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Education
2004    BA, Studio Art with an emphasis in Sculpture, College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara. Selected for Art Honors, College of Letters and Science.

Selected Fellowships and Awards
2014    YoYoYo Artist Grant, Rema Hort Mann Foundation La Initiative
2013    Investing in Artists grant from Center for Cultural Innovation
2013    Artist in Residence, Project 387, Gualala CA
2007    Joan Mitchell Fellowship, awarded residency at the Vermont Studio Center, VT
2006    Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME
2006    Call for Entries winner, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum

Exhibitions

2014    In __ We Trust: Art and Money, Columbus Musuem of Art, Ohio
2014    Left Coast: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara Museum of   Art, CA
2014    The Tools, Root Division, San Francisco CA
2013    Pet Shapes, International Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles, CA
2012    Perfect, International Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles, CA
2011    Art Cycle, Los Angeles, CA
2010    Dead Darlings: Anonymous Art Auction III, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2009    Egoesdayglo, Gallery 533, Los Angeles, CA
2008    Temporary Art Park, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2008    The Hugely Tiny Festival, curated by NewTown, Pasadena, CA
2007    DATA, Nieuwevide, Harrlem, Netherlands
2007    Criteria, Galleria Perdida, Berlin, Germany
2007    Bike-Power: The bicycle as a cultural force, Gallery 621, Tallahassee, FL
2006    Something New For Another Sunny Day, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
2006    Swank: 9th Annual Invitational Valentines Exhibition, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
2005    North by Northwest, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
2005    Make Shift, The Redwood building, San Diego, CA
2005    Robert Wechsler: Taking Inventory (solo show) Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
2005    Hot, 8th Annual Invitational Valentines Exhibition, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
2005    Butterflies, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Glass Box, Santa Barbara, CA
2004    Blur, Beacons Building, Santa Barbara, CA
2004    Primavera, Contemporary Arts and Media Festival, Goleta, CA

Teaching Experience
Open Container Sculpture and Design, University of California, Santa Barbara, Spring 2006
Teens for Teens Project, Master Artist, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Spring 2005
Art Enrichment, Ridley Tree Education Center, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 2004-2005
Art-ek Outreach Program, Resident Artist, University of California, Santa Barbara Art Museum, 2003

Publications

Pricket, Sarah Nicole (2013). Three’s A Trend: Art That’s All About The Money…Literally. TMagazine Blog NYTimes Dec 10.
Wechsler, Robert (2013). Money SPOTS Series. The New Yorker. October 14th Edition, Pages 46, 56, 60, 71, 76, 89, 92, 103, 106
Wechsler, Robert (2013). Circular Bike. 2003. Velo 2nd Gear: Bicycle Culture and Style, page 158, Gestalten
Wechsler, Robert (2010). Applied Geometry. 2004. Pie Paper: The Circle. Issue No. 0, pages 24-25.
Wechsler, Robert (2008). Applied Geometry. 2004. Sleek. Spring 2008, pages 54-55.
Wechsler, Robert (2008). Circular Bike. 2003. Sleek. Spring 2008, page 53.
Wechsler, Robert (2007). Applied Geometry. 2004. Costco Wholesale Today. August/September 2007, page 17.
Wechsler, Robert (2007). Circular Bike. 2003. In Touch Weekly. June 2007, page 69
Bleecher, Darian (2006). Off-Axis: a celebration of contemporary art in Santa Barbara. The Independent. Aug 31, 2006, pages 26-28.
Herbert, Simon (2006). Santa Barbara Tilts Off-axis. Lifescapes. Sept 2006, pages 38-41.
Schott, Taylor (2006). Rain or Shine: Review of Something New for Another Sunny Day. The Independent. Oct 12, 2006, page 65.
Woodard, Josef (2006). Local color, coded art: Review of Something New for Another Sunny Day. Santa Barbara News Press. Sept 15, 2006, Art Scene 4.
Frank, Peter (2006). Ten Emerging Artists. LA Weekly. Jan 5, 2006.
Frank, Peter (2005). Who New?: A Review of North by Northwest and Teapots. LA Weekly. August 5, 2005.
Sullivan, Lindsay (2005). Art Exhibit with a Sense of Humor: A Review of Robert Wechsler, Taking Inventory. The Channels. March 2, 2005, page 8.
Woodard, Josef (2005). Pushed out of Context: A Review of Robert Wechsler, Taking Inventory. Santa Barbara News Press, March 11, 2005 page 14.
Woodard, Josef (2004). Art Before Polish. Santa Barbara News Press. June 7, 2004, D3.