Susan Weinthaler lives in Manhattan and Narrowsburg, NY.
Recent commissions include the lobby of Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute (Cambridge MA) in 2020, an 18 ft installation for Nordstrom’s New York City flagship store (Broadway entrance) in 2019, and a 22 ft piece for a wine bar in Royal Caribbean’s new cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas, in 2018.
Weinthaler exhibited at the Architectural Digest Design Show in NYC in 2016 and 2017, Aqua Art Fair in Miami in 2015, and installed work in the lobby of One Madison in Manhattan and N7 Starbucks in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in 2014. Her work was was included in “(Un)folding Patterns”, a group show about math at The Dorsky Gallery in LIC, NY, 2012, curated by Ombretta Agro’, and also featured in Metropolitan Home’s Showtime House, New York, NY, 2008, c/o Amy Lau Design. In 2007 when she launched into making Bits, she introduced her work at the Armory Show, NYC; Scope Hamptons, Long Island, NY; and Art DC, Washington DC.
Since then she has worked extensively with art advisors, interior designers, architects, corporations and hotels to create custom commissions, and has collectors in Paris, Rome, London, Abu Dhabi, Montreal, New York City, Long Island, Boston, San Francisco, Santa Fe, Miami, Los Angeles and Washington DC to name a few.
Previously Weinthaler wrote, curated and produced interactive events in an attempt to free art from the static environment of a gallery. They include shows in Boston, MA; New York, NY; Berlin, Germany; and Brooklyn, NY (1999-2000). She was the original set designer for the 24 Hour Plays upon moving to New York City in 1995, and designed Celebrity Benefit shows at the Minetta Lane Theater in New York City, and the Henry Ford Theater in Los Angeles. Before moving to New York she taught set design in Switzerland, and was a production designer for small independent films in Austin, TX.