Reverie, An Exhibit by Mark Weber
March 4 - April 9, 2021
St. Louis Community College at Meramec
Gallery of Contemporary Art
A Statement from the Artist
Working intuitively, with no pre-planning or design, such as drawings or photographs, the unrelated images are layered or bonded, to support the circle of reinvention. As the images, styles and colors may be unrelated, in a traditional sense, they bond together to form a new world.
Things are not always what they seem. Fish believe that the entire world is filled with water, when there are certainly many worlds beyond…
Meet the Artist
Mark Weber, MFA, began his career at STLCC in 1988 as an adjunct faculty member. In 1995, he was hired full-time at Forest Park, and in 2008, he was tapped to build the fine arts program at Wildwood.
Although Weber retired from the College, he continues to teach art courses and coordinate exhibits for the Gallery of Contemporary Art at Wildwood. In 2019, he established the Mark Weber Scholarship Fund to help students achieve their artistic and educational goals. During his tenure, he has spearheaded numerous fine arts initiatives, including helping student artists show and sell their work in the community through the Fine Arts Club Gallery Program.
Weber holds a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and a master’s degree in fine arts from Washington University in St. Louis. Throughout his career, he has participated in nearly two dozen solo art exhibitions and more than 50 group exhibitions. His artwork has been displayed in numerous public and private collections, including the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City, Ralston Purina, and Hunan Normal University in Changsha, China.