Meet the West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District’s Board Chair

 Photo Courtesy of WPB DDA

Photo Courtesy of WPB DDA

Gisele Weisman hails from Blowing Rock, North Carolina. In addition to being an accomplished artist with her work showcased at several local galleries in Blowing Rock and surrounding areas, she is also a tenured College Professor and Counselor, as well as a published Author. Gisele's education background includes a B.A. in German and English and a teaching certification from the University of Nebraska, as well as a Ph.D. and M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University.

During her time in Palm Beach, Gisele's award-winning works of art have been showcased in solo exhibitions at the Society of the Four Arts, and at the Pierce-Archer's Fine Art Gallery. She was one of 9 artists chosen to paint a cat (she created "Cleopatra") for the "Worth Ave. Catwalk" and live auction to benefit the Palm Beach Island Cats Society. Gisele's painting and sculptures have also been exhibited with Continuum WPB Arts, and at the Lois Brzezinski Gallery. She has also exhibited in galleries and museums in Boca Raton, Palm Beach Gardens, and Jupiter.

 Photo Courtesy of WPB DDA

Photo Courtesy of WPB DDA

Gisele's art exudes her vibrant inner energy which is expressed through her lively colors and confident brush strokes. Her unique whimsical sculptures and paintings have a local, national and international following.

Her long-term vision is to build a world-class program to advance the arts, culture and entertainment offerings to the residents and visitors of Palm Beach. Plans include the creation of a centralized events calendar...a "go-to" list for all of the arts and entertainment happenings downtown, as well as an expansion to the boundaries of the District, which currently consists of 20 venues located within a mile of the WPB Downtown Development Authority Office.

For more information on the West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District, visit www.DowntownWPBArts.com .