Craft & Material Studies

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Isabelle Weiss

Adjunct Faculty

B.A., University of Michigan

iweiss@collegeforcreativestudies.edu

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Research Interests

The development of emerging and uncommon art markets and how artists and art advisors can use data to grow the cultural and economic impact of their business.

Professional Experience

Weiss is the founder of NEXT:SPACE - the leading gallery representing independent designers connected to Detroit. Since 2014, NEXT:SPACE has worked with over two dozen artists, designers and artisans presenting their work locally, nationally and internationally. Through NEXT:SPACE Weiss has also produced media projects promoting the legacy of design in Detroit. Weiss is also an accredited appraiser of Fine Art + Design and founder of the appraisal and advisory firm CollectorAnonymous which assists private, corporate and institutional collectors.

Significant publications/presentations/exhibitions

  • Archive Project Volume 1: "Objects of re:Socialization", NEXT:SPACE, November 2020. (Book + Short Film)

  • "Detroit: City of The Past, City of Tomorrow", SURFACE, May 2019 - The Legacy Issue. (Article + Short Film)