Julia Boucher


Dana Weiser

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Winter 3-13-2017


Intererview with Dana Weiser by Julia Boucher


Bio: Education: University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A in Fine Arts, May 2001. Penland School of Crafts, Attended August2001-May 2001, woodworking and blacksmithing. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, B.F.A, Ceramics, May 2003 & Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Ceramics May 2004 University of California at Los Angeles, M.F.A in Ceramics, June 2007 & M.A in Asian American Studies, December 2016.

Awards: National Scholastic Art Award in Ceramics, 1997. D’Arcy Hayman Award, 2005. Laura Andreson Scholarship, 2006. Elizabeth Heller Mandell Memorial Scholarship, 2006. Laura Andreson Scholarship, 2007. Finalist in Artist, 2008.

Exhibitions: National Scholastic Art Exhibition, Corcoran Museum, Washington DC, June 1997. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Post-baccalaureate Exhibition, Chicago, May 2004.

Greater LA MFA show at CSU Long Beach, August 2006. 3 x 5 at Paul Kopeiken Gallery, Los Angeles, January 2007. UCLA MFA #3, White Gallery, Los Angeles, May 2007. Art Gathering 2007, “Our Adoptee, Our Alien”, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea, August 2007. “The Chef’s Theory”, 533 Gallery, Los Angeles, 2009. “Wall-to-Wall”, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, June 2010. “Born Into Identity: The Asian Pacific American Adoptees Experience”, Wing Luke Museum, Seattle, November 2010. “Who Are You?!?”, Solo exhibition, Burnet Gallery, Minneapolis, September 2011. MAS Attack, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance October 2013. “Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad”, Otis School of Art and Design, Los Angeles 2014.

MAS Attack, Santa Monica Airport, 2015. InKAS, Seoul, Korea 2015. “Cross Fade”, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, 2015. “We’re Adept At It…”, Solo exhibition, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, January 2016. “And Who Is My Neighbor: Stories From the Margins”, Biola University, September 2016.

Publications: "UCLA MFA 2005-2006" Catalogue, June 2005. "Artquake" By Bruce Hainley, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, October 1, 2006. “Adoptee & Alien: Visions from the Periphery” Catalogue, August 2007. "UCLA MFA 2006-2007" Catalogue, June 2006. “UCLA MFA 2007-2008” Catalogue, June 2007., August 2010. O.K. Periodicals #5, The Body Issue, 2010. Protein Journal, Issue #02, 2010