Shoes: In Conversation with Jane Gershon Weitzman and Christina Chiu

Greenwich Library and the Flinn Gallery brought Jane Gershon Weitzman to Greenwich Library’s Berkley Theater on February 26 at 2 p.m. As former Executive Vice President and Founding Vice President of Stuart Weitzman Retail, Jane was the inspiration for the Flinn Gallery’s current exhibition Just Shoes: Where Art, Craft and Fantasy Meet. 

Jane shared stories of her partnership with her husband, renowned shoe designer Stuart Weitzman, and how they built their business together. She also discussed her long-running project of finding artists who would create fantasy shoes for the window gallery of their flagship store.

Interviewer Christina Chiu is an award winning writer and the author of Beauty, where the main protagonist is a die-hard shoe lover.


WGCH Radio Interview, Centre Stage with Pamela Kuhn: “Just Shoes” with Jane Gershon Weitzman and Artist Nina Bentley

Jane Gershon Weitzman and artist Nina Bentley from Just Shoes: Where Art, Craft and Fantasy Meet were guests on WGCH Centre Stage with Pamela Kuhn on February 15, 2022. Just Shoes is on view through March 16, 2022.



Flinn Gallery’s “Just Shoes” featured in “The Dish”

Fairfield Citizen Online

Jan. 29, 2022

by Susie Costaregni

Scene… The Flinn Gallery at the Greenwich Library is holding an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, for its new shoe, “Just Shoes: Where Art, Craft and Fantasy Meet,” featuring 70 shoes by 20 artists. Curated by Debra Fram and Barbara Richards, the display includes shoes from a fantasy collection commissioned by Jane Gershon Weitzman, founding vice president of Stuart Weitzman Retail and wife of the renowned shoe designer.