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Michael E. Waller

wallerfoushee@gmail.com

www.wallerfoushee.com

www.carolinashuckers.com

www.liberty-arts.org

919.452.8642

4508 Saint Mary’s Rd. Hillsborough, NC

 

Education

1997  B.F.A., Sculpture, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina.

 

Work Experience

2003-present     Owner/Manager, WallerFoushee Studios, Hillsborough, NC.

2011-present     Co-Owner/Co-Manager, Carolina Shuckers LLC, Hillsborough/Morehead City, NC.

2014         Co-Administrator, The Bull City Sculpture Show, Liberty Arts Non-Profit, Durham, NC.   

2014-present     Member, Board of Directors, Liberty Arts Non-Profit, Durham, NC.

2003-2014       Facility Manager, Liberty Arts Sculpture Studio and Foundry, Durham, NC.

1999-2003       Metalsmith, Vega Metals, Inc., Durham, NC.

1998-1999       Metalsmith, Storybook Metal Shop, Chapel Hill, NC

1997-1998       Foundryman/Moldmaker, Carolina Bronze Foundry, Seagrove, NC.

 

 Commissions

2013  Interior Bronze Newel Caps, Chatham County Courthouse, Pittsboro, NC.

2012  Washington Duke Mausoleum Restoration, Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, NC.

2011  Memorial for Anika James, Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, NC.

2010  Roanoke River Lighthouse Window Mullions Restoration, Edenton, NC.

2010  North Carolina Central University Centennial Crest, Durham, NC.

2009  You are Here model chosen as first choice for Orange County Library Public Art Commission, Hillsborough, NC.

2009  Phat Ryan Concrete Cardinal, Durham Central Park, Durham, NC.

2008  Parrish Street Historic Marker Series,  Parrish Street, Durham, NC.

2008  Aluminum Eagle Sculpture, North Carolina Central University School of Law Lobby, Durham, NC.

2008  Earthsplitter climb-on bench sculpture, Durham Central Park, Durham, NC.

2006 Mr. Al Pickles Concrete Box Turtle Sculpture, Durham Central Park, Durham, NC.

2006  Duke Corporate Education Logo, American Tobacco Campus, Durham, NC.

2006  American Tobacco Historic District Pavers, Durham, NC.

2005  Growth, Memorial for Clyde and Catherine Fowler, North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston Salem, NC.

2005  Memorial for Lincoln Hospital School of Nursing, Fayetteville St. Durham, NC.

2004  Major, bronze Durham city bull icon, Center City Plaza, Durham, NC.

2004  Memorial for Marie Austin, Kings Daughters Home, Durham, NC.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2004  Recent Works, Nested, Carrboro, NC.

2002  Recent Works, Kinston Arts Council, Kinston, NC.

2001 Spaces, Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC.

2000  Linear Lines and Round Circles, Permanent Grin, Raleigh, NC.

 

Group Exhibitions

2015 Art in the Garden Sculpture Invitational, Garden Art Gallery, Hillsborough, NC.

2015  Metal IV, Light: Art and Design, Carrboro, NC.

2015  Winter Invitational, Greenhill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC.

2014  Willow Walk, Biannual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Purchase Award, Alamance County Arts Council, Graham, NC.

2013  Hillsborough Sculpture Tour 2013, People’s Choice Award, Hillsborough, NC.

2013  Hillsborough Sculpture Tour 2013 Special Exhibit, Hillsborough Arts Council, Hillsborough, NC.

2013  North Carolina Botannical Gardens Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Chapel

       Hill, NC.

2013  Metal, Light: Art and Design, Carrboro, NC.

2013  Industrial Strength, Liberty Arts Gallery, Durham, NC.

2012  12x12, Golden Belt Room 100 Gallery, Durham, NC.

2012  Illume, Light: Art and Design, Carrboro, NC.

2012  DownEast Sculpture Exhibition, Greenville, NC.

2011  Winter Invitational, Greenhill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC.

2011  North Carolina Botannical Gardens Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Best in  

       Show, Chapel Hill, NC.

2011  Cast Iron Sculpture Show, Liberty Arts Gallery, Durham, NC.

2010  Willow Walk, Biannual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Purchase Award, Alamance County Arts Council, Graham, NC.

2010  Nest, Monkey Bottom Collaborative, Durham, NC.

2010  From the Ground Up, Monkey Bottom Collaborative, Durham, NC.

2008  Spring Opening: Art+Design, SitzerSpuria Studios and Siverson Garden Design,

       Chapel Hill, NC.

