Richard Rezac was born in 1952 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He is an artist and educator living and working in Chicago, Illinois.
MFA, The Maryland Institute, College of Art; Baltimore, MD (1982)
BFA, Pacific Northwest College of Art; Portland, OR, (1974)
Joan Mitchel Foundation Grant Award (2004)
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award (1993)
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship (1989)
National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artist Fellowship (1976, 1986)
Teaching: Adjunct Full Professor of Sculpture and Painting, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Chicago, IL (active 1985-2019)
Rezac participated in a collaborative print project with Normal Editions Workshop during a residency for the Visiting Artist Seminar in the School of Art at Illinois State University in 1997.