Richard Wiegmann

Brief Resumé

  • Resides and maintains a studio in Portland, Oregon
  • Gallery representation: Gallery IMA, Seattle, Washington
  • Professor of Art Emeritus, Concordia University, Seward, Nebraska
  • Selected one-person exhibitions :
    • (Two-Person) Show, Gallery IMA, Seattle, Washington 2012
    • Wolfram Gallery, International Center, St.Louis, Missouri  2011
    • Fred Simon Gallery, Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha, Nebraska 2009
    • Retrospective exhibition, Marxhausen Gallery, Concordia University, Seward, Nebraska 2005
    • Haydon Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska 2003
    • Art Gallery, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas 2000
    • Michael Phipps Gallery, W. Dale Clark Library, Omaha, Nebraska 1998
    • Galleria Beretich, Claremont, California 1994
    • Haydon Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska 1993
    • Wayne State College, Wayne, Nebraska 1990
    • Walker Art Gallery, Kearney State College, Kearney, Nebraska 1987
    • Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska 1987
  • Awards (selected):
    • Individual Artist Fellowship Award from the Nebraska Arts Council 2001
    • Juror’s Merit Award, 22nd Fred Wells National Juried Exhibition, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE 1998
    • Merit Award, “Creation: Contemporary Christian Art & Artists Exhibition”, Rall Gallery, Doane College, Crete, NE 1996
    • Juror’s Award, Fred Wells 18 (Twelve State Juried Show), Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebraska 1994
    • Honorable Mention, 1989 Visual Art Awards, Modern Liturgy magazine, September 1989
    • Purchase Award, Nebraska at Haymarket Show, Lincoln, Nebraska 1985
    • Purchase Award, “Bridges”, Ten State Juried Show, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln 1984
    • 1st Place (2-dimensional), 8th Nebraska Art Educators Show 1984
    • Associated Arts Award, from the Nebraska Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
  • Public collections in which the artist’s work is represented include: Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska; Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Nebraska; United States National Bank of Omaha; Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska; University of Nebraska at Omaha; University of Nebraska at Kearney; Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana.
  • Paintings, drawings and prints have been exhibited in group and competitive shows in over 30 states.
  • Public and residential commissions include murals (fabric or acrylic) and stained glass designs
  • Studied:
    • Concordia Teachers College (now Concordia University), Seward, Nebraska (BS Ed)
    • Otis Art Institute of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California
    • Claremont Graduate School (now Claremont Graduate University), Claremont, California (MFA)
    • Atelier 17, Paris, France