2022 Ninth Annual Open Studio event. (West Chelsea Artists)
Frank Rivera will open his New York studio to the public on the weekend of May 20-22, 2022 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) from noon until 6:00 PM.
Location: 229 W. 26th St. Studio 2-C.
Along with other West Chelsea artists, Rivera is participating in this open studio event.
2021 High Line Open Studios Chelsea, NYC, NY; participating artist in "Open Studios"
2019 High Line Open Studios Chelsea, NYC, NY; participating artist in "Open Studios"
2018 The Trenton City Museum at Ellarsie; "Pushing 40" invitational exhibit.
2016-2019 West Chelsea Artists, NYC, NY; participating artist in "Open Studios"
2015 The Gallery At Mercer, West Windsor, NJ; A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings
2014 Artworks Gallery, Trenton, NJ; The False Mirror - Surrealism Forward and Back
2012 Mariboe Gallery, Swig Art Center, Hightstown, NJ; Nuits Blanches 2012
2010 The Gallery at Chapin, Princeton, NJ; Selected Paintings 1989-2010
2010 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2009 Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY, "Pretty, Strange"
2008 Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY, One-man Show
2007 Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY, "Rare Birds"
2005 Salon d’Automne de Paris
2005 Festival International d’Art Contemporain (FIAC), Paris
2000 Gallery at Mercer College, Trenton, NJ
1999 New Jersey State Museum, Fine Arts Annual
1999 City without Walls, Newark, NJ, “Traps.”
1997 Mariboe Gallery, Swig Art Center, Hightstown, NJ, “Crossovers,” solo exhibition.
1995 Mariboe Gallery, Swig Art Center, Hightstown, NJ, “Games & Secrets.”
1993 Gallery at Mercer College, Trenton, NJ, recent work.
1989 Considine Gallery, Princeton, NJ, solo exhibition of recent work.
1987 Abington Art Center, Abington, PA, recent work.
1984 Ellarslie Museum invitational, Trenton, NJ.
1980 Gallery at Mercer College, Trenton, NJ, recent work.
1975 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, Biennial of American Art.
1974 Susan Caldwell Gallery, New York, NY, group show.
2008 “Outside of Whimsy,” Chris Rywalt, Gallery Slog
2006 “Blind Voyeur, Guide or Victim?,” Nicole Plett
1999 “Delightfully ‘Trapped’ in City without Walls,” Dan Bischoff, Newark Star Ledger.
1997 “The Eye of the Beholder,” Richard Shea, Princeton Packet.
1995 “Diaries of Inner Life,” Wendy Heisler, Princeton Packet.
1993 “Impulsion Leads to Astonishing Results,” Cathy Viksjo, Trenton Times.
1967 MFA, University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Fine Arts.
1962 BFA, Yale School of Art.
1961 Cleveland Institute of Art.
2010 Visiting Artist, Maryland Institute College of Art
2003 Professor Emeritus, Mercer County Community College
1967-2003 Mercer County Community College
1966-1967 Philadelphia College of Art (now University of the Arts)
1962-1964 Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.
1998 Siggraph Award, 15th annual conference at Atlanta, GA.
1994 Academic sabbatical leave for travel and study in France
1984 Penn-Lilly Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania
1973 National Endowment for the Humanities; stipend for travel and study in France
1975 Listed in “Who’s Who in American Art”