Born 1952 Detroit, Michigan, USAROBERT SCHEFMAN: BIORobert Schefman, a native of Detroit, Michigan, earned a BFA in Sculpture from Michigan State University in 1974, an MA in Sculpture from the University of Iowa in 1976, and an MFA from the University of Iowa in 2006. Schefman lived and worked in New York City for thirteen years. He returned to the Detroit area in 1989. Schefmans solo exhibitions have been held at the U.N. Plaza, New York City; Aesthetic Arrest, New York City; Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham; Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham;
The Birmingham/Bloomfield Art Center;Midland Center For The Arts, The Charach Epstein Museum, West Bloomfield, The Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI, and Meadow Brook Gallery, Oakland University, Rochester, MI. Group exhibitions include: Ruggiero/Henis Gallery, New York City; The Brooklyn Army Terminal, New York City; Wards Island, New York City; Foley Square/ Federal Plaza, New York City; Struve Gallery, Chicago; Robert Berman Gallery, Santa MonicaL; Robert Kidd Gallery, Lemberg Gallery, Detroit Artisits Market and The Detroit Institute of Arts.He has been awarded grants from the Pollack-Krasner Foundation, The Benard Maas Foundation, The Arts Foundation of Michigan, The State of Michigan Creative Artist Grant and The University of Iowa Graduate Senate.His works are in the collections of The Detroit Institute of Arts; The 19th District Court, Dearborn; Ford Arts Center,
Dearborn; Wayne State University, Detroit; The Cooley Law School, Lansing; The University of Iowa as well as in private collections in Detroit, New York City, Boca Raton, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.Schefman is currently the Chair of the Foundations Department, and Associate Professor at the The College for Creative Studies in Detroit.He is represented by the Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI.