Rod Massey

Rod Massey was born in Minneapolis in 1949. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. He also attended the Tanglewood/Boston University Summer Art Program and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Massey was a Visiting Artist at Roger Williams College in Barrington, Rhode Island in 1986 and participated in the Walker Art Center Open Studio Program in 1987.

He has been awarded numerous grants including a Bush Foundation Fellowship, a McKnight Foundation Fellowship and most recently, a 2013 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant. Massey’s commissions include paintings for Minnesota Life, the Minnesota Department of Transportation, Target and United Methodist Hospital.

Selected Collections:
Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Target Corporation; 3M Company; General Mills Corporation; Lakeside Capital; Brabbit & Salita; Abbott Northwestern Hospital; Securian; Park Nicollet Medical Center; Shriner’s Hospital; Minnesota Historical Society; Young America Corporation; Cray Research; Cargill Company; Ceridian Corporation; United Methodist Hospital; Thrivent Financial; Bush Foundation