Carrie Weis
CarrieGallery Director

Ferris Fine Art Gallery
Adjunct Arts Faculty

Office: RAN 113
Phone: (231) 591-2536
E-mail Address: weisc@ferris.edu

Profile:

Carrie Weis is Ferris State University’s Gallery Director and Adjunct Professor in Studio Art. In 2003 she earned her Bachelor of Integrative Studies in Studio Arts with a minor in Art History at Ferris State University. In 2007 she earned her Master of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Painting from Kendall College of Art & Design. Carrie specializes in Museum Studies, earning a certification in 2012 from the Campbell Center for Historic Preservation. She is also a Master Picture Framer specializing in archival methods.

Carrie has been the Gallery Director since 1999 and has been a representative for the “cultural voice” of the University. Under her curatorial direction as many as three thousand works of art have been placed in public spaces within the University. She is responsible for the care of the University’s private collections, consisting of over forty thousand works. She curates all gallery exhibits on display in the Rankin Fine Art Gallery and provides custom picture framing services for the University.

Carrie assisted Dr. Pilgrim in the development of the Traveling Exhibitions; “Hateful Things” and “Them: Images of Separation” for the Jim Crow Museum.   She was responsible for framing all of the objects as well as assisting in the development of labels, signage, and custom designed shipping crates.

In her spare time she is doing one of two things; painting or traveling.