Born in Oxnard, California, Robert Hardgrave has made a significant contribution to visual arts in the Pacific Northwest for over a decade. A finalist for the 2014 Cornish College of the Arts Neddy Award in Painting and nominee for the 2014 Portland Art Museum’s Contemporary Northwest Arts Awards, Hardgrave has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows in Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Chicago, New York, and Hamburg. Locally, Robert is a member of the Duwamish River Residency, and his work is part of the permanent collection of Microsoft and the Public Art4Culture Collection. 

2000 Graphic Design Degree — AAS, Seattle Central Community College


Swinton Gallery, Madrid, Spain
Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
Copro Nason, Los Angeles, CA
Art & Soul, Seattle. WA (solo)
Portland Print Fair at PAM Seattle City Hall — Seattle
Brown University,Providence, MA
Washington State Convention Center Cullom Gallery,Seattle, WA (solo)
Gage Academy, Seattle, WA
SAM Gallery, Seattle, WA
Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, WA
LxWxH Gallery, Seattle, WA
FFDG, San Francisco, CA
Gage Academy, Seattle, WA
Cullom Gallery, Seattle, WA (curatorial)
Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA
Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
EC-Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
David B Smith Gallery, Denver, CO (solo)
Viking Union Gallery WWU, Bellingham, WA
Esvelt Gallery, Columbia Basin College, WA
Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
Copro Nason Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
David B Smith Gallery, Denver, CO
Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Somespace gallery, Seattle, WA
Limited Addiction Gallery, Denver, CO
6311 Gallery, Seattle, WA
Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Lawrimore Project, Seattle, WA
Kinsey/Des Forges Gallery, LA, CA (solo)
Robert Berman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
COCA 24-hour marathon, Seattle, WA
Compound Gallery, Portland, OR
Limited Addiction Gallery, Denver, CO
BLK/MRKT Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
BLVD Gallery, Seattle, WA (curatorial)
Feinkunst Krueger, Hamburg, Germany
BLVD Gallery, Seattle, WA
COCA 24-hour marathon, Seattle, WA
BLK/MRKT Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
BLVD Gallery, Seattle, WA
Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA
Compound Gallery, Portland, OR
OK OK Gallery, Seattle, WA
Red Bull ArRange, Live painting w/Pacific Symphony, Seattle, WA
Red Bull Music Academy, Seattle, WA
Viking Union Gallery WWU, Bellingham, WA
CoCa 24 hour Marathon, Seattle. WA
Andenken Gallery, Denver, CO
The Voice 1156 Gallery, San Diego, CA
The Lab 101 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Receiver Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Reed Center, New York, NY
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA
Center on Contemporary Arts, Seattle, WA
Vital 5 Gallery, Seattle, WA
Kaleidoscope Gallery, Seattle, WA