William Wegman (b. 1943 in Holyoke, MA) has exhibited internationally beginning with his first solo exhibitions in 1971 at Galerie Sonnabend, Paris and Pomona College of Art, California. His work has been included in such seminal exhibitions as Live in Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form (Bern Kunsthalle, 1969) and was included in the Pacific Standard Time exhibition It Happened at Pomona in 2012. In addition to his solo show at San José Museum of Art (Artists Including Me: William Wegman), Wegman has had solo exhibitions at Asheville Art Museum, North Carolina, Artipelag, Stockholm and Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine, among others. In 2007, a major exhibition, Funney/Strange, traveled to Smithsonian American Art Museum, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida and The Wexner Center, Columbus, Ohio. Wegman’s work is in the permanent collections of such institutions as Carnegie Institute, Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Whitney Museum of American Art, the Hammer Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. He currently lives and works in New York City and Maine.