Discipline: Visual Art – sculpture

Janet Zweig

Discipline: Visual Art – sculpture
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 2007

Janet Zweig is an artist who lives in Brooklyn, NY, working primarily in the public realm. Her public works include a performance space in a prairie on a Kansas City downtown green roof, a generative sentence on a wall in downtown Columbus, a sentence-generating sculpture for an engineering school in Orlando, a memorial in the lawn of Mellon Park in Pittsburgh, a 1200' frieze at the Prince Street subway station in New York, and a system-wide interactive project for eleven Light Rail train stations in Minneapolis, incorporating the work of over a hundred Minnesotans. Her sculpture and books have been exhibited widely in such places as the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Exit Art, PS1 Museum, the Walker Art Center, and Cooper Union. Awards include the Rome Prize Fellowship, NEA fellowships, and residencies at PS1 Museum and MacDowell. She teaches at the Rhode Island School of Design and at Brown University.


New Hampshire

Janet Zweig worked in the New Hampshire studio.

New Hampshire Studio, originally named Peterborough Studio, was given to MacDowell by Mr. and Mrs. William Schofield, Mrs. H. A. Chamberlain, Mrs. Andrew Draper, and Miss Ruth Cheney. The studio was renamed in 1943. The Gilbert Verney Foundation established an endowed maintenance fund in 1990, and a bequest in memory of MacDowell Fellow Victor Candell underwrote the…

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