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Lives and works in Chicago, IL

2016 MFA in Painting and Drawing, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2013 Post-Baccalaureate in Painting and Drawing, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1991 B.S. Computer Science, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Robert Burnier & Justine Hill, David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO
Of No Particular King, The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
So That Justice Should Be Tyrant, ANDREW RAFACZ, Chicago, IL

The Ship's Carpenter, curated by Jordan Martins, Elastic Arts, Chicago, IL

The Ship's Carpenter, Elastic Arts, Chicago, IL

Inland Delta, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL

Things That Can Be Mistaken for Plans, Design Cloud, Chicago, IL
The Horseless Carriage, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
Morton College, Cicero, IL

Art of Sight, Sense of Feeling, The Franklin, Chicago, IL
The Shortest Distance Between Two Points, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL
Domestic Distubrances, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL
Lovey Town, curated by Matt Moris, Mana Contemporary Chicago, Chicago, IL

Jenny from the Color Block, curated by Eric Ruschman, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
UNTITLED Miami - December, Miami, FL
EXPO Chicago - September, Chicago, IL
CODE Art Fair, Copenhagen, Denmark
This Room is a Work Made Up of People, curated by Alberto Aguilar, resident artist, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
New American Paintings Midwest Show, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL (upcoming)
Group Show Project (TBA), Evanston Art Center, curated by Sarah Krepp (upcoming)
Dead Man's Curve, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL (upcoming)

EXPO Chicago (Andrew Rafacz), Chicago, IL
Every Home is a Temporary Home, Project for Terrain Biennial, curated by Sabina Ott, Oak Park, IL
Independent Curators International, NADA, New York, NY
Imaginary Landscapes, Chicago Urban Art Society, Chicago, IL
Volta, New York, NY

NADA, with Independent Curators International, Miami, FL
UNTITLED (Andrew Rafacz), Miami, FL
Rocket Run; Abstraction from Chicago, Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE. Curated by Alexander Herzog
IN/SITU, curated by Renaud Proch for EXPO Chicago, Chicago, IL
EXPO Chicago (Andrew Rafacz), Chicago, IL
The Chicago Effect: Redefining the Middle, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Inside Space, Riverside Art Center, Riverside, IL
Ghost Nature, La Box, École nationale supérieure d'art de Bourges, curated by Caroline Picard, Bourges, France
Here Lies Space, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
Ghost Nature, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, curated by Caroline Picard, Chicago, IL

All the King's Horses, Gallery 175, curated by Sarah Krepp, Chicago, IL
Salon Zürcher, Gallerie Zürcher, New York, NY
Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
All the King’s Horses, Gallery 175, Chicago, IL

MDW Art Fair, Chicago, IL
Evanston and Vicinity Biennial, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
Some Dialogue, Illinois State Museum, Chicago, IL
12th Anniversary Show, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
FORM: Art + floral, Chicago, IL
Geometrically Speaking II, Chicago, IL

Chicago Artists Month Show, Las Manos Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Paper Exhibition, Las Manos Gallery, Chicago, IL

Geometrically Composed, Las Manos Gallery, Chicago, IL
New Work, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
War Machines, Swell Gallery, West Dundee, IL
The Evidence Against Us, Las Manos Gallery, Chicago, IL
Dialogue 32, Noyes Art Center, Evanston, IL

Meeting 2.0, The Conference Room Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Joseph Frasca Works on Paper Exhibition, ATC Gallery, Chicago, IL
Art Part(l)y / re-S.E.E.-ycle, Artist Collective, Evanston, IL
TextaPort, Caro d’Offay Gallery, Chicago, IL
ATC Select, ATC Gallery, Chicago, IL

Textaport , Caro d’Offay Gallery, Chicago, IL
Art 5, Faculty and Staff of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Curator’s Choice, curated by Shannon Stratton, Around the Coyote, Chicago, IL
Subtle Combat, Around the Coyote, Chicago, IL

The Colorist Chess, Caro d’Offay Gallery, Chicago, IL
Sketchbook 6, Collaboraction Theater Company, Chicago, IL

Miniatures and Multiples, Around the Coyote Gallery, Chicago, IL
Curator’s Choice, curated by Stephanie Pavone and Brittany Reilly, Around the Coyote Gallery, Chicago, IL

Artist Lecture with the Cultivist, New York, December
Visiting Artist Lecture, Harold Washington College, October

