Florence Weisz was born in New York, created art in Northern New Jersey for many years and now has re-established her art studio in the Philadelphia region. After earning a degree in Fine Art from Douglass College, Rutgers University, she studied in Paris and then in Jerusalem, where she also lived and taught art in special education schools for eight eventful years. She has exhibited her art in the US and abroad in one-person and group shows at museums, private galleries and alternative spaces. Her artworks are in numerous collections including The New Jersey State Museum, Citibank, IBM, and The Port of Authority of NY and NJ. Weisz has completed site-specific commissions for homes, corporate and public spaces including, PSE&G, Centocor, Merck, Schering Plough, Chubb Insurance and the Municipality of Be’er Sheva, Israel. She is a recipient of a NJ State Council on the Arts Fellowship Award.