Liberal Arts
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Herb Rieth

Herb Rieth


Assistant Professor

B.A., Indiana University
M.F.A., University of Cincinnati




fabric artworkWorking with a myriad of materials including safety pins, spikes, embroidery floss, camouflage fabric and paint, Herb Rieth creates mixed media work that touches on the nature of signification and sets up rich narratives. His work has been shown at The Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati’s UnMuseum, the Mississippi Museum of Art and solo and group shows in twenty three states. He has previously taught painting, drawing and design full time at University of Alabama, Mississippi State University and Ohio Northern University.