February 7, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES Profile

The Seven-Day Digital Diet by Teddy Wayne 

“One thing I did was completely knock out Facebook. I decided the connection that was there was superficial and didn’t do anything for me except distract me or incite unnecessary feelings. You discover who’s really important when you disconnect.” Ms. Weitz thinks her creative focus has improved since unplugging, and she has even incorporated ideas “about how the screen is a filter that’s a dissociative element” into her work, she said.

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July 10, 2013

Art in America Blog

By Appointment Only by Jason Foumberg

 "Weitz had drawn a sacred geometry with some grotesque details on photos of posing yogis. As images, they made a strong case for a united Eastern and Western tradition of abstraction."

March 14, 2013

Photograph Magazine

Julie Weitz, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL by Jason Foumberg

 "Self-awareness is the like-minded end goal of both yoga and art making. Julie Weitz’s new series of drawing on photographs, exhibited at The Suburban aligns the two practices into a sensually stimulating whole."

January 27, 2013

Julie Weitz / Kamrooz Aram

The Suburban, Oak Park, IL

 Julie Weitz and Kamrooz Aram are showing together at The Suburban in Oak Park, IL through March 2013.  Both artists find inspiration from the endgame of Modernism, geometric patterning and Eastern traditions. Weitz explores the embodied self and triangulation of identity using geometric forms superimposed onto photographs of yogis.  Aram explores the complicated relationship between traditional Eastern art forms and Western Modernism, specifically as related to the notion of the decorative.

July 24, 2012

Michelle Grabner: The Inova Survey

Inova, Milwaukee, WI

The exhibition will present a selection of work by artists who have studied with Grabner as students, representing a larger picture of her influences, pedagogy and her orbit in the field of contemporary art...