show and Tell" at the Kinsey Institute for Sex

2013                   Speaker for THIRTY: 30 Creative Minds Under 30, Maryland Art Place

                          Teacher’s Assistant for Aaron McIntosh’s Intro to Fiber class at MICA

2012                   Studio Assistant for Karen Reimer

                          Gallery Assistant at Carl Hammer Gallery

                          Teacher’s Assistant for Mary Smull’s Explored Stitch class at MICA 

2011                    Studio Assistant for Nick Cave

2010-Present      Private Embroidery Teacher

2008                  Biological Illustration at Brown University

 

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