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Bella Rebecca Weinberg

Bella Rebecca Weinberg, American art gallery director, writer. Recipient Achievement award, 1969, Arvida award, 1986, Painting award Renewal, Venice, Florida, 1991, Jazz award Batik, 1994.

Background

  • Weinberg, Bella Rebecca was born on August 30, 1912 in New York City. Daughter of Alexis and Maria (Okin) Kudisch.

  • Education

    • Student, Brooklyn College, 1934. Student, New York University City College.

    Career

    • Workshop Maryland School Art-Design, Silver Spring, Maryland, from 1940. Tutor University Maryland, College Park, 1980-1985. Writer on small museums in Washington Voice of America.

      Docent National Gallery of Art, Hirshhorn Museum, from 1960. Director, gallery owner Chevy Chase Galerie, Bethesda, Maryland, 1963-1969. Art director W.J. Sloane Fine Arts Gallery, Washington, 1969-1971.

      Instructor Tonalities in Fabrics, Sarasota, 1991. Tutor in reading and art Gulf Gate Elementary School, 1996.

    Works

    • One-person shows include Cosmos Club, Washington, 1975, Berry College, Rome, Georgia, 1992. Exhibited in Art in Embassy showings United States State Department abroad, 1969-1980, Grand Piano Art Gallery, West Venice, Fiber Arts Show, Sarasota, 1998. Permanent exhibitions at Sarasota Opera House, Gulf Gate Library.

      Exhibited in circus show Roberts Arena, 1995. Designer note cards for Sarasota Opera House. Author: World at My Doorstep, 1996.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member, director Jewish Community Center Greater Washington Fine Arts Gallery, Rockville, Maryland, 1971-1977. Volunteer, tutor Pineview School, Sarasota, Florida, 1986-1989, board directors Public Library., Sarasota, 1986-1989, board member Art Organization, Sarasota, 1989-1993. Member Sarasota Arts Ctr (exhibition member), Women's Caucus for Arts.

    Personality

    Interests

    Writer, instructor in arts and writing.

    Connections

    • Married William Weinberg (deceased).
    • father: Alexis Kudisch
    • mother: Maria (Okin) Kudisch
    • spouse: William Weinberg
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    Born August 30, 1912
    Died November 19, 2002
    (aged 90)
    Nationality
    • 1934
      Brooklyn College
    • 1963 - 1969
      director
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
    • 1969 - 1971
      art director, W.J. Sloane Fine Arts Gallery
      Washington, United States
    • 1980 - 1985
      tutor University Maryland
      College Park, Maryland, United States