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Joyce Ellen Weinstein was born and raised in NYC. She received her MFA degree from the City College of New York. She received fellowships to Mishkenot Sha’ananim, Jerusalem, Israel; The Social-Cultural Center, Prague, Czech Republic; Blue Mountain Art Center, New York State and Europos Parkas Museum of the Center of Europe, Vilnius, Lithuania among others.
She painted a mural in Prague, Czech Republic in the first not-for profit community center after the fall of the Soviets in that country.
Her works are in the permanent collections of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC; Hebrew Union Institute of Religion Museum, NYC; The Florida Holocaust Museum; Gallerie-Junge KunstWerkStart, Vienna, Austria; The Social-Cultural Center, Prague, Czech Republic; Amnesty International; Einchen Americe, Princeton, New Jersey among others.
Joyce Ellen Weinstein is among the artists included in Fixing the World: Jewish American Artists of the Twentieth CenturyI, by Ori Z. Soltes, published by the Brandies Division of New England University Press and The Book as Art, National Museum of Women in the Arts and many catalogues and articles.
She has been named A Fulbright Senior Specialist Candidate for her work about the Old Wooden Synagogues of Lithuania. She has been honored three times as a finalist and one time winner of the Metro DC Dance Awards for Scenic Design.
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