Nina Weiss

Born in Queens, NY

Nina Weiss is a nationally recognized artist who has been painting and drawing the landscape for over 25 years. She holds a BFA from the Tyler School of Art and K-12 Art Education Certification from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Further study includes Graduate Study at University of Wisconsin, pre-college study at Rhode Island School of Design, and the Art Students League of New York. She taught for more than 15 years at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she also served as an advisor in the Drawing Certification program. Current teaching appointments include Columbia College Chicago, the Evanston Art Center, and the Chicago Botanic Gardens. Nina teaches workshops throughout the Midwest, and travels to Europe every summer to conduct her European Landscape Painting & Drawing Workshops. Her work is held in private and corporate collections throughout the US including United Airlines, Aetna Insurance, McDonalds, Eli Lilly, Avon, United States Customs, and many more. Artist’s Residencies include the Ragdale Foundation, Artist in Residence at Acadia National Park, and the Vermont Studio Center. Nina’s work has been reproduced for hotels such as Hyatt Hotels and the Grand Geneva Resort. Her paintings and drawings can be seen in 2 Hollywood films: John Hugh’s “Just Visiting” and Harold Ramis’s “Ice Harvest”. She exhibits widely in solo and group shows throughout the Midwest. Recent publications include Outdoor Illinois Magazine “Cool Globes” (June ’07) North Shore Magazine “Crop Circles”; (November 2005) and the Chicago Tribune “Artist’s Work Gets Role of a Lifetime” (November 2005). Television and radio appearances include WBBM News radio 780 “Made in Chicago”, and “Artist to Artist” with Enid Silverman, cable T.V. show. Nina can be seen on the Prismacolor YouTube website in a colored pencil drawing demo.

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Kelsey Lake II

Anglers Stream

Field in Fennville

Autumn Pond, Heller Woods

Clifden Garden at Seamist

Red Apple Triptych

Red New Zealand
Garden at Rosaleague

Red Garden

After the Harvest

Clavey Road View South

Off Lake Cook Road

Ragdale Before the Snow

Pearl Street

Kelsey Lake III

Ames Pond Diptych

California Coastline


New Zealand II

New Zealand I

South Carolina Marsh


Ballynahinch River

Sugar Creek

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