Category Archives: Art show
Chicago

Pancakes & Booze MKE

Just found out I was accepted to the Pancakes & Booze show in Milwaukee on June 2 – woot! If you’re in the area, stop on by Turner Hall and check it out! Established in May of 2009, The Pancakes & Booze Art Show is an artist movement that has been touring the nation with […]

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Work to be featured at the Charles Allis Museum

I just found out that my work, “Faded Chalkboard Memories” has been juried into a show at the Charles Allis Art Museum in Milwaukee. Yay!! The show is called “Forward: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now” and the opening is at the museum on October 27. I am extremely honored to be included in the […]

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Two Series live at Tease

I am very excited to announce a new one-woman show now live at Tease Salon (2222 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207). The team at Tease did a fantastic job posting the show – the quirky antiques and cool vibe at Tease really make my stuff look great! For this show, I am presenting pieces from two very different series: […]

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Opening at Pizza Rustica Bistro & Bar in Chicago

Stop by to see the “Strata+Sphere” show at Pizza Rustica Bistro & Bar in Chicago. In this series of abstract works, entitled “Strata+Sphere”, I used layered painting techniques to depict abstract memories of growing up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. My main interest in painting lies in storytelling. The layered painting techniques that I have developed – […]

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Bay View Gallery Night 2015

For those of you in or around Milwaukee who have not yet had a chance to see my show at Lulu’s Cafe (2261-2265 South Howell), I will be there for Bay View Gallery Night on September 25. My show, Strata+Sphere, will be there for only a few more weeks! Stop on by and say hello!

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Accepted into Koehnline Art Musuem juried show

My painting, “It’s Up To Her” from my Discarded series was accepted into the upcoming juried show at the Koehnline Art Museum at Oakton College in Des Plaines, Illinois. The show runs from Thursday Oct 1 – Friday Oct 23 2015, and the opening night is Thursday Oct 1. If you’re in the area, please […]

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The Shepherd Express

Wow! looks like press releases work! Got a fun write up in Milwaukee’s Shepherd Express this week. And right next to “Eggs Benedict” and “Van Gogh to Pollock” – how about that?

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East Side Milwaukee artist returns home after 20 years in Chicago

F O R     I M M E D I A T E     R E L E A S E August 10 2015 | Rochelle Weiner Fine Art | Milwaukee, WI CONTACT: Rochelle Weiner | 773 609 0008 | rochelle@rochelleweiner.com  ——————————————————————– East Side Milwaukee artist returns home after 20 years in Chicago Rochelle Weiner […]

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Installation complete – shows open tonight

The Strata+Sphere show is opening tonight in two Milwaukee locations – following are installation photos. Come one come all! At Café Lulu | 2261-2265 S Howell Avenue, Milwaukee Wisconsin At Juniper 61 | 6030 W North Avenue, Wauwatosa, WI

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JUL 24 2015 – Strata+Sphere – Art Exhibit in Milwaukee

I am opening my “Strata+Sphere” exhibit in two locations in Milwaukee starting July 24 2015. Click here to see the collection This series of abstract works, titled “Strata+Sphere” combines a layered painting technique with layered memories of growing up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The collection is comprised of a mix of oil/cold wax works alongside watercolor/multimedia […]

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Show opening at Juniper 61 in Milwaukee

I am very excited to announce that I will be showing two concurrent shows in Milwaukee starting July 17, 2015 – wow! I just agreed to post at Juniper 61 (6030 W North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53213) at the same time that I am showing at Lulu’s Café (2265 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207). […]

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Upcoming show at Lulu’s Café in Milwaukee

Pictured above, working title, “Egg on your face” – 36″ x 48″ x 2″, oil/cold wax on cradled board.  Very excited to announce an upcoming one-woman show in my home town, Milwaukee. The show opens on July 17, 2015 at Lulu’s Café in Bay View (2265 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207). I am developing […]

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Red Ball accepted into Blick show

Last week I found out my watercolor “Red Ball” was accepted into the “Winter Wonderland” exhibition – a juried show at Blick’s Loop location. Very exciting! The show will be hanging from 12/04/14-01/04/15 with an opening reception on Thursday, December 4 2014 from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM.   There will be a raffle, and winners of both […]

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Awarded Honorable Mention for Faded Chalkboard Memories

I just found out that my painting, “Faded Chalkboard Memories” has won honorable mention from the Illinois Watercolor Society’s 2014 member show. I am over the moon thrilled about this! Hooray! Show is on Sunday at 2pm if anyone wants to truck out to Bloomingdale. IWS Member’s Show 2014 The Bloomingdale Park District Museum 108 […]

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One of my pieces was stolen

Ok – I was showing my work – 7 pieces – at a place that for privacy reasons I will not name. The show was over and I had planned to pick up the work on a agreed-upon day. The day before that however, I find out that one of my paintings had been stolen […]

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Galleria refreshed

I have been renting a booth space at the Andersonville Galleria for a couple years now – it is a happy space for me. It was the first place I started showing my work, and not only have I made many sales, but I have also met some great people and been “found” by some […]

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Opening on Friday May 10

I am one of 10 featured artists at the Deer Path Art League’s show “Art is for the Birds” opening Friday May 10 in Lake Forest, IL. Art is for the birds May 10-June 14 Deer Path Art League & Gallery 400 E. Illinois Rd, (2nd Floor) Lake Forest, IL 60045 Open Monday through Friday […]

