Bill Weaver

I cannot say in words what I communicate visually. The internal dialog that occurs while I’m working augments the process but does not explain the result. Good work stands independent of its making. To appreciate art is to be sensitive to your own responses to it.

Bag Pipe - Bronze

Piston Piece - Bronze

BILL WEAVER                                                                                                           

BORN: 1952, Des Moines, Iowa

Currently resides in Santa Fe County, New Mexico

EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

1977       Bachelor of Arts, Metropolitan State College, Denver CO

1974-78  Apprenticeship, Edgar Britton, bronze sculptor, Littleton CO

1970-72  Apprenticeship, Ole’ Jorgenson, wood sculptor, Des Moines IA

MEDIA & PUBLIC ENDORSEMENT

2011                  SOLO  EXHIBITION:  Littleton Historical Museum, Littleton CO  (an Affiliate of the Smithsonian                   Institution)

2009                  FINALIST for the 2010 State of New Mexico Acclaimed Artists Series

2007                  Feature article, Sculptural Pursuit magazine, Spring issue

2006       Selected artist for the third biannual Acclaimed Artists’ Series by the Art in Public Places

              Program of New Mexico

2005       Acquisition: “Edge & Point”, by the Littleton Historical Museum, Littleton CO, 1% for the  

                   Arts

2004                  Commission: “Stars Over Mountains with Pine Trees and People”, a  6.5' x 9' bronze     

 wall relief for the Littleton, Colorado Historical Museum (an Affiliate of the Smithsonian 

                   Institution) for the lobby of a new museum facility, dedicated 1/29/05

2002                  Selected artist for the Acclaimed Artists’ Series by the Art in Public Places Program of

                   New Mexico

2001                  Acquisition by the New Mexico 1% for the Arts, 6' bronze wall relief for the Bernalillo

                   County Courthouse, Albuquerque NM;

 Acknowledged in The Erotic Art of Edgar Britton by Jane Hilberry, published by  

                   “Documents of Colorado Art” Ocean View Books; forward by William Weaver

1990                  Featured artist in “Colores” PBS-TV series on contemporary New Mexico artists

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND COMMISSIONS

2011                  GROUP EXHIBITIONS: Michael Lord Gallery, Palm Springs, CA; Craighead Green Galley, Dallas, TX;                     Ventana Gallery, Santa Fe, NM; Sisko                  Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010                  GROUP EXHIBITIONS: Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX; Ventana Gallery, Santa Fe, NM; Sisko                   Gallery, Seattle, WA

2009                  GROUP and SOLO  EXHIBITIONS: Ventana Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

                  Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas, TX; Sisko Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008                  GROUP and SOLO  EXHIBITIONS: Ventana Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

                  Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas, TX; Sisko Gallery, Seattle, WA

2007       GROUP EXHIBITION: Ventana Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2006                  Invited artist for the 3rd annual Crossroads Contemporary Gallery Celebration Benefiting

 Kitchen Angels, Santa Fe, NM

Group Exhibitions: Crossroads Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

 Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas, TX

2005                  Group and Solo Exhibitions: Crossroads Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

 Sculpture Ranch, Santa Fe NM

 Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas TX

2004                  Group Exhibitions: Crossroads Contemporary Invitational Grand Opening, Santa Fe, NM

 Crossroads Contemporary featured artist, Santa Fe, NM

 Sculpture Ranch 3rd Invitational, Santa Fe NM

 Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

 Nick Cindric Fine Arts, Boca Raton FL

 Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas TX

 DeGraaf Fine Art, Saugatuck MI and West Palm Beach FL

 Crucible Gallery, Norman OK

 Scotsdale Artport Gallery, Scotsdale AZ

2003                  Group Exhibitions: Sculpture Ranch 2nd Invitational, Santa Fe NM

 Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

 Nick Cindric Fine Arts, Boca Raton FL

 Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas TX

 DeGraaf Fine Art, Saugatuck MI and West Palm Beach FL

 Crucible Gallery, Norman OK

 Scotsdale Artport Gallery, Scotsdale AZ

2002                  Group Exhibitions: Sculpture Ranch Inaugural Invitational, Santa Fe NM

 Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

 Nick Cindric Fine Arts, Boca Raton FL

 Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas TX

 DeGraaf Fine Art, Saugatuck MI

2001                  Group Exhibitions: Shidoni Gallery 30th Anniversary Invitational, Tesuque NM

 Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas TX

 DeGraaf Fine Art, Saugatuck MI

 Crucible Gallery, Norman OK

2000                  Group Exhibitions: Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

 Nick Cindric Fine Arts, Boca Raton FL

 Crucible Gallery, Norman OK;  The Woodlot Gallery, Sheboygan WI

1999                  “Miniatures/ 99”, The Albuquerque Museum of Art, Albuquerque NM