Visiting Artist Lecture, Northern Illinois University, November 11

Self Employment in the Arts, Panel discussion, College of Dupage, January 29
Robert Burnier, 2D Design Lecture, College of Dupage, January 29
Dusk is Dawn is Day, essay, published on Bad at Sports, August
The Outward Spiral, essay, published on Bad at Sports, June
Lorraine Dauw at The Hills Estheric Center, exhibition review, published on Chicago Artist Writers, June
Catholic Craft, essay, published on Bad at Sports, May
Steven Husby: BRUTe FORCE at 65GRAND, exhibition review, published on Bad at Sports, April
An Interview with Steven Husby, published on Bad at Sports, April
Relatedness, Discovery, Emergence and Materiality, lecture, College of DuPage, March

Chicago Artist Writers, Micro-Meditation:Robert Chase Heishman, November
Get Out of the Vacuum: The Importance of Peer-to-Peer Support for Artists, Chicago Artist Coalition, organized by Stacia Yepanis, November

Foumberg, Jason, preview, Five Prime Spots to Discover Rising Local Artists, Chicago Magazine, Sep
Reichert, Eliot and Girgenti, Maria, Breakout Artists in 2016, Newcity, Spring
Girgenti, Maria, In Profile: Robert Burnier, Newcity, Feb

Waxman, Lori, review, Terrain Biennial makes Oak Park an art nexus, Chicago Tribune, Aug
Syed, Mahjabeen, 2nd Terrain Biennial Sprawls Far Beyond the Suburbs, Newcity, Aug
Reichert, Elliot, Review: Imaginary Landscapes at Mana Contemporart, Newcity, Apr
Heddaya, Mostafa, Manifest Destiny? Volta New York Goes West, Blouin Art Info, Mar

Mayo, Amanda Rosoce, Review: Here Lies Space, San Francisco Arts Quarterly, April
Black, Heiji Choy, Velvet Hammer, Chicago Magazine
Burke, Stephanie, Top 10 Weekend Picks (4/4-4/6): #2, Here Lies Space at Heaven Gallery, Bad at Sports art blog, April 3
Picard, Caroline, In and Out of Virtual Space: An Interview with Robert Burnier, Bad at Sports art blog, February 10
Foumberg, Jason, The 18 Best Shows in Chicago Art Galleries, Chicago Magazine, January 29
Burke, Stephanie, Top 5 Weekend Picks (1/17&1/19): Ghost Nature Bad at Sports Art Blog, January 18
Eler, Alicia, 10 Chicago Art Exhibitions to See This Winter, Hyperallergic, January 14

Velez, Pedro, Eye Exam: My Top Art Picks for Chicago and the Midwest, 2013, Newcity, December 17
Mason, Shana Beth, Art Basel / UNTITLED / Pulse in REVIEW: Art Basel Miami Beach Week 2013, San Francisco Arts Quarterly, December
Tayes, Marana, UNTITLED.: A gallerist and a curator dish on art and the fair itself, Savannah College of Art and Design Blog, December
Maneker, Marion, UNTITLED Fair Report, Art Market Monitor, December
CBS Morning news, interview, Sep 19
Pieper, Troy, "Engage or Abandon?", review, fnews Magazine, Sep 15
Foumberg, Jason, Fourteen Great Art Exhibits in Chicago Right Now, Chicago Magazine, Sep
Dluzen, Robin, Editorial Feature. Visual Art Source (Art Scene/art ltd.), Feb

Dluzen, Robin, Review of MDW Art Fair, November
Burke, Stephanie, Top 5 Weekend Picks (7/13&7/14): Heaven Gallery’s 12 Year Anniversary. Bad at Sports Art Blog, July
Burke, Stephanie, Top 5 Weekend Picks (8/11&8/13): 21st Evanston and Vicinity Biennial. Bad at Sports Art Blog, August

McFarlan, Emily, Review. Courier-News/Sun-Times, June

Inklebarger, Timothy, War for sale: Exhibit juxtaposes military weaponry with consumerism. Chicago Journal, May
Petliki, Myrna, Artists’ Works Send Their Messages. Chicago News-Star , April
Sullivan, Molly, Review of ‘Colorist Chess’, New City Chicago, May

Weiss, Hedy, Collaboraction's 'Program B' Beguiling, a Bit Uneven. Chicago Sun-Times, August

Workman, Michael, Review, “Eye Exam: Winter Tour”, New City Chicago, December

United Airlines, Corporate collection, gift of AON Corporation
Tom Skilling