Ellen WienerSouthold, NY
Ellen Wiener is a visual artist currently working on a series based on Medieval Books of Hours. She holds degrees from Bennington College and Queens College, CUNY, and has taught at the university level since 1985.
Faculty positions include appointments at: Princeton University, Dartmouth College, Queens College CUNY, St. Maryís Honors College of Maryland, SUNY Stony Brook, Sweet Briar College, Louisiana State University, and The University of New Mexico. Her work has been shown widely in the United States in many gallery, library and museum exhibitions including 19 solo shows.
She has, by invitation, lectured at The International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo Michigan, The International Society for Hildegard von Bingen Studies and The Institute for Medieval Studies at The University of New Mexico. Her research has involved study at Union Theological Seminary, The New School University in conjunction with The Morgan Library, The Christian Index at Princeton University and The New York Botanical Garden. She is a member of The Custer Institute Observatory in Southold NY.
Ms. Wienerís work has been reviewed in Art in America, Art Forum, The Village Voice, The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Philadelphia Inquirer. She has received several honors including; The Andrew Carnegie Prize for Painting from The National Academy of Design in NYC, The William Randoph Hearst Fellowship for Creative and Performing Artists and Writers from The American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Ma., residency grants from The MacDowell Colony, The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, The Ragdale Foundation, Holy Cross Monastery and stipends from The New York Foundation for the Arts.