John Robert Weaver Portrait Artist

MFA, 1968

One of Nebraska's most celebrated artists, John Robert Weaver received his Master of Fine Arts from UNL in 1968.

His work ranges from his early illustrations to paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures. He may be most noted for his expressive portraits. His works are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Nebraska Art and the Sheldon Museum of Art as well as the Oklahoma Art Center, University of Missouri, Albrecht Art Museum and The Canton Art Institute.

He received a Governor's Arts Award in 1978 and a Helen Haggie Award in 1989. He was the recipient of a Vreeland Award at UNL in 1967.