© 2017 Daniel Willig 

ABOUT

Dan Willig is a sculptor working in Old Lyme, Connecticut. He is originally from southern Long Island. After studying at different colleges and academies he went to pursue fine art at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts where he received his BFA with distinction in Sculpture. Working for three prominent sculptors, Dan has gained in depth practice and experience of casting and producing monumental bronze sculpture. He plans to attend graduate school to further his practice in the arts. His work currently consists of high relief sculptures, portraits, drawings and prints and working towards large public commissions.

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Daniel Willig

danielwillig.com

danwill481@gmail.com

(516 )993-2727

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Education

2017                BFA with distinction, Sculpture, Lyme Academy College of Fine Art of the University of New Haven,                                                    Old Lyme, CT  

2013                Long Island Academy of Fine Art, Glen Cove, NY 

2013                Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY

2013                SUNY Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY

Employment 

2018-Pres      CRLG Holdings, Studio Manager, Quechee, VT 

2017               Figurative Art Studios, Sculptor, Woodstock, IL 

Residencies 

2018               Sculptor in Residence, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish , NH 

 

Exhibitions

2017                Group Exhibition,  Senior Studio Exhibition, Chauncey Stillman Gallery, Lyme Academy, Old Lyme, CT

2017                Juried Exhibition, Chauncey Stillman Gallery, Lyme Academy, Old Lyme, CT

2016                Group Exhibition, Transformation, Essex Art Association, Essex, CT

2016                Juried Exhibition, Chauncey Stillman Gallery, Lyme Academy, Old Lyme, CT

2015                Juried Exhibition, Chauncey Stillman Gallery, Lyme Academy, Old Lyme, CT

2013                Fall Student Art Exhibition, State University Plaza Gallery, Albany, NY

Awards

 

2019                Dexter Jones Award, National Sculpture Society, New York, NY

2017                Wardlaw Prize for Excellence in Art, Lyme Academy, Old Lyme, CT 

Professional Services

2017-18          Studio Assistant to Brian Booth Craig,PA

2017                Studio Assistant to Robert Taplin, CT

2016                Internship, Studio Assistant to Erik Blome, IL

2015                Studio Assistant to Brian Booth Craig, PA

Press

https://nationalsculpture.org/news-events/daniel-willig/

https://www.eagletimes.com/news/his-sculptures-bring-their-weather-with-them/article_bd5c2630-9529-11e8-84df-fbc32f18e7df.html

 

https://www.courant.com/community/hebron/hc-ugc-article-hebron-model-gil-salk-poses-at-lyme-academy-c-2016-02-12-story.html