Debra Weier Resume

 

DEBRA WEIER

20 CAROLINE DRIVE, PRINCETON, NJ 08540   609-924-5416

debraweier@gmail.com

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2012               Nassau Club, Princeton, NJ

2010               Holsome Tea, Princeton, NJ

 

2007              Gruss Center of Visual Arts, The Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville, NJ (upcoming)

 

1999               Energy Anatomy, Mercer County Community College, Trenton, NJ

1990               Hanah-Kent Gallery, New York, NY

1989               AT&T Gallery, Hopewell, New Jersey

1988               J. Rosenthal Fine Arts, Chicago, Illinois

                        Philadelphia College of Art & Design

                        The POD Group, Mendham, New Jersey

1987               Donald Wren Gallery, New York, New York

1986               Robeson Center Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey

                        Johnson & Johnson Gallery, New Brunswick, New Jersey

                        Middlesex College, Edison, New Jersey

1984               Thompson Park Museum, Lincroft, New Jersey

                        Mona Berman Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

1982               William & Mary College, Williamsburg, Virginia

                        Mona Berman Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

1981               Johnson College, Vermont

1980               Popouts, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, included installation piece

1979               Edges, University of Wisconsin-Madison, MFA Thesis Show

 

 

GROUP SHOWS

 

2012               Animated Books, Musee de I'imprimerie, Lyons, France

                       40th Anniversary Rutgers Institute for Women & Art, virtual

2011               20 New Jersey Artists' Projects , Capital Health Systems, Hopewell, NJ

2010               Off the Page, Stuart Country Day School, Princeton, NJ

                        Material Translations: Artists’ Books, Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ

2009               The Book as Art, Books from NMWA, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College

2007               Play, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

                        Artists Books, Brooklyn College Library, Brooklyn, NY

                        Suellen Glashauser and her Circles, Alexander Library, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

2006               20th Anniversary Show, National Museum of Women in the Arts, catalog

                       Telling The Story: Artists' Books, The Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, NJ

                       Flaps, Folds, Figures and Flash: Books with Movable Parts, Dana Library, Rutgers U, Newark, NJ

2003               Sign at the Crossroads, Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

2002               100 Make Prints, Rutgers Center for Innovative Print & Paper, NJ State Museum,                               

Traveled to Morris Museum, Noyes Museum

                        Pushing Paper: Prints and Books from Pyramid Atlantic, Hand Workshop Art Center,

Richmond VA

                        500 Works on Paper, Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York, NY

                        Mind/Body, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ

2001               Book As Art XIII, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

2000               25th Anniversary Exhibition, City Without Walls, Seton Hall Law School, Newark, NJ, catalog

                        Book As Art XII, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

1999               Book As Art XI, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

                        Aljira National 5, Aljira Gallery, Newark, NJ

                        Fine Arts Annual, invited as artist of stature, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ, catalog

                        Beyond the Fold, book show, Gallery of South Orange, New Jersey, catalog

1997               Modern American Books Arts at the Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin, TX

                        Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair, Invitational, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

                        Books As Art: Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, National Museum of Women in the Arts,
     Washington, D.C.

                        Rutgers Center for Innovative Print & Paper, New Jersey Fellows, Mason Gross School
     of Art, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

1996               Invitational: A Survey of Book Arts, Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, Narrowsburg, NY

                        Education and the Book Arts, Dana Library, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

                        Paper Words, Florida Craftsman Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL

1995               The Eloquence of Obliquity, Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ

                        A Sense of Place, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

1994               Made in the Midwest, Book Show, Ohio State U, Columbus, OH, traveled from WI

                        NJ Arts Annual, Fine Arts, NJ State Museum, Trenton, NJ

                        Rabbet at Ten, Anniversary Show, New Brunswick, NJ

1993               NJSCA Fellowship Show, Stedman Art Gallery, Camden, NJ

                        Attitudes in Artists' Books, WPA Bookworks & Califia Books, Washington,D.C.

