ROBERT HICKMAN CV
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BACKGROUND
BA, Film Production, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.
MFA, Sculpture, Hunter College, New York, NY.

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2015 TILEMASTERS (with Robert Otto Epstein), Salena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

2014 DMMDIA, Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Robert Hickman Recent Work, Saint Peter's Church, New York, NY
       DMMDI, Humanities Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY
        Robert Hickman and Becky Yazdan, Forge Gallery, Milford PA

1998 Ghosts and Goblins, Robert Lehman Gallery, Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 Working Knowledge, Lorimoto Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014 FLUID, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island NY (curated by Janusz Jaworski)
        Art Prospect Festival, St. Petersburg Russia, presented as part of the Parallel Program of the European Biennale
                of Contemporary Art Manifesta 10
        PIEROGI XX: Twentieth Anniversary ExhibitionPierogi Gallery, Brooklyn NY

2013 Sideshow Nation, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
        Unhinged, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2012 ART GLASS, Gallery North Setauket, NY, (catalogue)
        August Group Show, Forge Gallery, Milford, PA
        Overseas Highway Unicycle Tour, Sculpture Key West, Key West, FL

2011 Twin Twin, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Matt Freedman)

2009 All Roads Lead to Coney Island, A.M. Richard Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2008 Sculpture Key West, Key West, FL (catalogue)

2006 The Studio Visit, Exit Art, New York, NY
        Harlem Public Art Festival, New York, NY

2005 Along the Way: MTA Arts for Transit, UBS Gallery, New York, NY
        Summer Outdoor Exhibition, Huntington, NY
        Sculpture Key West, Key West, FL
        A Warlike People: Victims or Perpetrators, Monorchid Gallery, Phoenix, AZ (catalogue)
        The Faculty Exhibition, Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, New York, NY

2004 Terrorvision, Exit Art, New York, NY
        Summer Celebration 2004, MoMA/PS1, Long Island City, NY

2003 Scent, The Proposition Gallery, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
........Going Public: Public Projects, Center for Architecture, New York, NY
.......
2002 Faculty Small Works Show, Leubsdorf Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY (catalogue)

2000 SculptureCenter at Saks 5th Avenue (Window), New York, NY
........Faculty Exhibition, Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

1999 Six Sculptors, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY (catalogue)
........Supastore, Up & Co, New York, NY
........Portraits, Trans Hudson, New York, NY
........Group Exhibition, Qualita Fine Art, Las Vegas, NV
........American Glass, Fine Arts Museum Of Long Island, Hempstead, NY
........Group Exhibition, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY
........Outer Boroughs, White Columns, New York, NY.
........Architecture in Perspective (with Luis Blanc), AIA National Convention, Dallas, TX (travelling exhibition)
        Tira's Wine Bath (with the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus), Coney Island Museum, Brooklyn, NY

1998 Escape Velocity, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
        Pets, Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, NY

1997 Microcosmic Cryptozoic, Here Art, New York, NY
        Traveling Flat File Show, Pierogi 2000, Manchester, England
        Stair Masters, New York, NY
        Glass Worlds, Robert Lehman Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1996 Emerging Sculptors IX, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
        Brookworld, Soho Arts Festival, New York, NY
        Alternative Art Fair, Pierogi 2000, New York, NY
        Pieces of Eight, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY (catalogue)
        Glass Art Now: Made in Brooklyn, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY (catalogue)

1995 Con Figure, Aperto 95 Venice Biennale, Arci Gay Venezia, Venice, Italy.
        Summer Exhibition, Long House Foundation, East Hampton, NY.
        Invitational Small Works Salon, New Arts Program, Kutztown PA.

