Rick Dingus has participated in over 24 solo shows and over 100 group exhibitions since 1977. Dingus' photographs have been collected by over fifty public collections including Amon Carter Museum, Ft. Worth, TX, Getty Museum, Malibu, CA (Sam Wagstaff Collection), Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY, Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., and various international museums. A recipient of numerous grants and purchase awards, Dingus most recently served as co-investigator with Robin Germany to create a "Millennial Collection" at The Southwest Collection with the aid of a Research Enhancement Funds grant at Texas Tech University, 1999-2000. More than 100 works have been published or reviewed in books, catalogues, and periodicals. Dingus is author of The Photographic Artifacts of Timoty O'Sullivan, UNM Press, 1982.