Cary Weigand

BIOGRAPHY

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 Artist statement:

Let me touch the earth and paint it with color and I will show you who I am.

 

Biography:

Cary Weigand, born and raised in Hawaii (6th generation), earned both her BFA and MFA from the University of Hawaii in 2003.  In 2006 she received a grant award from The George Sugarman Foundation for sculpture. Weigand has been featured on Oregon Art Beat, her work has been published in Ceramics Technical, and she was just awarded as one of Ceramic Monthly’s Emerging Artists for 2011. She now lives and works in Southern Oregon.

 

Resume:

Education:

2003   -M.F.A. at University of Hawaii @ Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii.

2000   -B.F.A. at University of Hawaii @ Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Scholarships, Awards and Collections:

2011   -Emerging Artist. Ceramics Monthly. -May Issue.

2007   -The Besser Collection, Santa Fe, NM.

          -Judges Award for Sculpture, High Desert Museum, Bend, OR.

2006   -Grant Award, The George Sugarman Foundation, Inc., www.georgesugarman.com, Navato, CA.

2005   -Award of Merit, “Make Time”, Sisters Folk Festival, Sisters, OR.

2002   -Stephen Doue Scholarship, University of Hawaii @ Manoa, Honolulu, HI.

          -McVay Scholarship, University of Hawaii @ Manoa, Honolulu, HI.

2000   -Best in Category, The City and County of Honolulu Mayor’s Office of Culture & Arts, Honolulu, HI.

1999   -David H. and Doris C. Corwell Award, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI.

          -Diane Sullivan Memorial Scholarship, University of Hawaii. Honolulu, HI.

 

Selected Juried Exhibitions and Invitations:

2012   -Clay Invitational, The Art Spirit Gallery, Coeur d’Alene, ID.

2011   -Clay Invitational, The Art Spirit Gallery, Coeur d’Alene, ID.

          -Mirrors: A Portrait Project, Rogue Community College, OR.

          -Animal Dreams, A New Leaf Gallery, Sonoma, CA.

2010   -Sitka Invitational, World Forestry Center, Portland, OR.

          -“Ed Hardy: Tattoo the World”, Bohemia Gallery, Ashland, OR.

2009   -“W –Exhibition”, Seoul National University of Technology,

          -Cyber Ex., http://www.withclay2008.com.

2008   -“Sacred Places”, Columbia Center for the Arts, Hood River, OR.

          -“Craft 101”, College of Arts and Crafts, March. Portland, OR.

2007   -Featured Artist @ Hawks World Gallery, April. McMinnville, OR.

          -“Ink and Clay 33”, The Kellogg University Gallery, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona, CA.

2006   -Featured Artist @ The High Desert Museum Praegitzer, November. Bend, OR.

          -“Coming Home”, Sisters Folk Festival,      Sisters, OR.

2005   -“Make Time”, Sisters Folk Festival, Sisters, OR.

2004   -“Master and Apprentice”, Gallery Iollani, Windward Community College, Kaneohe, HI.

2003-04 -Artist in residence @ Windward Community College, Kaneohe, HI.

2003   -Korea/Hawaii Centennial Crossings Workshop and Exhibition, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI.

2002   -ArtSale, Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI.

2000   -“Living in Harmony”, The City and County of Honolulu Mayor’s Office of Culture & Arts, Honolulu, HI.

 

Featured Shows:

2014   -Cary Weigand: New Work, The Art Spirit Gallery, Coeur d’Alene, ID.

2012   -Elaine Green & Cary Weigand: Charcoal & Porcelain, The Art Spirit Gallery, Coeur d’Alene, ID.

2010   -”Bodhi Love”, Beet Gallery, Portland OR.

2007   -”A Collection of Effigies”, Beet Gallery, Portland, OR.

2003   -“Cloud Base”, a thesis exhibition, University of Hawaii @ Manoa, Honolulu, HI.

2002   -“Bodhi”, Coffee Line Gallery, Manoa, HI.

 

Group Exhibitions:

2009   -“Windows & Wings”, Bohemia Gallery, Ashland, OR.

2008   -“Where Rivers Meet”, High Desert Gallery, Sisters, OR.

2005   -“Landscapes”, Sundbird Gallery, Bend, Oregon.

2003   -Punahou Art Exhibition, Honolulu, HI.

2002   -American Cancer Society Exhibition, Luana Hills, Manawilli, HI.

          -“Translations”, Graduate Exhibition, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI.

2000   -“Beyond Soap”, Graduate Exhibition, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI.

          -American Cancer Society Exhibition, Ko’olau Country Club, HI.

          -“Aloha Art Festival Show”, Honolulu Hale, Hawaii.

          -“Ground Zero”, B.F.A. Exhibition, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI.

          -“Cultural Bridges”, Honolulu Advertiser Gallery, Honolulu, HI.

1999   -“Body Language”, Honolulu Advertiser Gallery, Honolulu, HI.

 

Interviews and Articles and Presentations:

2008   -Artist Presentation/Demonstration, Oregon State University Art Club, Bend, OR.

2007   -“Art as Philosophy” by Sondra Holtzman, Cascade Arts & Entertainment, Cover Artist, Bend, OR, Vol. 13, Issue 3 pg.48-49.

2007   -Oregon Art Beat, Oregon Public Television, Portland, OR. -Jan. 25 & 28.

2006   -The Source Weekly, “Primordial Possibilities”, Bend, OR. -Volume 10, Issue 47.

2006   -The Endicott Studio for Mythic Arts, “The Work of Cary Lathan Weigand” -News, Reviews and... http://endicottstudio.typepad.com/ Posted by Terri Windling. -Oct. 12.

2006   -Ceramics Technical, “Vajrayana, Path of the Thunderbolt”. -No. 23 Page 74-76, Paddington, Australia.

2006   -“Sisters Gallery exhibits Ceramic art by Lathan-Weigand”, The Nugget Newspaper. Sisters, OR. Arts & Entertainment. -February 21.

2004   -“The Art of Teaching”, by Adele Balderston, University of Hawaii Press for Windward Community College. -Volume 32 No.7.

2000   -“UH Artists see Life on Grand Scale”, by Virginia Wageman, Honolulu Advertiser, Island Life, Honolulu, HI. -May 7.

 

Gallery Representation:

The Art Spirit Gallery,

Coeur d’Alene, ID