ROBERT MINERVINI                                                          robertminervini.com / robertminervini@gmail.com


EDUCATION

2009 •MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2005 •BFA, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2003 •Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 •Life in the Shadows, Edward Cella Gallery, Culver City, CA

•Improvised Gardens, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2016 •Speed x Distance x Time, Sandpoint Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2015 •Invisible Reflections, Rena Bransten Projects, San Francisco, CA

2013 •Until Tomorrow Comes, Marine Contemporary, Venice, CA 

•After Glow: As the Wick Burns, Electric Works, San Francisco, CA

2012 •On the Nature of Things, Marine Contemporary, Venice, CA 

2009 •A Means to an End, Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, CA


TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016 •California Utopias: Shifting Perspectives at the Edge of the West, City College of San Francisco, SF, CA

2014 •Terminal Sunset, Littman Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR 

2012 •Hymns to the Moon, Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA 


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 •San Diego: The Architecture of Four Ecologies, The La Jolla Historical Society, La Jolla, CA

•Seattle Art Fair, Hirschl and Adler Modern, Seattle, WA 

•Group Hang:Print Edition, Minnasota Street Projects, San Francisco, CA  

•Art Palm Springs Art Fair, Edward Cella Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

•A Sentimental Mood, First Amendment Gallery, San Francisco, CA

•15-year Anniversary  Exhibition, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2017 •Rena Bransten Gallery, Pulse Art Fair, Miami, FL 

•California Connections: Selections from the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA

•Group Hang, Facebook Residency 5 year Anniversary Exhibtion, The Lab, San Francisco, CA

2016 •Local II, Mirus Gallery, San Francisco, CA

•Vestiges, Gauntlet Gallery, San Francisco, CA

•Rena Bransten Gallery, Pulse Art Fair, Miami, FL

2015 •Bird in Hand, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA

•Radical Landscapes, di Rosa, Napa, CA 

•In This Place, C2C Projects, San Francisco, CA

2015 •Forgetting the Future: Entropy in the Reflective Age, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA 

•Art Market, Art Fair, Rena Bransten Projects, San Francisco, CA 

•Transactions, Spring/Break Art Show, NYC, NY 

2014 •Space//Squared, White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

•Local, Mirus Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

•Home: Shelter and Habitat in Contemporary Art, Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR & Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

2013 •New Acquisitions, Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA 

2011 •Bay Area Now 6, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA 

•ROY G BIV, Waterhouse and Dodd, New York, NY 

•Art Platform, Marine Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA 

•Call & Response, Root Division, San Francisco, CA (Curated and Participated) 

2010 •Hi-Tide, Aqua Art Fair, Art Slant Booth, Miami Beach, FL      

•A New Beginning, 941 Geary, San Francisco, CA

•Salon No.5, Marine Contemporary Art Salon, Santa Monica, CA 

•Magic Window, Verge Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2009 •Brooklyn Utopias, Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY        

•Introductions, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

•Master Pieces, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH 

2008 •The Immediate Future, The San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017 •Visiting Faculty, "Get out of Your Studio: Painting and Sculpture in Public Spaces" Graduate Topic Seminar, San Francisco Art Institute, CA, Fall

2016 •Visiting Lecturer, Figure Drawing, Beginning Painting, Graduate Tutorials, University of Washington, School of Art+Art History + Design, Winter   •Painting & Drawing Instructor, Adult Education Program, City College of San Francisco, CA, 2012 – 2014 

2014 •Lecturer, Design 160, Art and Art History Department, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Spring & Fall

•Painting Instructor, Public Education Program, San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA, Spring & Summer 

2013 •Printmaking Instructor, The Oxbow School, Napa, CA. Summer 2013 & Summer 2012

2012 •Painting & Drawing Instructor, Adult Education Program, Root Division, SF, CA, 6.2009 – 12.2013

2011 •Painting & Drawing Instructor, Mission Voices Program, Southern Exposure, SF, CA

•Painting & Drawing Instructor, Public Education Program, San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA Spring

2010 •Mural Instructor, Chinatown Alleyway Mural Project, CCDC, SF, CA

•Painting & Drawing Instructor, Young Artists Program (YAP), San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA, Summer


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2017 •Print Feature, Art Maze Magazine, Issue #3, London, England 

2015 •Print Feature, Centerfold Feature, Could:Painting What's Possible, The Atlantic Magazine, October Issue

•Review, Morris, Barbara, Robert Minervini: "Invisible Reflections" at Rena Bransten Projects" Art Ltd Magazine, September Issue

•Print Feature, Curiel, Jonathan, "Hurray for William McKinley," SF Weekly, Wednesday, 5.6.15 

•Print Feature, Whiting, Sam, "Painter Tells Stories Behind Golden Gate Park Statues," SF Chronicle, Front Page Datebook Section, 4.9.15 

•Online Feature, Whiting, Sam, "Park Meets Market Street in Poster Series," sfgate.org, 3.26.15 

•Artist Feature, Worth Magazine, San Francisco Edition, April 

2014 •Review, Abrahams, Megan, Robert Minervini: Until Tomorrow Comes, Art Pulse Magazine, No.18, Vol. 5

2013 •Review, Leah Ollman, "Utopia and Dystopia vie in Robert Minervini landscapes," LA Times, 12.24.13 

