Richard Weis

Richard Weis


Retired 2021, Associate Professor
Painting and Foundations

Office: 702 Calder Arts Center
Phone: (616) 331-3697
Email: [email protected]

Curriculum Vitae


Rick Weis received his B.F.A. from the Kansas City Art Institute and his M.F.A. from Indiana University in Bloomington. He has been a member of the Art and Design faculty since 1991 teaching Two-Dimensional Design, Color and Design, and Drawing 1 and 2. Additionally, he serves as the Foundations Coordinator. He has had over 200 exhibitions and juried exhibitions in 36 states and has received 38 awards for his paintings and drawings, 35 of which were in national competitions. His recent paintings investigate dynamics and structure.
(Professor Weis Retired from VMA after the Fall 2021 school semester)


M.F.A., Indiana University in Bloomington

B.F.A., Painting, Kansas City Art Institute


  • ART 150 - Foundations: 2-D Design
  • ART 152 - Foundations: Color And Design
  • ART 260 - Introduction To Painting



Inner Outer Structure


Dynamic Structure

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