Rob Funderburk (RGF, b.1974) is a visual artist and functional graphic design specialist based in Chicago. He creates small-batch drawings, paintings and prints that range from intimate and experiential to large and site-specific, and has an extensive background in print design, multidisciplinary creative production and communications. 

Rob's work has been exhibited by DePaul University Art Museum, Elastic Arts, and Open End in Chicago, and his illustrations have appeared in Chicago Tribune, Featherproof Books, Poetry Magazine, Proximity Magazine, THE2NDHAND and TimeOut Chicago. From 2011–2018, Rob was a Creative Industry Liaison at Columbia College Chicago.
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1997 - BA Studio Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2021 - Mural: 210623, Marquette Park House, Gary, IN
2019 - Mural: 190214 (Envirochime), S2G Ventures, Chicago, IL 
2016 - Mural: 161217 (For Brightwater), Brightwater / 8th Street Market, Bentonville, AR 
2015 - Solo: New Work by Rob Funderburk, curated by Jordan Martins, Elastic Arts, Chicago, IL 
2015 - Ten x Ten 2015, curated by Homeroom & Spudnik Press, Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL 
2015 - YAB DIY, curated by You Are Beautiful (Matthew Hoffman), Galerie F, Chicago, IL 
2015 - (I’d Like to Suggest) LINGER ON, curated by Anna Kunz, Anna Kunz Studio, Chicago, IL 
2012 - Now Is The Time, curated by Chris Silva, Believe Inn, Chicago, IL 
2010 -
Mural: The Robin & The Worm, for Nomadic Studio, curated by Stockyard Institute, DePaul University Art Museum, Chicago, IL 
2010 -
Mural: For Orpheus and Euridice, Chicago Opera Vanguard, AV-Aerie Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009 - Peter Lemke’s Collection, curated by Peter Lemke, Milwaukee Avenue Arts Fest, Chicago, IL
2007 - Mural: For 365 Days/365 Plays, Suzan-Lori Parks / Collaboraction, Open-End Gallery, Chicago, IL 
2005 -
Mural: Untitled, Open-End Gallery, Chicago, IL
2004 - Mural: Untitled, for Arcade Fire & The Unicorns, Open-End Gallery, Chicago, IL 
2004 -
Mural: Untitled, for Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Joanna Newsom, Open-End Gallery, Chicago, IL
2004 - Solo: Learned Behavior, Open-End, Chicago, IL 
2004 -
Solo: New Work by Rob Funderburk, Chopin Theater, Chicago, IL 
2004 - Citrus, curated by New Theater Collective, Springman Studio, Chicago, IL 
2003 - Artboat, curated by Michael Workman & David Roman, Chicago, IL 
2002 -
2-person: Rob Funderburk & Jake Webster, Labotomy Gallery, Chicago, IL 
1998 - Lorentz Gallery, Elkhart, IN 
1997 -
Solo: Rob Funderburk, Herman B. Wells Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2015 - Ten X Ten Performance Series, with Josh Berman & ensemble, curated by Homeroom Chicago and Spudnik Press, at Elastic Arts, Soho House, Elastic Arts, and Constellation, Chicago, IL 
2011 - Nerves Of Steel, curated by THE2NDHAND, Hungry Brain, Chicago, IL 
2010 - Book Ends, curated by Third Coast Audio Festival and The Books, Chicago Urban Arts Society, Chicago, IL 
2002 - Benefit for Mad Shak Dance Company, Mars Gallery, Chicago, IL

2015 - The Ten x Ten Experiment, Jordan Martins, Graphic Notes #1, Elastic Arts
2009 - Analogging On, Jake Malooley, Time Out Chicago, #249
2007 - Hiding Out by Jonathan Messinger, Booklist Magazine
2001 - He Puts A Little Play In Posters: Rob Funderburk, Achy Obejas, Chicago Tribune

Commissioned Artwork / Illustration: Brightwater/NWACC, Chicago Tribune, Coachmen Industries, Curbside Splendor, Featherproof Books, Hufft, Indiana University, Interior Architects (IA), Kartemquin Films, Marquette Park House, Mucca Pazza, National Pastime Theater, Poetry Magazine, Redmoon Theater, S2G Ventures, Skyline Design, Stockyard Institute, TimeOut Chicago
Art Direction / Graphic Design: Driscoll Bell, Centurion Vehicles, Grainger, H.H. Becker Publishing, Jones Lang & Lasalle, National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, Publications International, Quarasan Publishing, Sears Corporation, VISFX, World Book Encyclopedia, WTTW Network Chicago
Arts Service / Administration: Artransit, Big Draw Chicago, Camp Echo Lake, Columbia College Chicago, Comfort Station, Goodman Theatre, Homeroom Chicago, Ideotech, Marx-Saunders Gallery, THE2NDHAND, Wabash Arts Corridor