Born 1984 in New York City

2011    Master of Library & Information Science, Pratt Institute
2007    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cooper Union School of Art

Solo/Two Person Exhibitions
2024    Moskowitz Bayse Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (forthcoming)
2022    Governing Body, Rachel Uffner Gallery, NYC
2019    ARCA [archive], Galería Gorria, Havana, Cuba (collaboration with Nestor Siré)
2018    ARCA [archive], Triple Canopy, NYC (collaboration with Nestor Siré)
2017    17.(SEPT) [By WeistSiréPC]™, Queens Museum, NYC (collaboration with Nestor Siré)
2016    Parbunkells, 83 Pitt Street, NYC
2014    Mice, Two Chairs, NYC (two person exhibition with Haim Steinbach)
2008   The Size of Thoughts, Kantor/Feuer Window, NYC

Public Artworks
2022    Campaign (Times Square), Times Square, New York, NY. Produced with support from the Stolbun Collection
2020    Public RecordNew York, NY. Produced by the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and the Department of Records and Information Services
2017    View-Through, Miami, FL. Produced by O, Miami and Exchange for Change
2015    Reach, Queens Boulevard, Queens, NY.  Produced by 14×48

Select Group Exhibitions
2023    The Backend, Montclair State University Galleries, Montclair, NJ
2023    A Copious Flow, Athens Cultural Center, Athens, NY
2023    Collection 1970s–Present: Limits of Control, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2023    Re: Scott Burton’s Atrium Furnishment, Soft Network, New York, NY
2023    Photography and Media Rotation, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2022    Privacy Creep, Moskowitz Bayse Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2021    Museo de la Democracia, nGbK, Berlin, Germany
2019    Newsetc., Galería Moisés Pérez de Albéniz, Madrid, Spain
2019    The Scalability Project, A.I.R. Gallery, NYC
2019    Open Call, The Shed, NYC
2018    Offline Browser, Hong-Gah Museum, Taiwan
2018    12th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
2017    En Masse: Books Orchestrated, The Center for Book Arts, NYC
2016    Know Yourself, The Luminary, St. Louis, MO
2015    Peekskill Project, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
2015    Art in the Age of…Planetary Computation, Kunstinstituut Melly, The Netherlands
2015    Tongue Stones, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY
2014    Within a Tournament of Value, Flux Factory, Queens, NY
2013    The Book Lovers, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, NYC
2013    The Book Lovers, Museum of Modern Art, Antwerp, Belgium
2012    Young Curators, New Ideas IV, Meulensteen, NYC
2012    Pretty Conceptual, Present Company, Brooklyn, NY
2011    Against the Way Things Go, Gasser & Grunert, NYC
2010    Guilty Feet, 179 Canal, NYC
2009    Impermanent Collections, Art In General, NYC
2009    Apartment Show, Envoy Gallery, NYC
2009    Kick the Can’t, Jack the Pelican, Brooklyn, NY
2009    Women Get Fucked, Alagon Gallery, Chicago, IL
2008    Artist as Publisher, The Center For Book Arts, NYC
2008    Brucennial, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Brooklyn, NY
2008    Salon Du Jour, Autoversion LTD Gallery, NYC
2008    If I Told You You Were Beautiful, Would You Date Me on the Regular?, Oliver Kamm Gallery, NYC
2007    Library, Proteus Gowanus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Proyecto DATA, Triple Canopy (October 2020)
Public Record, n+1 (May 2020)
Permission to Participate, Frieze (September 2018)
!!!Sección A R T E [No. 11+Rhizome], Rhizome (January 2018)
Coming to America, Rhizome (January 2018)
Packet Switching: Cuba’s Offline Internet, Art in America (September 2017)
WdW Review: Arts, Culture and Journalism in Revolt, Vol. 1. Rotterdam: Witte de With, 2017 [artist project]
Person of the Day and Tomorrow, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art (March 2016)
After, About, With. New York: Arpia Books, 2015 [artist book]
Collecting Without Ebay, BOMB Magazine (August 2014)
Industry vs. Machine: Canonization, Localization and the Algorithm, Red Hook Journal, Bard CCS (Nov 2014)
The Bruce High Quality Foundation Foundation & Other Ideas. New York: I.C. Editions, 2008 [afterword]
Sexy Librarian: A Novel, Critical Edition. Baltimore: Slush Editions, 2008 [artist book]

Exhibition Catalogs & Publications
Documentation as Art: Expanded Digital Practices. London: Routledge, 2022
News, etc. Madrid: Galería Moisés Pérez de Albéniz, 2019
Offline Browser. Taiwan: Hong-Gah Museum, 2018
Imagined Borders. Gwangju: Gwangju Biennale Foundation, 2018
En Masse: Books Orchestrated. New York: The Center for Book Arts, 2018
Artist Novels. Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2015
Tongue Stones. New York: Pioneer Works, 2015
Art In The Age Of…. Rotterdam: Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, 2015
Young Curators New Ideas. New York: Muelensteen, 2012
Indie Publishing. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2009
Artist as Publisher. New York: The Center for Book Arts, 2008

Commissions, Grants & Residencies
2024    Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
2021    Core Program Fellowship, Camargo Foundation, Cassis, France
2020    COVID-19 Fund Grant, Foundation for Contemporary Arts
2020    Conversations in Practice Residency, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI
2019    Public Artist in Residence, Department of Records and Information Services / Municipal Archives, the City of New York
2019    Open Call Commission, The Shed
2018    Media Arts Assistance Fund Grant, New York State Council on the Arts/Wave Farm
2017    Fountainhead Residency, Miami, FL
2016    Jerome Foundation Fellowship, The Queens Museum, NY
2016    Net Based Prize Audience Award, Haus Der Elektronischen Künste, Basel, Switzerland
2015    OOH Media Plan Award, The Outdoor Advertising Association of America, Washington DC
2007    NYAEA Artist Welfare Fund Prize, New York Artists Equity Association, NYC

