Assistant Chairperson of Fine Arts; Visiting Associate Professor
Dina Weiss is a New York City-based artist and educator, she holds her M.F.A. in Sculpture from Parsons, School for Art & Design and a B.S. in Studio Art from New York University. She also studied art history at the American University of Paris in France and studio art at the Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA. Exhibition venues include the James Gallery at CUNY Graduate Center, NY; San Diego Contemporary Museum of Art, CA; Mixed Greens Gallery, NY; City Without Walls, Newark, NJ; Hudson Valley Contemporary Center for Art, Peekskill, NY; The LAB, San Francisco, CA; Untitled Space, New Haven, CT; Art in General, New York City. Artworks are included in public collections such as The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY; The New York Public Library, New York City; and The West Collection at SEI, Philadelphia, PA. Dina has held many positions in the non-profit arts education and museum education worlds, as well as teaching and lecturing. And she was the Executive Director at Artists Alliance, Inc. a not for profit arts organization located on the Lower East Side of New York City, which provides exhibition and studio opportunities to emerging and underrepresented artists. Weiss has taught courses at Parsons, Art & Design School, where she also has developed curriculum and partnered Parsons with the Museum of Art and Design’s education department to develop a portfolio preparation program for NYC high school students. More related art education experience, Weiss was an education consultant at the New Museum where she co-authored a chapter of the curriculum in an art education book published by Routledge and the New Museum, Rethinking Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education and worked with the G:class program with writing curriculum and teaching NYC high school students. And she coordinated arts education programs for The Drawing Center and the Dia Art Foundation both in New York City, working directly with NYC public schools.
B.S. Studio Art, New York University; M.F.A., Parsons The New School for Design.