R I C H A R D    L O V I N G


1945-46 Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
1947 The New School for Social Research, New York, NY


1983 National Endowment of Art - Senior Fellowship Grant


Professor Emeritus - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1971-2004


2022 "Richard Loving Show," Glow Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
2014 "Inside the Outside," Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
  “Richard Loving,” 737 N Michigan, Chicago, IL
2010 "Recent Views of an Inner World: Paintings by Richard Loving," Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN
2008 "in the world," Oak Park Public Library, Oak Park, IL
2007 "30 Year Review," Evanston Art Center & The Art Center of Highland Park, Evanston & Highland Park, IL, catalog essays by James Yood and Sue Taylor
2003 "Recent Works on Paper," Printworks Gallery Chicago, IL, essay, Sue Taylor
2000 Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL
1998 “Dissections,” Recent Works on Paper, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL
1996 Bottler Dane, Santa Fe, NM
  “Undercurrents,” Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL
1993 Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL
1991 The Jung Center, Evanston, IL
  “Seed Godesses and Water Themes,” Anderson University, Anderson, IN
1990 “Markings: Paintings, Prints and Constructions,” State of Illinois Art Gallery, Chicago, IL
1987 Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL
  Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
1985 Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL
1984 Roy Boyd Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1983 Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL
1982 Lerner Heller, New York, NY
  Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL
1978 Barat College, Lake Forest, IL
1973 Galerie le chat Bernard, Chicago, IL
1970 Beloit College, Beloit, WI
1963 Lawrence College, Appleton, WI
1957 Bloomington Art Assocation, Bloomington, IL


1979 Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago IL
1977 N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL
1972 Benjamin Galleries, Chicago, IL
1969 Kovler Gallery, Chicago, IL


2022 “Independent 20th Century Before and After Imagism,”  Curated by Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL, exihibited at Independent Art Fair, NY, NY 
2010 “Cover Stories: The Art of the Book Jacket,” Printworks, Chicago, IL
2005 “The Art of the Book Plate,” Printworks, Chicago, IL
1998 “Primary Colors,” Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
  “Pleasure Beyond Guilt,” Artemesia, Chicago, IL
  “Second Sight,” Mary and Leigh Block Museum, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, curated by James Yood
1995 “Selections from the Toni Gutfreund Collection,” Oakton Community College, Chicago, IL
  “Painting and Sculpture Today,” Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN
  “Contemporary Art in the Midwest,” University of Notre Dame, IN
1993 “Three Person Show/Enamels,” The Art Institute of Chicago, IL
1991 “Spirited Visions-Portraits of Artists,” State of Illinois Gallery, Chicago, IL
1986-88 “Contemporary Screens, Function, DecorationSculpture, Metaphor,” circulated by the Art Museum Association of America (travelling)
1988 “Drawings,” Galarie Anton Meier, Geneva, Switzerland
1986 ”Artists’ Alternate Media,” NIU Art Gallery, Chicago, IL
  “Elegant Abstraction,” Paine Art Center, Oshkosh, WI
  “The Grande Example of La Grande Jatte: Seurat and Chicago Art,” Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL, curated by Mary Mathews Gedo
1985 “Eighty-first Exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity,” Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  “American Abstraction: Four Currents," Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1984 ”Abstract Painting in Chicago,” Roy Boyd Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  "Abstract, Symbol, Image,” Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL (travelling)
  “Chicago: Some Other Traditions,” Madison Art Center, Madison, WI (travelling), curated by Dennis Adrian
  “FORUM,” Zurich, Switzerland
  "Chicago Cross Sections,” Trisolini Gallery, University of Ohio
  "Illinois Abstracts: Survey of 16 Abstract Artists,” Springfield Art Association, Springfield, IL
1983 “The Fan Show," Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, curated by Ellen Lanyon
  “Chicago Artists: Continuity and Change,” Printer’s Row, Chicago, IL
  “Chicago Abstract Painting,” Chesney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, WA
  “Beautiful,” Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL
1982 "Chicago Abstract Painting,” Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
1980 "32nd Illinois Invitational,” Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL
1979 “Chicago / Karlsruhe,” Germany, curated by Franz Schulze
1977 “Two Painters-Two Sculptors,” The School of the Art Institute Gallery, Chicago, IL
1976 "Selections from the Painting Department,” The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1969 “Chicago and Vicinity Show,” Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1968 “Drawings, U.S.A.,” St. Paul Art Center, St. Paul, MN
1966 "A craft exhibition," Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1959 “Contemporary Enamelling,” Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY


