Sophia Weisensel received her BFA in studio art in 2019 from Bethany Lutheran College and was awarded the Artist’s Purchase Award upon graduation. She then attended the New York Academy of Art, where she received her MFA 2021. Weisensel was awarded the Dana Schutz Patron’s scholar award and the Dahesh Museum award during her time at the New York Academy of Art. She has been in multiple shows in Minnesota, Including a solo show in 2019 at the Emy Frentz gallery, and has pieces in private collections across the Midwest. Weisensel was a part of The New York Academy of Art Deck the Walls in 2019 and 2020, had work shown in the 2020 and 2021 Tribeca Ball. She was selected as an artist for “Nude” at Manifest Gallery in 2021.
Weisensel is self-represented and takes limited commissions upon inquiry.