Faculty Profiles

Ian Weaver

Ian Weaver

Associate Professor
327 Moreau Center for the Arts



MFA, Washington University in Saint Louis
BA, Columbia College

Research Interests 

  • Memory studies
  • Postmodern construction of indentity
  • Individual and collective archives
  • The object in art

Courses Recently Taught 

  • ART 101: Drawing I
  • ART 104: Design lab II
  • ART 205: Painting: oil
  • ART 270: Topics in studio art: water-based media
  • ART 301: Advanced drawing
  • ART 305: Advanced painting I
  • ART 397: Independent study
  • ART 497: Independent study

Professional Experience 

  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago, faculty, 2009-2014
  • Chicago public schools, over ten years teaching as an independent contractor
  • Literacy Chicago, adult basic education instructor

Creative and Scholarly Work 

  • "The Black Knights' Archive, Chapter I: Migration." Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, Jan - April, 2015.

Professional Memberships 

CAA- College Arts Association, 2008 - Present.