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.



2019 “Melted Everything,” The Vanderbilt Republic, New York, NY - Live Painting

2018 “Clouds & Trees,” Automatic Studios, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY - a two person show with Jeila Gueramian

2018 Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY: “Studio Café,” curated by Charlotte Mouquin

2018 Flatbush Artists Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY

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



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

Pelham Examiner, Nov. 13, 2019 “More than 220 people attend Studio Cafe at Pelham Art Center”

A Bowl of Mixed Art, July 21, 2010 - Frankie Velez



Global Chief Creative Officer, FCB, New York, NY

Big Foote Music, New York, NY

Audio Alchemy, Warwick, NY

Shellville, Nashville, TN

Private Collection, Malibu, CA

Private Collection, Pacific Palisades, CA

Private Collection, Austin, TX

Private Collection, Toronto, Canada



School of Visual Arts, NY,  1990

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



1991, Emmy Award (HBO)