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Bella Rebecca Weinberg

writer , art gallery director

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.

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writer, instructor in arts and writing.

Connections

Married William Weinberg (deceased).

father:
Alexis Kudisch

mother:
Maria (Okin) Kudisch

spouse:
William Weinberg