Weston Teruya is an artist and arts administrator born and raised in Honolulu, Hawai‘i and currently residing in the San Francisco Bay Area. Weston received dual degrees from CCA: an MFA in Painting and Drawing and MA in Visual & Critical Studies. As an artist, he has had solo exhibitions at Intersection for the Arts and Patricia Sweetow Gallery in San Francisco and Pro Arts in Oakland. His recent shows have included exhibitions at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Weston has had residencies at the Montalvo Arts Center and Oliver Ranch Studio Artist Residency and was a recipient of a 2009 Artadia grant.
Weston has an installation on view through April 2013 as a part of Community Creates at the newly re-opened Palo Alto Art Center. He is also busy completing a public art commission of six large drawings for Highland Hospital in Oakland from the Alameda County Arts Commission.
Weston is represented by Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
In addition to his artistic work, Weston works with the Cultural Equity Grants program of the San Francisco Arts Commission. He has also served as a grant panelist for the Center for Cultural Innovation and Southern Exposure’s Alternative Exposure program and juror for the Headlands Center for the Arts and CCA’s graduate fine arts program.
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