Professor Marianne Weil received her B.A. in sculpture from Goddard College in Vermont and M.F.A. in Sculpture from the School of Visual Arts, New York, where she studied with Michael Singer, Mary Miss and Louise Bourgeois. She continued her sculpture training as an apprentice to foundry artisans and stone carvers in Pietrasanta, Italy. Prior to her appointment at the College of Staten Island, Professor Weil taught sculpture at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and was Visiting Professor at Haverford College where she taught metal casting and sculpture. At Haverford, she received several Mellon seed grants for collaborative sculpture projects with faculty from Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges in art history, anthropology and archeology.


M.F.A. School of Visual Arts

B.A. Goddard College

Scholarship / Publications

Professor Weil’s grants and awards include residencies at the MacDowell Colony, Hospitalfield Trust, Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant, Fondaçion Valparaiso Fellowship and  both a New York State Council for the Arts Community Connection Grant and Individual Artist Grant. She served as a Visiting Artist at the Casa de Mateus Foundation in Portugal and the Kirsten Kjærs Museum, Denmark.  In 2009 the Order of the Sisters of St. Dominic installed on the Village Green in Water Mill, New York her prize-winning bronze commission. In 2012, Professor Weil had her fifth solo show at Kouros Gallery in New York City. The CUNY Research Foundation has provided Weil with generous support for several artist projects, including one for the creation of new work for her 2013 exhibition GlasMetal Skulptur at the Kirsten Kjærs Museum.  A forthcoming solo exhibition of Weil’s sculpture in St. Petersburg, Russia is anticipated for June 2015. Professor Weil retains memberships in the College Art Association, Public Art Dialogue, the American Association of University Women and the International Sculpture Center.

Publications featuring Weil’s work include: Art in America, Art News, the Huffington Post, Glass Quarterly, Sculpture Magazine, the NY Times, Geo Magazine, Sculptural Pursuit Magazine and the International Herald Tribune.  Professor Weil exhibits nationally and internationally (Denmark, France, Italy, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom). Her sculpture and prints appear in many public and private collections. She is represented by Art Sites Gallery in Riverhead, New York, and Kouros Gallery in New York City and Kouros Sculpture Center and Garden in Ridgefield, CT.