Ian Weaver    

ianwartist@gmail.com

                                                                       

EDUCATION

2008                                   Washington University in St Louis, Master of Fine Arts, Visual Art

1993                                 Columbia College, Chicago, IL, Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Arts

 

SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

FA2022 (confirmed)              Forth Worth Contemporary Arts, TCU, Forth Worth, X

2020                                   DePauw University Gallery, Greencastle, IN

2015                                   Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

2014                                   Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art

2011                                   South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN

2010                                   Packer Schopf, Chicago, IL,

2009                                   Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

2007                                   Packer Schopf, Chicago, IL, “Document”

2005                                   University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

2002                                   Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, “Five Paintings”

 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019                                   Moreau Art Galleries, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN, Faculty Group Art Exhibition

2014                                   Pitzer College Art Galleries, Claremont, CA, “Racial Imaginary”

2012                                   ArtExpo Chicago (Artadia Booth)

                                          Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, GA, “Not What it Seems”

2011                                   Chicago Cultural Center, “Write-Now: Artists and Letterforms”

                                          Art Miami, Packer Schopf Gallery

                                          Royale Projects, Palm Springs, CA, “So Much Depends”

2009                                   Cue Art Foundation, New York, NY (publication) 

2008                                   Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL, “Across the Divide”

                                          Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St Louis, MO    

                                          White Flag Projects, St Louis, MO                                 

2007                                   Bridge Art Fair 2007, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006                                   Printworks, Chicago, IL, “25th Anniversary Bookplate Exhibition”

                                          Riverside Arts Center, Riverside, IL             

2002                                   N.E. IL University, Chicago, IL, “Contemporary Drawing Salon”

2000                                   Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL               

       

GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS

2020                                   CFAI Faculty Research Grant, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN

2017                                   Stone and DeGuire Contemporary Art Award, St. Louis, MO

2012                                   Artadia, New York, NY

2011                                   School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Faculty Grant

2009                                   Illinois Arts Council Special Assistance Grant

                                          The Santo Foundation, St Louis, MO

2008                                   Joan Mitchell Foundation, NY

2008-06                              Washington University in St Louis, Chancellor’s Fellowship

2004                                   Illinois Arts Council Special Assistance Grant

2001                                   C.A.A.P. Grant, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL

1999-97                              C.A.A.P. Grant, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL

 

RESIDENCIES

2018                                   Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

2016                                   Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI

2015                                   International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York (sponsored by Artadia)

2011                                   Ragdale Foundation, IL; Archibald Motley Jr. Fellowship

2009                                   Yaddo, NY

2005                                   Millay Colony for the Arts, NY

                                          Open Studio Program, Chicago, IL

2001                                   Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL

 

VISITING ARTIST/LECTURES

2020                                   Washington University in Saint Louis, St Louis, MO, External MFA Critic

                                          Kentucky College of Art and Design, Louisville, KY, Field Study course

2018                                   University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

2016                                   DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

2015                                   The University of North Texas (UNT), Denton, TX

2015                                   The University of Texas, Arlington (UTA), Print project at Wild Pony Editions

2014                                   The University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, I

2012                                   Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL, Print project at Normal Editions

2010                                   Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO (Co-sponsored by the Saint Louis Art Museum)         

                                          The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Artists Connect Series

2009                                   Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

                                          Webster University, St Louis, MO

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2021                                   Yale University Radio interview: https://museumofnonvisibleart.com/interviews/ian-weaver/

 

2017                                   Bad at Sports Podcast, interview with curator Naima Keith: http://badatsports.com/2017/episode-590-                                            naima-keith-and-ian-weaver/

                                          Christopher Borrelli, “Alternate timelines and side-by-side universes no longer just for science fiction”,                                              Chicago Tribune, January 13, 2017

                                          http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-alt-history-usa-ae-0115-20170112-column.html

2015                                   “The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind”, March, 2015; by Claudia Rankine                                                    (image of Black Power Helmet published in literature anthology).

2015                                   Costello, Michael, “Ian Weaver: Black Knights’ Archive”, The Comp magazine:                                                                                http://www.thecompmagazine.com/ian-weaver-black-knights-archive/

2014                                   Shoger, Scott, “Black Knight Archive: An alternate history of Chicago's south side”, Nuvo Magazine:                                                  http://www.nuvo.net/indianapolis/black-knight-archive-an-alternate-history-of-chicagos-south-                                                        side/Content?oid=2885140

                                          Maher, Gregory, “Profile of the Artist: Ian Weaver”, The Seen online journal:                                                                                  http://blog.expositionchicago.com/art-seen-national/profile-artist-ian-weaver/

2012                                   Reese, Rachel, “Rigor is on the Rise in Recent Shows at Kennesaw State”, Burnaway magazine:                                                      http://www.burnaway.org/2012/12/rigor-is-on-the-rise-in-recent-shows-at-kennesaw-state-university/

2011                                   Allen, Kevin, “SBMA Creates Neighborhood’s Story”, South Bend Tribune, Aug. 4th, 2012

 

2010                                   Pearson, Laura, Time Out Chicago, Issue 268: Apr 15–21, 2010

                                          Spencer Dew, NewCity, April 5, 2010

                                          Jeffrey Hughes, Art Papers, March/April, 2010, p. 62

                                          Sarah Bryan Miller, St Louis Post Dispatch, February 12, 2010

 

2007                                   Bad at Sports Podcast, Episode 79 (Reviews), minute 52:30, March 4, 2007:                                                                                  http://badatsports.com/2007/episode-79-reviews/

COLLECTIONS

Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Washington, D.C.

Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL

Private Collections in Los Angeles, New York, Saint Louis, and Anniston, AL