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Brian Rutenberg

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Born in South Carolina, 1965

Lives and works in New York City



Education

1989 MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

1987 BFA, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC


Solo Exhibitions

2012
Toomey Tourell Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Burroughs-Chapin Museum of Art, Myrtle Beach, SC
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2011
Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
Tew Galleries, Atlanta, GA

2010
Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2009
Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Tew Galleries, Atlanta, GA
BAR Architects (in association with Toomey Tourell), San Francisco, CA

2008
Palmetto, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Toomey Tourell Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

2007
Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, NC
Tew Galleries, Atlanta, GA

2006
Toomey Tourell Fine Art San Francisco, CA
South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, SC
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN

2005
Carolina, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2004
Cress Gallery of Art, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, TN
Toomey Tourell Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, CA

2003
John Raimondi Gallery, Vitale, Caturano & Co., Boston, MA
Recent Landscape Paintings, Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Algonquin, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Tippy-Stern Fine Art, Charleston, SC
Artists to Artists, The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Colorado Springs, CO


2001
A Ten Year Survey, Butler Institute of American Art, Warren, OH
Hidell-Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, NC



2000
Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Tippy-Stern Fine Art, Charleston, SC

Schmidt-Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Toomey Tourell Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Gallery, Toronto, Canada
 A special exhibition sponsored by the Glenn Gould Foundation

Hidell- Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, NC


1998
Burroughs-Chapin Museum of Art, Myrtle Beach, SC

University of South Carolina-Beaufort, SC

Fine Arts Center of Camden County, Camden, SC

Wells Gallery, Charleston, SC

1997
Schmidt/Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA



1996
Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY

Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston, SC
National Library of Canada, Glenn Gould Exhibition Website, Ottawa


1995
Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY

St. John’s Museum of Art, Wilmington, NC 
        

1994
David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
Fridholm Gallery, Asheville, NC


1993
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY

Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC

Fridholm Gallery, Asheville, NC



1992
Fridholm Gallery, Asheville, NC



1989
Francis Marion College Art Gallery, Florence, SC



Group Exhibitions

2012
State Museum of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, Abstraction in South Carolina 1941-
2012
Tew Galleries, Atlanta, GA
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL, Southern Abstraction
Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2011
Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Tew Galleries, Atlanta, GA
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Rebekah Jacob Gallery, Charleston, SC

2010
Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Toomey Tourell Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Tew Galleries, Atlanta, GA
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2009
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2008
Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Toomey Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2007
The Contemporary Landscape, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
TEW Galleries, Atlanta, GA

2006
Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, National Academy Museum, NY, NY
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Eva Carter Gallery, Charleston, SC
Toomey Tourell Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
75th Anniversary Exhibition, Weill Art Gallery, 92nd Street Y, New York, NY

2005
John Raimondi Gallery, Boston, MA
Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC
Burroughs-Chapin Museum of Art, Myrtle Beach, SC
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

2004
Transamerica Corporation Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Toomey Tourell Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, OH
Burroughs-Chapin Museum of Art, Myrtle Beach, SC
Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC
Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA
Terra Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003
Ace Gallery, New York, NY
Callen McJunkin Gallery, Charleston, WV
Toomey Tourell Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2003
Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY

2002
Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Tippy-Stern Gallery, Charleston, SC
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO

2002
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Hidell-Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2001
Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Tippy-Stern Gallery, Charleston, SC
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
Toomey Tourell Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

2000
Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC

Hidell-Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, NC

Tippy-Stern Fine Art, Charleston      
Schmidt-Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Toomey Tourell Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

1999
The Painting Center, New York, NY

Schmidt-Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Toomey Tourell Fine Art, San Francisco, CA



1998
Vancouver Museum, Vancouver, B.C.

Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY
Mc Allen Art Museum. McAllen, TX
Hidell/ Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, NC



1997
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA

American Academy of Arts & Letters Invitational, New York, NY

Radix Gallery, New York, NY



1996
Janet Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA    
Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY     
Art Initiatives, New York, NY

Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection, Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC

1995
Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY
Artists from the Permanent Collection, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC         
  
1994
Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY

Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC

808 Penn Modern Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA



1993
Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY

Lee Arthur Studio, New York, NY

Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY

Abstraction Per Se, Pratt Institute Manhattan, NY
Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY

University of Pittsburgh Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Fridholm Fine Arts, Asheville, NC

   
1992
Dean Velentgas Gallery, Portland. ME

St. John’s Museum of Art, Wilmington, NC
Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY


1991
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Janet Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY

Piccolo Spoleto Festival, City Gallery, Charleston, SC



1990
Biennial Exhibition, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
Foreman Gallery, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY

Washington Square Art Gallery, New York, NY

Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston, SC

Bill Bace Gallery, New York, NY



1989-88
Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY (multiple exhibitions)

City Gallery, Charleston, SC Piccolo Spoleto



1987
Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

City Gallery, Charleston, SC Piccolo Spoleto

Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY (curator: Will Insley)



1986
Beyond Rainbow Row, Charleston County Library, SC
Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston, SC
Lenexa Art Center, Lenexa, KS

Piccolo Spoleto, City Gallery, Charleston, SC
Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC


Awards

2004
Fellowship in Painting, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)

2002
Spring Island Trust Award


2000
Peter S. Reed Foundation Award

Sea Island Trust Visiting Artist


1997
Fulbright Scholarship

Artists Work Programme Studio Grant, Irish Museum of Modern Art



1993
Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation


1991
Basil Alkazzi Award USA

Ragdale Foundation Fellowship



1988
MFA Scholarship Award, School of Visual Arts



1987
Laura Bragg Memorial Award


Museum and Public Collections

Asheville Museum of Art, Asheville, NC
Bank of America, San Francisco, CA
Burroughs-Chapin Museum of Art, Myrtle Beach, SC
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
Carolina First Bank, Greenville, SC
College of Charleston Foundation, SC
The Colony Group, Boston, MA
Comcast Corporation, Philadelphia, PA
Dow Jones & Co., New York, NY
Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond, VA
First National Bank of Chicago, Detroit, MI
Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY
Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL
Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
Ogden Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
The Ozer Group, Needham, MA
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, CA
Saks Fifth Avenue, San Francisco, CA
St. John’s Museum of Art, Wilmington, NC
Showboat Casino, Inc., Atlantic City, NJ
Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, OH
Spring Island Trust, Spring Island, SC
South Carolina Arts Commission State Art Collection
Stoneridge Corporation, Warren, OH
Strategic Search Inc., Charlotte, NC
Swiss Re Corporation, New York, NY
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
Vitale, Caturano & Co., Boston, MA
Wilmington Trust Co., New York, NY
Yale University Gallery of Art, New Haven, CT