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Rick Midler (b. 1966, USA) is an emerging artist from Brooklyn, New York, working primarily in oils, inks, collage and digital techniques. He often employs bold colors and dreamlike content in a surreal, contemporary manner.

 

Exhibitions

2017    Solo Exhibition: "Featured in the Unbodied Air," Littlefield, Brooklyn, NY - curated by Julie Kim

2017    "Hands on Love," The Living Gallery, Brooklyn, NY - curated by Charlotte Mouquin Voznesenskaya and Richie Richardson

2017    Installation, “Create. Love.” Mural, Little River Miami, FL - curated by Joe Risolia

2016    Solo Exhibition: Sir D’s Lounge, Brooklyn, NY

2014    Rollathon (Live Art benefit for the Johnny Kicks Cancer Foundation),  SkateLab, Simi Valley, CA

2013    “Small Works,” Mighty Tanaka, Brooklyn, NY – curated by Alex Emmart

2012    Live Painting Event, 4th Street Arts, Jersey City – curated by Joe Russo

2012    "Anything Goes" Phantom Audio, NYC - Curated by Frankie Velez

2011    Boardwalk Art Prize, Grand Rapids, MI

2011    “Casual Encounters,” Mighty Tanaka, Brooklyn, NY – curated by Alex Emmart

2011    Solo Exhibition: "Welcome to Neverywhere," Phantom Audio, NYC - Curated by Frankie Velez

2011   Winter Salon, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010    "12x12: A Group Show for the Holidays," Mighty Tanaka, Brooklyn, NY – curated by Alex Emmart

2010    “Cosmic Characters,” Clover’s Fine Arts, Brooklyn, NY – curated by Charlotte Mouquin

2010    "Killer Queen," The Hive Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010    Year End Show, Brooklyn Artists Gym, NY – curated by Spring Hofeldt

2009    Installation, UBS Building Lobby, New York, NY

2009    “Waiting for Ganesh,” Live Painting, Brooklyn Artists Gym, NY

2009    Solo Exhibition: Crew Cuts Gallery, New York, NY - curated by Karen Kourtessis

2008    "Rockers and Posers," BAG Gallery, Brooklyn, NY - curated by Michele Jaslow

 

Bibliography

Cover Story, Insight Magazine (F.O.K.U.S.), volume III, issue 2, February 2010. p. 8-19 - Edwards, Atiba T.

 

Collections

Private Collection, Warwick, NY

Private Collection, Nashville, TN

Private Collection, Malibu, CA

Private Collection, Austin, TX

Private Collection, Toronto, Canada

 

Education

School of Visual Arts, NY,  1990

University of Delaware, B.S. Visual Communications, 1988

 

Awards

1991, Emmy Award (HBO)