Louise WeinbergBorn in NYC, Louise Weinberg has lived and worked in the Boston area since 1977. She has three grown children and has been married for 37 years to David Weinberg. She earned a B.A. Magna Cum Laude from Brandeis University in 1973, an M.S.W. from Columbia University in 1975 and is a graduate of the 4 year Diploma Program in Studio Art at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2002).
In her role as a clinical social worker, Louise was a practicing psychotherapist for 22 years, She worked in the NYC Family Court System before moving to Boston. Her career in Boston included roles as clinician, supervisor, administrator, writer and teacher.
She worked in Community Mental Health as well as in private practice. She was an adjunct professor at the BU School of Social Work, and taught courses and supervised students at the Boston Institute for Psychotherapy.
After 22 years as a clinician, supervisor and teacher, Louise returned to school to pursue her passion for painting. She graduated from the SMFA with a four year Diploma in Studio Art (2002) and has been working fulltime as an artist since then. Louise brought her love of teaching to her new career. She began teaching drawing to students at the Brookline Senior Center in 2003. Since that time the program has continued to grow and hundreds of students have taken her courses. Louise is the recipient of a number of grants that have allowed this to program to be grow and to meet the needs of so many senior citizens.
Louise has had a studio in Allston since 2002 and is represented by galleries in NYC, Boston and Tiverton, Rhode Island.