Ian Weaver (b. 1970) is a Chicago-based visual artist and Instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) in the Painting and Drawing and Contemporary Practices' programs. He received his M.F.A. in Visual Art from Washington University in St Louis. His exhibitions include a survey of work (2004-2011) at the South Bend Museum of Art, as well as solo shows at the Saint Louis Art Museum; Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL. Group exhibitions include shows at the Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL; and the Kemper Art Museum and White Flag Projects, both in St. Louis, MO. He has been a recipient of numerous residencies, including Yaddo and the Millay Colony, both in upstate NY; and Ragdale, Lake Forest, IL. His awards include grants from Artadia and the Joan Mitchell Foundation, NY; the Illinois Arts Council; and the Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL.
Awards & Recognitions
- Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL
- Joan Mitchell Foundation
- School of the Art Institute of Chicago Faculty Grant