multi-disciplinary artist making painting, sculpture, furniture, writing art criticism and making noise with guitars
Brown University 1992 BA Visual Arts; BA English (Honors Program in Creative Writing, 1992
Alex Weinstein's work has been exhibited throughout California as well as New York, France, England, Australia, Japan and Brazil. His work has been both featured and reviewed in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Art in America, the Los Angeles times, XTRA Art Quarterly, The Providence Journal, The Surfer's Journal, Blue JAPAN, Surfer Magazine, the London Observer, Elle Decor Magazine, The Brown Alumni Magazine and others. In 2009, National Public Radio affiliate, Marfa Public Radio interviewed Weinstein in conjunction with a solo exhibition held in Marfa, Texas.
In 2012, Weinstein was the subject of a short film, Alex Weinstein: Swell Models, by Eric Swenson. In 2014 Weinstein was the subject of a full-length feature film, Mana, about ten contemporary Southern Californian artists and their engagement with sea. The artists in the film were invited to exhibit their work at The Museum of Art History in Lancaster California for the summer months. In 2014 Weinstein was the subject of a book/film/gallery project entitled, The West is the Best, by French industrial designer Joran Briand. A number of exhibitions throughout France, accompanied the release of the limited-edition book, The West is the Best. Also in 2014, Weinstein was selected to build and install a monumental outdoor sculpture for the City of Manhattan Beach, California.