About

Madison Weist is a young artist working out of Philadelphia, PA. Her work focuses on the intersection of color and form, manipulating wax and loose pigment with a variety of tools. She pulls her color palate and compositions from her travels across the US and Western Europe. 

Her interests outside of art include teaching, rock climbing, dance and coffee. Currently, she is working in the Special Education Department of a High School in West Philadelphia. 


Education

Williams College, Williamstown, MA.

Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art. 2015

 

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Certified Secondary Special Education Teacher. 2017

 

Group Exhibitions 

2015          Plead the Fifth, WCMA. Williamstown, MA 

2015          BAA Fellowship Show. Pittsfield, MA 

2014          Cornell in Rome Student Exhibition, Palazzo

                  Pasolini dall'Onda. Rome, Italy

Awards 

2015          Berkshire Art Association Fellowship 

2015          Karl E. Weston Prize for Distinction in Art