2003 MFA: The School of The Art Institute of Chicago
2000 BFA: The School of The Art Institute of Chicago
1997 BA: Art History, The University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa
1996 summer, Leon Levy Expedition, Ashkelon, Israel
Solo Exhibition, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe.
Tran'sper?nses, Solo exhibition, Ignition Projects, Chicago.
Wild garlic - contemporary Chicago, Ignition Projects, Chicago.
Participating artist in Anne Harris’s The Mind’s I is an ongoing drawing project at the Ed
Paschke Art Center, Chicago.
Waxman, Lori, “Last chance to see 3 noteworthy Chicago art shows” review of “Not Just Another
Pretty Face” @ The Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago Tribune, Wednesday, January 11, 2017.
Art Miami 2016, showing with Thomas McCormick Gallery, Miami, Florida.
Gupta, Vasanthi, The Book Review Volume XL Number 7 July 2016 Focus-Gender Studies, ABOUTTURN: Is The Female Point Of View Essentially Feminist?
EXPO CHICAGO 2016, showing with Thomas McCormick Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago.
6th Installment of Not Just Another Pretty Face, Commissioned by Eileen Truong, Hyde Park Art
Center, Chicago. (Color catalog)
The Art of Expression: The Art Center Highland Park, Artists in this exhibition are represented
by Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, Highland Park, Illinois.
Abstract Expressions: March 18 - June 11, 2016 @ Evolutionary Healthcare 461 E 200, Salt Lake
City, UT The exhibition is curated by Patrajdas Contemporary of Ogden.
“About Turn, is the female point of view essentially feminist?” Alliance Francaise, Delhi, India.
“Chicago Paints” at Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, Ohio.(Color Catalog)
Interview by Chester Alamo-Costello, “Darrell Roberts-The Intuitive Traveler”
Architectural Elements Installation, Linea De Costa, Cadiz, Spain.
Linea De Costa artist residency, Cadiz, Spain.
Sights, Sounds and Sensations of the City exhibit at the State Street Gallery,
Robert Morris University
Residency Program Annual Exhibition, Shangyuan Art Museum.
Shangyuan Art Museum artist residency, Beijing, China.
EXPO CHICAGO 2015, showing with Thomas McCormick Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago.
Art Aspen with Patrajdas Contemporary Booth #A9, Aspen Ice Garden, Aspen, CO.
Blogversary: Inside the Artist’s Kitchen at The Franklin, Chicago.
Verge Art NYC with Diane Ponder Projects, 171 Canal Street, Chinatown, Manhattan, NY.
Hawkins, Margaret, “Windy City Wonders”, Art & Antiques magazine, p.40-45, May, 2015
Darrell Roberts “Exquisite Objects” Solo Exhibition, Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago.
Darrell Roberts Solo Exhibition Abstractions, Portraits and Landscapes, Farnham Gallery,
Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa.
“L. Kent Wolgamott: Chicago artists look at abstraction in Elder Gallery show”
“Abstraction and the Open Road”, Driven to Abstraction at Whitespace Contemporary by Geoff
Wichert, Utah’s Art Magazine, Published by Artists of Utah, Page 8, November 2014.
Rocket Run; Abstraction from Chicago, Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln,
NE. Curated by Alexander Herzog.
"Driven to Abstraction", at Whitespace Contemporary, an exhibition of painting and sculpture
curated by Patrajdas Contemporary, Ogden, Nevada.
EXPO CHICAGO 2014, showing with Thomas McCormick Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago.
Tanne Foundation Award, unrestricted financial gift from the Tanne Foundation.
INDIANA GREEN 5th Year Anniversary 2014 at the Cedarburg Cultural Center. (Color catalog
with show.) Cedarburg, WI.
