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Weber with Laocoon, 2014, found cardboard, staples, 62 x 47 x 12 inches. At the American Academy, Rome.


Yolo, 2014 (in progress), found cardboard, staples, polyurethane, 102 x 96 x 96 inches. At Lux Institute, Encinitas, California.


Mutig, 2007, found cardboard, staples, 30 x 37 x 13 inches. Collection: Oberpfalzer Kunstlerhaus, Schwandorf, Germany

Biography

Born Jackson, Michigan 1950

Lives and works in Emeryville and Los Angeles, California

Education

1972 BA in Art History, Purdue University

1983 New School for Social Research, New York City

1987 MFA, California College of Arts and Crafts (with Viola Frey), Oakland, California

Awards and Residencies

2014 Artist in Residence, Lux Institute, Encinitas, California

2014 Visiting Artist and Scholars Program, American Academy in Rome

2013 Artist in Residence, International School of Beijing, People’s Republic of China

2012 Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome

2010 Artist in Residence, de Young Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

2010 Artist in Residence, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, California

2007 Oberpfalzer Kunslerhaus Resident Artist Award, Schwandorf, Germany

2004 Public Art Award, Americans for the Arts, Public Art Network, Year in Review

2003 Interview broadcast on Spark, a program about Bay Area Artists produced by KQED Television, San Francisco

1999 Djerassi Resident Artist, Helen L. Bing Fellowship

1998 California Arts Council Individual Fellowship (Visual Arts)

Public Art and Private Commissions

2014 Palo Alto Veterans Hospital Memorial Rose Garden, When You Wish and You’re My Butterfly

2010 Montalvo Arts Center, Ode to Montalvo, Sculpture on the Grounds, Saratoga, California

2009 Lafayette Public Library and Learning Center Purchase Award, Lafayette, California

2007 Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, Infinite Possibilities, Library, Cesar Chavez Park

2006 Denver Office of Cultural Affairs, Promenade, Skyline Park, Denver, Colorado

2003 State of California Capitol Area East End Complex, Enough, Not Enough, Sacramento

2001 Djerassi Resident Artist Program, To Market, To Market, Woodside, California

2000 Palo Alto City Hall Temporary Art Installation, To Market, To Market, Palo Alto, California

1999 Private Commission, Haycorns, Atherton, California
Seattle Arts Commission, Slow Life, Seattle Public Utilities Renaissance Works Project

1998 Mid-Peninsula Housing Coalition, 110’ Ceramic Tile Mural, Palo Alto, California (community collaboration with artists with disabilities from Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, California)

1996 Private Commission, However Many Times It Takes, Atherton, California

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Ann Weber Sculpture, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco

2014 Lux Art Institute, Encinitas, California

2013 The Ripple Effect, Shenshi Sky Gallery, 798 Art Zone, Beijing, People’s Republic of China

2012 Ann Weber, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco

2012 Beauty, Joy & Wonder, Evansville Museum, Evansville, Indiana. Traveled to Hope College, DePree Gallery, Holland, Michigan. (Catalogue published by Evansville Museum of Art)

2011 Love and Other Audacities, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, California (catalogue)

2011 Sculpture and Drawings, William Havu Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2011 Ann Weber, Drawings and Sculpture, 101 California, San Francisco, California

2010 Infinite Possibilities, Chehalem Cultural Center, Inaugural Exhibition, Newborg, Oregon

2009 Corrugated: Sculpture by Ann Weber, Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho

2009 New Work, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, California

2009 Sculpture, Stremmel Gallery, Reno, Nevada

2008 Night Blooming, University of San Francisco, San Francisco

2008 Wonderland, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California

2008 Sculpture, William Havu Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2007 Strange Fruit, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, California

