The following information was provided by the artist unless otherwise noted.
Lisa DeLoria Weinblatt graduated magna cum laude with Art Department Honors in 1987 from Queens College, NY. She received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in 1991. She has been awarded five national artist-in-residence scholarships.
Her recent solo exhibitions include Mohawk Valley Arts Center, NY; Orange County Arts Center, VA; Cumberland Arts Center, PA; and Tompkins Square Public Library and St. Peter's Church, Manhattan.
Weinblatt was awarded a NEA Partnership grant through the New Jersey Council on the Arts and Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ, exhibiting the work at Artists Space in SoHo. She is also a recipient of a NYC Public Art Project through ABACA, the NEA, NYSCA, and the New York Foundation for the Arts.
Weinblatt's two painting series "School Lunch" and "A Man/A Woman" were featured on LI Cablevision's "Focus On Women," recently aired in the Boston/Cambridge area. Nabisco Foods Gallery featured her "School Lunch" paintings on the cover of their exhibition catalogue for "Faces of America, Celebrating Cultural Diversity & Black History." Her work was exhibited at the Martin Luther King Judicial Center, Harrisburg, PA, and Passaic Community College, NJ, for Black History Month, and at Lock Haven University, PA, celebrating cultural diversity and Black History in February, 2005.
In Weinblatt's recent two-person exhibition announcement for "Narratives" at the Pearl Conrad Gallery, Ohio State University, Curator R. Langely states: "Superb, large, figurative paintings and drawings . . . that tell stories of a social nature. Active and pensive only begin to describe the intent behind these remarkable works."
Weinblatt is listed in Who's Who of American Women, is a member of the National Association of Women Artists, American Pen Women, and is a signature member of the Philadelphia Water Color Society. She is on the Commission Registry of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. She has had over thirty-five solo exhibitions and participated in over two hundred group shows. Her work has been exhibited in numerous university, museum, corporate, and public galleries across America.
Regina Stewart, Executive Director