Robert Schefman


BORN  Detroit, Michigan

 

EDUCATION

2006 University of Iowa, MFA

1976 University of Iowa, MA

1974 Michigan State University, BFA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2008 Robert Kidd Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI

2005 Meadow Brook Art Gallery, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

2004 Krasl Art Center, Saint Joseph, MI

Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2002 Midland Center For The Arts, Midland, MI

2001 Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2000 Birmingham/Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI

1997 Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1995 Charach/ Epstien Museum Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI

1994 Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1991 Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1984 Aesthetic Arrest, New York, NY

1983 Turkish Mission to the United Nations, UN Plaza, New York, NY

1982 Sculpture for the Ancient Gates of Troy, Troy, Turkey

1979 Art in Public Places, Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI

1976 Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA

 

SELECTED

EXHIBITIONS  

2013 The LA Art Show 2013, Timothy Yarger Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

Imago Mundi, Luciano Bennetton Foundation Project for the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

The Story Of Creative, See/Me Exhibition Space, Long Island City, NY

Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Actual Size Biennial, Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit, MI

2012 Midwest Drawing Invitational, University of St Francis, Ft Wayne, IN

Art Platform LA 2012, Timothy Yarger Fine Art
                                Narrative Fragments, Quidley & Co. Fine Art, Boston, MA
                                Sweet Spot, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham MI
Roots, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI
Contemporary Realism Biennial, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN

Art LA, Timothy Yarger Fine Art

Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2011 Scope Miami 2011, Timothy Yarger Fine Art

Carbon And Gold, The Art Gallery, Macomb Community College, Clinton, MI

R Wells Gallery, Binghamton, NY

Actual Size Biennial, Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit, Detroit, MI

                   Deep Thaw, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

                                              ArtMRKT SanFrancisco, Timothy Yarger Fine Art

                                               20th Anniversary Show, Janice Charach Gallery, W Bloomfield, MI

                                               Art Chicago 2011, Timothy Yarger Fine Art

                                               Tapped, Manifest Creative Research Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

                                               Los Angeles Art Show, Timothy Yarger Fine Art

                                              CCS Faculty Exhibition, Detroit, MI

2010 Art Miami 2010, Timothy Yarger Fine Art

Scope Miami 2010, 101/exhibit gallery, Miami, FL

Group Exhibition, 101/exhibit gallery, Miami, FL

Our Town, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Past-Present-Future, R Wells Gallery, Binghamton, NY

Ten Years Of Contemporary Art, Oakland University Art Gallery,

Rochester Hills, MI

Contemporary Realism Biennial, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN

Awarded: Best In Show

ArtHamptons, 101/exhibit

Art Under The Influence, Nothville Art House, Northville, MI

Art Chicago, Timothy Yarger Gallery

Los Angeles Art Show, Timothy Yarger Gallery

The Facebook Show, Museum of New Art, Pontiac, MI

2009 Bods, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Art Miami 2009, Timothy Yarger Gallery

Monochrome, Manifest Creative Research Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

The Bra Show, Charach Museum Gallery, West Bloomfield,MI

Corpus Maximus, Yarger –Strauss Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

CCS Scholarship Exhibition, Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, MI

Group Show, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2008 Group Exhibition, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Chai Lighting, Charach/Epstein Museum Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI

Antigone, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2007 Creativity Out of Conflict, MOCAD, Detroit, MI

Actual Size Biennial, The Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit, Detroit, MI

Driven: Art From the Motor City, Copper Country Community Arts Center, Hancock, MI

2006 In Response, Charach/Epstein Museum Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI

MFA Show, University of Iowa Art Museum, Iowa City, IA

Realism, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Faculty Now-CCS at 100, College For Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

2005 Group Exhibition, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2004 Foundation Faculty, College For Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

Variations on a Violin, Padziewski Gallery, Dearborn, MI

New Realism II, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Head Count, College for Creative Studies, traveling exhibition

2003 Senses of Reality, Starkweather Art and Cultural Center, Romeo, MI

Foundation Faculty, College For Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2002 Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Celebrate,Charach/ Epstein Museum, West Bloomfield, MI

2001 In Our Midst, Padzieski Gallery, Ford Arts Center, Dearborn, MI

Made in Michigan, Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester,MI

Post Card Show, Charach/ Epstein Museum, West Bloomfield, MI

2000 Sex, Detroit Contemporary, Detroit,MI

Really Big Show, Charach/ Epstien Museum, West Bloomfield, MI

Exhibition 2000, BBAC, Birmingham, MI

Foundation Faculty, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

1999 Body and Soul , Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester,MI

Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham,MI

1998 Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham, MI

National Society of Mural Painters, Art Students League, NYC, NY

BBAC Faculty Show, Birmingham, MI

Governors’ Awards for Art and Culture, ArtServe Michigan, Detroit, MI

1997 Michigan Council For The Arts Exhibition Project, Lansing, MI

BBAA 40th Anniversary Show, Birmingham, MI

Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1996 Michigan Fine Arts Competition, BBAA, Birmingham, MI

Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham , MI

Eva Cohon Gallery, Chicago, ILL

1995 Interventions, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit,MI

Carbonari, Michigan Gallery, Detroit, MI

1995 Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham , MI

Romantic Allegory, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI

1994 Michigan Fine Art Exhibition, BBAA, Birmingham, MI

Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Willis Gallery, Detroit, MI

1993 Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Friends for Focus, Benefit Exhibition, Farmington Hills, MI

1992 First Night Exhibition, Birmingham, MI

Figurative/Narrative, Struve Gallery, Chicago, IL

Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1990 Art for Life, Cantor/Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1989 Cantor/Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1988 Figurative Painting in the 80’s, Ruggiero/Henis Gallery, New York, NY

1984 The Dead Blimpie Show, New York, NY

1983 Modern Mythology, Fordham University, Bronx, New York, NY

Terminal New York, Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn, NY

1982 Wards Island, O.I.A., New York, NY

1981 Foley Square/Federal Plaza, New York, NY

1980 On Wards Island, O.I.A., New York, NY

Sculpture Space at Utica College, Utica, New York, NY

 

GRANTS

2004 Benard L. Maas Prize, Benard L. Maas Foundation, Detroit, MI

2001 Artists In The Schools Grant, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, MI

1999 ArtServe Michigan, Creative Artist Grant, State of MI

1996 Arts Foundation of Michigan, Detroit, MI

1995 Pollack-Krasner Foundation, New York, NY

1979 Sculpture Space Inc., Utica, New York

1976 Graduate Senate Research Grant, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

 

COLLECTIONS

 Eli and Edyth Broad Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI

Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC

Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL

Ford Performing Arts Center, Dearborn, MI

Blaw Knox Corporation, Matoon, IL

Dow Automotive Corporate Offices, Midland MI

Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, MI

19th District Court, Dearborn, MI

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

The Rattlesnake Club, Detroit, MI

University of Iowa, Sculpture for Campus, Iowa City, IA

Ennis Francis Housing Complex, Harlem, NY

Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI