Leah Weinstein
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Leah Weinstein
b. 1976, Vancouver, Canada

Education
2014   Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Masters of Applied Arts, Visual Arts, Vancouver BC
2007   Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Vancouver BC
2006   Kootenay School of the Arts, Textile Design, Nelson BC
2001   Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Fine Arts Diploma, Vancouver BC

Solo Exhibitions/Performances
2017   Material Assemblies, Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver BC
2015   The Poetry of Objects, Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History, Nelson BC
2015   Working Holiday Chess, Memorial West Park/ Dunbar Community Centre, Vancouver BC
2015   Between subject and object, Gallery 2, Grand Forks BC
2013   Welcome: a mobile sculptural performance, Art in Unexpected Places, City of Richmond
Public Art Commissions, Richmond BC
2013   The Space We Share, Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt BC
2011   Dreaming, Waking, The Langham Gallery, Kaslo BC

Selected Group Exhibitions
2015   Flux A.I.R. Show, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY
2015   Bodies of Water, Philosopher’s Knoll Gallery, The Banff Centre, Banff AB
2014   Gimme Shelter, Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr University, Vancouver BC
2014   Art in Unexpected Places, Richmond City Hall, Richmond BC
2014   TRANSACTANTS: agents of process, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver BC
2013   Circle Craft- 40 Years On, Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver BC
2013   Alteractions, Alterations, Altercations, Concourse Gallery,
Emily Carr University, Vancouver BC
2013   Bend, Plant, Move Along, Campbell River Museum, Campbell River BC
2013   The Portrait Project, The Langham Gallery, Kaslo BC
2011   KSA Faculty Show, Gallery 2, Grandforks BC
2011   KSA Faculty Show, Kootenay Gallery, Castlegar BC
2007   SWELL: Future Friendly Design, Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver BC
2007   Artwalk, Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History, Nelson BC
2005   Cover + Contain, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay BC

Awards/Grants
2016   BC Arts Council Early Career Development Grant, mentorship with Laiwan, Vancouver BC
2015   Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation + Dunbar Community Centre Association Artist
Residency Grant, with artist team Elisa Yon and Jaspal Marwah, Vancouver BC
2015   Scholarship, Visual Arts Residency, The Banff Centre, Banff AB
2013   Art in Unexpected Places, City of Richmond Public Art Commissions, Richmond BC
2013   Presidents Research Fund Scholarship, Emily Carr University, Vancouver BC
2013   Christopher Foundation Scholarship, Emily Carr University, Vancouver BC
2012   Scholarship, Emily Carr University, Vancouver BC
2012   Scholarship, Circle Craft Cooperative, Vancouver BC
2011   Artist Project Grant, Columbia Basin Trust + Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance, Nelson BC

Residencies
2016   Encampment Residency, A-Z West, Joshua Tree CA
2015   Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation + Dunbar Community Centre Association Artist
Residency Grant, with artist team Elisa Yon and Jaspal Marwah, Vancouver BC
2015   The Banff Centre, Banff AB
2015   Encampment Residency, A-Z West, Joshua Tree CA
2014   Encampment Residency, A-Z West, Joshua Tree CA

Related Professional Experience
2017   Curator, “Costumes of the future” exhibition of Emily Carr University student work, TED International Conference, The Future You, Canada Place, Vancouver BC
2017   Visiting Faculty, “Wearing The Future” workshop series, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver BC
2017   Gallery Coordinator, David Robinson Studio Gallery, Vancouver BC
2017   Visiting Artist Assistant, Goddard College MFA- IA Program, Port Townsend WA
2016   Visiting Artist Assistant, Goddard College MFA- IA Program, Port Townsend WA
2016   Costume Design, Vital Few, 605 Dance Collective, Vancouver BC
2015   Costume Design, Kate Bowie 2, Theatre Replacement, Vancouver BC
2015   Costume Design, Town Criers, Theatre Replacement, Vancouver BC
2015   Costume Design, The Sensationalists, 605 Dance Collective and Theatre Replacement
collaboration, Vancouver BC
2014-16   Studio Assistant, Andrea Zittel A-Z West, Joshua Tree, CA
2014   Costume Design, Kate Bowie, Theatre Replacement, Vancouver BC
2014   Communications Assistant for Interactive Futures, Vancouver BC
2013   Studio Assistant Internship with Andrea Zittel A-Z West, Joshua Tree, CA
2013   Research Assistant for The DARWIN Project, Emily Carr University, Vancouver BC

Writing/Publications
2013   Leah Weinstein, “High Desert Tests Sites, A Diary”, MutualArt.com, October 23
2013   Leah Weinstein, “High Desert Tests Sites, A Diary”, The Huffington Post.com, October 25