Monument to Memory

ARTIST: John Wiedman

HOME: New Hampshire, USA

LOCATION: Broad Street Parkway

ARTIST STATEMENT:

“We carry our memories, as they make us who we are.”

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John Weidman was born on January 25, 1943 in Whitewater, Wisconsin.  He was educated at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, and Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio. Additionally, in his pursuit of understanding the human form, he studied Anatomy and Dissection at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. John Weidman has continued to make artwork throughout his life and is a frequent participant of international sculpture symposia.  He is co-founder and Director of the Andres Institute of Art, a non-profit arts organization in Brookline, New Hampshire.

He has also served as the Artistic Director of the Nashua International Sculpture Symposium since its inception. John is the recipient of numerous awards, most recently the 2008 Forrest D. McKerley Award for Sculpture at the Currier Gallery’s 60th Annual Juried Exhibition. Please visit the Andres Institute website for more information.

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This Sculpture is sponsored by David and Patricia Thurber

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