Robert Weibel Personal Totems

This new series is an array of wooden figures and drawings representing Weibel’s mythopoetic exploration of people and animals, real and imagined. Known for images he creates by igniting gunpowder on paper, Weibel has been exploring new mediums and materials and for this series he has created a menagerie of animal totems and spirit guides. The wooden figures range in size from a few inches to several feet, and have been rustically carved, assembled and painted out of found wood and other materials. Many of the figures are mounted on painted wooden backgrounds... Read the Rest →

 

California Contemporary Art Collective

CALIFORNIA CONTEMPORARY ART COLLECTIVE “SUMMER SOLSTICE: THE LONGEST LIGHT” JUNE 4-28, 2014 The artists of California Contemporary Art Collective will present an exhibit at Fresno’s premier downtown art space. Original art work developed around the theme of the annual summer solstice has been developed over the past year by Fresno artists Donnalee Dunne, Juliana Harris, Linda Koch, Trude McDermott, Anne Scheid, Joan Sharma and Robert Weibel. 1821 Gallery & Studios in the Cultural Arts District, will present CCAC’s most recent work in an exhibition titled, “Summer Solstice: The Longest Light”.... Read the Rest →

 

Robert Weibel Gunpowder Artist – October, 2012

“Gunpowder Artist Adds Color and Candlesoot”   Robert Weibel’s first solo exhibition since 2009 will include a public demonstration, color and candle soot. Weibel has been creating art by igniting gunpowder on paper since 2007. His work has been well received in juried competitions and private collections. This exhibition, New and Continuing Gunpowder Art, introduces color pastels and mark making from candle soot to his figurative images. The unique process of gunpowder drawing in a large format will be demonstrated at sundown on October 13.   Preview:  Sunday           Sept.30 2-5PM ArtHop:   Thursday          Oct. 4  5-8PM Demo:     Sat.           Oct. 13 sundown... Read the Rest →