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Marianne Weil

PO Box 341,
Orient, NY 11957, U.S.A.
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Phone: 631-323-3851     Fax: 631-323-3851
Email: marianneweil@optonline.net
URL: http://www.marianneweil.com

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Over the past decade I have informally studied Megalithic centers and monuments in places like the Morbihan Penninsula in Brittany, New Grange and the Beaghmore Circles in Ireland, Skara Brae and the Ring of Brodgar on the Orkney Islands. The remote landscapes and rich dowry of these sites draw me into Neolithic culture. The finely carved inner walls of the Maltese Hypogeum, an underground vault-like room, used for ceremonies and burial, as well as the pierced holes and spiral and oculi motifs of the giant stones at Knowth and Carrowmore filter into my work. Titles to my sculpture often evoke memories of these mysterious and compelling landscapes.

Trained in Italy, Marianne Weil is internationally recognized for her abstract bronze sculpture. She is the recipient of numerous awards and grants and is represented by Art Sites Gallery in Riverhead, New York and Kouros Gallery in New York City and Kouros Gallery Sculpture Center, Ridgefield CT.  Marianne teaches sculpture at the City University of New York, College of Staten Island. Her work is included in many public and private collections n the U.S. and abroad. Currently, she is preparing for her fifth exhibition at Kouros Gallery.

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Kouros Gallery, New York City  2010, 2008,  2006,  2004

Keystone Art & Culture Center, Lancaster, PA 2010

Kirkland Gallery, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Citicorp Center, NYC 2008-09

Art Sites, Riverhead, New York   2008

Foreman Gallery, Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York   2008

Ice House Gallery, Greenport, NY  2004

Beatrice Condė Gallery, New York City  1999

Santarella Museum, Tyringham, MA   1998

Interchurch Center Gallery,   NYC  1997

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 1993

The Berkshire Artisans, Pittsfield, MA  1993

Women's Interart Center, NYC  1984

Liberty Gallery, Louisville, KY  1980

Ursula Höll Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland  1979

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Art Sites, Riverhead, NY   2010, 2009

The Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery & Magill Library, Haverford College, Haverford, PA  2007

Kouros Gallery & Sculpture Center, Ridgefield, CT  2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

Cheryl Pelavin Galley, New York City  2006

Benton-Nyce Gallery, Greenport, NY 2006 ,2007

State University Plaza Gallery, Faculty Art Exhibit, Albany, NY  2005

Arlene Bujese Gallery, Easthampton, NY  2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Anthony Giordano Gallery, The Sixth Borough, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY  2005

Gallery Boreas, Williamsburg, New York 2004

Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, NYC  2002

Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY  2001, 2002

Staller Center Gallery, Faculty Exhibition, SUNY Stony Brook, NY 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005

Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, VT  2001

Artists Woods, Amagansett, NY 2001, 2002

East End Arts & Humanities Council, Sculpture: Three Views, Riverhead, NY 2000

Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY  1991, 2000

Yellow House Gallery, Greenport, NY  1996, 1997, 1998, 2000

Elise Goodheart Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY 1998

Hutchins Gallery, Long Island University, Artists & Poets, Brookville, NY 1998

Goldstrom Gallery, New York City  1997, 1998, 1999

The Museum at FIT, New York City   1997

Heckscher Museum of Art at Bryant Library, Roslyn, NY  1997, 2002

Aronson Gallery, Parsons School of Design, New York City  1997

Artists Space, New York City   1995

James Baird Gallery, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada    1995

Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY    1991, 1994

Dahl Fine Arts Center, Rapid City, South Dakota  1993

Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, Arvada, Colorado  1993

University of Wyoming, Form and Object curated by John Perrault, Laramie, WY  1992

Virginia Miller Gallery, Coral Gables, FL  1991, 1992

Rodger LaPelle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA   1991, 1992

The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA   1991

Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA   1991

The Century Club, The Members Collection, NYC  1991

Katherina Rich Perlow Gallery, NYC    1990

RVS Gallery, Southampton, NY   1990

Stephen Rosenberg Gallery, New York City  1987, 1988                                       

Sculpture Center, Small Works, New York City  1988

The Parrish Museum, Southampton, NY 1988

The High Museum, Artists from the Hambidge Center, Atlanta, Georgia  1986

Castello Malaspina, Massa, Italy 1986

Women' s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY  1985

Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY  1985

Sculpture Center, Drawings by Sculptors, New York City  1984

Jack Tilton Gallery, A More Store, New York City  1984

Visual Arts Museum, Curated by Mary Miss, New York City   1984, 1985                           

Westbeth Gallery, Artists Call... curated by Lucy Lippard, New York City   1984

Millhouse-Bundy Museum, Waitsfield, VT  1983

Byck Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky  1983

Wards Island,  O.I. A. Outdoor Sculpture,  NYC   1981

Grand Palais, Grands et Jeune d'Aujourd'hui,  Paris, France  1981

Commune di Pietrasanta,  Scultori ed Artigiani, Pietrasanta, Italy   1981

Colloquium Gallery,  Eight International Sculptors   Salem, MA  1980

Salon de la Jeune Sculture, Paris France,  1980

Ursula Weidenkeller Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland  1978

U.S. Information Service Gallery, Three American Sculptors  Milan, Italy  1978

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Ed Rubin, Sculpture Magazine, June 2009

Elisa Decker, Art In America, November 2008

Chris Mills, Haverford College Newsroom, The Lost Wax Initiative video, winter 2008

Lisa Finn The Independent, July 23, 2008

Marilyn Noble, Sculptural Pursuit Magazine,  Winter 2007/2008

Lisa Finn, The Traveler Watchman, April 14, 2005

Cynthia Nadelman, Sculpture Magazine, November 2004

Rose Slivka, The Easthampton Star, April 18, 2002

Liz Wood,  The Suffolk Times, February 15, 2001

Shari Narine, The Lethbridge Herald,  AB, Canada       August 1, 2000

Helen Harrison,  The New York Times,   June 4, 2000

Liz Wood, The Suffolk Times,    May 25, 2000

Helen Harrison,  The New York Times,    November 7, 1998

Roseanne Tolin, The Times, Valparaiso, Indiana    September 6, 1998

Rhoda Amon, Newsday,    June 28, 1998

Phyllis Braff, The New York Times     April 19, 1998

Erica-Lynn Gambino, The Southampton Press    April 23, 1998

Annette Hinkle, The Sag Harbor Express    April 2, 1998

Helen Harrison, The New York Times,      August  3, 1997

Helen Harrison,  The New York Times,     September 1, 1996

Sag Harbor Express, Meet the Sculptor,   August 4, 1994

Helen Harrison, The New York Times,    February 8, 1990

Rose Slivka, The Easthampton Star,    May 5, 1988

Edith Schloss, The International Herald Tribune,    September 16, 1986

Yorick Blumenfeld, GEO Magazine,U.S. and German editions,    June 1980

Sarah Lansdell,  Louisville Courier-Journal,    August 10, 1980

Neue Zurcher Zeitung, Zurich, Switzerland,  May 12, 1979

Peter Killer, Tages-Anzeiger Wochenprogramm,     Zurich,  April 20, 1979

Mirko Puciarelli,Tele-Toscana-Nord,  (TV interview) Italy     May 20, 1979

La Nazione, Florence, Italy      August 8, 1978

Mirko Puciarelli, TTN Television, Women In Sculpture,   September 26, 1978

 

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS

City University of New York, PSC-CUNY Research Award   2010-11

Kirsten Kjaers Museum, Folstrup, Denmark 2009

Casa de Mateus Foundation, Mateus, Portugal   2008

Mellon Tri-College Seed Grant: Swarthmore, Haverford & Bryn Mawr, PA  2007-08, 2008-09

Haverford College, Faculty Research Grant,  Haverford, PA   2007, 2008

Fondaçion Valparaiso, Mojacar, Spain   2007

New York State Council for the Arts, Individual Artist Grant   2005-06

Tyrone Guthrie Centre, County Monaghan, Ireland, Visiting Artist Fellow, 2005

Boreas Residency Fellow, Reykjavik, Iceland 2004

Peter’s Valley Faculty Award, Layton, NJ  2003

Hospitalfield Trust, Arbroath, Scotland, Artist Fellow  2002

State University of NY at Stony Brook, Professional Development Grant, 2002, 2003

Heckscher Museum, Gladys Service Award of Excellence, Huntington, NY   2001

New York State Council for the Arts, Community Connection Grant  2001

Gushul Studio Artist-in-Residence, Crows Nest Pass, Alberta, Canada 2000

Montana Artists Refuge, Basin, Montana, Visiting-artist 1999

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, U.S. Dept. of Interior, Artist-in-Residence 1998

Kalani Honua Residency Fellowship, Pahoa, Hawaii    1996

New York Foundation for the Arts, Special Opportunity Stipend 1993,’95,’96,’98, ‘99

Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant 1993

IKONS Residency Fellowship, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada   1993

MacDowell Colony Fellow, Peterborough, NH   1985, 1987

Paula Rhodes Award, School of Visual Arts 1985, 1986

New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist-in-Residence Grant   1985

Edna St. Vincent Millay Colony Fellowship 1983

 

EDUCATION

 

M.F.A. (Sculpture) School of Visual Arts, NY 1986

B.A. (Sculpture) Goddard College, VT

Apprenticeships to stone carvers and foundry artisans:

            Pietrasanta, Italy 1974-1981

The Printmaking Workshop, NYC

L'ėcole des Beaux-Arts (Painting), Fontainebleau, France

 

TEACHING

City University of New York (CUNY), College of Staten Island

            Assistant Professor of Sculpture, 2009-present

Haverford College, Haverford, PA

            Visiting Associate Professor of Sculpture, 2006-2009

State University of New York at Stony Brook, Fine Arts Department  

            Visiting Artist (Sculpture, Metal Casting, 2-D and 3-D design) 1997-2006

University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT

            School of Fine & Applied Arts, Visiting Faculty; 1994

Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus 

            Fine Arts Department, Visiting Faculty; 1993

Studio In a School Association, NYC 

            Artist-In-Residence Program 1986-1990

The Parrish Museum, Southampton, NY   

            Sculpture Instructor 1983-87

The Elizabeth Seeger School, NYC

            Established sculpture program; Sculpture Instructor 1982-85

The Manhattan Laboratory Museum, & NYFA, NYC

            Artist-In-Residence 1985