Tim Rietenbach

Faculty Director of Galleries
Fine Arts

United States

Tim Rietenbach teaches advanced sculpture and junior seminar. Rietenbach has received several individual artist grants from the Ohio Arts Council and Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) as well as the COSI Public Arts Project Grant from the GCAC to install Gigantic, a 100-foot sculpture of a human skeleton in the Columbus science museum. He also has received the Dresden/Saxony Residency from the GCAC and support from the National Endowment for the Arts. In addition to teaching, Rietenbach serves as director of student exhibitions and faculty council president at CCAD. BFA in painting, CCAD, 1977; MFA in sculpture, Ohio State University, 1991. Online: www.timrietenbach.com.

MFA Thesis Advisor

From Tim: "You think: I have a plan, I’m confident, I know what I’m doing. A semester in, you think: I know nothing. A year and a half to respond to that discovery is just enough time to be brilliant. The urgency of this dilemma often garners terrific results, and a better version of confidence."

Learn more about CCAD's MFA program here.