b. Jackson, MI 1950

Education

Purdue University, BA, Art History  1972 
New School for Social Research, NYC  1983
California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA with Viola Frey, MFA,  1987

Awards and Residencies

2016  Residency, Holualoa Foundation for Arts & Culture, Kona, Hawaii
2015  Philip C. Curtis Artist-in-Residence, Albion College, Albion, Michigan
2014  Visiting Artist and Scholars Program, American Academy in Rome
2014  Artist in Residence, Lux Institute, Encinitas, CA
2013  Artist in Residence, International School of Beijing, People's Republic of China
2012  Visiting Artist and Scholars Program, American Academy in Rome
2010  Artist in Residence, de Young Museum of San Francisco
2010  Artist in Residence, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, California (June)
2007  Oberpfalzer Kunslerhaus Resident Artist Award, Schwandorf, Germany
2004  Public Art Award, Americans for the Arts, Public Art Network, Year in Review
2003  Interview for Spark, a program about Bay Area Artists by KQED Television, SF
1999  Djerassi Resident Artist, Helen L. Bing Fellowship
1998  Recipient California Arts Council Individual Fellowship (Visual Arts)

Public Art + Public Commissions

2010  Montalvo Arts Center, Ode to Montalvo, Sculpture on the Grounds, Saratoga, CA
2009  Lafayette Public Library and Learning Center Purchase Award, Lafayette, CA
2007  Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture, Infinite Possibilities,Library, Cesar Chavez Park, Phoenix
2006  Denver Office of Cultural Affairs, Promenade, Skyline Park, Denver, CO
2003  State of California Capitol, East End Complex, Enough, Not Enough, Sacramento, CA
2001  Djerassi Resident Artist Program, To Market, To Market, Woodside, CA
2000  Palo Alto City Hall Temporary Art Installation, To Market, To Market, Palo Alto, CA
1999  Private Commission, Haycorns  (cast in bronze) Atherton, CA
          Seattle Arts Commission, Slow Life,  Seattle Public Utilities Renaissance Works Project
1998  Mid-Peninsula Housing Coalition, 110’ Ceramic Tile Mural, Palo Alto.  Community collaboration with 
          Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, CA
1996  Private Commission, However Many Times It Takes, Atherton, CA

Solo Exhibitions


2017
 TransVagrant Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2016  Mass, ANDLAB Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
          Beyond Materials, University Library Art Gallery, Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA
2015  Walnuts, Milkweed and Miro, Munro Gallery, Albion College, Albion, MI
          Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco
2014  Lux Art Institute, Encinitas, CA
2013  The Ripple Effect, Shenshi Sky Gallery, 798 Art Zone, Beijing, People’s Republic of China
          Sculpture and Drawings, 425 Market, San Francisco, CA
2012  Beauty, Joy and Wonder, Evansville Museum of Art, Evansville, IN and Hope College, 
          De Pree Gallery, Holland, MI (catalogue published by Evansville Museum of Art)
2012  Ann Weber Sculpture, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011 Love and Other Audacities, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
         William Havu Gallery, Denver, CO
          Sculpture and Drawings, 101 California Lobby, Curated by Artsource Consulting, SF, CA
2010 Infinite Possibilities, Chehalem Cultural Center, Inauguaral Exhibition, Newberg, OR
         Sculpture on the Grounds, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
2009 Corrugated: Sculpture by Ann Weber, Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
         New Work, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, CA
         Sculpture, Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV
2008 Night Blooming, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
         Wonderland, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
          Alchemy, William Havu Gallery, Denver, CO
2007  Strange Fruit, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA
          Sculpture: Ann Weber, Sculpture Court, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
          Poetics of Structure, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, CA
2006  Pulp Modernism, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, California,  Curator: Jacqueline Pilar
          Cardboard! Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA 
          Re:Form, Dominican University Gallery, San Rafael, CA
2005  New Sculpture and Drawings, Kay Kimpton Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA
          Sculpture, Bg Site, Dean Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
2002  Random Encounters, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA  Curator: JoAnn Northrup
          Balancing Acts, Gallery 555, curated by Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
2001  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artist Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998  Sculpture, Davis Art Center, Davis, CA
1997  Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA
          Gregory Kondos Gallery, Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA
1994  Introductions, Claudia Chapline Gallery  Stinson Beach, CA
          June Steingart Gallery,  Laney College, Oakland, CA
1993  Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, CA 
1984  Greenwich House Pottery, New York City, New York


