Rick Vian


Mechanisms of visual perception

Professional Experience:


2015 "Using the Whole Chicken," Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2013 "The Gitche Gumee Series: Paintings by Rick Vian," Oasis Gallery, Marquette, MI

2013 "The Gitche Gumee Series: Recent Work by Rick Vian," CCCAC Kerredge Gallery, Hancock, MI

2012 "Rick Vian: The Gitche Gumee Series," Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI.

2011 "Fresh Garbage," Motor City Brewing Works, Detroit, MI


2015 "Abstraction: Aritst/Viewer/Dialog," Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI (juried)

2015 "Re/VIEW A CCS Alumni Exhibition," Valade Gallery, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI (juried)

2015 "Detroit Artists Market Annual Scholarship Awards and Exhibition," Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI

2014 "Reel Art Detroit Pop-Up Show," Curated by Kim Fay, Laurie Tennent Studio, Birmingham, MI (invited)

2014 "Biannual All Media Exhibition 2014," Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI, (juried)

2014 "Detroit Soul," Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petosky, MI (invited)

2013 "Abstract Michigan," Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester MI (invited)

2013 "11th Annual All Media Sight Fest," Ellen Kayrod Gallery, Detroit, MI (invited)

  • MFA, Wayne State University, BFA, College for Creative Studies
  • Associate Professor
  • rvian@collegeforcreativestudies.edu

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