Don Wiegand, American/Missouri

(b. 1948)

EDUCATION

1970 – 1971 Fine Arts Fellowship and Graduate Study School of Fine Arts Washington University St. Louis, Missouri 63130

1966 – 1970 BFA, Sculpture School of Fine Arts Washington University St. Louis, Missouri 63130

Summer 1967 Scholarship for Special Study Program Chautauqua Institute, Chautauqua, New York

SELECTED CURRENT/FUTURE COMMISSIONS

Mid-America Transplant Services (MTS) bas relief for Donor Memorial, Memorial Plaza, St. Louis, Missouri.

Cliff Robertson, life size portrait bas-relief sculpture , Commisioned by the Cliff Robertson Ethics Foundation.

I.E. Millstone, life size portrait sculpture, commissioned by the Jewish Community Center, St. Louis, Missouri

Bob Hope Heroic Bronze Bas Relief, Burbank Airport, Los Angeles, California

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2003 Fontbonne College (Adjunct Faculty)
St. Louis, Missouri

1995 – present Maryville University (Adjunct Faculty)
St. Louis, Missouri

1984 – 1985 Maryville College (Adjunct Faculty)
St. Louis, Missouri

1968 – 1979 School of Fine Arts (Adjunct Faculty) Washington University

HONORS

Member of the National Sculpture Society (Since 1981)
Member of the National Arts Club (Since 1986)

Silver Award, The International Association of Printing House,
Craftsmen Inc. (2000)

Artist in Residence, Maryville University, St. Louis, Missouri (1994)

Therese and Edward Richard Memorial Prize NSS (1985)

President’s Prize NSS (1982)

Commendation in Youth Awards Program NSS (1981)

COLLECTIONS

Numerous major public locations. Over 500 private Collections, United States and Europe.

SELECT SPECIAL EVENTS

March 2005 – Unveiling of George “Buzz” Westfall Memorial, heroic stainless steel bas-relief, St. Louis County Government Center’s Memorial Park, Clayton, Missouri.

October 2004 -On board Burt Rutan’s Space Ship One, the stainless bas reliefs of “Charles A. Lindbergh” and the “Spirit of St. Louis” took flight to become the first bas relief sculptures in space.

May 2004 – Presentation of 2004 Lindbergh Award, “Charles A. Lindbergh” (At age 25), Museum bronze to Dr. David Suzuki, presented by The Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation at The Explorer’s Club, New York City, New York.

May 2003 – Presentation of 2003 Anne Morrow Lindbergh Award, “Anne Morrow Lindbergh” museum bronze to Dr. Sally Ride, presented by the Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation at the Aerospace Museum, San Diego California

May 2003 – Presentation of 2003 Lindbergh Award, “Charles A. Lindbergh” (at age 25), museum bronze to Jim Fowler, presented by the Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation at the Aerospace Museum, San Diego California

May 2003 – Presentation of 2003 Lindbergh Award, “Charles A. Lindbergh” (at age 25), museum bronze to Harrison Ford, presented by the Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation at the Aerospace Museum, San Diego California

April 2002 – Presentation of “Spirit of St. Louis” (1927) artist proof paper bas-relief to Erik Lindbergh, Spirit of St. Louis Airport, St. Louis, Missouri.

May 2002 – Presentation of “Charles A. Lindbergh” (At age 25), artist proof bas-relief to Reeve Lindbergh, St. Louis, Missouri.

May 2002 – Presentation of “Spirit of St. Louis” (1927) World, artist proof paper bas- relief to Mayor Francis Slay, City of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri.

May 2002 – Presentation of 2002 Lindbergh Award, “Charles A. Lindbergh” (At age 25) museum bronze to Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy, presented by The Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation at the Cradle of Aviation Museum, Long Island, New York

May 2002 – Presentation of “Spirit of St. Louis” (1927) artist proof stainless steel to Secretary of Transportation, Norman Y. Mineta, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington DC by The Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation.

May 2002 – Presentation of 2002 Spirit Award, “Spirit of St. Louis” (1927) museum bronze to Senator John Glenn, presented by The Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation at the Air and Space Museum, Washington DC.

August 2002 – Unveiling of “Whitney R. Harris”, bronze life size portrait, Westwood Country Club, St. Louis, Missouri.

September 2002 – Erik Lindbergh, representing the Lindbergh Foundation with Flight Across America unveiled for the City of New York, “Spirit of St. Louis” (1927) World paper bas-relief in memory of 9/11, USS Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum, New York, Yew York.

September 2002 – Erik Lindbergh, representing the Lindbergh Foundation with Flight Across America unveiled for the City of New York, “Spirit of St. Louis” (1927) World bronze bas-relief in memory of 9/11, USS Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum, New York, New York.

