Frank Herrmann is Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts by the University of Cincinnati. Honors include 2006 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, 2002&2001 Authors, Editors, Composers Award from the Friends of the UC Libraries, 2001, Ohio Arts Council Project Grant and the Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1997. Other grants include Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship 1983, 1986, 2001; Arts Midwest NEA 1990; Summerfair Individual Artist Fellowship 1983, 2000; Ohio Arts and the University Research Council Grant 1983, 1990, 1999. In 2001 Professor Herrmann was awarded a residency at Castle Cimelice by the Ohio Arts Council through the Foundation and Center for Contemporary Art in Prague, Czech Republic. The 80" x 79" painting Cimelice Thinking: Fumeripits and the Brazza Baroque completed at Castle Cimelice is now in the collection of the foundation in Prague. His work is included in many private and public collections.