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017  Pulped Fiction, Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2016  Green Revolution, Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA
2015  Fiberlicious, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA
          Mooncakes, Churros, and Cherry Pie, Euphrat Museum, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA
          Lightning Strikes, 18 Artists, 18 Poets, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2014  Elevated Cardboard, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA
          The Third Dimension, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
          Featured Objects, Bellevue Arts Museum, Forum, Bellevue, WA 
2011  Reclamation, Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO
2010  Natural & Creative Capital, Sculpture on the Grounds, Montalvo Art Center, Saratoga, CA
          Out of Order, San Francisco State University Gallery, San Francisco, CA
          Magna Carta, Cain Schulte Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009  Afterlife, Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, Curator, Kathryn Funk
2008  Reclaiming Materials, Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco, CA
          Present Tension, Chandra Cerritto Contemporary, Oakland, CA
          This End Up: the Art of Cardboard, San Jose Museum of Art, Dan Jose,CA
2007  Alumni at the Centennial, Oliver Art Center, CCA, Oakland, CA
          Ripple, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA
          Sculpture Walk:Invitational Sculpture Exhibition, Chandler, AZ
          CA Sculpture, SFMOMA Artists Gallery
2006  Family of Clay, Oliver Art Center, CA College of Art, Oakland, CA
          Paper, Katrina Traywick Contemporary Art, Berkeley, CA
          Happiness for All the Artists, Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland, CA
2005  In the Round, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, CA Curator: Cathy Kimball
          New Work, Artscape, Walnut Creek, CA
          Local Voice, Bedford Gallery, Dean Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
          CCA Faculty New Work 2005, CA College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
2004  Off the Rim: Pacific Rim Sculptors Group Exhibition,Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ 
          Inner Workings, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA
          Art Furniture, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artists Gallery, SanFrancisco, CA
2003  Landings, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA curated by Man Ray Hsu
          Give and Take, University of San Francisco, SF, CA Curator: Richard Kamler
          The Big Tree Project, Dean Lescher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
          SFMOMA Artist Gallery Anniversary Exhibition
2002  Being There:45 Oakland Artists, Oakland Museum of CA, Oakland, CA
2001  Monotype Marathon VII, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
          Natural Selections, 600 Townsend,  San Francisco, CA
          Recycled, Reclaimed, Reconstituted, Allegheny College Gallery, Meadville, PA
2000  Kay Kimpton Contemporary Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1999  What is Art For? Oakland Museum,  Curators: William Wiley & Mary Hull Webster
          16 Sculptors, CA State University, Sacramento, CA
          Unboxed: Cardboard Sculpture, Dean Lescher Center for the Arts, Bedford Gallery 
          (Three Person Show), Walnut Creek, CA
          Art in City Hall, Oakland City Hall, Oakland, CA, Curated by Carrie Lederer
1998  Pacific Rim Sculptors Group, SFMOMA Rental Gallery,, San Francisco, CA
          Primary Elements, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA (Three Person Show)
          Bay Area Sculptors Group Show IV: Abstraction, Oakland Museum Sculpture Court, Oakland, CA  (Four Person Show)
          The 3rd Time I Saw Phyllis, She Exploded, Contract Design Center,  San Francisco, CA
          CA College of Arts and Crafts Alumni Exhibition, Mills Building, San Francisco,CA
1997  Pacific Rim Sculptors Group, Claudia Chapline Gallery , Stinson Beach, CA 
          From Within, Works Gallery  San Jose, CA Curated by Mel Adamson 
          Pacific Rim Sculptors Group, Contract Design Center, San Francisco, CA
1996  Pacific Rim Sculptors Exhibit the Mother Lode, Central Sierra Arts Council, Sonora, CA
          Installation, Bedford Gallery, Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
          Cast Bronze, Merced College Art Gallery, Merced CA
1995  Artists of No Color, SOMAR Gallery, San Francisco, CA  
          Through the Door, Pacific Rim Sculptors Group, Contract Design Center, San Francisco
          Works on Paper, Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA 
1994  The Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA  Curated by Rupert Garcia
          Works on Paper, Bolinas Museum,  Bolinas, CA  Curated by Cheryl Haines
          Black and White, Long Beach Arts Center, Long Beach, CA 
1991  Pro-Arts Gallery,  Curated by The Guerrilla Girls,  Oakland, CA
          Five Artists, Periscope Gallery,  Oakland, CA
          66th Annual Crocker-Kingsley Exhibition, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, 2nd Prize 
1990  Beyond Fragments:After the Earthquake, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA, Regina Mouton
1988  Natsoulas Novelos Gallery, Davis, CA 
1987-89 American Ceramics Now, Traveling Exhibition originating at the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY; 
              American Craft Museum, NYC;  Crocker Art  Museum, Sacramento, CA; De Cordova and Dana Museum, Lincoln,  
              MA; Butler Institute of Art, Youngstown,OH; Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Birmingham,  AL