September 2002 – Presentation of “Spirit of St. Louis” (1927), paper bas-relief to Mayor Harold Dielmann, City of Creve Coeur, Creve Coeur, Missouri.

October 2002 – Unveiling of “Whitney R. Harris” bronze life size portrait, The Whitney R. Harris Institute for Global Legal Studies, Washington University Law School, St. Louis, Missouri.

February, 2001 – Presentation of the “Mary, Mother of the Church” 22 in. stainless steel sculpture to Pope John Paul II, The Vatican, Rome, Italy.

October 2001 – Dedication of “August A. Busch, Jr.” 6 ½ ft. heroic bas-relief, August A. Busch, Jr. Memorial Wetlands at Four Rivers Conservation Area, Vernon and Bates Counties, Missouri.

June, 2000 – Presentation of “The Healing Christ”, 13 in. bas-relief maquette to Catholic Health Association Assembly, San Francisco, California.

November 2000 – Dedication of “Deidre” and “Maura”, lifesize bronze sculptures, Lehmann Rose Garden, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Missouri.

June, 1999 – Unveiling of “Maura”, life size running figure, Chesterfield Central City Park, Chesterfield, Missouri.

December 1999 – Unveiling of the third panel of “The History of Missouri Baptist Medical Center”, component part bronze bas-relief, St. Louis, Missouri.

December, 1998 – Unveiling of the second panel of “The History of Missouri Baptist Medical Center”, Component part bronze bas-relief, St. Louis, Missouri

September, 1997 – Dedication of “D. Jose Luis Moratiel Iban” stainless steel portrait sculpture, Autores Corporate Headquarters, Madrid, Spain.

October, 1997 – Unveiling of “Enterprise Rent-A-Car” component part bronze bas-relief, history of the company, Chicago, Illinois.

December, 1997 – Unveiling of the first panel of “The history of Missouri Baptist Medical Center”, component part bronze bas-relief, St. Louis, Missouri.

December, 1997 – Unveiling of the first Panel of “The History of Missouri Baptist Medical Center”, component part bronze bas-relief, St. Louis, Missouri.

December, 1996 – Dedication of “Joyce S. Pillsbury”, stainless steel portrait sculpture, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri.

September, 1995 – Presentation of “Christopher Columbus”, stainless steel portrait sculpture, Museo de America, Madrid, Spain.

November, 1995 – Presentation of “Christopher Columbus”, bronze portrait sculpture, Prince Felipe de Borbon, Spanish Mission to the United Nations, New York City, New York.

Spring, 1994 – Dedication of “Cora”, life size bronze, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Missouri.

July, 1993 – Presentation of “Special Olympics” bronze bas-relief to Eunice Kennedy Shriver in commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Special Olympics, Orlando, Florida.

July, 1993 – Dedication of “Keith”, life size bronze, by Archbishop John May to the Child Center of Our Lady, St. Louis, Missouri.

September, 1992 – Dedication of “Mary, Mother of the Church”, heroic stainless steel, Shrine of St. Patrick, Laurie, Missouri.

March, 1991 – Unveiling of “August A. Busch, Jr.” bronze, Busch Memorial Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri.

July, 1989 – Presentation of “Ernest Hemingway” bronze to President Bush and the Citizens of the United States from the state of Idaho. Gift from private collection of Jack Hemingway, The White House Oval Office, Washington D.C.

May 1987 – Unveiling of “Ernest Hemingway” bronze by Jack Hemingway. John F. Kennedy Library, Boston, Massachusetts.

June, 1986 –Unveiling of “Frederic Auguste’ Bartholdi” bronze for the Statue of Liberty- Ellis Island Foundation by Arnold Schwartzenegger, New York City, New York.

June, 1985 – Unveiling of “Mark Twain” bronze by President Ronald Reagan, The White House Oval Office, Washington, D.C.

May, 1984 – Unveiling of “August A., Busch, Jr.”, life size stainless steel portrait, Busch Memorial Center, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri.

May, 1984 – NASA, Houston, Texas, unveiling of “Charles Lindbergh” Bronze by Ann Merrow Lindbergh, Gordon Cooper, Alan Sheperd, Donald Slayton, Scott Carpenter, and John Glenn.

May, 1984 – Unveiling of “Charles Lindbergh” stainless steel by Wendy Lindbergh, LeBourget Airport, Paris, France.

May, 1984 – Unveiling of “Charles Lindbergh” bronze by Ann Morrow Lindbergh, Gordon Cooper, Alan Sheperd, Donald Slayton, Scott Carpenter, and John Glenn, NASA, Houston, Texas.

May, 1983 – Unveiling of “Charles Lindbergh” bronze by Elizabeth Dole, Department of Transportation, Washington, D.C.

May, 1983 – Unveiling of “Charles Lindbergh” stainless steel. National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.