AT & T Corporate Headquarters, NJ
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwesterm University, Evanston, IL
Borg Warner Corporation, Chicago, IL
Continental Bank of Illinois, Chicago, IL
First National Bank of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL
Industrial Trust and Savings, Muncie, IN
Jocelyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
David and Alfred Smart Museum, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL (Recent Brochure)
Kemper Group, Long Grove, IL
State of Illinois Collection, Chicago, IL
Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL
Needham, Harper & Steers, Chicago, IL
Prudential Insurance Company, NJ
Gardner, Carton and Douglas Inc., Chicago, IL
Katten, Muchin, Pearl, & Galler Ltd., Chicago, IL
Ruth Horwich Collection, Chicago, IL
Sangamon State University, Springfield, IL


"Exhibits feature Chicago painter, small-town America," Valparaiso University News, Monday, November 1, 2010.
Hertzlieb, Gregg, "Richard Loving: Cover Art Commentary," Valparaiso Poetry Review: Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, Spring/Summer 2011: Volume XII, Number.
"Brauer Museum of Art’s 2010-2011 Season is Approaching," duneland.com, July 12, 2010.
Hawkins, Margaret, "Loving has left his marks in evolution as a painter," Chicago Sun-Times, March 23, 2007.
"Local Talent: From back in the day nine portraits of the artist," Elmhurst College Prospect, Spring 2007.
Artner, Alan G., "2 Loving exhibitions double the pleasure," Chicago Tribune, March 29, 2007.
Artner, Alan G., "Richard Loving is enamored of breathing," Chicago Tribune, February 21, 2003.
Camper, Fred, New Art Examiner, February 2001.
Holg, Garrett, Art News, December 2000.
Pulanski, G. Jurek, "Self Portraits 2000: A Twentieth Century Celebration," Art Scope.net, November 2000.
Buchholtz, Barbara, Chicago Tribune, April 24, 1998, Gallery Watch.
Pascale, Mark, "Dissections", Printworks Gallery, March 1998.
Loving, Richard, "Speakeasy," New Art Examiner, February 1993.
Taylor, Sue, “Richard Loving:Two Kinds of Order,” Roy Boyd Gallery, March 1993.
Wiens, Ann, New Art Examiner, May 1993: “On View,” pp. 36-37.
Artner, Alan G., "2 Unusual exhibitions at State of Illinois Gallery," Chicago Tribune, August 10, 1990.
Artner, Alan G., "Richard Loving (Boyd, 739 N. Wells St.)," Chicago Tribune, October 27, 1989.
Artner, Alan G., "Loving’s painting is decorative and seductive," Chicago Tribune, March 12, 1987.
Gedo, Mary Matthews, “Chicago Artists Celebrate La Grande Jatte,” New Art Examiner, March 1986, pp. 26 - 28.
Argyropoulos, Andy, New Art Examiner, January 1986.
Lucie - Smith, Edward, American Art Now: Morrow & Co., 1985,  pp. 128-129.
Pincus, Robert L., Los Angeles Times, July 1984.
Artner, Alan, Chicago Tribune, October 14, 1983.
Gedo, Mary Matthews, “Interconnections: Study of Chicago-Style Relationships in Painting,” Arts Magazine, October 1982 pp. 112 - 117 and Art News, November 1982.
Schulze, Franz, “Artists, the Critics are Watching,” Art News, May 1981.
Schulze, Franz, “Richard Loving’s Abstract Imagism,” New Art Examiner, April 1981.
Schulze, Franz, “False Starts? Whatever, Richard Loving finally Got it Right,” Chicago Sun Times, November 29, 1981.
Elliot, David, Chicago Sun Times, December 2, 1979.
Lust, Herbert, “Richard Loving: Image Destroyer,” Gallery Essay, 1973.
Schulze, Franz, “Some Good Bullfights, a Blob of Pig’s Hair and...,”Chicago Daily News, April 29-30, 1972.
Haydon, Harold, Chicago Sun-Times, April 14, 1972.
Schulze, Franz, “Surreal Drawing and Cool Sculpture,” Chicago Daily News, March 8, 1969.
Stone, Dennis, “Drawings, Drawings, Drawings,” Art Scene, March, 1969.
Anderson, Don J., Review: "Work in Enamels," Kovler Gallery, Chicago American, June 26, 1966.
The Chicago Tribune, “Work in Enamels”, Kovler Gallery, July 3, 1966.
Buchwald, Wesley R., Mulder, John W., Craftsmen in Illinois, 1965, pp. 6-7 catalog, Illinois Art Education Association.
"Art In Chicago," Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Ill 1945-1995 (various catalog references) .


"Richard Loving (artist)," Wikipedia.com
"Visual Arts of Chicago," Wikipedia.com
"Richard Loving," The Enamel Arts Foundation, 1704 Armacost Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024.