About the Exhibition
Homer Weiner Retirement Reception
Western Gallery, Western Washington University
Thursday, June 14, 1990, 4:30-6:30 P.M.
Homer Weiner has been a full Professor of Painting and Drawing at Western Washington University since 1966. During the period 1964-66, he was chairman of the Department of Art. Before coming to Western, he was an instructor at Kent State University. During the late forties, he studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art and the Art Students League, New York City. He received his B.F.A. (1949) from Bradley University, Peoria and his M.F.A. (1951) from the University of Iowa.
Since 1952 Weiner has had one man exhibitions at the City Center Gallery, Cleveland (1952); Center Gallery, Akron (1955); Institute de A e Contemporaneo, Lima, Peru (1962); Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. (1966); Esther Robles Gallery, Los Angeles (1966); Western Gallery, W.W.U. (1974); Matter-Danz Gallery, Bellingham (1987, 1986); and Bellingham Civic Center (1988).
Professor Weiner has shown his work in group exhibitions since 1949; these include exhibitions in New Yo City (1949, 1960), Seattle (1966), Vancouver, B.C. (1967), a the Annual Faculty Exhibitions at Western (1975-1987, 1989). From 1947-19 , he has participated and won awards in juried, national and regional exhibitions. Murals have been commissioned for the City Hall, Furstanfeldbruck, Germany (1945), Eldred Theater, Western Reserve University, Cleveland (1947), and First National Bank, Barberton, Ohio (1957).
Weiner's paintings, prints and drawings are represented in private collections and the public collections of the University of Iowa, Cleveland Print Society, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dayton Art Institute, Akron A Institute and the Cleveland Museum of Art. Besides having written articles for the College Art Journal (1969) and Perspective (Canadian art journal, 1967), Weiner has had his first novel, Spacewater Blue, published in 1981 (Sonica Press, Los Angeles).
On the occasion of the retirement of Professor Homer Weiner
The Department of Art and the College of Fine and Performing Arts cordially invites you to an afternoon reception and viewing of a selection of work by Professor Weiner
Thursday, June 14, 1990, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Western Gallery, Fine Arts Complex
At the Western Gallery, July 2-August 11, 1990
Homer Weiner: A Selection of Work
Sighted/Sited at Western: Drawings for Sculpture
Summer Hours: Mon.-Sat., 12-4 p.m.
Cover Photo Credit: Paul Brower
From the Exhibition