Robert Ruello

b. 1958, New Orleans, Louisiana

Robert Ruello, Artifact: Changing the Wind, 2021
Flashe and acrylic on canvas, 71 5/8 x 48 x 1 1/2 inches
selected work
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    Robert Ruello (born 1958, New Orleans, LA) received a BA in Psychology from Loyola University, New Orleans, LA (1982), a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1987), and an MFA from Columbia University (1997). From 1987-89 he was an artist-in-residence at the Core Program, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX. His recent exhibitions include solo shows at Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, TX; Lone Star College, Woodlands, TX; Texas A&M University, Commerce, TX; and the group exhibitions Mapping Galveston, Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, TX, and In Plain Sight, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX. Ruello is the recipient of a Gottlieb Foundation Grant (2010) and a Dora Maar Residency Fellowship (2009). His work was recently featured in New American Paintings, West #102. Ruello was the subject of a survey exhibition at the Galveston Arts Center in 2015, which included works from a 2013-2015 body of work called The Noise of the Stars. His most recent exhibition, Fuzzy Models, was at Inman Gallery in 2017. Ruello lives and works in Houston, TX.

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