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Frank Herrmann is Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts by the University of Cincinnati

where he taught graduate and undergraduate painting for forty one years, is a painter working in Cincinnati. He holds both a BA and MFA in painting. He exhibits regionally, nationally and internationally. Public collections include the Foundation and Center for Contemporary Art, Prague and the Grand Rapids Museum of Art, Michigan. Frank has numerous grants and fellowships including a Guggenheim Fellowship. Residencies include Castle Cimelice, Czech Republic and MASS MoCA.

Honors include 2006 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship.

Other grants include Ohio Arts Council Project Grant 2001, Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship 1983, 1986, 2001; Arts Midwest NEA 1990; Summerfair Individual Artist Fellowship 1983, 2000.

University Research Council Grant 1983, 1990, 1999, 2002 & 2001. 

Authors, Editors, Composers Award from the Friends of the UC Libraries, and the Dean's

Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1997.

In 2001 the Ohio Arts Council through the Foundation and Center for

Contemporary Art in Prague, Czech Republic awarded Herrmann a residency at Castle

Cimelice. The 80" x 79" painting Cimelice Thinking: Fumeripits and the Brazza Baroque completed at Castle Cimelice is now in the collection of the foundation in Prague.

He was also in residence at The Studios at MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA in 2016.


Herrmann’s work is included in many private and public collections. 

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