Ann Weber is a Bay Area sculptor who takes ordinary cardboard and turn it into towering shapes, some as tall as 16 feet. Weber was born in 1950 in Jackson, Michigan, and earned her BA in art history from Purdue University in 1972. After living in New York, Weber moved to California to pursue her MFA at the College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, where she studied with Viola Frey. Weber has shown at the San Jose Museum of Art; the Oakland Museum of California; the Boise Art Museum, Idaho; and the Evansville Art Museum, Indiana, among others. She was the subject of a solo exhibition at the Craft and Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles and has held residencies at the de Young, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; the American Academy in Rome; and the Lux Art Institute outside of San Diego. Her cardboard sculptures have been cast in bronze and fiberglass for public art projects in Phoenix, Denver, and Sacramento. .
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