1992               New Abstrsaction, Rabbet Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ

                        Portfolio, Prints from Printmaking Workshop, NYC, traveled to Blomfield College

                        Europa America '360' E-Venti, Pino Molica Gallery, New York/Rome, catalog

                        Library, Granary Books, New York NY

                        This is a Boook Show!, State University of New York at Oneonta

                        Made in the Midwest:  Walter Hamady's Students, Wustum Museum, Racine, WI

1991               Art of the Contemporary Book, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, catalog

                        Boundless Vision, San Antonio Art Institute, curated by Judith Hoffberg

                        A Decade of  Paper, Annversary Exhibition at Pyramid Atlantic, Washington D.C.

1990               Book Arts in the U.S.A., traveled  through Africa, curated by Richard Minsky,

                             Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

                        What  Path Now?, Book Arts at Pyramid Atlantic, Washington D.C.

                        Invitational Book Show, Pyramid Atlantic, Washington, D.C.

1989               1988 Acquisitions, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England

                        Ruminations, Artworks, Trenton, New Jersey

                        Book as Art II, National Museum of Women in the Arts, WashingtonD.C.

1988               Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY

                        Artists of the Book 1988, Library of the Boston Anthenaem, traveled to American

                             Craft Museum, New York, NY, catalog, Toledo Museum, Ohio, Owensboro Museum, KY

                        Arts of the Book, Philadelphia College of Art & Design, catalog

                        NJSCA Fellowship Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ, catalog

                        Arts & Books, Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ, catalog

                        Practical & Provocative:  Contemporary Handmade Books, AIGA Philadelphia

                             Chapter, Painted Bride Arts Center

                        Books & Bookmaking, Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Somerville, NJ

                        Bound To Learn, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, catalog

                        Paper Parallels, Mirror Images, Frostburg State College, Maryland

 

1987               Pop-up & Movable Books, Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York, NY

                           Group Show, Hudson Gallery, New York, NY

                        Inaugural Exhibition of Artists' Books, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC

1987               New Jersey Arts Annual, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ, catalog

1986               NJSCA Fellowships Recipients in Graphics, Printmaking Council of New Jersey,

                           Somerville, NJ

                        Rutgers National Works on Paper, Stedman Art Gallery, Camden, NJ, juried by

                           Donald Kuspit, catalog

                        Donald Wren Gallery, New York, NY

                        Littlejohn Smith Gallery, New York, NY

                        Bookworks Invitational, Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA

                        Brown Faculty Show, Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI, catalog

                        Elighty Years Later, 80th Anniversary Show of Guild of Bookworkers; traveled

                           to University of Iowa, Detriot Public Library, MIT Museum, University of

                           Alabama, Folger Shakespeare Library, catalog

                        Hand-In-Hand Gallery, 568 Broadway, New York, NY

1985               National Academy of Design Faculty Show, National Academy of Design, NY, NY

                        American Artists at Leipzig  Book Show, Leipzig, Germany, sponsored by  Southern

                           Graphics Council, catalog

                        Book Thought Through, Guild of Bookworkers at the Metropolitan Museum,

                           New York, NY, catalog

                        Princeton Faculty Show,  Princeton Museum, Princeton, NJ, catalog

                        Hand-In-Hand Gallery, 568 Broadway, New York, NY

                        Point of Departure;  traveled to Penn State, World Print Council,

                           San Francisco, CA, Wellesley College, Cambridge, MA,Philadelphia Print Club

(catalog), Chicago Public Library

                        Drawings, Graphics 1 & 2, Newberry Street, Boston, MA

                        Artists Book Show, Dallas Public Library, Dallas, TX

                        The Urban Spirit, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ

                        Books As Sculpture, Robeson Center Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

                        Middlesex County College 20th Anniversary Faculty Show, , Cornelius Low House,

Middlesex Museum, New Brunswick, NJ

                        Womens' Caucus Book Show, Brand Library, Glendale, California, catalog

1984               Jerome Foundation Awards Show, sponsored by Printmaking Workshop, NY, NY, traveled

                        Schorarie National Print & Drawing, Cobleskill, NY, juried by Ivan Karp, catalog

                        NJSCA Fellowship Exhibition, Hunterdon Art Gallery, Clinton, NJ, catalog

Catching The Light:  The Artist, The Poet, The Book, Neilson Library, Smith                                 
   College, Northhampton, MA

