Craig Wedderspoon

Professor of Art, Sculpture
Phone:
(205) 348-1898
Fax:
(205) 348-0287
Bio

Craig Wedderspoon came to The University of Alabama as a temporary instructor in 1999 and joined the full-time art faculty in 2000. His work has been included in group exhibitions at Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL; Kim Foster Gallery, New York, NY; Sanat Yapin Gallery, The Bascom Outdoor Sculpture Invitational May 23, 2015 to January 9, 2016, Highlands, NCAnkara, Turkey; Suzhou Institute Gallery, Suzahou, People’s Republic of China; Southern Illinois University Museum, Carbondale, IL; and University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN. He was a 2013 Alabama State Council on the Arts Visual Arts Fellowship Recipient. Wedderspoon writes that his studio work “focuses on the examination of the intrigue of process and the potential of material to communicate thought in the expression of visual philosophy.” As a sculptor, he specializes in metal and wood fabrication and works in a variety of scales for both indoor and outdoor, permanent and temporary installations and exhibitions. Wedderspoon's sculpture at the Birmingham Museum of Art

Media and exhibitions:

The Bascom Outdoor Sculpture Invitational, Highlands, NC, May 23, 2015 – January 2016.

Birmingham Museum of Art, Dec. 2013 – Feb. 2015

Photo gallery: getting ready for the BMA show

ASCA interview with Craig Wedderspoon

“UA’s Craig Wedderspoon has unexpected take on sculpture and life,” Tuscaloosa News

“Sculpture Resurfaces After Carried by Tornado,” Indian River Magazine

Mr. Ron Davis, of the A&S Leadership Board presents Professor Craig Wedderspoon with the 2009 Outstanding Commitment to Students Award.
Image Credits

 

Education

M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University (1999)
B.F.A., Florida International University (1997)