Richard Hunt

Sculptor Richard Hunt earned his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is most known for his large-scale, abstract, metal sculptures on public display throughout the United States.

Hunt's work has been exhibited at the Cleveland Museum of Art, OH; Museum of African American Art, Los Angeles; Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN; Springfield Museum of Art, OH; and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, among other institutions.

Hunt has been the recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, the Tamarind Institute Artists Fellowship, and a Lifetime Achievement Award (then the James Van Der Zee Award) from Brandywine Workshop and Archives. He lives and practices his art in Chicago.
—From Brandywine Workshop and Archives records

Artist Info


September 12 1935

Chicago, IL






African American