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Kate Weigel was born in Eastern Maine, USA and lived a beautiful childhood in the woods playing with fairies and building forts. She went to Brewer High School, where she studied art, among other things, and gained a strong theater background. She moved to New York City in 2010 to attend New York University for Studio Art with a concentration in sculpture. Since then she has traveled the world teaching and making art. She currently works at the Columbus Learning Cooperative in Columbus, Ohio.



 

Kate Weigel
weigel.kate@gmail.com

Originally from Brewer, ME, USA
Lives/Works in Columbus, OH, USA

Education

2014                BFA in Studio Art, New York University, New York, NY
2013                Semester Abroad, NYU Florence, Florence, Italy

Experience

2016-2017      Multimedia Director & Teaching Artist, Columbus Learning Cooperative, Columbus, OH.
2014-2015      Freelance Scenic Carpenter, Various, New York, NY.
2014                Life Drawing Monitor, Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn, NY.
2014                Teaching Assistant, Glass Projects Class, Urban Glass, New York, NY.
2011-2014       Scenic Carpenter, NYU Steinhardt MPAP Scene Shop, New York, NY.
2013-2014      Resident Assistant, Office of Residential Life and Housing Services, NYU, New York, NY.
2013                Studio Intern, Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT.
2012                Studio Intern, Matthew Barney Studio, New York, NY.
2011                 Wood Shop Counselor, Island Lake Sports and Arts Center, Starrucca, PA.
2011                 Participant, Bike and Build, Maine to Santa Barbara, USA.

Awards/Residencies

2016-2017       1010 Artist Residency, New York, NY.
2015-2016      Global Academic Fellowship, New York University Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
2015                Residency, Select Art Fair, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY.
2014                Residency, Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn, NY.
2014                Engaging Artists Residency, Artist Volunteer Center, New York, NY.
2010                Scenic Artistry Award, Eastern Maine Regional Drama Festival, Bangor, ME.

Solo Exhibitions

2016                "Self Conscious," The Cube, NYU Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016                "CBUS Talent," Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, OH.
2016                "i'd share my google calendar with u," a night of performance featuring Steve Roggenbuck, Columbus, OH.
2016                "Performance Art Day," Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, OH.
2015                "OASIS: Come to Life,"  collaborative installation with Emma Strebel, Project Space, NYU Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
2015                Installation at the SELECT Art Fair, Chelsea, NY.
2015                "Neither Here, Nor There," White Toy Box Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
2015                "Bare Skin," curated by Liz Lorenz, The Outer Room, Brooklyn, NY.
2015                "Engaging Artists Group Exhibition," Hot Wood Art Center, Brooklyn, NY.
2014                “Handle With Care,” Happy Life Inc., Brooklyn, NY.
2014                “From A to Be,” Happy Life Inc., Brooklyn, NY.
2014                “ENGAGING ARTISTS: Presenting the 2014 Residents,” AV Center Gallery, New York, NY.
2014                Installation at the “New York Poetry Festival,” Governor’s Island, NY.
2014                “BAS Summer Member Salon,” Trestle Gallery, New York, NY.
2014                 “Never Too Soon,” NYU, New York, NY.
2014                 “The Commons,” curated by Peter Valenti, Stephanie Bow and Christina Blue, Commons Gallery NYU, New York, NY
2013                 “12X12,” Commons Gallery, New York, NY
2013                 “Office Space,” Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY.
2013                 “Sculptfest 2013” Curated by Phil Whitman, West Rutland, VT.
2011                  “Addition/Edition” Spoonbill Books, Brooklyn, NY.

Print and Digital Media

2016                The Cube, Digital Feature.
2016                The Gazelle, Digital Feature.
2015                Fields Magazine, 10 page artist profile, Print.
2014                West Tower,  Print Photo Publication.
2013                Brio Journal, Print Photo Publication.

Skills and Abilities

Art: Sewing; Decorative Welding; Mould Making & Casting; Glass Blowing, Fusing & Cold-working; Stone Carving/Engraving; Hand Working of Clay/Cement; Block Printing; Photo Realistic Painting/Drawing; Digital/Film Photography.

Computer: Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premier; Final Cut Editing; HTML Coding; Mac Software Literate; Laser Etching;  Administrative Office Skills.

Organizational: Valid Maine Driver’s License; Event Planning; Fundraising; Conflict Resolution; First Aid Training; Faith, LGBTQ, Diversity Sensitivity Training, Wilderness First Responder (WFR), OSHA Construction Industry 30 Hour.

Languages 

Italian: Conversational
French, Spanish, American Sign Language: Learning