About the Artist
Harry Weber was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1942. He earned a degree in English from Princeton University, and he served six years in the United States Navy including a full year commanding river patrol boats in Vietnam. Weber's sculptures have won major awards at national juried competitions. His work has appeared on the covers of several national magazines and has been featured at the Museum of Fine Art in Newport, Rhode Island, the National Dog Museum and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. Two of his sculptures have been designated National Lewis and Clark sites by the Federal Parks Department. He was selected in a national competition to sculpt a statue of Dred Scott which now stands at the Old Courthouse in Saint Louis, Missouri where the Supreme Court Decision was made. His sculptures of famous sports figures are featured at twelve different stadiums, including Busch Stadium in Saint Louis, the TD Garden in Boston, The Anaheim Angels’ Stadium in California, and Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. In 2011 he was named the Sports Sculptor of the Year by the United States Sports Academy.