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Art is for the Birds

I have been asked to show 12 works featuring birds in the “Art is for the Birds” group show at the Deer Path Art League and Gallery – yay! I’ve focused on birds in many of my paintings and I will be showing a series of monoprints and encaustic works at this show. Very excited […]

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Now showing at Pizza Rustica, Chicago

Big announcement! My first 1-woman show has now officially begun. Juliana Montebello-Roman and Chef Stefano Roman invited me to show my work at their beautiful and delicious Italian restaurant – Pizza Rustica. The restaurant is located at 3908 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60613 (just 3 blocks north of Wrigley Field, one block south of […]

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Just won an IWS Award of Excellence for my painting, “And then I lost it”

Big news – last night I was honored by winning an “Award of Excellence” at the Illinois Watercolor Society’s Annual Member Show for my painting “And then I lost it” (shown below)! I am over the moon thrilled about this. My first award since taking up painting again 2 years ago. I walked into the […]

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Felines & Canines – a very worthy cause

Last year I met some wonderful people. An amazing group of people who dedicate their lives to taking care of cats and dogs who have found themselves without homes. And they were right around the corner from where I’ve been living for the last 6 years. Felines & Canines is a no kill dog and […]

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“Discarded Memories” – opening reception May 19

(Pictured above, “The Spinster Sisters Do Mexico”, 40″ x 40″, acrylic) I’m thrilled to be able to invite you to the unveiling of my newest series of paintings, entitled “Discarded Memories” at the Phantom Gallery on May 19. I’ve always been drawn to vintage photography, often standing for ages in antique stores sifting through boxes […]

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A new direction

Painting from life I am thrilled to report a new direction in my art. Back in art school I used to really look forward to my painting from life classes. I love the immediacy of standing there and painting what you see and feel from another human being, right on the spot. It’s amazing to […]

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Opening night at the Phantom Gallery

Wow – that was fun! Last night was my first official art gallery opening night – at the Phantom Gallery currently located at 4161 North Damen in Chicago. That in itself made it a very special night for me. Great turn out – the gallery was packed with friends of the artists and well-wishers. I […]

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Accepted into IWS national exhibition!

I’m over the moon! I was just informed that my painting, “Jealousy in Red Gloves” (see below) has been accepted into the Illinois Watercolor Society’s national exhibition! I’ve been told that nationally rated artists submit paintings to be in this show every year, so to be one of 60 selected for competition is a major […]

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Now showing in Lincoln Park

On Thursday I installed my paintings at the new art gallery opening soon in Lincoln Park. It’s called “Fortunate Discoveries”, it’s located at 1022 W Armitage, and is a similar business model to the Andersonville Galleria. I’ve signed a lease and I get a wall all to myself. Fortunate Discoveries’ focus is original artwork of […]

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Show at the Phantom Gallery – St Paddy’s Day

The AQUA Series Opening night Saturday March 17, 7pm The Phantom Gallery 4161 North Damen Show runs through mid April and the gallery is open daily 6-8pm and all afternoon Saturdays and Sundays. Appointments off hours are also available. The Phantom Gallery is transient and at this time it’s located in Ravenswood. I’ll be showing […]

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Rochelle Weiner Greeting Cards – Yippee!

Ok – they’re here! I spent the last two days packaging up all the little cards in singles @$4, 4 packs @ $13 and 8 packs @ $24. On sale now at the Galleria! I also put together some fun little framed birdie prints – stocking stuffers, priced at $35. Great gifts!  

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Sweet attack

Wayne Thiebold made a name for himself during the pop art movement by painting cakes and pastries – and I can see why he chose them. They’re so pretty! Like making a painting of a sculpture, it’s art inspired by art. While the Pop movement was about glorifying objects of mass culture, my inspiration is […]

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Love a gallery night

Woohoo! Even though the holiday weekend kept the crowd smallish, I had a great time! Thanks for all who came to see me at the Andersonville Galleria last night. I met some great new clients – regulars to the Galleria – who loved my fruit and veg series (more to come there!) And the birdies […]

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Nuts for fruit and veg

I’ve been working on a series of fruit and veg for the last couple months and finished them up over the weekend. I was going for fun and funky, and certainly colorful. These are the same technique I’ve used for florals in the past – a mix of monoprint, collage and watercolor that I learned […]

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New booth at the Galleria!

This week I moved. Took me three days and I’m still not quite done. Arms are noodles, legs are sore, and I’m still washing paint out of my hair (just white wall paint, nothing too exciting.) I am talking of course about my booth at the Andersonville Galleria. In May this year I started renting […]

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Arty bollocks

I had a great time in art school. Loved my classes, loved my teachers, loved being around art all the time. Especially loved learning new techniques and just being free to make things – all the time. It was fabulous. I only had one problem – other artists. Don’t get me wrong – not ALL […]

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Gallery night – woohoo!

Thank you to everyone who showed up on Friday night (June 3), for my official opening at the Andersonville Galleria. All my Chicago people turned up, even the driving in from the far suburbs, and my family also made it down from Milwaukee – yay! What a fabulous turn out! This was my first attendance […]

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