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Joel Weishaus

Joel Weishaus


At age 19, Joel Weishaus was a Jr. Executive at a Madison Avenue agency specializing in movie advertising. He moved to San Francisco in 1964, and was a student in the University of California, Berkeley’s Department of Oriental Languages, and Literary Editor of the student newspaper. During the 1980s, living in Albuquerque NM, he was a photography critic for Artspace: A Quarterly of Contemporary Southwest Art. In 1985, he was an Adjunct Curator of Video Art at the University of New Mexico’s Museum of Fine Arts, and a Writer-in-Residence at UNM’s Center for Soutwest Research. He has been Visiting Faculty at Portland State University, and a Research Fellow at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Weishaus’ Complete Poems, While I was Waiting For You, was published as an ebook in 2021. He has published eight books, the latest with Dr. Susan Rowland: https://www.amazon.com/Jungian-Arts-Based-Research-Nuclear-Enchantment/dp/1138310794 and more than fifty reviews and essays. His work is archived at: https://weishaus.unm.edu As mentor and artist in residence, Joel is available to discuss student work in various media individually, in person and online on both the HMC and DJA hybrid programs. He also produces materials for students and works with faculty on transdisciplinary research and responses.