Frank Herrmann

b. 1945 Westmont, New Jersey

Lives and works in Cincinnati, OH

 
Selected Works
 

Frank Herrmann is Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts by the University of Cincinnati. Honors include 2006 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, 2002 & 2001 Authors, Editors, Composers Award from the Friends of the UC Libraries, 2001, Ohio Arts Council Project Grant and the Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1997. Other grants include Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship 1983, 1986, 2001; Arts Midwest NEA 1990; Summerfair Individual Artist Fellowship 1983, 2000; Ohio Arts and the University Research Council Grant 1983, 1990, 1999. In 2001 Professor Herrmann was awarded a residency at Castle Cimelice by the Ohio Arts Council through the Foundation and Center for Contemporary Art in Prague, Czech Republic. The 80" x 79" painting Cimelice Thinking: Fumeripits and the Brazza Baroque completed at Castle Cimelice is now in the collection of the foundation in Prague. In addition, in 2016 Herrmann was awarded a residency at The Studios at MASS MoCA, N Adams, MA. His work is included in many private and public collections.

Biography
 

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Weston Gallery, Aronoff Center, Cincinnati, OH

2016 Marta Hewett Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2015 Frank Herrmann, Clay Street Press, Cincinnati, OH

2011 Frank Herrmann, Sandra Small Gallery, Covington, KY

2010 Frank Herrmann, Tregoning & Co Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2007 Organely / Oranelles, Skolska 28 Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2007 Asmat Influences, Reed Gallery, DAAP, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

         Asmat Influences, Artworks Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (joint catalog)

2002 Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

1999 Downtown Club Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

1993 Taylor's Contemporanea Arts, Hot Springs, AR

1992 University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

1991 Henri Gallery, Washington, DC

1990 Ohio University, Athens, OH

1989 Toni Birckhead Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

1986 Henri Gallery, Washington, DC

1985 University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

1984 Henri Gallery, Washington, DC Toni Birckhead Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

1983 Centre College, Danville, KY

         Frank Herrmann 2 Dean’s Exhibition, D.A.A.P., University of Cincinnati, OH

1982 School of Art, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

1980 Georgia Southwestern State University, Americus, GA University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

         First Institute of Art and Design, Hong Kong

1979 Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO

1974 University of Akron, Akron, OH

1972 University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

1971 University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

1968 Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2018 Summer Survey, Marta Hewett Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2016 Formal Function: Strategies of Abstraction, Carnegie Arts Center, Covington, KY

2015 Flashback to Now: OAC Support for Individual Artist, Rife Gallery, Columbus, OH

         Laws of Nature/ Dreams of Man, Marta Hewett Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2014 To Safan and Back curated by Steve Chiaramonte, Sacramento Temporary Contemporary, Sacramento, CA

         A Closer Look, Marta Hewett Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2013 This is Contemporary Art, Marta Hewett Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

          SideShow Nation, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

          Motif, Mantra & Mystery, Frank Herrmann, Kim Krause and Eric Standley, Marta Hewett Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2012 Mic Check, Sideshow Gallery, Williansburg, Brooklyn, NY

2011 Frank Herrmann inaugural exhibition curated by Kevin Cole, Stuart Fink, Frank Herrmann, Kayla Mohammadi, Chris Pekoc & John            Walker at Darby Fine Art, Vero Beach, FL

2009 Tregoning & Co Gallery, Cleveland, OH Primordial, American University, Dubai (three person invitational)

         Perspectives in Abstraction, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY (three person invitational)

         Frank Herrmann & Zachary Herrmann, Closson’s Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2005 Do da Vinci, Ideas into Objects, Weston Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (catalog)

         Magnitude SEVEN, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (catalog)

2004 In I Thrall, Painting Invitational, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

2002 Small Works lll Red, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

         Weber State University Gallery, Ogden, UT (international invitational)

         Saitama Modern Art Museum, Saitama, Japan (international Invitational)

2001 Small Works, Ruschman Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

         Open Studios, Castle Cimelice, Cimelice, Czech Republic

         Small Works II, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2000 School of Art Exhibition, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