Catalogues + Reviews

Max Presneil, Fresh Faces in Art: Eight LA Artists You Should Know, Fabrik, The Intersection of Art, Design & Architecture//Issue 29
Barbara Morris, Artist Profile: Ann Weber, Art.Ltd., March/April 2015
Maria Porges, Review, Ann Weber @ Dolby Chadwick, Square Cylinder.com, Northern California Art, 3/16/15
Elise Morris, Interview, The Studio Work Blog, March 10, 2015
Lorenzo Pereira, Review, Ann Weber at Dolby Chadwick Gallery, WIDEWALLS, March 1, 2015
Kristi Myllenbeck, Review, ‘Mooncakes, churros and Cherry Pie’ is food for thought, Silicon Valley Community Newspapers, February 6, 2015
James Chute, Artist, Ann Weber, at work at Lux Art Institute, UT San Diego, 11/23/2014
Joyce Lovelace and Judy Argingteneau, Material Crush, Limitless Possibilities, American Craft Magazine, September 2014
Maria Porges, Review, Ann Weber @425 Market, Square Cylinder.com, Northern California Art, 8/20/2013
Peter Selz, Review, Ann Weber Sculpture, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, Sculpture Magazine, May, 2013
Roger McBain, Ann Weber’s monumental art redefines ‘out of the box’ inspiration, Evansville Courier & Press, 4/22/2012
Joyce Lovelace, Cardboard, Unpacked, American Craft August/September 2011
Kyle MacMillan, Six artists look at trash and see art, Denver Post, 8/7/11
Michael Paglia, Trash and Treasure, Denver Westward Arts, 7/26/11
Scarlet Cheng, Unconventional ways to impress at the Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles Times, 6/19/11
Nancy Ewart, San Francisco State University: Out of Order (Geometric Abstraction), SF Examiner, 9/29/2010
David Roth, Natural and Creative Capital @ Montalvo Arts Center, Square Cylinder, Northern CA Art, 9/10
Jenifer Modenessi, Artful Living, Contra Costa Times, Bay Area News Group, April 24, 2010
Amanda Newman, An artists’s journey: From clay to cardboard, The Newberg Graphic, Newberg, Oregon, 3/10
Nicole Montesano, Cardboard becomes the stuff of art, News Register, Mcminnville, Oregon, 3/22/2010
Julian Guthrie, Ann Weber turns cardboard into art, San Francisco Chronicle, 2/24/2010
David Roth, Afterlife@San Jose Institute of Contempoary Art, Square Cylinder, 12/5/2010
Ben Marks, The Road to Afterlife, KQED Arts Public Media of Northern CA, 11/17/2009
Christopher Schnoor, Review, Ann Weber: Corrugated Sculpture at Boise Art Museum, ART Ltd. 11/09
Christopher Schnoor, Out of the Box, Corrugated Sculpture at Boise Art Museum, Boise Weekly, 10/7/09
Michael Paglia, Gone Green, Westword, December 11-17, 2008, Denver
Mary Voelz Chandler, Treasures Emerge from the Rubble: Alchemy features intriguing use of raw materials, Rocky Mountain News, December 4, 2008, Denver
Barbara Morris, Review, Present Tension at Chandra Cerrito, Artweek, October, 2008
Fall ArtsVisual Arts, Ann Weber:Wonderland, Metro, Silicon Valley’s Weekly Newspaper, August 27-September 2, 2008,
San Jose
Anthony Jimenez, Night Blooms in New Thacher Gallery Show, San Francisco Foghorn, University of San Francisco, September 11, 2008
Reyhan Harmanci, Trash In, Art Out: Reclaiming Materials, San Francisco Chronicle, 5/10/08
Jenna McKnight, Cesar Chavez Library, Architectural Record, January 2008
Mary Eisenhart, Visual Arts, Last Chance, 96 Hours, San Francisco Chronicle, 12/13/07
Annie Crump Ray, Guns, Paper, Steel, Marin Magazine, December 2007
Christine Brenneman, Working Artist, Cardboard: Not just for recycling anymore, Marin Independent Journal, 11/1, 2007
Gerhard Gotz, Kunst aus, abernoch von Pappe, Der Neu Tag, 10/15/07 Schwandorf, Germany
Andreas Seidl, Wie Kunst aus dem Nichts erschaffen wird: Ann Webers Plastiken im Oberpfalzer Kunslterhaus, Mittelbayerische, 10/10/07, Regensburg, Germany
Gerhard Gotz, Sinn entsteht durch Form: Ann Weber derzeit Gast-Stipendiatin im Internationalen Kunstlerhaus in der Kebbel-Villa, Der Neue Tag, 10/9/07 Schwandorf, Germany
Catalogue, Strange Fruit, Sonoma County Museum of Art, 2007, Essay by Mark Van ProyenDewitt Chang, Review, Paper at Traywick Contemporary, Artweek, March 2007
Jennifer Modenessi, Artist throws herself into major sculptures, Contra Costa Times 1/16/05
Zahid Sardar, Playing to the Gallery, San Francisco Chronicle Magazine, August 22, 2004Benjamin Genocchio, Ah the Beauties of Genetic Engineering and Other Sculptures, The New York Times, July 4, 2004 (Pacific Rim Sculptors Group, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton)
Lisa Richards Janku, State Capitol Sculpture Complete, Artweek, December 2003/January2004
Editor, News, State Capitol Sculpture Complete, Artweek, Dec 2003/Jan 2004
Debra Koppman, The Big Tree Project, Artweek, Previews, July/August 2003
Vera H-C Chan, Historic fallen tree inspires artists to branch out, SF Chronicle, June 27, 2003
Sheila Muto, Office Owners Turn to Art to Lure Tenants, The Wall Street Journal, May 21, 2003
Berin Golonu, Bay Area Artist Awarded Commission at State Capitol, Artweek, December 2002
Stephanie Cash, Report From San Francisco:Surviving and Thriving,  Art in America, Nov. 2002
Alina Larson, Creative Growth Artists and Instructors Display Work Side By Side, The Montclarion,  9/19/00
Maria Porges, Review. Unboxed: Sculptures in Cardboard, Sculpture, , May 2000
Patricia Gosalvez, Art Coming to City Hall Plaza, Palo Alto Weekly, May 17, 2000
Staff Writer, Commissions: Ann Weber and the Artists from Creative Growth Art Center Mural, American Craft, October/November 1999
Staff Writer, Up Front: Palo Alto Mural, Ceramics Monthly,  November 1999
Vickie Elliott, Sculptor from Oakland Has a Knack for Thinking Outside the Box, San Francisco Chronicle, September 10, 1999
Kimberly Chun, Palo Alto Mural a Showcase for Disabled Artists San Francisco Chronicle,4/2/99
Jolene Thym, What is Art ? What Are You? The Oakland Tribune, March 7, 1999
Rachael Osajima, Primary Elements, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA 1998
Benoit Denizet-Lewis, The ‘A’ List  Contra Costa County The Sunday Times, January 11, 1998
Jolene Thym, Critics Choice, The Oakland Tribune, March 8, 1998
Chiori Santiago, From Within,Works / San Jose, San Jose Mercury News, November, 30 1997
Mel Adamson, Essay by  Terri Cohn, Catalogue. From Within, Works/ San Jose, 1997
Mark Van Proyen, Review. Artweek, August 4,1994
The 66th Annual Crocker Kingsley Exhibition Catalogue,Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento,1991
Victoria Dalkey, Hanging Judge, The Sacramento Bee, April 28, 1991
Regina Mouton, Catalogue, Beyond Fragments:After the Earthquake, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland ‘90

Public Collections

American Embassy, Swaziland, Africa
Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho
International Oberpfalzer Kunstlerhaus, Schwandorf, Germany
ZMS Corporation, Schwandorf, Germany
International School of Beijing, Beijing, China
Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Woodside, California
Denver Office of Cultural Affairs, Skyline Park, Denver, Colorado
Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture, Library, Cesar Chavez Park, Phoenix, Arizona
State of California Capitol Area East End Complex, Sacramento, California 
Montalvo Arts Center, Sculpture on the Grounds, Saratoga, California
Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, California
Lafayette Public Library and Learning Center Purchase Award, Lafayette, California 
Seattle Arts Commission, Seattle Public Utilities Renaissance Works Project
Mid-Peninsula Housing Coalition, Palo Alto, California with artists from Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland, California 
Frances and Sydney Lewis Collection, Richmond, Virginia
American Embassy in Swaziland, Africa

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