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==RESUME== ==JOSHUA WIENER== Boulder, Colorado (303) 908-2396 / (303) 447-2396 flowcus@gmail.com www.joshuawiener.com ==PUBLIC COMMISSIONS== *2018 Tribune Building Project, Incourage Community Foundation - Wisconsin Rapids, WI *2018 Tradewinds Park Stables & Farm - Coconut Creek, Florida *2018 Flood Recovery Project - Longmont, Colorado *2018 Second Creek Recreation Center - Commerce City, Colorado *2017 Lafayette Gateway at Fairmount Park - Norfolk, Virginia *2017 Reston Town Center Metrorail Station - Fairfax County, VA *2017 Plano Portal Project, Downtown Plano Arts District - Plano, Texas *2017 Axis at Westminster - Westminster, Colorado *2016 James Riverfront Revitalization - Richmond, VA *2016 Harold Bacchus Community Park - Frisco, Texas *2015 Northside Regional Park at Rillito Regional Park - Tucson, Arizona *2015 23rd Avenue and 10th Street Triangle Median - Greeley, Colorado *2015 Quinn’s Junction/Highway 248 - Park City, Utah *2015 City of Boulder/RTD Boulder Transit Village, with Martin Mosko of Marpa - Boulder, Colorado * 2014 Gladstone Downtown Village - Gladstone, Missouri * 2014 Kingsley and First Street Rain Garden (sculpture & design team) - Ann Arbor, Michigan * 2014 Downtown Rawlins, "Building Community Energy with Public Art" (aluminum) - Rawlins, Wyoming * 2014 RTD/West Rail Line - Perry Station (stone & steel & lights) - Denver, Colorado * 2014 RTD/West Rail Line - Oak Station (aluminum & steel) - Denver, Colorado * 2014 Fairfax Park (aluminum & stainless steel) - Commerce City, Colorado * 2013 Homestead Park and Open Space (aluminum) - Greeley, Colorado * 2013 Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy (stone & steel) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma * 2013 Community Gardens at Meadow Park (stone & steel & living) - San Luis Obispo, California * 2013 RTD Light Rail Station at Decatur St./Federal Blvd (steel) - Denver, Colorado * 2013 Hudson Gardens (steel) - Littleton, Colorado * 2012 Florida Road Roundabout, USA Pro Cycling Commemoration (steel) - Durango, Colorado * 2011 Village of Palmetto Bay Roundabout - Palmetto Bay, Florida (bronze, lights, concrete & water feature) * 2011 Carson Nature Center/South Platte Park (steel, stone, living/gates) - Littleton, Colorado * 2010 Denver Urban Gardens (SCFD GRANT, living sculpture) - Denver, Colorado * 2010 Juanita Beach Park (stone, plants, water/living sculpture) - Kirkland, Washington * 2010 172nd Avenue Roundabout (stone and steel/gateway & sign) - Happy Valley, Oregon * 2008 (Artist for) Governor's Excellence in Renewable Energy Award - Denver, Colorado * 2008 Mid Town Redevelopment Project - Longmont, Colorado (Designs) * 2007 Maher Ranch, Gemstone Park - Castle Rock, Colorado (Sculpture 2) * 2006 (1) Community Park - Broomfield, Colorado * 2006 (2) Community Park - Broomfield, Colorado * 2006 (3) Community Park - Broomfield, Colorado * 2006 Maher Ranch, Gemstone Park - Castle Rock, Colorado (Design Team) * 2006 Maher Ranch, Gemstone Park - Castle Rock, Colorado (Sculpture 1) * 2005 Founders' Park - Wheat Ridge, Colorado ==AWARDS AND GRANTS== * 2014 Excellence in Community Design Award, City of Greeley, Homestead Park - Greeley, Colorado * 2010 SCFD GRANT, Denver Urban Gardens (living sculpture) - Denver, Colorado ==TEACHING AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS== * Present-96 Instructor - The Marble Institute of Colorado - Marble, Colorado * 2013-08 Instructor - Art Students League - Denver, Colorado * 2011 Juror - Wyoming Arts Council 2011 Visual Arts Fellowships - Laramie, Wyoming * 2011 Speaker - Red Rocks Community College - Lakewood, Colorado * 2011 Presenter/Workshops - Southwood Middle School & Perinne Elementary - Palmetto Bay, Florida * 2010 Juror - Colorado Artfest / 21st Annual - Castle Rock, Colorado * 2009 Presenter - University of Colorado - Boulder, Colorado * 2009 Juror - Architecture studio - UCD/College of Architecture & Planning - Denver, Colorado * 2009 Residency - PlatteForum - Denver, Colorado * 2009 Stone carving/Workshop - Art Students League - Denver, Colorado * 2009 Juror - La Academia, "Art for Youth" Art Show - Denver, Colorado * 2008 Presenter/Instructor - Denver Art Museum - Denver, Colorado * 2008 Instructor for workshop - Colorado Academy - Denver, Colorado * 2007 Presenter - Communication Arts, Inc. - Boulder, Colorado * 2006 Instructor/Presenter - Bridge School - Boulder, Colorado * 2006 Presenter - Parker High School - Parker, Colorado * 2005 Substitute Instructor - Armory Art Center Master Artist Workshop - West Palm Beach, Florida ==SELECTED EXHIBITIONS== * 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 "Snow Sculpture in the Dark" competition (2013 & 2012 won 2nd place), Loveland, Colorado * 2014 Denver Maker Faire, Sculpture Games (2nd place), Denver, Colorado * 2013 Co-Curator for "Side Effects May Include..." Exhibition - Art Students League, Denver, CO * 2013/12/11 City of Lafayette's 'Art on the Street' outdoor exhibit - Lafayette, Colorado (2 Sculptures Selected) * 2013/12/11/10 City of Durango outdoor exhibit - Durango, Colorado * 2013/12 City of Berthoud outdoor loan exhibit - Berthoud, Colorado * 2012/11/10/04/03 US Bank 'Art on the Streets' Exhibition (3 Sculptures Selected) - Colorado Springs, Colorado * 2011/10 City of Greeley outdoor exhibit (2 Sculptures Selected) - Greeley, Colorado * 2011-99 Stone Carver's Exhibition at Redstone Art Center - Redstone, Colorado * 2011 Arts Students League exhibition, '14 Collaborations' - Denver, Colorado * 2010/09/08 Douglas County "Art Encounters" outdoor exhibit (4 Sculptures Selected) - Castle Rock & Parker, Colorado * 2009-03 "Sculpture in the Park" exhibition, Invited 09/08, Juried 07-03 - Loveland, Colorado * 2009 Madden Museum, "Windows to the Divine", juried - Denver, Colorado * 2009 Loveland Museum/Gallery, "Twirling Dali's mustache" - Denver, Colorado * 2009 RedLine Gallery, "Art for Ransom' - Denver, Colorado * 2009 PlatteForum Gallery, "Elevating nature/Germination of ideas" - Denver, Colorado * 2009 eventgallery 910Arts, "Exploring the Values of our Waters" - Denver, Colorado * 2009/08/06/05 Evergreen Sculpture Walk (3 Sculptures Selected) - Evergreen, Colorado * 2009/08/07 Sioux Falls Sculpture Walk (3 Sculptures Selected) - Sioux Falls, South Dakota * 2009/08/07 'Art on the Move' (3 Sculptures Selected) - Longmont, Colorado * 2009/07 Access Gallery, tactile show, juried - Denver, Colorado * 2009/08 El Paso's pre-qualified artist pool, juried - El Paso, Texas * 2009/08 City of Evanston's pre-qualified database, juried - Evanston, Illinois * 2009 McGrath & Braun, exhibit - Denver, Colorado * 2008 Solo Show, Icelantic Gallery - Denver, Colorado * 2008/07 20th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition - Lawrence, Kansas * 2008/2007 Fryberger Art Consulting Gallery & Sculpture Garden - Littleton, Colorado * 2007 Solo Show, The Standing Sun Fine Art Gallery - Denver, Colorado * 2007/06 The Standing Sun Fine Art Gallery - Denver, Colorado * 2007 Functional Park Art Database for Colorado Springs, juried - Colorado Springs, Colorado * 2006/05/04/03 Randall Chase Gallery - Palm Desert, California * 2006/05/04 Treeline Gallery - Estes Park, Colorado * 2005/04 Gallery 730 - Prospect, Colorado * 2004 Sumukha Art Gallery - Bangalore, India * 2003/01 Colorado History Museum / Stone Sculptor Showcase - Denver, Colorado * 