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. Her work is held in private and corporate collections throughout the United States including United Airlines, Aetna Insurance, McDonalds, Eli Lilly, Avon, United States Customs. Artist’s Residencies include the Ragdale Foundation, Artist in Residence at Acadia National Park, and the Vermont Studio Center. Her paintings and drawings can be seen in two Hollywood films: John Hugh’s “Just Visiting” and Harold Ramis’s “Ice Harvest”. Solo shows include the Mary Bell Gallery, Mavi Contemporary Art, Union League Club, Union Street Gallery. Television and radio appearances include WBBM News radio 780 “Made in Chicago”, HGTV’s Artist’s Loft Segment; “Artist to Artist” with Enid Silverman, and “Inner Quest”; Infinity Foundation. Nina’s Prismacolor Landscape Drawing DVD demonstration is included in bonus tins of colored pencils; and her travel sketches are featured in the new Prismacolor Watercolor Pencil Brochure. She taught for more than fifteen 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 North Shore Art League. Nina teaches workshops throughout the Midwest, and her European Landscape Painting & Drawing Workshops every summer. Her work can be seen at ninaweiss.com. Her recently launched art education website can be found at artendeavors.org.