Curriculum Vitae

Born 1964, Chicago, IL

Education
1988  
BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions
2016

Woodn't Be The First Time, Gallery 19, Chicago, IL

2015
The Collection, Blackstone Hotel, Chicago, IL

Simulation
, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

2014
Changes, Holly Hunt, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL

It's All Relative,
Lewis University, Romeoville, IL

2013
Union, Human Thread Gallery at Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago

Adaptation,
Harold Washington Library, Chicago

Robert Porazinski: A solo exhibition,
University Club, Chicago

Altered Images,
Center on Halsted, Chicago

2010  
 
Spectrum, Pedroso/Jones Studio, Chicago

2009   
Retro Collection, Michael Taylor Designs, Merchandise Mart, Chicago

Transformer, Center on Halsted, Chicago
        
Reinvented, Johnathon Showroom, Chicago

Group Exhibitions

2017
Geometric Complexions, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL

2016
Salon Show, Chicago Art Source, Chicago, IL

Circles, Scribbles & Squares
, Roan & Black Gallery, Saugatuck, MI

Old Town Art Fair, Chicago, IL

2015

Pilsen Artists' Open House,
Pilsen Gallery District, Chicago, IL

Abstractions,
Roan & Black Gallery, Saugatuck, MI

6th Anniversary Show
, Water Street Studios, Batavia, IL

 

Diptych, Degenerate Art Gallery, Chicago, IL

Hybrid's Paradise,
Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

Art in Bloom,
C. Parker Gallery, Greenwich, CT

Snap Shot,
Roan & Black Gallery, Chicago, IL

Red & Cyan 3-D Anaglyph,
Degenerate Art Gallery, Chicago, IL

2014
Scapes,
Roan & Black Gallery, Saugatuck, MI

Gallery Artists Exhibition,
Chicago Art Source, Chicago, IL

Evanston Art Center Biennial
, Evanston, IL, Awarded a solo exhibition in 2015

Old Town Art Fair, Chicago, IL

2013
2nd Annual Bridgeport Art Competition, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL

Gay Straight Alliance Exhibition,
Governors State University, University Park, IL

The Machine, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL, Second Place Award Winner

 

Port Clinton Art Fair, HIghland Park, IL, Outstanding Achievement Award

 

Within, 33 Contemporary/Zhou B Art Center, Chicago

 

Gold Coast Art Fair, Chicago IL, Outstanding Achievement Award

 

UnNaTuRaL, Governors State University, University Park, IL

Art on the Plaza, Wilmette IL, first place award winner

2012   
Introductions, Visual Poets Society Gallery, Chicago

Deer Park ARTumn Harvest
, Deer Park, IL, first place award winner

Oakbrook 50th Annual Invitational Fine Art Exhibition, Oakbrook, IL

Art on the Plaza, Plaza Del Lago, Wilmette,IL

2008   
Queer Eye On A Diverse Nation, Center on Halsted, Chicago

Sprung, Center on Halsted, Chicago

2007   
Sensation, Haus, Chicago

Creative Convergence, Center on Halsted, Chicago

2006   
Flora or Fauna?, Galleria Concord, Chicago

Heat, Michael & Michael Salon

2005   
Gardens
, Cain Gallery, Oak Park/Saugatuck

 

1998    

Open Hearts, Kozuk Gallery, Chicago

Juror Honorarium and Curatorial

2014     
Juror for the Illinois Community College Exhibition, Governors State University, University Park, IL
    
Curator for Diverse Expressions, Human Thread Gallery at Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL

Publications/Reviews

Wood-panel work – works wonders at Gallery19, Noah Berlatsky, Reader, March 16, 2016

New City Art, Review: Evanston Biennial Solo Shows/Evanston Art Center, April 2015

Sergio Gomez Blog, The Hybrid Worlds of Robert Porazinski at the Evanston Art Center, March 2015

Inside the Studio, Feature story for Saatchi Art, September 2014

Praeterita blog post by Philip Hartigan, artist, writer, critic. June 2014

Creative Convergence: When GLBT Artists Come Together, Creative Convergence reviewed by Paul Varnell, Chicago Free Press, Vol. 9, No. 10.

Politics and Art reviewed by Paul Varnell, Chicago Free Press, Vol. 10, No. 9.
(special mention and photo)