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Weltzin Blix

2295 East 29th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97403, U.S.A.
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Phone: 541.343.1957
Email: wbblix@comcast.net
URL: http://www.wbblix.com

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Degrees:


 
Master of Fine Arts; University of Oregon, 1969.
Master of Science; Northern Illinois University, 1963.
Bachelor of Science; Carroll College, 1961.
Positions:
(retired).

 
Prof., Sculpture/Ceramics/Drawing; L.C.C., Eugene; 1970-2002
Inst., Sculpture/Ceramics; Kerns Art Center, Eugene; 1969-1970.
Staff Member, Physics; L.A.S.L., Los Alamos, N.M., 1964-1965.
Commissions:





 
“Wind Catcher”; % for Art Competition, Corvallis, Or., 1997
"Triveil"; National Competition, City of Concord, Ca., Pending.
"Sessostron"; Frohnmayer Residence, Washington, D.C., 1988.
"Wind-Rain Song"; % for Art Competition, Eugene, Or., 1982.
"Storm Sentinel"; % for Art Competition, LaGrande, Or., 1981.
"Capitol Fountain"; National Competition, Salem, Or., 1980.
“Salem City Hall Entrance”; Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Baum, Salem, Or., 1973
Awards:






Purchase Award; University of Oregon Art Museum, 1990.
The Hakone Open-Air Museum Award; Purchase, Japan, 1987.
$15,000.00 Visual Artist Fellowship; N.E.A., 1984.
First Place Award; Sunriver Exhibit of Oregon Art, 1984.
Award; All Oregon Artists Show, State Fair, Salem, Or., 1980
Award; 10 State Bi-Centennial, C. M. Russel Museum, 1976.
Purchase Award; Mayor’s Invitational, Salem Civic Center, Salem, Or., 1972
Award; Artists of Oregon, Portland Art Museum, 1969.
Shows:











 
20th Anniversary Show, Jacobs Gallery, Eugene, OR, 2005
Clackamas C. C. Sculpture Exposition, Oregon City, Or., 1998
Rinku Town Sculpture Promenade, Osaka, Japan, 1996
One Person Show; Kerns Art Center, Eugene, Or., 1989.
Sculpture Symposium; Kerns Art Center, Eugene, Or., 1987.
Sculpture Invitational; Fairbanks Gallery, O.S.U., 1987.
Statewide Invitational; Hult Center, Eugene, Or., 1984.
Sculpture on the Green; U. of Portland, Portland, Or., 1984.
Mayor's Invitational Art Show; Eugene, Or., 1983/1984/1985/1986.
Artists Contemporary Gallery; Sacramento, Ca., 1982.
Works in Wood; V.A.R., U. of O. Museum of Art, 1978-1980.
Governor's Invitational; One-Person Show; Salem, Or., 1978.
Works in Wood; Portland Art Museum, Portland, Or., 1976.
Sculpture for Public Places; Portland Art Museum, 1974.
Gallery of Modern Art; Taos, N.M., 1973.
Weltzin B. Blix, Sculptor


22nd Annual; Cheney-Cowles Art Museum, Spokane, Wa., 1970.
1968 Northewest Annual; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Wa.
Artists of Oregon; Portland Art Museum, 1967/1969/1971/1975.

Architectural Design Work:







Collaboration with Architect Bill Lindburg (then PRA Firm) in redesinging alleys in Salem, Oregon as part of an urban renewal project. This also resulted in a water feature near the Chemeketa Overpark. Designed the homes for Emerald Valley Resort in Creswell and worked with Architect Wallace Ruff and developer Ron Petitti in the site development. Desing and Construction of sculpture studio for Dr. Roger Hall. Design of private residence for Sculptor Tom Morandi in Corvallis (completed in 1985) and the Stobie Residenc on the McKenzie River (design completion 1999).