Robbert Flick (b. Amersfoort, Holland) is a Southern California artist who uses photography as his primary medium. Flick, a native of Holland, received a B.A. at the University of British Columbia and an M.A. and M.F.A. at the University of California, Los Angeles. His work is in the permanent collections of numerous institutions both nationally and internationally, including Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Bibliotheque National, Paris; Art Institute of Chicago; High Museum of Art, Atlanta; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian, Washington DC.
Robbert Flick’s work has been featured in Under The Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981, at MOCA. The retrospective Robbert Flick: Trajectories was shown at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art accompanied by a major LACMA/Steidl catalog.
Flick is the recipient of numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowships, a Ford Foundation Faculty Enrichment Grant and a Flintridge Foundation Award and a County of Los Angeles COLA Award. Flick has been a scholar at the Getty Research Institute and is Professor of Photography at the University of Southern California Roski School of Art and Design, where he has taught since 1976.