Kim Ronemus visited Greenwich House Pottery a few weeks ago and included my studio in her visit

Recently I ventured down to Jones Street (in Greenwich Village) to tour through Greenwich House. The director, Adam Welch, met us inside the brick building that immediately made me want to throw on my third grade smock and get creative.

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Obi Kaufmann came to visit my studio and wrote a very nice little something;

A lot of my community efforts in the Oakland scene were inspired by this guy – artist Derek Weisberg. As cofounder of Boontling (one of the original Art Murmur galleries), Derek – then 21, now 27 – imagined a hang out spot and a network of creative types in an atmosphere that was casual and the opposite of what most people think of as the snooty gallery scene.

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First 6 months in NY

Here are some pictures from the first 6 months of my new life in NY.

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Made in Clay and Fresh Produce, 2 shows for December

Life has been very busy and productive here in NY, and I am finally getting around to utilizing the Chronicles feature on the site to let you all know about 2 shows, that I will be participating in, in December.

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Visionary Artistry Mag: Derek Weisberg Life and Death

Derek Weisberg specializes in the unreal, but at the same time, his art captures a very interesting aspect of life: the transformation between life and death. The majority of his clay and porcelain sculptures feature a unique, dream-like character. This character’s eyes are usually placed on the sides of its head, rather than the front, and Weisberg usually creates an indefinable mold to accompany his famous character.

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Welcome to the chronicles of my life and my new website

Hello All, Thanks for checking out the new website and all of the new features and new content. I am very excited about the new website. It will be an all inclusive platform for my work and the world it and I live in.

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Live and Direct: in-depth studio interview


One of the last interviews done in Derek Weisberg’s Oakland studio, filmed summer of 2011 by Dan Vigil. An in depth look at Derek Weisberg’s work, process, and thoughts.

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Dig In Magazine interview with Derek

Dig In Magazine interviews ceramic artist, Derek Weisberg regarding human life and the emotions that inspire him to create captivating life-like sculptures.

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Hi-Fructose Studio Visit with Derek Weisberg

The representation of sculpture in the new contemporary art movement is one in which there is a pressing and immediate void to fill. Though there are a plethora of painters, toy makers, street artists and photographers, the act of sculpting with one’s bare hands is slowly becoming a dying and, god forbid, a soon to be lost form of art.

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Warholian interviews Derek about his solo show “Auroral Dreaming” at Anno Domini

Recently we caught up with sculptor Derek Weisburg, who has just created an incredible body of work for his recent solo show at Anno Domini gallery in San Jose. Enjoy!

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Empty Kingdom Interview: Derek Weisberg

Empty Kingdom interview with Derek Weisberg conducted by Ashby Rhodes

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Bringing Art to the Bar

Live Art Wednesdays at Levende East in Old Oakland offers culture with your cocktails.

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