                        Curators' Choice, Robeson Center Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, catalog

                        NJSCA Fellowship Exhibition, Nabisco Brands U.S.A. Gallery, East Hanover, NJ

                        You Can't Tell A Book By It's Cover, Thorpe Intermedia Gallery, Sparkill NY, catalog

                        New Talent, Graphics 1 & 2, Boston, MA

                        Point of Departure, Elvehjem Musuem, University of Wisconsin-Madison

                        Center for Book Arts at New York Public Library, New York, NY, catalog

1983               One Cubic Foot, Metropolitan Museum, New York City;  traveled to Museum of Fine
                           Arts, Santa Fe, NM, catalog (sponsored by Center For Book Arts, NY, NY)

                        Sixteen Artists, Condeso Lawler Gallery, Soho, New York, NY                                                                  

Artists' Books, Kathryn Markel Gallery, 57th Street, New York, NY

                        Rotating Display of American Press Books, British Museum Library, London, England

                        City Without Walls Metro Show, Newark, NJ, traveled, juried by Nancy Spero 

                           and Richard Haas, catalog

                        On The Leading Edge:  Cross Currents in Contemporary Art, Inaugural Show,

                           collection of General Electric, Fairfield, CT

                        Contemporary Press Books, Grolier Club, New York, NY

                        Bibliomania:  A Play on Paper, Netsky Gallery, Miami, FL

                        Breaking The Binding, Elvehjem Museum, University of Wisconsin-Madison,

                           traveled, catalog           

1983               Hispanic Heritage:  Nobel Prize Literature, Memorial Library, University of

                           Wisconsin-Madison

                        Artists Create Books, Bergen Community Museum, Bergen, NJ

1982               Artists' Books, Kathryn Markel Gallery, 57th Street, New York, NY, traveled to

                           Lee Magnuson Gallery, Boston, MA & Patterson College, Patterson, NJ

                        The Devil's Work, Fine Press Books, Milwaukee, WI & Madison, WI

                        AIGA Book Show, (American Institute of Graphic Arts), traveled internationally,

                           published in trade book

1981               Artists' Books, Kathryn Markel Gallery, 57th Street, New York, NY

                        Philadelphia Print Club Exhibiton, juried national, Philadelphia, PA, catalog

                        Folded & Folded & Folded, Center for Book Arts, New York,NY

                        Words & Images:  Contemporary Survey of Artists' Books, traveled in PA, catalog

                        RE:  Pages, An Exhibition of Contemporary Bookworks, curated by Gary Richman,

                           University of Rhode Island, traveled in New England, catalog

                        Valley Artists, Image Gallery, Stockbridge, MA

1980               Colorprint USA, juried national, Lubbock, TX, catalog

                        Spring Art Exhibition, Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA, juried, catalog

1979               Honolulu Print Show, juried national, Honolulu, Hawaii, catalog

                        57th SAGA National Print Show, juried national, New York, NY

                        Second Street Gallery, juried national, Potsdam, NY, juried by Peter Plagens, catalog

                        Big Ten Drawing, traveled to 'Big Ten University Musuems, curated by Gene Baro

 

AWARDS

 

1995               Grant, Rutgers Center for Innovative Prints, published edition of paper pulp pieces,
New Brunswick, NJ

1994               Public Art Competition, 25 foot wall mosaic at Chandler Health Center, Robert

                           Wood Johnson Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ

1993               New Jersey State Council on the Arts Grant

1988               Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Grant (Pyramid Atlantic), Washington, D.C.

1987               New Jersey State Council on the Arts Grant

1986               Award, Metro Art Show, juried by Ivan Karp, New York, NY,

1985               Women's Studio Workshop Grant (NEA)

1983               New Jersey State Council on the Arts Grant

                        Jerome Foundation Scholarship, Printmaking Workshop, New York, NY

1980               Cash Award, Boston Printmakers, De Cordova Museum, juried by Gabor Peterdi

1979               Purchase Award, Dekalb-79, Dekalb, IL, juried by Jack Tworkov, catalog

                        Second Prize, Bruce Gallery, Edinboro Annual, Edinboro, PA, catalog

                        Award of Distinction, Hand Held Print, Virginia Beach, VA, juried by Andrew

                           Stasik, catalog

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

 

