William Wareham painting and sculpture

 Monumental steel sculpture "Arica" - pubic art

Monumental steel sculpture "Arica" - pubic art

 William Wareham

William Wareham

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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 Peace Corps. Cuzco, Peru
1963 Yale university. Award Scholarship, 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:
Savings Bank, Wedge Series, San Francisco, CA,
Palo Alto City Hall Temporary 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, (SpiritShip), 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
1997 Claudia Chapline Gallery, Pacific Rim Sculptors Group , Stinson Beach, CA
1996 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
1994 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 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)