Discipline: Visual Art – mixed media

Claudia Weber

Discipline: Visual Art – mixed media
Region: Brooklyn, New York
MacDowell fellowships: 2011

Claudia Weber is a German artist who currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. Her site-responsive works often consist of large-scale photographs that she combines with other media like sculpture or text.

She has shown her works at White Columns, Thierry Goldberg, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, Bric Rotunda Gallery, Wave Hill, and Momenta Art, among other venues, in New York. She has also shown internationally at Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Los Angeles; Inés Barrenechea Gallery, Madrid; Contemporary Art Center, Bretigny; Croxhapox, Ghent; 5533 Space, Istanbul; Kunstraum Bethanien, Loop Gallery, and Stedefreund, all Berlin. She was the recipient of the prestigious 1-year New York Studio Stipend by the City of Berlin in 2006/2007, and in 2009/2010 was granted a Workspace Residency at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) in New York. She became a fellow at the MacDowell in 2011, and in 2012 received an Emergency Grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York. Most recently she was awarded a Travel and Study Grant by the Jerome Foundation, and a project grant by the Puffin Foundation. She was also invited into the residency program by NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, and a Process Space Residency By LMCC on Governors Island, New York.

Weber has currently expanded her practice with the following long-term projects:

Sterling Music Room – a salon and exhibition space in the artist’s Brooklyn apartment, and Plot – An editorial online project that is dedicated to the narrative networks of images, and which invites contributions from a wide array of disciplines. Weber is Plot’s founding director.



Claudia Weber worked in the Firth studio.

Originally a working barn perched atop the namesake hill of Hillcrest Farm, this building was converted to serve the arts in 1956. A grand set of windows was installed to make the large interior suitable for visual artists, bringing in abundant natural light from the north. The addition of a screened porch and accessible entrance ramp…

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