                        Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY

                        Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

                        British Museum, London, England

                        Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England

                        Cooper Hewitt Museum, Smithsonian Institute, New York, NY

                        Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

                        National Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia

                        National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

                        University for the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

                        Prudential Insurance Company, Newark, NJ

                        AT&T, Basking Ridge, NJ

                        New York Public Library, Spencer Collection, NY, NY

                        New York Public Library, Department of Prints & Drawings, NY, NY

                        Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

                        Brown University, Providence, RI

                        Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

                        Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

                        Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

                        MONY Financial Services, New York, NY

                        Gillette Corporation, Boston, MA

                        Nabisco Brands USA, Hanover, NJ

                        Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

                        Newberry Library, Chicago, IL

                        Newark Public Library, Newark, NJ

                        General Electric Company, Fairfield, CT

                        Smith College, Northampton, MA

                        University of Texas-Austin, Austin, TX

                        Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

                        Rutgers University, Dana Library, Newark, NJ

                        Rutgers University, Aidekman Center , Newark, NJ

                        Museum of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

                        De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

                        University of Iowa-Iowa City,

                        Mills College, Oakland, CA

                        Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

                        Cal Poly Institute, San Louis Obispo, CA

                        University of Delaware, Newark, DE

                        University of Georgia, Athens, GA

                        State Library of South Australia

                        University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

                        Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

                        Bienes Center for the Literary Arts, Fort Lauderdale, FA

                        Mata & Arthur Jaffe Collection, Florida Atlantic University

                        di Rosa Collection, Napa, CA

                        Aetna Life Insurance Company, Hartford, CT

                        Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ

                        Sun Chemical Corporation, Fort Lee, NJ

                        University of Wisconsin-Madison, Kohler Art Library

                        University of Wisconsin-Madison, Memorial Library Rare Books

                        University of Wisconsin-Waukesha, Waukesha, WI

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2012               Le Bonbon, Antonin Delimal, 2 page review with photos, Paris, France, Sept. issue

2010               Stories About Books, Ilene Dube, Time Off, The Princeton Packet, Feb. 12, Pl 13

                       Stuart Celebrates the Printed Page, Town Topics, Princeton, NJ, Feb. 17, p. 16

 

2007               U.S. 1, Art Review: Gruss Gallery,  by Helen Schwartz, color photos, April 4, 2007, p. 28-29

2006               Book as Art, 20th Anniversary show, American Museum of Women in the Arts , illustrated catalog                        by                                               Princeton Architectural Press

2001               Smith’s Sewing Single Sheets, Keith A. Smith, Chapter 25, a pop-up book, illustrated

1999               Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis

Women Artists, Catalog of Permanent Collection, National Museum of Women in the Arts

1997               Book as Art Form at DVAA, The River Reporter, February 6, 1997

Book as Art: Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, National Museum of Women in the Arts,  catalog

1994               New American Paintings, No. 2, juried trade catalog, Open Studios Press,

                           Needham, MA

1991               The Columbus Dispatch, "More Than Words Can Say", November 3

1989               Trenton Times, "Day Trip From Reality", front page, color photo

                        American Typography Today, Rob Carter, professional reference book, one of 24
                           featured artists, Van Nostrand Reinhold

1988               Arts Magazine, "Debra Weier in All Dimensions", April, Vol. 62, No. 8, pp 30 & 31,

                           color reproducitons (interiview)

                        Collections, published by University of Delaware Library Associates, "Novelty

                           Books:  Accent of Images & Words", Martha Carothers, Vol. 3, pp 37

                        The Boston Sunday Globe, "The Art of the Book:  An Opulent Exhibition", Aug. 14

1986               Magazine of International Design, "The Book Transformed", by Stan Pinkwas,

                           Jan/Feb, Vol. 32, No. 1, color reproductions

1985               Arts New England, Oct., "Point of Departure", review by Sue Wadsworth

                        The Daily Freeman, "Artist Compiles Letterpress Book in Rosendale", November

                        American Book Collector, "Revloution in American Fine Printing", Vol. 6, Nov/Dec

1984               New York Times, Jan. 8

                        Newark Star Ledger, March 16

                        Book Arts Review, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY, Vol. 3, No. 3, June

