Rick Vian has been painting and teaching in the Detroit area sine the early 1970's.
One Person Exhibitions
2016 “Rick Vian: Keeping a Wet Edge”. (retrospective) Janice Charach Gallery, West Bloom eld, MI 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”. Arbor, MI
1993 “Paintings and Drawings from the Lake Superior Basin”. Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Mt Clemens, MI
1982 “Color Space and Liquid”. Jesse Besser Museum, Alpena, MI
1979 “The Sacred Red and Blue Days”. Oakland Cummunity College Gallery, Auburn Hiills, MI 1978 “The Forsythe Saga Continued”. Macomb Community College Gallery, Mt. Clemens, MI 1974 “Grids and Movement”. Community Arts Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI