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Gary Weisman


A Chicago native, Gary Weisman was educated at the School of the Chicago Art Institute and at Columbia College. In 1982, he became a drawing instructor at Manatee College in Sarasota, Florida, and from 1986 until 2021, he taught at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. 

Weisman is the recipient of numerous honors, and his work is included in public and private collections nationwide. In 2023, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Sculpture Society. His sculptures will be shown at the Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, ON and the Stanek Gallery in Philadelphia later this year.

Currently, Weisman teaches sculpture classes at the Lyme Academy of Fine Arts in Old Lyme, Connecticut and maintains the Weisman/Ziegler Art Foundry in upstate New York.