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Robert Hickman

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Robert Hickman is a contemporary artist who works in sculptural objects, installations, and public sculpture. His work has been included in numerous solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally in venues that include PS1, Long Island City, New York; Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York; Exit Art, New York; White Columns, New York; Center for Architecture, New York; Pierogi, Brooklyn, New York; Robert Lehman Gallery, Brooklyn, New York; and Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York. He has Permanent Public Commissions at Verdi Square, 72nd Street Station, New York; Capital Community College, Hartford, CT; and at Roosevelt Island Station, New York.

Hickman has been reviewed in publications such as Art News, Sculpture Magazine, GLASS Magazine, World Art, Time Out, Art & Antiques, New York Magazine, The New York Times, New York Post, New York Daily News, and The Miami Herald. His work has been featured in numerous books including Architecture in Perspective, Design Books International, Socrates Sculpture Park, Yale University Press, Along the Way MTA Arts for Transit, The Monacelli Press, The Landmarks of New York An Illustrated Record of the City’s Historic Buildings, The Monacelli Press, and Glass Art From Urban Glass, Schiffer Art Books.

He has been the recipient of numerous national and international awards. Selected awards include two CEC Artslink Project Grants, Samara & Nizhny Novgorod, Russia; New York City MASterwork Award for Best New Public Art, The Municipal Society of New York; Wolf Kahn Award, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT; William Graf Travel Grant, Hunter College, New York; Borinstein Foundation Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.

Hickman was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was educated at Hunter College New York, NY (M.F.A. - Sculpture) and The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (Film). He is currently an Associate Professor at Hunter College, New York. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

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