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Howie Lee Weiss

Howie Lee Weiss

Howie Lee Weiss has received high praise for his artwork in such publications as the Boston Globe, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Baltimore Sun, and the Baltimore City Paper. A Pennsylvania native, Mr. Weiss earned his MFA from Yale University School of Art and Architecture and his BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art. A professor at the Maryland Institute for the past twenty-six years, he has a large following in teaching drawing & painting in addition to being Coordinator of the Senior Thesis Program.

Mr. Weiss also serves as faculty for the MICA Summer Abroad Program located in Sorrento, Italy. He is a frequent visting critic and lecturer at numerous colleges and universities, including Princeton, Vassar, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, the University of Pennsylvania, Moore College of Art, and The Corcoran School of Art. His artwork has been exhibited in galleries in New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Baltimore, and Washington, DC, as well as in Italy and Japan, where he lectured in conjunction with an exhibit of his works.

A five-time recipient of the Maryland state Individual Artist Fellowship, Howie Lee Weiss' art has been featured at Goya Contemporary in Baltimore where he most recently exhibited several editions of prints along with his trademark drawings.

Selected Exhibitions

2005
  • Preview: New Drawings, Goya Contemporary Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2002
  • Variations, Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD
2001
  • Print & Drawings, Goya Girl Press, Baltimore, MD
  • Like a Wasp It Buzzed, Montserat College of Art, Beverly, MA
  • Realist/Stylist, MAP, Batlimore, MD & McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA
1999
  • Together, Hoffberger Gallery, BHC, Baltimore, MD
1998
  • Centerpieces, Gordon Center for Performing Arts, Owings Mills, MD
  • Plants, Forms & Characters: The Charcoal Series, Fletcher/Priest Gallery, Worcester, MA
1997
  • Outta Sight, School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Not so Simple, Arts 901, Washington, DC
1996
  • Artists Choice, Kougeas Gallery, Boston, MA
1995
  • Happy Faces & Lively Plants, Norman & Sarah Brown Art Gallery, JCC, Baltimore, MD
1994
  • Continuing Tradition, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, JCC, Baltimore, MD
1993
  • New Works, Solo Exhibition, Paul Cava Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • The Sketches — New Works, Keisho Art Association, Shimizu City, Prefecture, Japan
1991
  • 4 Artists/10 Years, James E. Lewis Museum, Morgan State Univcersity, Baltimore, MD
1989
  • Drawings, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY
1988
  • Drawing Surveyed, School 33, Baltimore, MD curated by Martha Beck
1987
  • New Drawings, Solo Exhibition, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
1986
  • Arteoggi/Artoday, Provincia di Arezzo, Provincia di Firenze, Communi di Cortona, Italy
1985
  • New Drawings, Solo Exhibition, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
  • The Dialectic of Line, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
1981
  • Maryland Biennial, Baltimore, Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
1977
  • New Talent, Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA

Professional Experience

  • Visiting Critic, Corcoran School of Art
  • Visiting Artist, Minneapolils College of Art and Design
  • Visiting Artist, Moore College of Art
  • Visiting Artist, University of Pennsylvania
  • Visiting Artist, Goucher College
  • Visting Artist, Vassar College
  • Visting Artist, AICA New York Studio Program
  • Visiting Artist, Princeton University
  • Visting Professor, University of Connecticut
  • Visting Critic, Walters Art Museum
  • Drawing Instructor, Easton Academy of Art
  • Visiting Critic, Massachusetts College of Art

Selected Awards

2001
  • Trustees Award for Excellence in Teaching, Maryland Institute College of Art
1997
  • Maryland State Arts Council Fellowship
1991
  • Maryland State Arts Council Fellowship
1989
  • Maryland State Arts Council Fellowship
1987
  • Baltimore City Arts Grant
  • Maryland State Arts Council Fellowship
1985
  • Trustees Award for Excellence in Teaching, Maryland Institute College of Art
1983
  • Maryland State Arts Council Fellowship
1977
  • Phelps Berdan Award for Painting, Yale University