Gene Suzanne Weppner

2800 Lancaster Dr., Boise, ID 83702  (208) 484-2973 gsweppner@q.com 

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Carleton College, North field, MN, Bachelor of Arts

Sociology Major and Education Minor

 

  • University of Miami, Miami FL Master of Fine Arts

Ceramics, Teaching Assistant

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Self-employed Ceramic Artist. 1978-1984 and 2014 to Present

 

Galleries

  • Art Source Gallery, Boise, ID. 2014- Present.

  • Gallery 55, McCall, ID. 2014- Present.

  • Crossroads Carnegie Arts Center, Baker City, OR. 2018       

  • Craftsmen Gallery, Omaha, NE. 1980-1984.

  • Edge wood Orchard Gallery, Door County, WI. 1979-1984.

  • Sight 225 Cooperative Gallery, Milwaukee, WI. 1979-1980.

 

Art Shows

  • Art In The Park, Boise Art Center, Boise, Idaho, 2019

  • National Ceramics Educators Conference, Minneapolis, MN. International Ceramic Arts Network Juried Show. 2019.

  • Art and Soul, Twin Falls, ID. 2019.  Second Place

  • Crossroads Carnegie Arts Center, Annual Show 2019, Honorable Mention

  • Boise Open Studios Cooperative, Boise, ID. Studio Tour. 2015-2019.

  • Crossroads Carnegie Arts Center, Ceramic Invitational. Baker City, OR. 2018.

  • Smith Coehlo Show Off, Boise ID. 2018.

  • Primavera III and IV Boise, ID. 2014 and 2015. 

  • Big Sky III/Crafts Exhibition, John B. Davis Gallery, Pocatello, ID. Award Winner. 1984.

  • By Design Gallery Cups and Saucers, Minneapolis, MN. 1983.

  • By Design Gallery of Contemporary Crafts Show, Minneapolis, MN. 1982.

  • The Craftsmen Gallery, Kitchenware Show, Omaha, NE. 1982.

  • The Nebraska Triangle, Peter Kiewit Conference Center, Omaha, NE. 1981.

  • The Craftsmen Gallery, Omaha NE. Solo Show. 1981.

  • The Craftsmen Gallery, Omaha, NE. Collector’s Choice Exhibition. 1980.

  • Clay/Fiber/Glass Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA.  Award Winner. 1981.

  • Clay/Fiber/Glass Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA. 1980.

  • Lakefront Festival of  the Arts, Milwaukee, WI. 1980.

  • Sight 225 Cooperative Gallery, Milwaukee, WI. Solo Show. 1979.

  • Crafts Alliance Gallery, The Art of Toys,  St. Louis, MO.

 

 

  • Sight 225 Cooperative Gallery, 1st Anniversary Exhibit, Milwaukee, WI 1979

  • Forms and Images Gallery, Fiber and Earth Exhibit, Coral Gables, FL. 1978.

  • 57​th​ Wisconsin Designer Craftsmen Annual, University of Wisconsin, 1978.

  • Ceramic League of Miami, 28​th​ Annual Members Exhibit, Miami, FL. 1978.

Ceramics League of Miami, Members Show: Fire and Earth, Miami, FL. Award Winner. 1974

 

Workshops Presented

  • Teton Valley Art Center, Driggs, ID. 2014.

  • City of Rocks National Reserve, ID. 2014.

  • Idaho State University Craft Shop, Pocatello, ID. 2001-2003.

  • McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. 1995. 

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole, Jackson Hole, WY. 1984.

  • Fipps Art Museum, Hudson, WI. 1983.

 

 Other Art Related Work

  • Board President, Vice President, Art Source Gallery, Boise, ID. 2015-Present.

  • Board Member, Board President, Gallery 55 Gallery, McCall, ID. 2016-Present.

 

Permanent Collections

  • University of Nebraska, Sheldon Gallery, Lincoln NE

Broad moor Community Church, Colorado Springs CO