Derek Wernher

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Derek Wernher

Born:                 New York City, 1938

Education:          Lawrenceville School – 1957

   Apprenticeship under Walter Hancock and George Demetrios

   Univ. Pennsylvania,  1959-61

   Calif. College of Arts and Crafts – BFA, 1966

   Cranbrook Academy of Fine Arts – MFA, 1968

   Studied under Julius Schmidt

Exhibitions & Awards:

                           National Sculpture Society

                           100 California Artists

                           Feingarten Gallery, Chicago

                           Ball State University

                           Vander Streaten Gallery, New York

                           Scarab Club

                           Flint Institute of Arts

                           Ossabaw Island Project (resident foundation)

                           A winner of HUD sponsored “National Community Art Competition”

                           Michigan Art Train

                           PBS movie, “Flames: The Creation of Art with Fire”


                            Northfield Hilton Inn, Troy, MI

                            St. Stephen’s Greek Catholic Church, Allen Park, MI

                            Two Northfield Plaza, Troy, MI

                            Ossabaw Island Project, Troy, MI

                            The Huntley Lodge, Big Sky, Montana

                            The May Co., Los Angeles

                            The Bissel Corporation, Grand Rapids, MI

                            Zapata Oil, Houston, Texas

                            Campbell Ewald World Headquarters, Detroit, MI

                            Lapeer County Press, Lapeer, MI

                            McDonald Corporation, Chicago, Illinois

                            Willowbrook Mall, Houston, Texas

                            Westgate Mall, Armarillo, Texas

                            Deerbrook Mall, Humble, Texas

                            Carriagetown, Flint, MI

                            Museum of the West, Boseman, Montana

                            Taylor, Carter and Butterfield, Lapeer, MI

                            Hollister Corp., Libertyville, Illinois

                            Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet, S. Carolina

                            Law School Admission Serv., Newtown, PA

                            Univ. of  Mich. Med. School, Ann Arbor, MI

                            Univ. of  West Virginia Hospital, Morgantown, West VA

                            City of Flint, MI

                            Sunset Cemetery, Flint, MI

                            Gasparilla Hotel, Boca Grande, Florida

                       Town of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire

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