About the Artist

Harry Weber was born in St Louis, MO in 1942. He earned a degree in English from Princeton University and served six years in the United States Navy including a year tour of commanding River Patrol Boats in Vietnam where he was awarded the Bronze Star with V for valor and the Presidential Unit Commendation. As a sculptor, Weber has an international reputation. HIs body of work includes over 150 large, commissioned sculptures in public view in twenty-seven states, the Bahamas, China, and Africa. These include historical figures, notables in the arts, politics, and sports in thirty-one different cities across the country. Two of his sculptural groupings have been named National Lewis and Clark sites by the National Park Service. He was selected in a national competition to sculpt a statue of Dred and Harriet Scott which now stands in front of the Old Courthouse where the infamous decision was handed down. His sculptures of famous sports figures are prominent features at fifteen different professional and amateur stadiums, including Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO, Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Choctaw Stadium (Texas Rangers) in Arlington TX and the TD Garden in Boston, MA. In 2023, he was awarded a Star on The St. Louis Walk of Fame which honors St Louisans who have Made significant contributions to the culture of the United States. He has also been inducted into the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame and the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

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