M A R I E W E A V E R
For the last twelve years I have worked primarily with clay. I make sculptures but I also love making objects that are useful. I started out as a painter/printmaker, learned to be a graphic designer and eventually a teacher. I grew up in Wilmington, Delaware, received a B.A. in Studio Art from the University of Vermont and followed that with a year as assistant to printmaker Sabra Field in East Barnard, Vermont. In 1989, I earned an MFA in Advertising Design from Syracuse University and subsequently served as a professor, head of graphic design, and associate chair in the Department of Art & Art History at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
I have had art in exhibitions across the U.S. and several in Europe. My graphic design work has been included in numerous anthologies. After a wonderful career in Birmingham, Alabama, I lived in Atlanta, Georgia for many years. In 2015, I moved with my husband to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where I'm back near family and childhood friends. I have a studio in the East Falls neighborhood of Philly in a building with many other artists.
I am fortunate to be a Fellow of the Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts and Science. From 2011-2014 I was a Resident Artist in the clay program at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center in Atlanta where I learned so much and made lasting friendships. In 2020, I was inducted by my high school alma mater into the Ursuline Academy (Wilmington) Arts Hall of Fame.