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M A R I E  W E A V E R​


Since 2008, 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 graphic design 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 where I began my fascinating journey with clay. In 2015, I moved with my husband to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to be 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 in Georgia. 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.

Instagram: @marieweaverart 


All images and text: ©2021 Marie Weaver

Photograph by Don Chambers

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