2002 15th Annual Sedona Sculpture Walk - Sedona, Arizona * 2002 "Eclectic Mess" Invitational at Ironton Gallery - Denver, Colorado * 2002 Purple Door Studio Exhibition - Denver, Colorado * 2001/00 Odalisque Gallery - Online Gallery ==SELECTED COMMISSIONS== *2015 Designs for United Health Plan roof garden, with Martin Mosko of Marpa - South Bronx, New York *2015 Designs for El Rio Health Center Park, with Martin Mosko of Marpa - Tucson, Arizona * 2010/05 Evoke Landscape Design - Boulder, Colorado * 2008 Denver Art Museum - Denver, Colorado (Demonstration piece) * 2008 L. Langraf - Denver, Colorado * 2008 B. & H. Victor - Pittsburg, Pennsylvania * 2006 Head Start Regional 8 Conference - Denver, Colorado * 2006/05 Sanzone Studios - Boulder, Colorado * 2005 Dr. M. Brodie - Genesee, Colorado * 2005 Dr. R. Newman - Arvada, Colorado * 2004/03/02 Studio Forma Landscape Design - Boulder, Colorado * 2004 Cody Center - Lakewood, Colorado * 2004 Pharmatech, Inc. - Denver, Colorado * 2004 K. Lindeneau - La Mesa, California * 2004 A. Wiener - Durango, Colorado * 2003 B. Smith - Niwot, Colorado * 2003 R. Hubbard - Denver, Colorado * 2002 Colorado State University - Fort Collins, Colorado * 2001 Marpa & Associates Landscape Design - Boulder, Colorado * 2001 Dr. W. Silvers - Denver, Colorado ==SELECTED COLLECTIONS== * 2012 B. & H. Victor - Durango, Colorado * 2010 N. Sorenson - Denver, Colorado * 2009 Town of Castle Rock - Castle Rock, Colorado * 2009 La Academia at the Denver Inner City Parish - Denver, Colorado * 2009/08 J. & D. Dinneen - Littleton, Colorado * 2008 S. Wolf - Denver, Colorado * 2007 Dr. H. Sondheimer - Washington, D.C. * 2007 J. Stuntz - Loveland, Colorado * 2007 M. Gates - Micanopy, Florida * 2007 L. Raynolds - Cody, Wyoming * 2006 R. Johnson - Denver, Colorado * 2006 C. Matthews - Denver, Colorado * 2005 Pharmatech, Inc. - Denver, Colorado * 2004 Krishnamurti Valley School - Bangalore, India * 2004 J. and K. Nystrom - Fort Collins, Colorado * 2004 C. Lark - Longmont, Colorado * 2003 B. Wojcik - West Broomfield, Michigan * 2003 M. Schmitz - Denver, Colorado * 2002 B. Case - Flagstaff, Arizona * 2002 V. Branson - Afton, Oklahoma * 2002 J. Moses - Flagstaff, Arizona * 2002 M. Wiener - Aurora, Colorado * 1996 K. Uchida - Tokyo, Japan * 1995 J. Cole - Durango, Colorado ==INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE ~ INDIA== * Invited to Bangalore, India in 2004 along with over forty other carvers from around the world to be a part of a two week stone sculpting symposium * Sculpture was exhibited in Bangalore at the Sumukha Art Gallery and is now on permanent collection at the Krishnamurti Valley School ==INTERNATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP ~ JAPAN== * Apprenticed twice with master sculptor, Kazutaka Uchida, in Tokyo, Japan * Worked with Uchida on monumental pieces for museums, and also public and private collections * Worked with Uchida on two different twenty-piece stone exhibitions in Japan * Assisted Uchida on a sculpture for permanent collection at the Toyota Municipal Museum in Japan along side a Henry Moore bronze sculpture * Studied with Uchida the techniques of professional networking, from museum curators to presidents of universities ==PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE== * Joshua Wiener/Sculptor ~ Boulder, Colorado * Started stone sculpting in 1994 * Soon become skilled in carving all types of stone with a strong grasp of technique and style * Have developed a language in stone that communicates ideas with simple forms * Instructor at The Marble Institute of Colorado * 2008-2013 Instructor at the Art Students League of Denver * The Marble Institute of Colorado ~ Marble, Colorado * Instructor * The Marble Institute of Colorado is an international stone sculpting symposium that has been functioning for the last 26 years. * This annual event was the springboard to my sculpting career. * Was brought on as a full time staff member, after two years as an apprentice at Marble/marble * Learned a wide range of techniques and technical necessities to function as a professional public artist through Marble/marble * Help over 150 artists achieve their dreams of sculpting stone each year * Art In Your Park ~ Boulder, Colorado * Co-founded the community arts organization Art In Your Park in 1999 in order to fulfill a monumental aspect of my creative voice * AIYP, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, enhances community well being by creating opportunities for people to come together in local parks to paint, draw, sculpt, play music, and meet new people. * AIYP's mission is to develop a positive community experience by cultivating creativity. * Marpa & Associates ~ Boulder, Colorado * Marpa is a landscape architecture company that has a reputation for creating botanical garden caliber spaces for private residences. * Worked with Marpa to help create gardens with water-features * My expertise in stone has been utilized in creating some of the finest water-features in Colorado. * Was brought in for my creative insight, attention to detail, and my understanding of stone * Sanzone Studios & Evoke Landscaping ~ Boulder, Colorado * Sanzone Studios & Evoke Landscaping have completed projects nationwide such as urban design and planning, city parks, plazas, retreats, and contemplative gardens. * The landscape architecture designs of Sanzone Studios & Evoke Landscaping result from an understanding of the connection between culture and environment, art and nature, conceptual and material processes, and craft and detail. * Was brought in to create stone water features * Studio Forma ~ Boulder, Colorado * Studio Forma is an artistic landscape architecture company. * These works of art have called for expertise in sculpting stone additions to accentuate the cumulative creativity of the owner, the landscape architect, and myself. * Artscapes ~ Denver, Colorado * An artistic landscaping company; Artscapes is one of the leading companies producing public art. * Was brought in for my experience and knowledge in stone. ==COMMUNITY== Art In Your Park is a 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization that I co-founded in 1999. My interest in creating this program was to facilitate community art by providing free opportunities for the general public to paint, draw, sculpt, and make music. AIYP has been functioning successfully for fifteen years. AIYP has developed relationships with several productive organizations such as Head Start, Alzheimer's Association, and various Universities. To date, AIYP has estimated that over 20,000 people have participated with the program. ==SELECTED PUBLICATIONS== * 2013 November - The Greeley Tribune/Greeley, CO * 2013 January -The Durango Herald/Durango, CO * 2012 April & Aug.(2x) & Oct.-The Durango Herald/Durango, CO * 2011 June, 16, Palmetto Bay News * 2009 Sculptors of the Rockies book/Southwest Art publ. * 2007 November/December - Tools Magazine * 2007 August 12 - Reporter-Herald/Loveland, CO * 2007 July 19-25 - The Valley Journal/Marble, CO * 2007 May 30 - Enterprise/Broomfield, CO * 2006 September - Southwest Art Magazine * 2005/2004 Winter Vol. 4 No. 1 - Sculptural Pursuit Magazine * 2007 July - Southwest Art Magazine * 2006 Fall/Winter Issue 3 - Cairn Magazine * 2004 Winter Vol. 3 No. 1 - Sculptural Pursuit Magazine * 2004 November 18 - Wheat Ridge, CO Transcript * 2004 August 1 - Daily Camera/Boulder, CO