Weege, William

William Weege is Professor Emeritus from the UW-Madison Art Department and founder and artistic director of Tandem Press. He has shown his art widely and has works in the collections of museums including the Brooklyn Museum, New York, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, the Detroit Museum of Art and the Sam Francisco Museum of Art, California. In 1991 and 1992 he participated in a collaborative project, the Arts America Project Grant exhibited in Finland and Korea. He is one of the earlier practitioners of the revival of making handmade paper which started in the 1960s. He is highly regarded for his broad understanding of all aspects of printmaking, but is constantly developing new ways for making art. His enthusiasm and exuberance are infectious and when asked to describe his philosophy for art, he says, “Do it.”

Pieces by Weege, William in our collection:

Songs of Songs: I

Songs of Songs: V

Songs of Songs: VI

Songs of Songs: VII