Richard D. Weis
32 Hickory Lane      
Castleton, VT 05735
802.273.3571 •
802.353.0940
otherweis@shoreham.net
Professor Emeritus, Green Mountain College

Education
• M.F.A. in Painting 1973, The American University - Washington, D.C.
• B.S. in Art Ed., 1966, Bemidji State - Bemidji, Minnesota

Post Graduate Studies in Comparative Arts at Ohio University 1984-85.
Additional Graduate work through the University of Oregon and the University of Minnesota.

Honors:           
• Fulbright Senior Specialist Award to South Korea 2010
• Fulbright Alumni Initiative Award 2004           
• Fulbright Scholar to South Korea 2003
• Green Mountain College Welsh Heritage Grant 2002
• Vermont Arts Council Opportunity Grant 2001
• David Lloyd Kreeger Award for Graduate Painting, 1973.

Exhibitions: Featured Artist (partial listing)

2015 New Paintings, Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT  

2015 ArtIfact: A fifty year retrospective, Chaffee Art Center, Castleton Downtown Gallery, Christine Price Gallery,  Rutland VT

2013 Parallels w/Nancy Weis, Furchgott/Sourdiffe Gallery Shelburne VT

2012 Shared Visions w/Nancy Weis, Jackson Gallery, Middlebury VT 

2010 Bridgewater Mill, Bridgewater VT

2008 Concordia University, Irvine CA
2008 Brick Box Gallery, Rutland, VT.
2008 Furchgotte/Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne VT.
2005 Christine Price Gallery, Castleton VT.
2004 Dorset Theatre Festival, Dorset VT.
2004 Furchgotte/Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne VT.
2003 Green Mountain College (Fulbright work)
2002 University of Wales-Aberystwyth
2002 Southern Vermont Art Center
1999 Furchgott/Sourdiffe, Shelburne, VT
1997 Yvonne Rapp Gallery, Louisville KY
1997 Valley Artisans, Cambridge NY
1996 Green Mountain College, Poultney VT
1994 Elm Street Arts, Manchester VT
1992 Francis Colburn Gallery, U. of Vermont
1992 Hugh A. Hill Gallery, Kent CT
1992 Castleton State College, Castleton VT
1991 Yvonne Rapp Gallery, Louisville KY
1989 Yvonne Rapp Gallery, Louisville KY
1988 Ball State University, Muncie IN
1988 City Gallery, Washington D.C.
1988 Peter M. David, Minneapolis MN
1988 Jay County Art Center, Portland IN
1987 Yvonne Rapp Gallery, Louisville KY
1987 University of Indianapolis
1985 Anderson College, Anderson IN
1983 Hibbing Comm. College, Hibbing MN
1983 Itasca Comm. College, Grand Rapids MN
1982 Katherine Nash Gallery, U. of Minnesota
1982 Bemidji Art Center, Bemidji MN
1981 3M Company, St. Paul MN
1980 The Tweed Museum, Duluth MN
1979 The Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis MN
1976 Adams, Davidson Galleries, Wash. D.C.
1974 Watkins Gallery of the American U.

Collections:
Korean American Ed. Commission/Fulbright Seoul South Korea ; Hannam University Daejeon South Korea, The University of Wales-Aberystwyth, Pleuss-Stauffer Industries, 3M Company, Minnesota Mutual, The Tweed Museum, First Bank of Duluth, First American Bank System, Pillsbury Co., The Watkins Collection of the American University, Anderson Fine Arts Center, numerous private collections

Gallery Affiliations:
Furchgott/Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne VT 1997- Present
Yvonne Rapp Gallery, Louisville KY
1986-2002
Elm Street Arts, Manchester VT 1993-96
Peter M. David Gallery, Minneapolis MN
1983-91
City Gallery, Washington D.C. 1987-1989
Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis MN 1976-83
Adams Davidson Galleries, Wash. D.C. 1974-78

Group Exhibitions: (a partial listing)

