Rick Sindt Rick Sindt

About

Richard Sindt
Chicago, IL
ricsindt@gmail.com

BIOGRAPHY
Born and raised in Hastings, Minnesota, Rick grew up alongside the Mississippi River and began receiving art lessons around the age of seven. He moved to Chicago, Illinois in 2009. Reluctant to follow his heart instead of his head, he finally choose to declare and Art Major and, graduating Magna Cum Laude, received his Bachelor of Arts degree from North Park University in 2013. Rick continues to live and work in Chicago. Along with maintaining a studio practice he is works for an arts collective for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, works to develop programming for the Chicago Artist Coalition at Comfort Station–a multi-disciplinary art space in the Logan Square neighborhood, and is affiliated with Pitchfork Music Festival. He was the featured cover artist for OCHO’s Spring 2015 issue.

PLACE OF BIRTH
1990 Hastings, Minnesota

EDUCATION
2013 North Park University - Chicago, IL
Bachelors of Arts in Studio Art
Magna Cum Laude

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2015 to Present
Studio Coordinator, The Arts of Life; Glenview, IL
Member of an artist collective for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Seeks to reinforce an
environment of radical equality and inclusivity.

2013 to 2015
Program Manager, Comfort Station; Chicago, IL
Works in tandem with Program Director and the Chicago Artists Coalition to provide satellite programming and event
opportunities for HATCH and BOLT residents.

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016 Two Countries
17 September - 23 September: Rogue Philanthropy; Chicago, IL

2013 Tides, Erosion or Catch, Pull, Recover; The-One-Right-Now
April 2013: Senior Exhibition, North Park University; Chicago, IL

SMALL GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Are We Not of Interest to Each Other: Paintings by Rick Sindt and Gregory Deddo
12 August - 21 August: Uptown Arts Center; Chicago, IL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Reinventing Ourselves From Another Point-of-View: Curated by Sergio Gomez
19 August - 10 September: 33 Contemporary Gallery at Zhou B. Arts Center; Chicago, IL

Collective: Process
1 March - 26 March: Beans and Bagels; Chicago, IL

2015 Collective: for(a)ging
1 October - 27 October : Hammond Art Center; Hammond, IN

How We Make It
24 April - 6 June: The Arts of Life; Chicago, IL

Collective: One
18 April: Albany Park; Chicago, IL

2014 ArtPrize
24 September - 12 October: Bridgewater Place; Grand Rapids, MI

Its About Time
June 13 - July 3: Oak Park Art League; Oak Park, IL

All About Color: Juried Group Exhibition
May 3 - May 30: Arterie Fine Arts; Naperville, IL

2013 Elevation: R.A.W. Natural Born Artists
July 11th, 2013: Double Door; Chicago, IL

2012 Ensemble: R.A.W. Natural Born Artists
September 29th, 2012: Double Door; Chicago, IL

I Made This This Summer I Made
September, North Park University; Chicago, IL

2011 Junior Exhibition
March, North Park University; Chicago, IL

A Testimony to Being
October 15 - November 15, Swedish Covenant Hospital; Chicago, IL

PUBLICATIONS

2015 8888OCHO, Featured Cover Artist, Spring 2015 issue, April 2015

CURATION

2012 She Divided the World Into Thirds
February 2012, North Park University; Chicago, IL
featuring: Elsa Muñoz, Laura Denzer, and Rine Boyer

SELECT CLIENTS

Jacob Fine Arts
Elmwood Park, IL

Stephen Young Design, LLC
Chicago, IL

COLLECTIONS

Swedish Covenant Hospital
Chicago, IL

Jacob Fine Art
Elmwood Park, IL

Stephen Young Design, LLC
Chicago, IL

Held in multiple private collections internationally in countries such as Australia, Germany, and the United States