2007 Sculpture: Ann Weber, Sculpture Court, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California

2007 Poetics of Structure, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, California

2006 Pulp Modernism, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, California. Curator: Jacqueline Pilar

2006 Cardboard! Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, California,

2006 Re:Form, Dominican University Gallery, San Rafael, California

2005 New Sculpture and Drawings, Kay Kimpton Contemporary Art, San Francisco

2005 Sculpture, Bg Site, Dean Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, California

2002 Random Encounters, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California. Curator: JoAnn Northrup

2002 Balancing Acts, Gallery 555, curated by Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California

2001 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artists Gallery, San Francisco

1998 Sculpture, Davis Art Center, Davis, California

1997 Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, California

1997 Gregory Kondos Gallery, Sacramento City College, Sacramento, California

1994 Introductions, Claudia Chapline Gallery Stinson Beach, California

1994 June Steingart Gallery, Laney College, Oakland, California

1993 Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, California

1984 Greenwich House Pottery, New York City

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015 Mooncakes, Churros and Cherry Pie, Euphrat Museum, De Anza College, Cupertino, California

2014 Elevated Cardboard, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco
The Third Dimension, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California
Featured Objects, Bellevue Arts Museum first floor Forum, Bellevue, Washington

2011 Reclamation, Center for Visual Art, Denver, Colorado

2010 Magna Carta, Cain Schulte Contemporary Art, San Francisco, California

2010 Natural and Creative Capital, Sculpture on the Grounds, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, California

2010 Out of Order, San Francisco State University Gallery, San Francisco

2009 Afterlife, Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose. Curator: Kathryn Funk

2008 Reclaiming Materials, Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco

2008 Present Tension, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, California

2008 This End Up: The Art of Cardboard, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California

2007 Sculpture Walk: Invitational Sculpture Exhibition, Chandler, Arizona

2006 Family of Clay, Oliver Art Center, California College of Art, Oakland, California

2006 Paper, Katrina Traywick Contemporary Art, Berkeley, California

2006 Happiness for All the Artists, Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland, California

2005 In the Round, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California. Curator: Cathy Kimball

2004 Off the Rim: Pacific Rim Sculptors Group Exhibition, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey

2003 Landings, Southern Exposure, San Francisco. Curator: Man Ray Hsu

2003 Give and Take, University of San Francisco, San Francisco. Curator: Richard Kamler

2002 Being There: 45 Oakland Artists, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California

2000 Kay Kimpton Contemporary Art Gallery, San Francisco

1999 What is Art For? Oakland Museum of California. Curators: William Wiley and Mary Hull Webster

1999 16 Sculptors, California State University, Sacramento, California

1999 Unboxed: Cardboard Sculpture, Dean Lescher Center for the Arts, Bedford Gallery (three person show), Walnut Creek, California

1998 Primary Elements, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California (three person show)

1998 Bay Area Sculptors Group Show IV: Abstraction, Oakland Museum of California Sculpture Court, Oakland, California (four person show). Curator: Philip Linhares

1997 From Within, Works Gallery San Jose, California. Curator: Mel Adamson

1996 Installation, Bedford Gallery, Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, California

1996 Cast Bronze, Merced College Art Gallery, Merced California

1995 Artists of No Color, SOMAR Gallery, San Francisco

1994 The Haggin Museum, Stockton, California. Curator: Rupert Garcia

1994 Works on Paper, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, California. Curator: Cheryl Haines

1994 Black and White, Long Beach Arts Center, Long Beach, California

1991 Pro Arts Gallery. Curated by The Guerrilla Girls, Oakland, California

1991 66th Annual Crocker-Kingsley Exhibition, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, 2nd Prize

1990 Beyond Fragments: After the Earthquake, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, California. Curator: Regina Mouton

1988 Natsoulas Novelos Gallery, Davis, California

1987–89 American Ceramics Now, exhibition originating at the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York; traveling to American Craft Museum, New York City; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California; De Cordova and Dana Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts; Butler Institute of Art, Youngstown,Ohio; Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Birmingham, Alabama