Panels, Presentations & Performances
2023    Governing Body, Film Forum at Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
2023    Can Art Be Evidence?, Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY
2021    Public Record, NYC Municipal Archives, New York, NY
2020    …this is not made of language but energy, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada
2020    Cuba Today: Internet access, El Paquete, and the New Filmmakers, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT
2018    Offline Media Dissemination, Art Basel, Miami, FL
2018    Art for the Offline Internet, The New Museum, NYC
2015    Art in the Age of Social Media, Sotheby’s Institute, Los Angeles, CA
2011    Alternative Libraries Forum, Rutgers University, Rutgers, NJ
2010    Radical Reference, Brecht Forum, NYC
2010    #class, Winkleman Gallery, NYC
2009    In Conclusion, Sara Meltzer Gallery, NYC
2009    Body Blend, Dixon Place, NYC
2009    The Classroom, New York Art Book Fair, P.S.1. Contemporary Art Center, NYC
2009    Lullabies [with Tyler Coburn], Thrust Projects, NYC

Select Bibliography
ArtReview (January 2024) “Art Lovers Movie Club: Julia Weist and Nestor Siré, ‘Infomercial’”
Art Institute of Chicago (August 2023) “Exploring the Collection – Bureaucratic Collage: Ghosts in the System”
Barron’s (March 2023) “Guggenheim Expands Its Collection of Female Artists”
Artnet (November 2022) “Artist Julia Weist Is Protesting the R Rating of Her New Film by Advertising the Project on a Times Square Billboard”
Document Journal (November 2022) “Julia Weist’s ‘Governing Body’ questions what we deem indecent in the scope of mainstream cinema”
Topical Cream (September 2022) “Rx Studio: Julia Weist”
BOMB (June 2022) “Art and Government: Julia Weist Interviewed by Cat Tyc”
Hyperallergic (August 2021) “Julia Weist’s ‘Public Record’ Probes the Impact of Artists on Cities”
Artists & Hackers (June 2021) “El Paquete Semanal: An Offline Internet in Cuba”
Lives Radio (May 2021) “Julia Weist”
Art in America (June 2020) “Julia Weist Transforms New York City’s Archival Records into Artworks that Live in Digital Public Space”
The Art Newspaper
(May 2020) “Victimised and Rejected’: New Work Explores The History of Artists Working in New York and the Need For Public Art”
(January 2020) — “Michael Connor’s Decade in (the end of) Internet”
(December 2019) — “The 100 Works of Art That Defined the Decade”
El Cultural
 (December 2019) — “Fakes: Todo es Mentira”
The Architect’s Newspaper
 (July 2019) — “The Summer Shows at the Shed Take an Eclectic Look at the Built Environment”
The New York Times
(April 2019) — “Artists as ‘Creative Problem-Solvers’ at City Agencies”
Document Journal (December 2018) — “Artists Nestor Siré and Julia Weist on Cuba’s underground internet market”
Hyperallergic (October 2017) — “Delivering the Internet, an Underground Network Keeps Cubans Connected”
Artforum (September 2017) — “500 Words: Julia Weist and Nestor Siré”
Art in America (September 2017) — “First Look: Julia Weist”
Mousse Magazine (June 2017) — “An Offline Internet that Fits in a Suitcase”
Vice (April 2017) — “Floridians Hack Google to Display Poetry by Inmates in Miami”
Hyperallergic (April 2017) — “Why Googling ‘Miami Inmates’ in South Florida Leads to Their Poetry”
Esse (February 2017) — “Participatory Libraries and the Possibility of Making a Mess”
Spirale (October 2016) — “Dérives Virales Sur le Web”
Frieze (July 2016) — “Data Roaming”
Artforum (April 2016) — “Julia Weist at 83 Pitt Street”
ArtReview (January/February 2016) — “Future Great: Julia Weist”
Adweek (August 2015) — “Today’s Secret to Viral Marketing? One Clever Real-World Idea”
The New Yorker (July 2015) — “A New Word on the Internet”
Rhizome (June 2015) — “Artist Profile: Julia Weist”
Popular Mechanics (June 2015) — “This Billboard Brought an Ancient Word to the Internet”
Gizmodo (June 2015) — “The Word the Internet Didn’t Know”
Modern Painters (May 2013) — “The Book Lovers”
Paris Review (July 2013) — “Sexy Librarians, Secret Service, and Tangents”
Journal of Documentation (2012) — “Alternative Libraries as Discursive Formations: Reclaiming the Voice of the Deaccessioned Book”
Library Journal (February 2009) — “A Compendium of Sexy Librarianness”
Readymade Magazine (June 2008) — “POD People: Sexy Librarian”
Triple Canopy (June 2008) — “The Unmaking of a Romance Novel”
Art Fag City (August 2007) — “Emerging Artist: Julia Weist”

Public Collections
Art Institute of Chicago
Brooklyn Museum
City of New York
Jewish Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
MIT List Visual Arts Center
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum of Modern Art
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Queens Museum
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Visiting Artist in Residence, Bard College (2023 – )
MFA Studio Advisor, Maine College of Art & Design (2018-2019, 2022-2023)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Pratt Institute (2019)

Board Affiliations
Board Member, Shandaken Projects (2012-2019)