On the Way to WorkRichard Soberpaintings

Education

University of Iowa
University of Maryland
Maryland Institute, College of Art

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B.A. American Studies
1994-1995
1989-1993
1972*1973

Exhibitions

The Center for Contemporary Arts,Santa fe, NM
Hudson River Gallery, Iowa City
Creative Alliance, Baltimore
Gallery Black Lagoon, Austin, TX
Cruz Gallery, Santa Fe
Pecos Studio Tour 2012
Pecos Studio Tour 2010
Downtown Subscription, Santa Fe
Unitarian Church, Santa Fe
Downtown Subscription, Santa Fe
Baltimore Choral Arts Society Beaux Arts Fair
Downtown Subscription, Santa Fe
Pecos Studio Tour, Pecos, NM
Baltimore Choral Arts Society Beaux Arts Fair
Gallery at Four Corners, Phoenix, Md.
Pecos Studio Tour, Pecos, NM
Galerie Francoise, Brooklandville, Md.
Collaboration Gallery, Santa Fe
Pecos Studio Tour, Pecos, NM
Sequoia Collections, Santa Fe 
Passion Fish Gallery, Baltimore
Angelfall Studios Gallery
Sascha's 527, Baltimore
Passion Fish Gallery, Baltimore
Alice's Cafe, Easton, Md.
Fleckenstein Gallery, Towson, Md.
Sassafras Gallery, Baltimore
Sassafras Gallery, Baltimore
The Park School Gallery, Baltimore
Zeitgeist Gallery, Cambridge, Ma.
Theater Project, Baltimore
Charles Theater, Baltimore
School 33, Baltimore
Metropol Cafe and Art Gallery, Baltimore
Satisfied Mind, Winchester, Va.
Folk Art Gallery, Baltimore
Metropol Cafe and Art Gallery
I. Brewster Gallery, Baltimore
Hudson River Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa
Coffee Cellars, Iowa City
The Right Bank, Brooklyn New York
Loyola College Gallery, Baltimore
George Ciscle Gallery, Baltimore
Artscape
Casa de la Cultura, Estepona, Spain
Baltimore Museum of Art
Artscape
Second Story Books, Baltimore
South Charles St. Gallery, Baltimore

One man show
Three Person Show
One man show
Group Show
Participating Artist
Participating Artist
Participating Artist
One man show
One man show
One man show
Invitational
One man show
Participating Artist
Invitational
Two man show
Participating Artist
Group show
Featured Artist
Participating Artist
Paintings under consignment
One man show
Group show
One man show
One man show
One man show
Invitational drawing show
One man show
One man show
One man show
One man show
Group Show
Two man show
Invitational group show
Group Show
One man show
Group show
Group show
One man show
Group show
One man show
Two man show
Four man show
Four man show
Ivitational (By Mayor of Baltimore)
One man show
Invitational Traveling Exhibition
Juried group show
Group show
One man show
Sept - Nov, 2017
Nov - Dec, 2015
Dec - Jan, 2015
Nov - Jan, 2014
May - Sept, 2013
September, 2012
September, 2010
March, 2010
Sept - Oct, 2008
July, 2008
October, 2007
October, 2007
September, 2007
November, 2006
Sept - Nov, 2006
October 2006
August 2006
Nov - Dec, 2005
October 2005
Aug - Jan, 2006
April - May, 2005
May, 2004
Dec - Jan, 2004
Oct - Nov, 2003
Sept - Oct, 2002
June - Aug, 2002
April, 2002
Jan - Feb, 2001
Oct - Nov, 1999
Mar - Apr, 1999
May - June, 1998
Mar - Apr, 1998
July, 1997
Mar - Apr,, 1997
Jan - Mar, 1997
December, 1996
June, 1996
May, 1996
April, 1995
Mar - Apr, 1995
June - July, 1994
April, 1994
June, 1989
July, 1987
January, 1984
June, 1983 - 1984
June, 1982
October, 1981
May - June, 1981
Paintings appear in private collections in Santa Fe, Baltimore, Washington, Philadelphia, New York, Providence, Boston, San Francisco, Seattle, New Orleans, Atlanta, Iowa City, Winchester, Va., Gainesville, Fla., London, Melbourne, Dublin, Paris, Mannheim, Germany, Malaga, Spain, Port Moody, British Columbia, and the Bahamas

Guest Presentations

Guest Speaker, National Art Honor
Society Induction Ceremony
Guest Artist
Guest critic
Slide presentation/poetry reading

Patapsco High School
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The Park School
Maryland Institute, College of Art
Boston Visual Artists@ Union
November, 2001
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November, 1999
1983
1983

Readings

The Laughing Goat, Boulder, CO
Carriage House, Baltimore
Malvern Books, Austin
Collected Works, Santa Fe
Johns Hopkins University, Arellano Theatre
Sassafras Gallery
14 Karat Cabaret, Baltimore
Adrian's Book-Cafe, Baltimore
Woven Existence, a collaborative project with
Choreographer-dancers Anna Rider and Shannon Glasgow
Synaethesia, a collaborative project between poets and composers, interpreting works of art
Baltimore Book Festival
Halcyon Gallery
Metropol Cafe and Gallery
The Coffee Cellars
Cafe Montage, Baltimore
Halcyon Gallery
Maryland Writers' Center, Bethesda
George Ciscle Gallery
St. Marks Poetry Project, New York City
Maryland Institute, College of Art
Bacchanal, Philadelphia
Boston Visual Artists' Union
Hollins Market Artists' Co-op, Baltimore
Second Story Books
Baltimore High School for the Arts
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Red Door Hall, Maryland Writers' Council, Baltimore
Maryland Institute, College of Art, School 33, and Mt. Royal Tavern - Continuing readings
Apathy Project, Baltimore - Continuing readings
Blue Dolphin, San Francisco - Continuing readings

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Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa.
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The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore
October 16, 2017
February 10, 2016
November 11, 2014
December 9, 2013
October 23, 2003
February 3, 2001
November 19, 1999
February 28, 1999
Oct 9-10 1998
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October 20, 1996
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September 29, 1996
April, 1996
October, 1995
March, 1995
April, 1994
April, 1993
June, 1991
February, 1988
January, 1985
October, 1984
March, 1983
March, 1983
August, 1982
April, 1982
March, 1982
February, 1982
1979-1982
1978-1981
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1977-1978
1976-1978

Publications

Adjusting to the Light
For Winter
Spoken Word CD with Sandie Castle, "Missing in Action," Baltimore
Because the House is Wild and Empty, Baltimore
Correo Aereo, Baltimore
Rosewood/The Serpentine Nature of the Beast/Four Windowboxes, Baltimore
Anything With A Hole In It, Baltimore
Chopin Express, Baltimore

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Birdhouse Studios
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Apathy Press Poets
Apathy Press Poets
New Poets Series
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Apathy Press Poets
Hot Summer Press
2012
2010
2003
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1995
1988
1988
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1988
1983

Poems appear in the following publications: Open 24 hours, Sunday Sun Magazine, City Paper, Anthology of American Poetry(Santa Cruz), The Pearl, Poetry (Portland, Ore.),Maryland Poetry Review, Industrial Decay Quarterly (Washington, D.C.,) Fell SwoopNew Orleans), Bartleby, Shattered Wig Review, Function at the Junction.

Special Projects

Created CD cover for "Missing in Action"
Created CD cover for self-titled "Charm City Klezmer"
Provided artwork and cover for Function at the
Junction #2, Baltimore
Painting Project, A Book for Fools Who Can't Read:
My Home in America

Spoken Word
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Electric Press
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2003
1993
1997
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1994

Community

Founding Member, Pecos Valley Artists' Alliance / Big Table Gallery
Chosen in Baltimore Magazine's August 2002 Issue as
"Best One-Man Show in a Neighborhood Gallery"
Member, Park School Arts Community Advisory Council

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2005
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1991
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2000-2005

Works-In Progress

Manuscripts, Book of Traces, Poems
Aria for the Night in Question, a book of prose-poems
(with Lorne Bair)
Amost the Natural Man, poems from Spain
A cultural biography of Jack Micheline (a brief meditation
on post-WWII urban literary subcultures and an homage
to a "street" poet)

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1996-Present
1991
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1984 - 1986