Rob Funderburk (RGF, b.1974) is a visual artist and creative consultant based in Chicago, with extensive experience in multidisciplinary art and design production. As a fine artist, he primarily creates drawings, paintings and prints in series that range from intimate and experiential to large-scale and site-specific. As a commercial creative, Rob specializes in strategic visual communication, tactical graphic design and community-oriented arts initiatives with meaningful outcomes.

Rob's artwork is in a number of private collections has been featured by DePaul University Art Museum, Elastic Arts, and Open End in Chicago. His illustrations have appeared in Chicago Tribune, Featherproof Books, Poetry Magazine, Proximity Magazine, THE2NDHAND and TimeOut Chicago. From 2004-2010, Rob was Resident Artist at Open End in Chicago, and from 2011–2018 he served as a Creative Industry Liaison at Columbia College Chicago.
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1997 - BA Studio Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

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

2009 - Peter Lemke’s Collection, curated by Peter Lemke, Milwaukee Avenue Arts Fest, 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

2021 - 210623, Marquette Park House, Gary, IN
2019 - 190214 (Envirochime), S2G Ventures, Chicago, IL 
2016 - 161217 (For Brightwater), Brightwater / 8th Street Market, Bentonville, AR 
2010 - The Robin & The Worm, for Nomadic Studio, curated by Stockyard Institute, DePaul University Art Museum, Chicago, IL 
2010 -
For Orpheus and Euridice, Chicago Opera Vanguard, AV-Aerie Gallery, Chicago, IL
2007 - For 365 Days/365 Plays, Suzan-Lori Parks / Collaboraction, Open-End Gallery, Chicago, IL 
2005 -
Untitled, Open-End Gallery, Chicago, IL

2004 - For Arcade Fire & The Unicorns, Open-End Gallery, Chicago, IL 
2004 -
For Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Joanna Newsom, Open-End Gallery, Chicago, IL

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

Driscoll Bell, Centurion Vehicles, Grainger, H.H. Becker Publishing, Jones Lang & Lasalle, Mucca Pazza, National Pastime Theater, National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, Publications International, Quarasan Publishing, Redmoon Theater, Sears Corporation, VISFX, World Book Encyclopedia, WTTW Network Chicago

Chicago Tribune, Coachmen Industries, Curbside Splendor, Featherproof Books, Indiana University, Kartemquin Films, Poetry Magazine, Redmoon Theater, Skyline Design, TimeOut Chicago

Artransit, Big Draw Chicago, Camp Echo Lake, Columbia College Chicago, Comfort Station, Goodman Theatre, Homeroom Chicago, Ideotech, Marx-Saunders Gallery, THE2NDHAND, Wabash Arts Corridor 

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