International Artist Residency Exhibition, Crack International Artist Program, Kushtia,
5th Installment of Not Just Another Pretty Face, Commissioned by Erin Houlehen, Hyde Park Art
Center, Chicago. (Color catalog)
"Identity Discourse" Curated by Donna Radcliffe, Lois Stone, and Michelle Bey Williams, Hyde
Park Art Center, Chicago.
“Being Paint” Duk Ju L. Kim, John Salhus, Darrell Roberts Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago.
Niv Art Center Artists in Residency art exhibition, LOCUS SOLUS: RASA * 12 Curated
by Elizabeth Rogers, Lalit Kala Akademi (National Academy of Fine Art) New Delhi,
India. (Color Catalog)
Fresh Abstraction-Selections from the McCormick Gallery, The Art Center Highland
Park, Highland Park, Il.
Interaction, Curated by Sun. H. Choi, Korean Cultural Center of Chicago, Wheeling, IL.
Marks of Process, UNI Gallery of Art, Cedar Falls, IA. (color brochure with show).
Art Chicago 2011 with Thomas McCormick Gallery at the Merchandise Mart, Chicago.
Textural Real, solo exhibition of paintings and works on paper, Korean Cultural Center of
Chicago, Wheeling, IL
Visiting artist, University of Northern Iowa, February, 2011.
Art Talk/Lecture, " Historically Influenced Through Painting." Auditorium, University of Northern
Iowa, February, 2011.
Evanston Biennial, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL.
Art Chicago 2010 with Thomas McCormick Gallery at the Merchandise Mart, Chicago.
Commissioned by Anna Marks for Not Just Another Pretty Face, Hyde Park Art Center,
"Darrell Roberts Recent Paintings" Indian Hills Community College Art Gallery, Ottumwa, Iowa
Buhrman, Matt, Overview of Darrell Roberts Art Exhibit, KTVO3 ABC news, February 22, 2010,
Overview of Roberts exhibits at IHCC Gallery, Ottumwa Courier, February 19, 2010.
McCormick Contemporary 2009, Dirty Dozen, new work by gallery artist, Chicago
Art Chicago 2009 with Thomas McCormick Gallery at the Merchandise Mart, Chicago.
CAAP Grant on behalf of the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, March, 2009.
Lopez, Ruth, Art Review from "Surface Matters" solo exhibition at Thomas McCormick Gallery,
Chicago, ART news Magazine, May, 2009, p120.
Thenhaus, Paulette, Art Review from Galesburg Civic Center exhibition , Galesburg Zephyr,
April 23, 2009, p.13..
Darrell Roberts "Surface Matters" 2009 Solo Exhibition, Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago.
Visiting Artist, University of Northern Iowa, March, 2009.
Art Talk/Lecture, Auditorium, University of Northern Iowa, March, 2009.
Art Critic Alan G. Artner's, Chicago Tribune, not-to-be missed art shows, Darrell Roberts at
McCormick Gallery February 2009.
Illinois Arts Council Grant, January 2009.
Summer Abstraction: 2008, Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago
Art Chicago 2008 with Thomas McCormick Gallery at the Merchandise Mart, Chicago.
Commissioned by Judith Stein and Ginger Farley for Bob Shapiro in Not Just Another Pretty
Face, Hyde Park Art Center, Nov. 2008.
Fresh Paint; a group exhibition of Chicago painters, Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago
Art Chicago 2007 with Thomas McCormick Gallery at the Merchandise Mart, Chicago.
Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Grant, December 2007.
Artist Talk/Slide lecture, Vermont Studio Center, December 11th.
George Sugarman Foundation Grant, November 2007.
Full Fellowship Award, on behalf of the Dedalus Foundation Vermont Studio Center, 4 weeks-
Robert Rauschenberg Grant, March 23.
Hyde Park Art Center, "Luscious", solo exhibition, Chicago.
I feel, good, i feel great, i feel wonderful, current works by Ana Fernandez and Darrell Roberts,
L2 Kontemporay Gallery, LA
Waterloo Center for the Arts, solo exhibition, Waterloo, Iowa