1994 New York Biennial of Glass, Robert Lehman Gallery, Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY (catalogue)
        Small Works Show, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
        The Crest Hardware Show, Crest Hardware, Brooklyn, NY

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS
2004 Permanent Public Sculpture Commission at Capital Community College, Hartford, CT,
        Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Arts for Public Spaces Commission
2003 Finalist, Brooklyn, 9-11 Memorial Monument, 69th Street Pier Bay Ridge Brooklyn,
        Brooklyn Remembers, Inc., Brooklyn Arts Council
2002 Permanent Public Sculpture Commission at Verdi Square, 72nd Street Station,
        New York, NY, Metropolitan Transportation Authority
1996 Public Sculpture Commission at Roosevelt Island Station, New York, NY,
        Metropolitan Transportation Authority in conjunction with the Sculpture Center

AWARDS
2013 CEC ArtsLink One Big City Project Grant, New York, NY
2007 CEC ArtsLink Project Grant, Samara & Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
2006 CEC ArtsLink Project Grant, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
2003 New York City MASterwork Award, Best New Public Art, The Municipal
2002 Wolf Kahn Award, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
1998 Architecture in Perspective, 13th Annual International Competition of Architectural Perspectivists,
........(in conjuction with Luis Blanc), The American Society of Architectural Perspectivists
1997 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Nominee
1997 William Graf Travel Abroad Scholarship Award, Hunter College, New York, NY
1996 Borinstein Foundation Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

CORPORATE AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
The State of Connecticut, Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Hartford, CT
Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York, NY
PECO Energy, Philadelphia, PA
Chromart, New York, NY

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
CUNY Faculty Senate, City University of New York, 2013-Present
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Hunter College, New York, NY, 1999-Present
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Laguardia Community College, Long Island City, NY, 2012
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, 2009
Visiting Artist, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, 2008.
Instructor, Parsons School of Design in conjunction with Urban Glass, New York, NY, 1996-1999

BOOKS AND EXHIBITION CATALOGUES
New Glass Review 36, Corning Museum of Glass, 2015.
Ayres, Bill and Bloodworth, Sandra, New York’s Underground Museum: Expanding Along the Way,
         The Monacelli Press, 2014, p. 220.
Ceruti, Mary, Sculpture Key West, Exhibition Catalogue, Sculpture Key West, 2008, p. 19.
Ayres, Bill and Bloodworth, Sandra, Along the Way MTA Arts for Transit,
         The Monacelli Press, 2006., pp. 86-87.
Baker, Alyson and Mestrovic, Ivana Socrates Sculpture Park, Yale University Press, 2006., p. 143.
........ Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, 2005.
Taubman, Lara, A Warlike People: Victims or Perpetrators, Exhibition Catalogue, Monorchid
Diamonstein-Spielvogel, Barbaralee, The Landmarks of New York An Illustrated Record
         of the City's Historic Buildings, The Monacelli Press, 2005, p. 377.
Yelle, Richard, Wilfred, Glass Art From Urban Glass, Schiffer Art Books, 2000, p. 93.
Perreault, John, Robert Hickman Ghosts & Goblins, Exhibition Catalogue, Robert Lehman Gallery,
        Urban Glass, March 1998.
The American Society of Architectural Perspectivists, Architecture in Perspective,
         Design Books International, 1998, p. 24.
Harris, Karen, Exhibition Catalogue, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY, May, 1997.
Egan, Richard, Exhibition Catalogue, Art Chicago, 1995.
Perreault, John, New York Biennial of Glass, Exhibition Catalogue, Robert Lehman Gallery,
        Urban Glass, September 1994.

PUBLICATIONS
Brody, David, "A Concentrated Rectangle of Glitz: Rob Hickman in Dumbo", Art Critical,
        March 1, 2014.
Johnson, Paddy & Kimball, Whitney, "We Went to Dumbo", Art F City, January 31, 2014.
Pons, Emile, "Artists add color to two Bronx neighborhoods", Mott Haven Herald,
        October 3, 2013.
Bourget, Albertine, "New York, quadrillage à la folie", Le Temps, Geneva, August 24, 2013, Arts.
Castro, Jan, "In the Studio with Miki Taira and Robert Hickman: Making the Old New",
        International Sculpture Center Blog, July 17, 2013.
Dworkin, Max, Photo, "Clown and sculptor on Rooftop with View of Williamsburg Bridge",
         WG, Issue 41, p. 42.
Olshan, Jeremy, "1 Wheel & 2,078 Bridges", New York Post, April 5, 2010, p.7.
Yates, Maura, "On a wheel and a prayer", Staten Island Advance, February 25, 2010,
        p. A1, p. A12.
Clark, Cammy, "Key West exhibit takes art to a new dimension", The Miami Herald, March 19, 2008.
Abrams, Scott, "Enemy Lines", Phoenix New Times, February 17, 2005, p. 52.
Andrews, Amy, Review, JAVA, February 2005, p. 16.
Northrop, Kim, "Key West: Where the Spirit of Art Dwells Easily", Art News, January 2005.
Graeber, Laurel, "Art in Flight", the New York Times, Friday July 23, 2004, p. E33.
Woike, John, Photo, Hartford Courant, Friday March 5, 2004, Metro Hartford Sec. p. B3.
"Art of the week", Metro, August 25, 2004, p. 17.
Capasso, Ariadna & Korchak, Diana, Review, The New York Art World, Summer 2004,p. 8.
Johns, Michael, "The Retro City", the New York Times, Sunday January 4, 2004, City Sec. P. 10.
Smith, Roberta, "The Rush-Hour Revelations of an Underground Museum", the New York Times,
        Friday January 2, 2004, Arts Sec. P. E40.
"Commissions", Sculpture Magazine, September 2004, Vol.23, No.7, p26.
Kolben, Deborah, "Memorial Plans Displayed", Brooklyn Paper, September 15, 2003, pp. 1, 9.
Harris, Lisa, "The Sky's the Limit", Greenline, April, 5 - 19, 2003, p. 13.
Kennedy, Randy, "Tunnel Vision", the New York Times, Tuesday May 14, 2002, Metro Sec. p.3.
Ginsberg, Alex, "On the IRT, positively 72nd St!", Daily News, Wednesday October 30, 2002,
        p.18.
Gray, Christopher, "Letting the Sun Shine In" the the New York Times, Sunday May 19, 2002.
"2003 Virtual Projection", Landmark West, Spring 2000, p. 9.
Johnson, Ken, Review, the New York Times, Friday August 13, 1999, Arts Sec. p. 1.
Yee, Marilynn K, "Shuttle From Queens to Brooklyn" the New York Times, Tuesday
        April 20, 1999, Metro Sec. p.B3.
Drew, Karin, "On the Waterfront", Art & Antiques, March 1999.
Kuntzman, Gersh, "Queens Park Headed for Artbreak", New York Post, May 4, 1998, p. 19.
Martin, Douglas, "A Waterfront Oasis of Towering Artwork", the New York Times, December 6, 1998, Sec. p.51.
Egan, Maura, "Handmade Dreams", New York Magazine, August 3, 1998, p. 44.
Sillen, Kim, "Socrates Sculpture Park Listing", NY Arts, July/August 1998, p. 53.
Glueck, Grace, Review, the New York Times, Friday August 21, 1998.
Perreault, John, "Public Glass New York Subway", GLASS Magazine, Spring 1997, pp. 41, 43.
Freedman, Matt, "Robert Hickman Roosevelt Island Station", Review, January 15, 1997, p. 19.
Harrison, Helen, "Glass Art Now: Made in Brooklyn", the the New York Times, Sunday January 5, 1997,
        Arts Sec. p.12.
"If You've been wondering...", Main Street WIRE, Saturday December 14, 1996, p.5.
Griffin, Tim, "The Crest Hardware Show", World Art, November, 1996, p. 89.
Schmerler, Sarah, "Crest Hardware Show", Time Out New York, June 12, 1996, p. 26.
McDonough, Tom, "The Crest Hardware Show", World Art, November, 1994, p. 111.
Cheever, Susan, "Donald Sultan's Soho Evolution: The Artist's Loft and Studio in Manhattan",
         Architectural Digest, Photo, Sept 1993, p. 116.

TELEVISION
CUNY TV "Study With the Best", Interview for Visual Arts Segment, Aired December 29, 2013.
Bronx News12, "Artist Robert Hickman helps paint sense of safety in Hunts Point",
         Aired Oct 10, 2013
Fox 29 News, Philadelphia, PA, "Journey Ends for Unicyclists", Aired Dec 09, 2012


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