Professor Marianne Weil received her B.A. (sculpture) from Goddard College, VT and M.F.A. (sculpture) from the School of Visual Arts, NY. She continued her training in Pietrasanta, Italy as an apprentice to both foundry artisans and stone carvers. Prior to her appointment at the College of Staten Island, Weil taught sculpture and metal casting at the State University of New York at Stony Brook (1997-2006) and at Haverford College, PA (2006-2009). Professor Weil is an Associate Professor of Sculpture and Studio Art Coordinator at the College of Staten Island.
M.F.A. School of Visual Arts
B.A. Goddard College
Professor Weil's awards and residencies include: Emily Harvey Foundation (Italy), MacDowell Colony Fellowships, an Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant, Hospitalfield Trust (Scotland), Tyrone Guthrie Centre Fellowship (Ireland), Fondaçion Valparaiso Grant (Spain), Casa de Mateus Foundation (Portugal) and a New York State Council for the Arts, Community Connection Grant for a public art installation for the Village of Greenport, New York. A bronze commission for the Village of Water Mill, NY in collaboration with the Order of the Sisters of St. Dominic, is installed on the Water Mill Village Green, NY. From 2002 until the Gallery's closing in 2012, Professor Weil had five solo exhibitions at the highly regarded Kouros Gallery, New York City. The City University of New York Research Foundation and the Academy for Humanities and Sciences has provided Weil with generous support for several artist projects, including one for the creation of new work for her 2013 solo exhibition GlasMetal Skulptur at the Kirsten Kjærs Museum, FrØstrup, Denmark and her 2015 Glass and Bronze solo exhibit at Gallery 14/45 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Recent group exhibitions include: Artists Choose Artists, Parrish Museum; LI Biennial, Heckscher Museum of Art; Ormond Museum of Art, FL; Foreman Gallery, Hartwick College and solo exhibitions at Ille Arts, Amagansett, NY (2016, 2017) and at the College of Staten Island's Gallery (2018).
Publications featuring Weil’s work include: Art in America, Art News, Women's Art Journal, the Huffington Post, the Brooklyn Rail, Glass Quarterly, Sculpture Magazine, the NY Times, Geo Magazine, Sculptural Pursuit Magazine and the International Herald Tribune. Weil exhibits nationally and internationally (Denmark, France, Italy, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom). Her sculpture and prints are included in many public and private collections. Professor Weil is represented by ILLE Arts, Amagansett, New York.