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EDUCATION
2008 M.F.A., Visual Arts, Washington University in St Louis
1993B.A., Liberal Arts, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015 Migration, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
2014 Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, IN
2011 Ian Weaver: An Incomplete History: 2004-2011, South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN
2010 The Black Knights of the Black Bottom, Packer Schopf, Chicago, IL
2009 Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
2007 Document, Packer Schopf, Chicago, IL
2005 University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
2002 Five Paintings, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014 Racial Imaginary, Pitzer College Art Galleries, Claremont, CA
2012 ArtExpo Chicago (Artadia Booth)
Not What it Seems, Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, GA
2011 Write-Now: Artists and Letterforms, Chicago Cultural Center
Art Miami, Packer Schopf Gallery
So Much Depends, Royale Projects, Palm Springs, CA
2009 Cue Art Foundation, New York, NY (publication)
2008 Across the Divide, Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St Louis, MO
White Flag Projects, St Louis, MO
2007 Bridge Art Fair 2007, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL
2006-2005 25th Anniversary Bookplate Exhibition, Printworks, Chicago, IL
Riverside Arts Center, Riverside, IL
2002 Contemporary Drawing Salon, N.E. IL University, Chicago, IL
2000 Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL
GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS
2017 Stone and DeGuire Contemporary Art Award, St. Louis, MO
2012 Artadia, New York, NY
2011 Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2009 Illinois Arts Council Special Assistance Grant
2009 The Santo Foundation, St Louis, MO
2008 M.F.A. Award, Joan Mitchell Foundation, NY
2008-2006 Chancellor’s Fellowship, Washington University in St Louis
2004 Illinois Arts Council Special Assistance Grant
2001 C.A.A.P. Grant, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL
1999-1997 C.A.A.P. Grant, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL
RESIDENCIES
2016 Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI
2015 International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York (sponsored by Artadia)
2011 Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL; Archibald Motley Jr. Fellowship
2009 Yaddo, NY
2005 Millay Colony for the Arts, NY
Open Studio Program, Chicago, IL; sponsor: Chicago Public Art Program
2001 Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL; sponsor: Union League Club
VISITING ARTIST LECTURES
2016 DePauw University, Greencastle, IN
2015 The University of North Texas (UNT), Denton, TX
2015 The University of Texas, Arlington (UTA), Print project at Wild Pony Editions
2014 The University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
2012 Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL
2010 Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO
Co-sponsored by the Saint Louis Art Museum
Artists Connect Series, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2009 Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
Webster University, St Louis, MO
BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017 Christopher Borrelli, “Alternate timelines and side-by-side universes no longer just for science fiction”, Chicago Tribune, January 13, 2017. http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-alt-history-usa-ae-0115-20170112-column.html
2015 “The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind,” March 2015; by Claudia Rankine (image of Black Power Helmet published in literature anthology).
2015 Costello, Michael, “Ian Weaver: Black Knights' Archive”, The Comp Magazine. http://www.thecompmagazine.com/ian-weaver-black-knights-archive/
2014 Shoger, Scott, “Black Knight Archive: An Alternate History of Chicago's South Side”, Nuvo Magazine. http://www.nuvo.net/indianapolis/black-knight-archive-an-alternate-history-of-chicagos-south-side/Content?oid=2885140
Maher, Gregory, “Profile of the Artist: Ian Weaver”, The Seen, online journal. http://blog.expositionchicago.com/art-seen-national/profile-artist-ian-weaver/
2012 Reese, Rachel, “Rigor is on the Rise in Recent Shows at Kennesaw State”, Burnaway Magazine,. http://www.burnaway.org/2012/12/rigor-is-on-the-rise-in-recent-shows-at-kennesaw-state-university/
2011 Allen, Kevin, “SBMA Creates Neighborhood’s Story”, South Bend Tribune, Aug. 4th, 2012
2010 Pearson, Laura, Time Out Chicago, Issue 268: Apr 15–21, 2010
Spencer Dew, NewCity, April 5, 2010
Jeffrey Hughes, Art Papers, March/April, 2010, p. 62
Sarah Bryan Miller, St Louis Post Dispatch, February 12, 2010
2007 Bad at Sports Podcast, Episode 79 (Reviews), minute 52:30, March 4, 2007: http://badatsports.com/2007/episode-79-reviews/
2005 James Yood, “The Art of the Bookplate: a 25th Anniversary Exhibition”, The Art of the Bookplate (publication), December 2, 2005
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Present-2015 Assistant Professor, Saint Mary's College, South Bend, IN
Department of Art (Painting and Drawing Area)
Gallery Director, Moreau Art Galleries, Saint Mary's College
2015-2014 Visiting Assistant Professor, Saint Mary's College, South Bend, IN
Department of Art (Painting and Drawing Area)
2014-2009 Instructor, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Departments of Painting and Drawing (Undergraduate, Graduate); Contemporary Practices (Undergraduate); and Art Education (Graduate)
2008-2007 Teaching Assistant, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO
Painting I (Undergraduates)
2006-2003 Teaching Artist, C.C.A.P., Columbia College of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Painting, Printmaking, Drawing (Children: K-8th)
2006-1997 Teaching Artist, Marwen Foundation, Chicago, IL
Painting, Printmaking, Drawing (Teens: 9-12th)
Teaching Artist, Art Resources in Teaching, Chicago, IL
Painting, Printmaking, Drawing (Children: K-8th)
2002-1995 Teaching Artist, The Chicago Park District, Chicago, IL
Painting, Printmaking, Drawing (Children: K-8th)
1999 Teaching Artist, The Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Drawing (Teens: 9-12th)
1999-1996 Teaching Artist, Gallery 37, Chicago, IL
Painting, Printmaking, and Drawing (Children: K-8th)
Teaching Artist, Anchor Graphics, Chicago, IL
Intro to Printmaking (Teens: 9-12th)
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
2014-2013 Co-op Department Advisor, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Admissions Representative, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2011 Public Art Commission, City of Chicago, Percent for Art Program
Mural commissioned for West Englewood Public Library
2009 Curator, “Post-Racial” Exhibition
North Park University, Chicago, IL
Curated 3-person exhibition as well as lecture/panel discussion
2009, 2008 Juror, Ragdale Foundation
Panelist to select artists for residency program
2008 Chancellor's Graduate Fellowship Selection Committee Member
2007 Assistant Printer, Island Press, Washington University in St Louis
Assistant to Master Printer Tom Reed
Instructor, Introduction to Bookmaking Course
Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO
Instructor, Tintype photography workshop
Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO
1999 Assistant Printer, Anchor Graphics, Chicago, IL
Assistant to Master Printer David Jones