2014 Slate as Muse, Slate Valley Museum, Granville, NY

2013 Something to Celebrate, Vermont Institute of Contemporary Art, Chester, VT

2013 Earth as Muse, A five person exhibition at the Great Hall, Springfield VT

2013 Full House, A curated four person exhibition at the Chaffee Art Center, Rutland VT

2011 The Power of Place, Gallery in the Field, Brandon Vt

2010 “Cross Cultural Visions”  New York, Washington D.C.
and Seoul. Celebrating 60th anniversary of Fulbright in Korea.
2008 Furchgott/Sourdiffe Gallery Holiday Show
2008 Vermont Carving Studio: Members Show
2007 American University Museum
2006 Furchgott/Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne VT
2004 Chaffee Center for the Arts
2002 So. Vermont Arts Center: Art on Campus
2001 Vermont Carving Studio: Members Show
1998-2001 Chaffee Center for the Arts: Members Show
1999 Furchgott/Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne VT
1999 Yvonne Rapp Gallery, Louisville KY
1998 Furchgott/Sourdiffe: Approaching Lightness
1998 Chaffee Center for the Arts: Spirited Surfaces
1998 Saratoga Springs NY Art Center
1997 Chaffee Center for the Arts Traveling Exhibition; Off the Beaten Track: Working Vermont1996 Firehouse Gallery Burlington VT
1996 Furchgott/Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne VT
1996 Green Mountain Consortium Faculty at             Castleton State College
1995 Elm Street Arts, Manchester Vermont
1995 Beside Myself Gallery; Arlington VT
1994 Bemidji State University; Bemidji MN
1994 Chaffee Center for the Arts
1993,94 Elm Street Arts
1990-94 Stratton Mountain Festival
1990 Anderson Fine Arts Center, Anderson IN
Abstract Dichotomies
1989 Anderson Fine Arts Center
1989 Yvonne Rapp Gallery: A U.S. - Soviet Cultural Exchange, Louisville KY
1989 Center for the Visual Arts, Muenster IN
"Curator's Choice"
1989 Headley-Whitney Museum, Lexington KY
Gallery Invitational
1989 NBC Studio Galleries, Washington D.C.
Levels of Abstraction
1988 Mid-States Juried Art Exhibition,
Evansville, IN
1988 Indiana Arts Juried Competition
Indianapolis, IN
1988 Anderson Winter Show (Award)
Anderson, IN
1987 City Gallery, Washington D.C.
1986 The American U., Washington D.C.
1985 Peter M. David Gallery, Minneapolis MN
1984 The College of St. Catherine, St. Paul MN
Artists from Peter M. David and Susan Kohn
1983 Peter M. David Gallery
1983 West '83: Art and the Law National Invitational , West Publishing Company
1982 Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis MN
1981 Fanny Garver Gallery, Madison WI
1981 The Challenge of the Land, Pillsbury Co.
Minneapolis MN (Purchase Award)
1978 Arrowhead Regional Juried Exhibition
Duluth MN
1974 Adams Davidson Gallery, Wash. D.C.
The Young Collector's Show
1973 The American University Kreeger
Exhibition (Kreeger Award for Painting)
1972 The Emerson Gallery, McClean VA
1968 The Racine Invitational, Racine WI
1967 The Red River Juried Exhibition
Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
1967 Wustum Museum, Racine WI
Water Color Wisconsin

Teaching Positions
• 2010- present: Emeritus Professor of Art, Green Mountain College - Poultney, VT
• 1991- 2010: Professor of Art, Green Mountain College - Poultney, VT
• 1989-91 Assoc. Prof. of Art, Green Mountain College
• 1988-89 Adjunct Faculty, Art Dept. Anderson U. - Anderson, IN  
• 1985-88 Assoc. Prof. of Art Anderson University
• 1984-85 Teaching Fellow at Ohio U. Dept. of Comparative Arts                    
• 1975-84 Art Instr. Rainy River, Community College - Int'l Falls, MN
• 1973 Lecturer in Drawing at No. Virginia Community College - Alexandria, VA
• 1971-73 Teaching Fellow at American U. - Washington D.C.
• 1966-69 Public School Art Instr. Racine and Mayville, Wisconsin

Other Experience
Director of International Programs at Green Mountain College 2006-2009
Fulbright Scholar/Artist in Residence in South Korea 2003
Artist-in-Residence at University of Wales in Aberystwyth 2002
Guest Artist at University of Wales in Aberystwyth 2001
Guest Artist at Hannam University, Daejeon S.Korea 1999
Artist forum moderator at W.Rutland Artists Guild 1998
Life Drawing Instructor for H.S. workshops, Chaffee Art Center Rutland VT 1996, 1998
Guest Speaker: Issues in Contemporary Art , Chaffee Art Center 1992
Guest Speaker: Censorship and the Arts, U.U. Fellowship, Rutland VT 1992
Member of the Artist Selection Committee, Chaffee Art Center since 1996.
Guest Artist in painting, Ball State University in Muncie IN 1988
Featured Artist for Northern Minnesota Television interview series
Instructor for Painting and Drawing workshops in N. Minnesota and Ontario
National Park Service "Artist in the Park" Voyageur's National Park 1979 and 1986
• Juror/Visiting Artist at Anderson College, 1985
• Chair, Charter Committee for International Falls Center for the Arts, Int'l Falls MN
• Regional Contact for ArtPaper, a Minnesota arts publication
• Life Drawing instructor for Minnesota Community College Festival 1978 and 1983
• Manager and buyer for retail art supply outlets in the Washington D.C. area
• Illustrator, Federal Aviation Administration Washington, D.C. 1971
• Illustrator, United States Army, 1969-1971


Independent Research:
The use of Acrylic Resins as a painting media.
Published article: "An Artists Response to the Land." Partners with the Earth, Minnesota Humanities Commission and Lake States Interpretative Association, Inc. for Voyageur's National Park, 1981.

Research and Travel:

• Fulbright Senior Specialist Award to work with the Art Education Department at Hannam University, South Korea 2010
• Fulbright Alumni Initiative Project w/ travel to Hannam University, South Korea 2005-06
• Travel to South Korea with students in 2004.
• Fulbright Scholar/Artist-in-Residence South Korea 2003
Project Title: Cultural Viewpoints: Approaches to Creating Art
• Artist-in-Residence, University of Wales-Aberystwyth 2002
• Guest Artist, conducting tutorials at the University of Wales-Aberystwyth 2001
• Travel to South Korea, 1999.
• Travel with students to Paris in 1993 and to Italy in 1997 and 2001.
• Travel to England and Wales in 1995 and 1998.
• Travel to the Netherlands in 1981.

Reviews: Jan. 2015 Times Argus, Vermont; Dec. 1998 Seven Days, Burlington, VT; Oct./Nov. Arts New England, Sticks and Stones; February 1991 Louisville Courier; Jan. 1988 Arts and Antiques; 1983 "Art and the Law" West Publishing Co.; 1979 KUOM University of Minnesota Public Radio; July 1976, Washingtonian Magazine.

Professional Organizations: Fulbright Association, College Art Association (CAA), AsiaNetwork