ABOUT THE ARTIST

Rochelle Weiner Carr

Rochelle Weiner Carr is an american artist whose subjects include abstract, the figure, and the world around us. mediums include traditional watercolor, drawing, collage and monoprinting, encaustic and oil/cold wax as well as digital mediums.

Rochelle is now showing her work in the permanent collection at the Milwaukee Bucks Fiserv Forum and in a public art piece at the intersection of Maryland and Capitol Avenues in Shorewood Wisconsin. Rochelle’s work was featured at the Charles Allis Museum in Milwaukee during the Forward: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now group show in 2016-2017. She also won honorable mention in the 2014 Watercolor Showcase national competition with Watercolor Artist Magazine and her work was published in the April 2015 issue of the magazine. Rochelle has been a member of the ARC Gallery in Chicago, and also the Illinois Watercolor Society, she won honorable mention at the 2014 Members show, the “Award of Excellence” at their 2012 Members show, and was juried into the 2012 national exhibition. Rochelle’s work has been featured on the sets of NBC’s Chicago Fire, NBC’s Chicago PD, ABC’s Mindgames, USA Network’s Sirens, and the series Sense8 on Netflix.

Rochelle has a bachelor’s degree in painting and drawing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She works professionally as owner of Andiamo Creative, a full service branding and web development company in Milwaukee. Rochelle recently moved back to her home town, Milwaukee Wisconsin, after 20 years living in Chicago.

Currently showing

Shows and Exhibitions

  • October 2016 – February 2017
    Forward: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now
    Charles Allis Museum, Milwaukee, WI
  • March 2016 – February 2017
    Strata+Sphere and Discarded - One-woman show
    Tease, Milwaukee, WI
  • July 2016 – August 2016
    Strata+Sphere - One-woman show
    ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • October 2015 – July 2016
    Strata+Sphere - One-woman show
    Pizza Rustica Bistro & Bar, Chicago, IL
  • July 2015 – April 2016
    Strata+Sphere - One-woman show
    Juniper 61, Wauwatosa, WI
  • July 2015 – January 2016
    Strata+Sphere - One-woman show
    Café Lulu, Milwaukee WI
  • September – October 2015
    Urban Threads - ARC Gallery Members Show
    ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • September – October 2015
    Feminism Across the Ages
    Koehnline Museum of Art, Oakton College, Des Plaines, IL
  • May 2 – June 5 2015
    ARC Gallery 40th Anniversary Show
    Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL
  • March – June 2014
    One-Woman Show
    Cafe Vocar, Milwaukee Wisconsin
  • September 25 – October 25 2014
    12x12
    Blick Art Supply, Chicago, IL
  • August 23 – September 27 2014
    Illinois Watercolor Society Annual Members Show
    Honorable mention for “Faded Chalkboard Memories” The Bloomingdale Park District Museum, Bloomingdale IL
  • November 5 – December 11 2013
    Illinois Watercolor Society Annual Members Show
    Mayslake Peabody Estate, Oak Brook, Illinois
  • July 2013 – July 2014
    One-woman show
    Urban Brain and Body, Lobby Gallery, Chicago Illinois
  • May 10 – June 14 2013
    Art is for the Birds - Group Show
    Deer Path Art League, Lake Forest, Illinois
  • December 2012 – March 2013
    One-woman show
    Pizza Rustica Bistro & Bar, Chicago Illinois
  • November 2012
    Illinois Watercolor Society Annual Members Show
    Award of Excellence for painting, “And then I lost it” The Bloomingdale Park District Museum, Bloomingdale IL
  • May 2012
    Illinois Watercolor Society National Juried Show
    Next Picture Show Gallery, Dixon, Illinois
  • May 19 – June 20 2012
    Discarded Memories
    Phantom Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
  • May 2012
    Illinois Watercolor Society National Juried Show
    Next Picture Show Gallery, Dixon, Illinois
  • March 2012
    Aqua
    International Artists Group – Phantom Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
  • September 2011
    Illinois Watercolor Society Member Show
    The Bloomingdale Park District Museum, Bloomingdale IL

Awards and Honors

Public Art Piece

Selected to create a public art piece for Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC). Work in progress, installation scheduled for August 2021

Public Art Piece

Selected to create a public art piece for Shorewood, Illinois, installed in August 2020

Public Art Piece

In 2018, chosen as one of 32 artists (out of 1300 artist applicants) to be included in the Milwaukee Bucks permanent art collection at display at the Fiserv Forum, the new arena in Milwaukee

Published

Featured as a case study including color images of my work within the book “Artists Write to Work: A Practical Guide to Writing about Your Art” by Kate Kramer, published 2019, Schiffer Publishing, LTD

Award and Published

Awarded Honorable Mention for “Faded Chalkboard Memories” in Watercolor Artist’s 2014 Watermedia Showcase, published April 2015

Award

Awarded Honorable Mention for “Faded Chalkboard Memories” at IWS Annual Members Show 2014

Award

Chosen as one of 60 contenders in Illinois Watercolor Society’s 2012′s national juried exhibition, May 2012

Award

Award of Excellence for “And then I lost it” from Illinois Watercolor Society at their annual member show, November 2012

As seen on

NBC

Featured on the set of NBC’s Chicago Fire

ABC

Featured on the set of ABC’s Mindgames

NBC

Featured on the set of NBC’s Chicago PD

NBC

Featured on the set of NBC’s Chicago MED

USA Network

Featured on the set of Denis Leary’s Sirens on the USA Network

Netflix

Featured on the set of the Netflix series, Sense8, by the Wachowski brothers