Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Weinberger’s work relates to her Caribbean-American background and draws strongly on the complexity of heritage and assumed norms as she goes about defining the female archetype. Referencing herself among a sea of antiquated stereotypes, adolescent memory and current subjects as a source, Weinberger renders her female muses as excessive, sexualized, some passive and others dominant that question notions of beauty. Solo shows include: What Makes My Hottentot so Hot at the Solo(s) Project House, Newark, (2012); Sometimes All of Me is Not Enough at Carol Jazzar Contemporary, Miami, (2012); Potbelly Pin-Ups: Out Of Many One, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, (2014). Selected group exhibitions: Acts of Alterity, Nomad Gallery, Brussels, (2012); Mutations, Tiwani Contemporary, London (2014); America Through Artists Eyes, New Jersey State Museum, (2014); TREK: Following Journeys, SMAC Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa (2015); Fabulous, Shirin Gallery, NYC (2015); Lush, SMAC Gallery, Stellenboch, South Africa (2015). Current 2016 and upcoming exhibitions include: Carried Weight, The Delaware Center of Contemporary Art, Wilmington, MD; Jamaican Pulse, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK; Modern Heroics, The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ. Weinberger was included in the 2013 Martinique Biennale; four-time participant in the Jamaica Biennial, National Gallery of Jamaica, from 2006 and last in 2014. Awards/Fellowships: 2014 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant. 2015 Joan Mitchell Center, Artist-in-Residence, New Orleans. Recently, awarded a 2016 Fellowship, New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
Public collections include New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ; The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ; The Sagamore Collection, Miami, FL; Girls Club Collection, Fort Lauderdale, FL; The Margulies Collection, Miami, FL.
Weinberger received her BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, in 1995 and a MFA from Yale School of Art, Yale University in 2003. She lives and works in Newark, New Jersey.