Friday, October 26, 2012
Brian Wedgworth is a regionally acclaimed artist. His steel sculptures can be found in several Texas galleries and private collections. His work has been exhibited in both the Contemporary Art Museum of Tamaulipas, in Matamoros, Mexico, and at the International Museum of Art and Science in McAllen, Texas. He has also exhibited in over forty group shows throughout Texas and Northern Mexico. He was recently included in “Texas Uprising” a contemporary sculpture exhibition organized by Blue Star Contemporary Art Center in San Antonio.
In the academic arena, Wedgworth has been invited for residency programs such as the University of Texas-Pan American’s Visiting Artist Program and Texas A&M University at Kingsville’s sculpture program. He has also given presentations and workshops at the collegiate and secondary school level. Currently, Wedgworth is working with local developers to incorporate his large-scale sculptures and designs in their projects including homes, apartments, and business centers.
He is one of the founding members of the McAllen Arts Council and plays an active role in the Rio Grande Valley art.