•Art Feature, Bush, Bill, "A Room With Nine Views," www.huffingtonpost.com /Artweek, 12.16.13 

•Review, Cheng, Dewitt, Art Ltd Magazine, Critic's pick. May Issue 

•Review, Bigman, Alex, Four New Art Shows Explore Civilization and Decay, 7x7 Magazine, 5.8.13 

•Review, Wright Hession, Stephanie, "Robert Minervini Art at Electric Works," S.F.Chronicle, 5.16.13 

•Art Feature, Image Blog, www.huffingtonpost.com 

2012 •Art Feature, Feinstein, Lea, Focus: Oakland, Art Ltd Magazine, pg. 28-29, May/June Issue 

•Review, Carey, Anna, Johansson Projects presents surreal, sci-fi visions, The Daily Californian, 4.9.13 

•Art Feature, Bigman, Alex, Four April Art Shows to Keep You Busy, 7x7 Magazine, 4.3.12 

•Review, Nataraj, Nirmala, "Hymns to the Moon': Celebrating phases on Earth," SF Chronicle, pg. G-7, 5.22.12 

•Review, Meyers, Holly, Modern Painters, April Issue, Page. 86

•Review, "Robert Minervini's Still Lifes Examine 'The Nature Of Things," www.huffingtonpost.com, 1.25.12

        •Art Feature, Bush, Bill www.huffingtonpost.com, 1.16.12

2011 •Online Interview, Taylor, Ashley, www.fecalface.com, 5.7.11

2010 •Art Feature, Fallah, Amir, www.beautifuldecay.com, 10.12.10

2009 •Review, Beltran, JD, Freshly Varnished And Ready for Their Close Up, www.sfgate.com, 5.20.09


PUBLIC LECTURES

2018 •Visiting Artist and Public Lecture, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA

2017 •Visiting Artist and Public Lecture, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2016 •Visiting Artist and Public Lecture, Clark College, Vancouver, WA

2015 •Visiting Artist, Undergraduate Professional Practices, California State University, East Bay, Hayward, CA

•Visiting Artist, Professional Practices Graduate Course, San Francisco Art Institute,  San Francisco, CA

•Visiting Artist, Undergraduate Advanced Painting, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

2014 •Public Lecture, Portland State University, Portland, OR

2013 •Public Lecture, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

         •Visiting Artist and Public Lecture, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO

•Visiting Artist, Graduate Lecture Series, Professional Practices, San Francisco Art Institute, SF. CA

2012 •Visiting Artist, Undergraduate Professional Practices, San Francisco State, San Francisco, CA

2011 •Public Lecture, The New Natural, Bay Area Now 6, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF, CA

•Visiting Artist, Undergraduate Painting Seminar, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM


AWARDS, COMMISSIONS & RESIDENCIES

2018 •Public Art Commission, SFO Airport Terminal 1 Project, San Francisco Arts Commission, SF, CA

•Public Art Commission, Mural Painting Castro Valley, CA, Alameda County Arts Commission, Oakland, CA

2017 •Kala Fellowship Award, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2015 •Public Art Commission, Passport, The San Francisco Arts Commission, SF, CA

•Public Art Commission, Art on Market Street, The San Francisco Arts Commission, SF, CA 

2014 •Artist in Residence, Facebook Analog Research Lab, Facebook Headquarters, Menlo Park, CA 

•Artist in Residence, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA 

2013 •Artist in Residence, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE 

2010 •Artist in Residence, Root Division, San Francisco, CA, 2009-2010

•Public Art Commission, Art in Storefronts, Chinatown, The San Francisco Arts Commission, SF, CA 

2009 •Artist in Residence, The Project Space, The Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

2008 •Murphy & Cadogan Fellowship, The San Francisco Foundation, San Francisco, CA

2007 •Artist in Residence, The Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT


CATALOGUES & PUBLICATIONS

2015 •Print Feature, Paint Pulse Magazine, Issue #1, Boston, MA 

•Print Feature, Lumina Journal, Vol. XIV, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY 

2013 •Print Feature, New American Paintings, No.109, Pacific Coast edition, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA  

•Exhibition Catalogue, Until Tomorrow Comes, Marine Contemporary, Venice, CA 

2012 •Print Feature, Cover Image, Studio Visit Magazine, Vol.16, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA 

•Exhibition Catalogue, On the Nature of Things, Marine Contemporary, Venice, CA 

2011 •Print Feature Book 6: Future Perfect, Beautiful Decay Magazine 

•Print Feature, The Panhandler Magazine, Issue #5, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL

2010 •Print Feature, New American Paintings, No.91, Pacific Coast edition, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA  

•Exhibition Catalogue, Year One, Marine Contemporary Art Salon, Santa Monica, CA

2009 •Exhibition Catalogue, Master Pieces, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2008 •Print Feature, Mural Art: Large Scale Art from Walls Around the World, Kiriakos Iosifidis, Adbusters             


COLLECTIONS

•San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

•Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA

  •Royal Caribbean, Public Art Collection 

•Cal Poly, Special Collections and Archives, San Luis Obispo, CA

•Ellie Mae, Pleasenton, CA

•Facebook, Menlo Park, CA

•General Hospital, San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, CA

•Qualcomm, San Diego, CA  

•Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY