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Studio Visit with Ruth Weisberg

Ruth Weisberg with art

Artist and USC Professor Ruth Weisberg will be giving a tour of her studio and sharing views and insights about both current and recent paintings and drawings.  You will be virtually present in her studio as she discusses paintings with images of women underwater as well as her current series of paintings on paper based on the Kindertransport of 1938. Sources of inspiration in Jewish history and life will be very happily shared.  Learn about both Weisberg's process and results in this behind the scenes visit.  


About Ruth Weisberg:

Ruth Weisberg, artist, Professor of Fine Arts and former Dean at the USC Roski School, is currently the Director of the USC Initiative for Israeli Arts and Humanities, and the founder and President of the Jewish Artists Initiative of Southern California. She received the Printmaker Emeritus Award from the Southern Graphic Council International in 2015 and the Foundation for Jewish Culture’s 50th Anniversary Cultural Achievement Award in 2011. She has been the recipient of the Art Leadership Award, National Council of Art Administrators and the Women’s Caucus for Art Lifetime Achievement Award, 2009, Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, Hebrew Union College, 2001, College Art Association Distinguished Teaching of Art Award 1999, Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome 2011,1995, 1994, and 1992. Her degrees are from the Accademia di Belle Arti di Perugia, Italy and the University of Michigan.  Weisberg has had over 80 solo and 190 group exhibitions, including a major exhibition at the Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena and a retrospective, at the Skirball Museum, Los Angeles as well as a solo exhibition at the Huntington in San Marino. She was featured in five Pacific Standard Time exhibitions including a solo exhibition at Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Ruth Weisberg: Now & Then, 2012 and “Reflections Through Time” 2015 as well as included in the ‘I,You,We’ exhibition at the Whitney Museum in 2013. Her work is in sixty major Museum collections including The Art Institute of Chicago; The Biblioteque Nationale of France, Paris; Istituto Nationale per la Grafica, Rome; The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Norwegian National Museum, Oslo; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; National Gallery, Washington, D.C. and the Whitney Museum.  Weisberg is represented by Jack Rutberg Fine Arts.  




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When:
Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 3:00 PM until 4:15 PM
Where:
Zoom

Contact(s):
Talia S Karu
310-871-2721 (c)
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