1983               Fine Print, "Recent Press Books", Kathryn Clark, Vol. 9, No. 3, July 1983

                        Miami Herald, March 18

                        Gannet Westchester, Dec. 16

                        The Journal News, Rockland County, New York, Dec.16

1982               AIGA Graphic Design USA:  3 (professional reference book)

                        The Print Collectors' Newsletter (review), Nov/Dec, New York City

                        The New Yorker, (article), "Artists' Books, Art Books & Books on Art",

                           by Calvin Tomkins, Jan. 25

                        The Berkshire Eagle, Lenox, MA, April 2

1979               Wisconsin Engineer, "Art & Technology" by Debra Weier, October issue (article)

1976               Datelines, University of Wisconsin-Madison, September (article)

 

 

LECTURES

 

2010               Panel Member, Material Translations, Princeton Arts Council

 

2007                 Dining by Design, Princeton Arts Council Fundraising Event, Princeton, NJ

 

2006               Speaker at Symposium, Pop-up and Movable Books, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

2003               Guest Lecturer, lecture and workshop, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

2000               Speaker at Symposium, Movable Book Society, New York, NY

1999               Guest Lecturer, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

                       Guest Lecturer, Mercer County Community College, Trenton, NJ

1997               Guest Lecturer, Montclair State College, Montclair, NJ

1996               Speaker at Symposium, Education and the Book Arts, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

1994               Chandler Health Center, Public Art Competition, 25 foot wall mosaic at Robert Wood
   Johnson Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ

                        Guest Lecturer, Middlesex Community College, Edison, NJ

1990               Guest Lecturer, lecture and workshop at Virginia Commonwealth University,

                           Richmond, VA

1988               Guest Lecturer, Philadelphia College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

1985               Rutgers Network in Newark, video interview for "Books as Sculpture" exhibition

1984               New Jersey Network, "State of the Arts", work shown on Feb. 19 broadcast

                        Guest Lecturer, Middlesex Community College, Edison, NJ

 

 

GRANTS PANELS

1996               Reviewed New Jersey Museums for the New Jersey State Council on the Arts

1993               Juror, served on grants panel for New Jersey State Council on the Arts (painting)

1991               Juror, served on grants panel for New Jersey State Council on the Arts (graphics)

1988               Juror, served on grants panel for New Jersey State Council on the Arts (painting)

 

 

PUBLICATIONS BY EMANON PRESS

 

2009               Epithalamium, by Paul Muldoon, a work in progress, illustrated and designed by DW

1990               Graffiti, by Ben Belitt, illustrated and designed by Debra Weier

1985               A Merz Sonata, by Jerome Rothenberg, illustrated and designed by Debra Weier

1981               Las Piedras del Cielo/Skystones, by Pablo Neruda, translations by Ben Belitt,

                           illustrated and designed by Debra Weier

1979               Edges, by Debra Weier and Bill Bridgers, illustrated and designed by Debra Weier

1978               If You Fall Asleep, by Credo Enriquez, illustrated and designed by Debra Weier

1977               Some Colored Connections, illustrated and designed by Debra Weier

 

PRINT PORTFOLIOS/BOOKS

2000       The  Summer House, by Patricia Hampl  a short story illustrated by ten artists, published by Minnesota Center for Book Arts

1992       A  Printer’s Exquisite Corpse, a series of letterpress prints published by Silver Buckle Press, University of Wisconsin-Madison  Libraries,  traveling show, catalog

1984      Point of Departure, prints by alumni of the University of Wisconsin-Madison,

1983      Sixteen Artists, portfolio of prints  by Jerome Fellows, Bob Blackburn’s printshop, NYC

 

                                                                                 TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Brown University (Providence , RI)

Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ)

Hampshire College (Amherst, MA)

National Academy of Design (New York, NY)

Middlesex Community College (Edison, NJ)

Mercer County Community College, (Trenton, NJ)

College of New Jersey (Trenton, NJ)

 

EDUCATION

 

1979               University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.F.A.

1978               University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A.

1976               University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S.