Commissioned: "Melli-Fluous", 8' bronze fountain, Pasadena CA

                  Commissioned: "Chock Maul II", 20" bronze maquette, Scottsdale AZ

Group Exhibitions: William Zimmer Fine Arts, Mendocino CA

 Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM Nick Cindric Fine Arts, Boca Raton FL

 The Woodlot Gallery, Sheboygan WI

1998                  “SOFA Chicago”, represented by Zimmer Fine Arts, Navy Pier, Chicago IL

Group Exhibitions: William Zimmer Fine Arts, Mendocino CA

 Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

 Cindric Meyer Gallery, Boca Raton FL

 Cynthia Woody Gallery, Scottsdale AZ

 The Woodlot Gallery, Sheboygan WI

1997                  “Miniatures/ 97”, The Albuquerque Museum of Art, Albuquerque NM

Group Exhibitions: Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

 Cindric Meyer Gallery, Boca Raton FL

 Cynthia Woody Gallery, Scottsdale AZ

 The Woodlot Gallery, Sheboygan WI

1996                  "Summer Outdoor Sculpture Show", Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

"The Fine Art of Craft and Sculpture", Cline-LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe NM

                  Commissioned: "Pas De Trois", 7' bronze sculpture, Sheboygan WI

                  Group Exhibitions: Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

 Cynthia Woody Gallery, Scottsdale AZ

 Woodlot Gallery, Sheboygan WI

1995                  "Miniatures / 95", The Albuquerque Museum of Art, Albuquerque NM

Solo Exhibitions: "Bill Weaver", Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

Group Exhibitions: Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

 Cynthia Woody Gallery, Scottsdale AZ

 The Woodlot Gallery, Sheboygan WI

1994                  "Food Shrine Show", represented by Shidoni Gallery, Santa Fe NM

"Old Media, New Ways ", Shidoni Contemporary Gallery, Tesuque NM

                  Commissioned: "Box Fall", 5' bronze fountain, Dallas TX

Group Exhibitions: Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

 Woodlot Gallery, Sheboygan WI

1993                  Group Exhibitions: Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

 Woodlot Gallery, Sheboygan WI

1992                  Group Exhibitions: Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

 Woodlot Gallery, Sheboygan WI

1991                  "Magnifico!", monumental outdoor works, Museum of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM

                  Group Exhibitions: Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

 Woodlot Gallery, Sheboygan WI

1990                  "Art L.A.-Expo ' 90", represented by Shidoni Contemporary Gallery, Tesuque NM

                  "Summer Outdoor Sculpture Show", Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

                  Group Exhibitions: Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

 The Woodlot Gallery, Sheboygan WI

 Andrea Ross Gallery, Santa Monica CA

1989                  Commissioned: "Ball in a Quilt", 6' bronze fountain, Beverly Hills CA;

              "4th International Contemporary Art Fair" Los Angeles CA, represented by Shidoni 

                  Contemporary Gallery, Tesuque NM

Group Exhibitions: Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

 Andrea Ross Gallery, Santa Monica CA

1988                  Group Exhibitions: Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

 Eva Cohen Gallery, Chicago IL

1987                  "Summer Outdoor Sculpture Show", Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

"Lubbock Festival of the Arts", represented by Shidoni Gallery, Lubbock TX

Group Exhibitions: Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

 Eva Cohen Gallery, Chicago IL

1975-86  Commissioned: Samsonite Luggage Company, an original bronze sculpture edition,

 each year through 1990, Denver CO

COMMISSIONED: University of Colorado, original bronze sculpture edition, Boulder,CO

Group AND SOLO EXHIBITIONS: Edgar Britton Gallery, Littleton CO; Shidoni Gallery, Tesuque NM

 Randi's Art Gallery, Cherry Creek, Denver CO; Denver Dry Gallery, Denver CO

               Commissioned: Teton Exploration and Drilling Co, 7' bronze floor relief, Cheyenne WY

Commissioned: Colorado School of Mines, 4' bronze wall relief, Golden CO

Grant recipient: Allied Arts Group, Denver CO