Peter Weizenegger Retrospective (1947 - 2007) | BrainerdDispatch.com | Brainerd, Minnesota

Peter Weizenegger Retrospective (1947 - 2007)

“Peter was a gifted artist. He worked primarily as a sculptor with precision, detail and humor as his trademarks. Peter worked as a museum preparator for the Tweed. His artistic talents translated to framing and arranging exhibits that enhanced and individualized each artwork.
He lived his life fishing the lakes of northern Minnesota. To Peter, any day on the water was a good day. ‘Boat for Sale.’” — from Peter’s obituary in the Brainerd Dispatch

Peter Weizenegger’s family and friends have gathered select pieces of Peter’s artwork, many items that have never been exhibited publically, for a retrospective at The Crossing Art Alliance Q Gallery at Franklin Arts Center, 1001 Kingwood St #222, in Brainerd, MN. Peter’s sister, Jean Borkenhagen of RiverPlace Communication Arts, is coordinating the artwork selection and directing the exhibition. This free exhibition is Feb 1 to 29, Tues to Fri from noon to 4pm, and open to the public. The reception is Sat, Feb 11, from 4 to 7pm.

Education: BFA, U of M, Minneapolis, 1970; graduate study, UMD, Duluth, 1989-90

Exhibitions/Performance History (selected exhibitions)
Kramer Gallery, St. Paul, MN, 1968
Studio Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1973
Nichols St. U, Thibodeaux, LA, 1973
Whitney Museum, NYC, 1974
Addison Gallery, Andover, MA, 1974
Evenson Museum, Syracuse, NY, 1974
Contemporary Arts Center, Cinncinatti, OH, 1974
Paula Cooper Gallery, NYC, 1975
Western Illinois U, Macomb, IL, 1975
Delgado Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA, 1976
Drake University, Des Moines, IA, 1977
49th Biennial, Duluth Art Institute, 1990
Arrowhead Artist Series, Tweed Museum, Duluth, 1991
Plains Museum, Fargo, ND, 1991
Edge Gallery, Minneapolis, 1991
Northland college, Ashland, WI, 1991
Kent Arts Center, Kent, WA, 1992
Petrozavodsk, Russia, 1992
50th Arrowhead Biennial, DAI, 1992
Wilensky Arts, Minneapolis, 1992
Omphale Gallery, Calumet, MI, 1993
Suomi Heritage Center, Hancock, MI, 1993
51st Arrowhead Biennial, DAI, 1994
Broadsides, Tweed Museum, Duluth, 1995
Joy Kops Gallery, Minneapolis, 1996
Arrowhead Artists, Tweed Museum, 1997
Art Resources Gallery, St Paul, 1997
Kess Gallery, Ely, MN, 1998
Jaques Museum, Aitkin, MN, 1998
53rd Biennial, DAI, Duluth, 1998
Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, ONT, 1999
MacRostie Center, Grand Rapids, MN, 2000
Fables and Pyramids, Tweed Museum, Duluth, May 2007

Collections
Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN
City Center West, City of Duluth
Northshore Bank of Commerce, Duluth, MN