Darren Oberto
b. 1978 Ann Arbor, MI



BFA Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI


Selected Exhibitions:


1100 Florence, Evanston IL,  Darren Oberto/The Light Within 

Manifest, Cincinnati, OH, Packaged

Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL. Truth As A Contested Concept

ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL. Emerging


The Saw Room, Evanston IL. Darren Oberto/Out of Blue

Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL. Evanston Made

The Art Center Highland Park, Highland Park, IL.  Eco-Art

Ann Arbor Art Center, Art Now/Drawing. Award best in show, Juror: Perry Kulper


Standing Passengers, Chicago, IL.  Event Horizon

Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL. Evanston Made

Perspective Fine Art Photography, Evanston, IL.  Vicinity


Vivid Art Gallery,  Winnetka, IL.

The Saw Room, Evanston, IL. Darren Oberto// Turntable Drawings

Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL.  Evanston Made

Masur Museum of Art, Monroe,LA. 53rd Annual Juried Competition (Juror, Holly Hughes) 

Todd Art Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro TN.



Gallery 1501, Des Plaines Public Library, Des Plaines,IL

Made in Evanston, Noyes Cultural Center, Evanston, IL

Studio Visit vol.28, The Open Studios Press



The Little Volcano, Chicago IL


Gruen Galleries, Chicago, IL (The Art of Human Rights)



Prak-sis, Chicago, IL (chaos in order)
Prak-sis, Chicago, IL (work in progress a live exhibition)
Kepco Art center, Seoul S. Korea (Prak-sis Chicago)
Chicago Center for Book and Paper Art, Columbia College (La Loteria)



John Almquist Gallery, Winnetka, IL
Around the Coyote (spring festival curators choice)

Prak-sis, Chicago,Il (elevate)
Around the Coyote (fall festival curators choice)


Around the Coyote
(around the coyote select exhibit, fall festival curators choice)

Chicago Cultural Center(benefit for the C.C.I.L.)


Around the Coyote Gallery, Chicago, IL
(fall festival curators choice exhibit, multiples and miniatures exhibit)

E.P. Theatre, Chicago, IL (set of GREY)



Mars Gallery, Chicago, IL (snow city arts foundation benefit)

Holy Fools, Chicago, IL(rape victim advocates benefit)



Grand Rapids Museum of Art, Grand Rapids,MI (juried exhibition)