         Small Works, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

         Works on Paper, Closson’s Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

         University Club, Cincinnati, OH

1998-99 Divergent Abstraction, Tarrence Corbin, Frank Herrmann, Weston Gallery, Aronoff Center, Cincinnati, OH

          Abstract, Closson’s Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

          D.A.A.P. Exhibition, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

          Gallery Artists, Ruschman Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

1997 School of Art Faculty Exhibition, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

1996 The Best of Cincinnati, Closson’s Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

         D.A.A.P. Faculty Exhibition, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

1995 Miami University, (University of Cincinnati Art Faculty), Oxford, OH

1994 Boody Fine Arts, St. Louis, MO

1992 Frank Herrmann, Edward Masler, N.Y. Life Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

         Esther Allen Greer Museum, University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, OH

         Made in Ohio, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

1991 Group Invitational, Great Southern Hotel, Columbus OH

         Gallery Artists, Toni Birckhead Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

         Arts Midwest N.E.A. Recipients, Dalh Fine Arts Center, Rapid City, SD

         Frank Herrmann 3 Cincinnati Corporate Collections, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH

1990 Gallery Artists, Toni Birckhead Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

1989 Designs and Desires, Tangeman Fine Arts Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

         Gallery Artists, Henri Gallery, Washington, DC

1988 Cincinnati Yesterday and Today, Tangeman Fine Arts Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

1987 Expression Invitational, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY U. C. Faculty Invitational, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY          

         United States Department of State, American Embassy, Accra, Ghana

         Gallery Artists, Henri Gallery, Washington, DC Gallery Artists, Fine Art Co., Cleveland, OH

1986 Ohio Selection ‘86, Curated by John Moore, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH

         Alumni Invitational, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

1985 Summerfair Six, Curated by Sarah Rogers, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH

         Gallery Artists, Henri Gallery, Washington, DC

         Gallery Artists, Toni Birckhead Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

         Group Exhibition, Belmont Gallery, Columbus, OH

1984 Nonobjective, three person exhibition curated by Lance Kinz and Susan Reynolds, Nationwide Art Gallery, Columbus, OH

         Paintings, Henri Gallery, Washington, DC Invitational Drawing Exhibition, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

1983 Nornberg Gallery, St. Louis, MO New Directions, Tangeman Gallery, University of Cincinnati, OH

         A Regional Show, Kathleen Meyer Gallery, Louisville, KY

         Gallery Artists, Toni Birckhead Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

         Gallery Artists, Henri Gallery, Washington, DC

         New Directions / Color Explosion, Tangeman Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

1981 Cincinnati Abstract, C.A.G.E. Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

         Gallery Artists, Toni Birckhead Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

1980 Whitewater Annual, Richmond, IN

         Painting Invitational, Murray State University, Murray, KY

1979 Drawing Invitational, Wilmington College, Wilmington, OH

         Circulating Gallery, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH

         Strategies of the 80’s, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH

         Mid America Art Exhibition, juror: Thomas Armstrong of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Owensboro Museum, Owensboro,          KY

1978 Two Person Show, Findlay College, Findlay, OH Sign of the Times, Cincinnati, OH

         Eight State Painting Annual, J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, KY

         Arts Consortium, Cincinnati, OH

1977 Three Person Show, WCET 48, Cincinnati, OH

         Invitational, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH

1976 Invitational Drawing Exhibition, University of Akron, Akron, OH

         Tampa Bay Art Center, Tampa, FL

         Trend House Gallery, Tampa, FL

         Peach Tree Center, Atlanta, GA

         Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH

1975 Art Consortium, Cincinnati, OH

1974 Cincinnati Print and Drawing Invitational, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH

1973 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

         Michigan Academy of Arts and Letters Invitational, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

         Eighth Biennial Michigan Art Competition, (second), South Bend Art Center, South Bend, IN

1972 Preview 73, 1st place, Painting reproduced in catalog, Cincinnati, OH

         Baldwin Piano Gallery, Curated by Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH

         Faculty Exhibition, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

1971 Miami University, Oxford, OH

         Showcase 71, Cincinnati, OH University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

         Frank Herrmann 4 Federal Building, Cincinnati, OH

         Viewpoint 71, 1st prize in painting, Cincinnati, OH

1970 Miami University, Oxford, OH

 

Exhibitions
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