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W I L L I A M   W A R E H A M

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EDUCATION:

1971    MFA University of California, Berkeley, CA

1969    MA University  of California, Berkeley, CA

1964    BFA Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

1964-67   Peace Corps, Cuzco, Peru

1963        Yale university, Award Scholarship, Summer Program of Music and Art, Norfolk, CT

1962        University of the Americas, Mexico City, Mexico

SELECTED AWARDS:

1999    Djerassi Resident Artist, Pritzker Foundation Endowed Fellowship

1974    National Endowment for the Arts

1969    Eisner Prize for Sculpture, University of California, Berkeley, CA

1968    Eisner Prize for Sculpture, University of California, Berkeley, CA

SELECTED COLLECTIONS & COMMISSIONS:  

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Palo Alto City Hall Art Installation, Richard and CB Watts, A Love Supreme, Portola Valley, CA, Grounds For Sculpture, Annoweeka,  Hamilton, NJ, Mare Island Shipyard Workers Tribute, Award Commission, (Spirit Ship), Vallejo, CA, San Francisco State University, Buckeye,  San Francisco, CA, Avenue of the Arts, Redwood Shores, Rock on Top, Belmont, CA, Runnymeade Farm, John and Dodie Rosekrans, Horned Totem I , Woodside, CA, City Hall, Ancestors, Berkeley, CA, Norcal Sculpture Park, Horned Totem II, San Francisco, CA, Artist in Residence, William Harper College, Airslot VI, Pallatine, IL,  William Cook Incorporated, Airslot XXV, Sacramento, CA, Runnymeade Farm, John and Dodie Rosekrans, Airslot XXIX, Woodside, CA, Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, Wrap Up, Santa Cruz, CA, Los Modonas College, Two Rock, Antioch, CA, Chapman College, Ancestors I, Los Angeles, CA, Claremont Hotel, Arica, Oakland, CA, Sonoma State University, Nazca, Rohnert Park, CA, University Art Museum, Gate (Triumph for Johnka), Berkeley, CA

 

RECENT SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
 

2000    Robert Else Gallery, California State University, Artist in Residence, Sacramento, CA

1999    Pacific Heritage Museum, San Francisco, CA

1997    One Capital Center, Sacramento, CA
            Aquatic Park Exhibition of large scale works in cooperation with the City of Berkeley, CA

1995    Gallery on the Rim, San Francisco, CA

1991    Oakland Museum Sculpture Court, Oakland, CA

 

RECENT GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
 

1999    Oakland Museum, What is Art For, curated by William Wiley & Mary Hull Webster,
1998    SFMOMA Rental Gallery, Pacific Rim Sculptors Group, San Francisco, CA

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1997    Claudia Chapline Gallery, Pacific Rim Sculptors Group , Stinson Beach, CA 
           
Triton Museum of Art,
            KTEH Art Auction, Award: 1st Prize (Catalogue), San Jose, CA                             
           
Oakland Museum, reinCARnation Art Auction, Oakland, CA

1995    SFMOMA Rental Gallery, Artists Making Furniture, San Francisco, CA            

Contract Design Center, Two Artists One Space, San Francisco, CA            
           
Richmond Art Center, Living in Balance: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Richmond, CA            
           
Oakland Museum, An Impromptu Exhibit of Outdoor Sculpture, Oakland, CA           
           
Holy Names College, Small Sculptures and Related Drawings, Oakland, Ca


SELECTED RECENT BIBLIOGRAPHY:
 

1999    Artweek,  Review, William Wareham at Pacific Heritage Museum, by John Rapko 10/99

            Talk Arts, Turlock, CA Cover: Energy Burst is Here

1996    Times Herald, Vallejo, CA, Wareham’s Ship Sculpture Lands at Mare Island by Robert Cochran

            Times Herald, Sculpture on the Yard, Artist Pays Tribute to Workers and Ships by R. Freedman

1995    Contra Costa Times, Shipshape Art Finds Safe Harbor by Elizabeth Hayes, 10/7/95

            Times Herald, SF Artist Tagged for Mare Island Memorial by Robert Cochran, 10/18/95

1994    Los Angeles Times, Sculpture May Have Been Taken For Junk, Associated Press  4/3/95

1993    San Francisco Examiner, Shipyard Artists Plan OpenHouse by Susan Kuchinkas 5/12/93

1992    Contra Costa Times, Something New Times Three   by Carol Fowler 9/12/92

1991    National Enquirer, Artist Turns Trash Into Sculpture Worth $30,000 by Joe Mullins 10/29/91

            San Francisco Chronicle, Sculpture: In Search of an Audience by Kenneth Baker 10/6/91

1990    San Francisco Chronicle, Wareham Sculpture at Victor Fischer by Kenneth Baker 12/13/90

            San Francisco Chronicle, Landscape Fills a Room by Kenneth Baker

            Metropolitan Home, The New Ashcan Art by Diane Dorrans Sacks

            Visual Dialogue, Sculpture by Joanne Dickson June/August


SELECTED TEACHING & EMPLOYMENT:

1998                San Francisco Art Academy. Instructor, Mixed Media Graduate Seminar

1997                San Francisco State University, Instructor, Sculpture Seminar

1996                Venice  Biennial, Italy,  Mark di Suvero Installation

1993-91           Scene Painter/Constructor, San Francisco Opera, San Francisco, CA

1986                San Francisco State University, Lecture/ Studio Visits, Sculpture Seminar

                        Curator, Esprit Park Show, Esprit Park, San Francisco, CA

1979-81           University of California, Lecturer, Advanced Sculpture, Berkeley, CA

1978                Sculptors Assistant, Mark di Suvero, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C.

1975-70           Sculptors Assistant, Mark di Suvero, Various Projects

                        University of California, Lecturer, Advanced Sculpture, Berkeley, CA

1973 -68          Sculptors Assistant, Peter Voulkos, (Worked on large bronze sculptures)

1971-70           San Francisco Museum of Art, Preparator (Assisted Georgia Keefe with her retrospective)

                                                              

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