Born in Canton, Ohio, Robert Farber received a B.F.A. degree in painting/art history from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He received his M.F.A .degree in drawing/printmaking from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Prior to coming to Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, Farber was the Chair of the Fine Arts Department at the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida. Farber will be in residence near Brooklet, GA along the Ogeechee River with his wife, son and three cats.
Robert Farber’s work has been exhibited in several regional and national exhibitions that include; SRQ/XMN, Two-person Exhibition, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, Robert Farber, Recent Work, Solo Exhibition, The Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL, Place to Place,Solo Exhibition, John D. MacArthur Campus Library, Floridia Atlantic University, Jupiter ,FL, Mixed-Messages, Solo Exhibition, The Logan Elm Press-Book Arts Laboratory,The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, A Sense of Place, Solo Exhibition, Weyers-Sampson Art Gallery,Thiel College, Greenville, PA,Ex-libris, “Small But Well Read”, Invitational Exhibition, Anchor Graphics, Columbia College, Chicago, IL. Crossing the Digital Divide, Invitational Exhibition, Digital Labrador Gallery, Kansas City, MO, New Drawings, Solo Exhibition, 110 Gallery, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, Y ”Chromosomes“, Invitational Exhibition, Rutgers Center For Innovative Print & Paper Rutgers University, Rutgers, NJ and the Elder Gallery, Invitational Exhibition Charlotte, NC.
Farber has had his work acquired by public and private collections that include: The John D. MacArthur Library Permanent Collection at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter, FL, The James Michner Collection at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, The Rare Book Collection at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, the Alma College Permanent Collection in Alma, Michigan,
The Ohio University Permanent Collection, in Athens, Ohio, the Bruce Simon Collection and the Morris Collection in Chattanooga, TN.
Center for Art & Theatre, 2005
M.F.A., Western Michigan University B.F.A., Ohio University
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