2006  We Cast More Than Shadows, Sawtooth Arts Center, Winston Salem, NC.

2006  Spring Opening: Celebration of Art and Design, SpitzerSpuria Studios, Pittsboro, NC.

2006  Breaking Ground, A Redefinition of the Art Show, Transom Gallery, Durham, NC.

 

Instruction

2009  Welding Basics, The Tech Shop, Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, NC.

          Sculpting with the Power Hammer, Personal Studio, Durham, NC.

2008  Introduction to Bronze Casting, Urethane Moldmaking, & Metal Finishing, 

          Liberty Arts Casting Facility

2006   Plastic Casting, SeeSaw Studios, Durham, NC.

2006   Life Casting, SeeSaw Studios, Durham, NC.

 

Leah Foushee Waller

www.wallerfoushee.com

wallerfoushee@gmail.com

4508 Saint Mary’s Rd. Hillsborough, NC

919.724.6793

 

Education

2002  B.F.A., Sculpture, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

        B.F.A., Art Education, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

 

Work Experience

2007-present         Art Teacher, Culbreth Middle School, Chapel Hill, NC.

2009-2012           Secretary, Board of Directors, Liberty Arts Non-Profit, Durham, NC.

2003-present        Owner/Manager, WallerFoushee Studios, LLC, Hillsborough, NC.

2004-2007           Art Teacher, St. Michael School, Cary, NC.

2003-2004           Braillist, Duke School for Children, Durham, NC.

 

Group Exhibitions

2015  Metal IV, Light: Art and Design, Carrboro, NC.

2013   Industrial Strength, Liberty Arts Gallery, Durham, NC.

2012   12x12, Golden Belt Room 100 Gallery, Durham, NC.

2012   The Little Art Show, Liberty Arts Gallery, Durham, NC.

2012   Down East Sculpture Exhibition, Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC

2012   Winter Invitational, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro,   

         NC.

2011   Metal, Light: Art + Design, Chapel Hill, NC.

2011   Cast Iron Sculpture Show, Liberty Arts Gallery, Durham, NC.

2011    For the Birds, Light: Art + Design, Chapel Hill, NC.

2011   Gardens and the Natural World, Hillsborough Arts Council, Hillsborough, 

         NC.

2010  Nest, Monkey Bottom Collaborative, Durham, NC.

2010  From the Ground Up, Monkey Bottom Collaborative, Durham, NC.

2008  Spring Opening: Art+Design, SitzerSpuria Studios and Siverson Garden Design, Chapel Hill, NC.

2007  Art Not Oil, 491 Gallery, London, England; The Foundry, London, England; The Fishmarket, Northampton, England.

2006  We Cast More Than Shadows, Sawtooth Arts Center, Winston Salem, NC.

2006  Spring Opening: Celebration of Art and Design, SpitzerSpuria Studios, Pittsboro, NC.

2006  Breaking Ground, A Redefinition of the Art Show, Transom Gallery, Durham, NC.

2006  Speak Truth: Exhibition of Political Laundry, Archer Graphics, Carrboro, NC.

2005  Sight Unseen, Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC.

2004  Collateral Damage: Echoes in Our Soul, Painted Bride Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2011  Cast, Hillsborough Cup a Joe, Hillsborough, NC.

2007  Oil?, Nested, Carrboro, NC.

2003  Banned, Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC.

2002  Societal Emblems: Demagogues and Defiled Doctrine, Kinston Arts Council, Kinston, NC.

 

Commissions

2010  Memorial for Anika James, Oakwood Cemetery, Durham, NC.

2010  North Carolina Central University Centennial Crest, Durham, NC.

2009  You are Here model chosen as first choice for Orange County Library Public Art Commission, Hillsborough, NC.

2009  Phat Ryan Concrete Cardinal, Durham Central Park, Durham, NC.

2008  "Parrish Street Historic Marker Series”,  Parrish Street, Durham, NC.

2008  Aluminum Eagle Sculpture, North Carolina Central University School of Law Lobby, Durham, NC.

2006 "Mr. Al Pickles” Concrete Box Turtle Sculpture, Durham Central Park, Durham, NC.

2006  American Tobacco Historic District Pavers, Durham, NC.

2005  Growth, Memorial for Clyde and Catherine Fowler, North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston Salem, NC.

2005  Memorial for Lincoln Hospital School of Nursing, Fayetteville St. Durham, NC.

2004  Major  Durham city icon, Center City Plaza, Durham, NC.

2005  Memorial for Alicia Land, Chapel Hill Cemetery, Chapel Hill, NC.

2004  Lacrosse Helmet: Tribute to Coach Seivold, Durham Academy, Durham, NC.

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