Rik Sferra | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Rik Sferra

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MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art
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Rik Sferra's photography and video work has been exhibited at the Minnesota Museum of American Art, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Soap Factory, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Cincinnati Art Museum, and the School of Visual Arts, New York.

Sferra has received grants and fellowships from the McKnight Foundation, Film in the Cities, the Minnesota State Arts Board, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

His freelance photography clients have included Rolling Stone, the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, Design Quarterly, Aveda Corporation, Medtronic, Catholic Charities, and 3M.

In addition to his teaching career and artistic endeavors, Sferra plays drums and percussion for jazz/rock band the Basic Food Group.