SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2013
      Twins: Just A Memory Michael Mut Gallery, New York NY
2005      Fragments Parts Pieces - The Sum Of The Whole (Alumni Exhibition)
              The Center For Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia PA
2001      13 Gold Heads Plus (Installation) Galerie Kabinett, Bern Switzerland
               Arlene Rush: Skulptur Galerie Hubertus Wunschik, Moncheng ladbach Germany
1999      Arlene Rush: Recent Works Gallery Asyl, New York NY
1997      Arlene Rush: Sculptor Gallery Asyl, New York NY
1989      Arlene Rush: Sculptor The Armory Gallery, Virginia Polytechnics Institute & State
              University, Blacksburg VA
1988      Arlene Rush: Sculptor International Design Center of New York, Long Island City NY

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016        i found god in myself: the 40th anniversary of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girl..., 
               African American Museum in Philadelphia,
Philadelphia PA
               Art Votes, Gallery Bergen, Paramus NJ
               Inferno PT. II, Pristine Galerie, Monterrey Mexico
               Art Southampton,  Mark Hachem Gallery, New York NY                                                                                            Um & Uh…A Valentine’s Day Pop Up Show, Archilesi | Homberg Fine Art, New York, NY
              Postcards From The Edge,
Sikkema Jenkins Gallery, New York NY
2015      An Inclusive World,
Queens Museum, Werwaiss Family Gallery, Queens NY
              Going Big,
Central Booking Gallery, New York NY
              The Rebirth of Wonder,
CALL FOR BUSHWICH 2015, 98 Moore Street, Brooklyn NY
              THE SELFIE SHOW | MONA Photography,
Museum Of New Art, Troy MI
              The Comedies and Tragedies of Gays and Lesbians,
Hudson Guild Gallery, New York NY
              Postcards From The Edge,
Luhring Augustine, New York NY
2014
     Honoring Cavellini 1914 - 2014, Whitebox Art Center, New York NY
              Sixteen Sweet,
Ivy Brown Gallery, New York NY
              I found god in myself, THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF NTOZAKE SHANGE's for colored girls...,

              The Sol Studio
, New York NY
              I found god in myself:THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF NTOZAKE SHANGE's for colored girls...,
 
              Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
, New York NY
              Pipe Dreams, Wishful Thinking, Grand Gestures and Dirty Lies, ASC Projects, New York NY
              Art From The Boros II, Denise Bibro Fine Art Gallery, New York NY
              Signs of Our Time 3, Mobius, Inc., Online Exhibition, May 6th, Cambridge Mass
              Postcards From The Edge,
Luhring Augustine, New York NY
              Round Hole, Square Peg,
PHOTO LA, Los Angeles CA
2013      Curate NYC
Online Exhibition by quest curator Nelson Santos, New York NY
              Group Show,
Milton Art Museum, Canton Mass
             
Love Yourself Project Store, Michael Mut Gallery, New York
              Round Hole, Square Peg, Smart Clothes Gallery, New York, NY
              ISE NY Art Search 2013, ISE Cultural Foundation,New York NY
              ASC Projects: Inaugural Show, Gallery 303, New York NY
              Postcards From The Edge Sikkema Jenkins Gallery, New York NY
2012      Fountain Art Fair-Miami RUSH Art Gallery, Miami Fl
              Accepting a New Reality Moscow Manege, Moscow Russia
              WBAI Art Benefit Steven Kasher Gallery, New York NY
              A New Reality September 11th Moscow Manege, Moscow Russia
              CARBONNYC 3rd Annual Spring Charity Soiree Benefiting, Lincoln Center
              Education & in Part Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation,
CENTER, New York NY
              Postcards From the Edge Cheim & Read, New York NY
              Distressed" Boricua College, LA GALERIA, New York NY
              Spring Benefit 2012 Honoring Ai Weiwei, White Box, New York NY
              West Chelsea Artist Preview Exhibition, 1440B Gallery, New York NY
2011      Loft In The Red Zone Historic House of J P Morgan, New York NY
              Postcards From the Edge CRG Gallery, New York NY
2010      Human Rights? Fondazione Opera Campana dei Caduti, Roverto, Trento Italy
              Open Portfolio New York Chelsea Art Museum, New York NY
              SCULPT Designlush, New York NY
              What Matters Most Exit Art, New York NY
              A Book About Death MOMA, Wales, UK
              Um Livro Sobre a Morte (A Book About Death) MUBE — Museu Brasileiro da Escultura, São Paulo Brazil
              Postcards From The Edge ZieherSmith Gallery, New York NY
2009      Postcards From The Edge Metro Pictures Gallery, New York NY
              Small is the New Big Scope International Art Fair, Rush Arts Gallery, New York NY
              Jim Kempner Art, New York NY
2008      Everybody In Rush Arts Gallery, New York NY
              Locus 111 Front Street Arts Building in DUMBO, Brooklyn NY
2007      Group Show Gotham Art Gallery, New York NY
              Postcards From The Edge James Cohan Gallery, New York NY
2006      Women in Design Designlush, New York NY
              About Face Galerie 1816, Bretenoux. France
              Group Show Galerie 1816, Bretenoux, France
              Postcards From The Edge Sikkema, Jenkins Gallery, New York NY
              Female Trouble Stacy Stewart Smith Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2005      Postcards From The Edge Robert Miller Gallery, New York NY
2004      Embracing the Arts: The Creative Arts Network Delaware Center
              For The Contemporary Arts, Wilmington Delaware
              Sacred Images Scarab Club, Detroit MI
              Postcards From The Edge Brent Sikkema Gallery, New York NY
2003      New York Arts Fair Demenga Collection, New York NY
              Postcards From The Edge Galerie Lelong, New York NY
2002      Witness & Response: September 11th Acquisitions in the Library of Congress Great Hall,
              
Thomas Jefferson Bldg., Library Congress, Washington DC
              
Postcards From The Edge Sperone Westwater, New York NY
              
ViewFinder LaFoto Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
              
Reactions Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
              
Two Person Show, Arlene Rush – Recent Works Caelum Gallery, New York NY
             
Reactions Exit Art/The First World, New York NY
2001      
Postcards From The Edge Sara Melltzer Gallery, New York NY
2000      
Postcards From The Edge Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York NY
              
The Millennium Exhibition The Alternative Museum, New York NY
              
Postcards From The Edge Alexander & Bonin Gallery, New York NY
1999     
The Millennium Exhibition The Alternative Museum, New York NY
1998     
Summer Group Exhibition Chamot Gallery, Jersey City NJ
1996     
NYSWA The Gallery at Schimmel Center For The Arts, Pace University, New York NY
              
To Benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation Kohn Pederson Fox Gallery,
              New York, NY
              
Group Show Millennium/Lurie Gallery, New York NY
1995     
Surviving Illness: Stories of Cancer Pavilion Gallery, Mt Holly NJ
              
New York Society of Women Artist Broome Street Gallery, New York NY
1994     
Group Show C.S.Shultte Gallery, Millburn NJ
1993     
Hallelujah 93 Ceres Gallery, New York NY
              
Focus on Art JCC of Metropolitan New Jersey, West Orange NJ
              
Egg Art 93 Meisner Gallery, New York NY
              
Imagination Peconic Gallery, Suffolk Community College, Riverhead NY
1992     
Eight Sculptors The Gallery at Riker Hall Art Park, Livingston NJ
              
Finer Points of Life Weiner Gallery, New York NY
              
Emerging Forms Creative Artist Network Gallery, Philadelphia PA
              
Contemporary Sculpture Kenkeleba Gallery, New York NY
              
Choice A.I.R. Gallery, New York NY
1991     
The Family Peconic Gallery, Suffolk Community College, Riverhead NY
1989      
Networking The Arts: A Spanish-American Exchange Port of History Museum, Philadelphia PA
              
Foreign Exhibition to India Jehanjir Art Gallery, Bombay India
              
Foreign Exhibition to India University Gallery, Baroda India
              
Foreign Exhibition to India Sansker Kendra Museum, Ahmedebad India
              
Emerging Women Artists A.I.R.Gallery, New York NY
1988     
Expo VII Northport Gallery, Huntington LI
              
Group Exhibition CAN Widner University Museum, Philadelphia PA
              
Five New York Sculptors Bruce Lurie Gallery, New York NY
              
Group Exhibition New Jersey Center For Visual Arts, Summit NJ
              
New Images in American Art Exhibition Space Gallery, Soho NY
1987      
Group Show CAN Gallery, Philadelphia PA
              
Viewpoint F.F.A.Gallery, New York NY
              
Summer Group Show Sculpture Center, New York NY
1986     
Group Exhibition Sculpture Center, New York NY
              
Open Weekend Assoc. of Williamsburg & Greenpoint Artists BDF Firehouse, Brooklyn, NY

 

GRANTS

2011      Pat Hearn & Colin De Land Foundation
1988      Creative Artist Network, One month sponsorship to Barcelona, Spain


COLLECTIONS

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY
Beth Israel Comprehensive Cancer Center- West Side, New York, NY
Joe Baio, New York, NY
Pavel Zoubok, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY
MOMA, Wales, UK
MUBE — Museu Brasileiro da Escultura, São Paulo Brazil
Mark Golden, GOLDEN Artist Colors, Berlin, NY
Robert H. Chaney, Houston TX
ARCO Chemical, Newton Square, PA
The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia, PA
Seligman & Latz, Inc. New York , NY
Library of Congress, Great Hall, Thomas Jefferson Bldg., Washington, D.C.
Koenig Iron Works, Inc. New York , NY
Eleven Eleven Wellness Center, New York , NY


EDUCATION Queens College BA Fine Arts

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY & PUBLICATIONS

Daniel Agulera “23 Wall” Tribute Loft in The Red Zone Project 5th Year Anniversary, Documentary film, September 2016
Ann Landi
“You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me: Part Two”, Varsari21, June 2016, http://vasari21.com/you-dont-have-to-say-you-love-me-part2/
Claire Voon
“In Response to Censorship, Artist Incite Users to Flood Facebook with Nudity”, January 14, 2016, http://hyperallergic.com/268254/in-response-to-censorship-artists-\incite-users-to-flood-facebook-with-nudity/
Seph Rodney
“An Art Exhibition ‘for colored girls’, Hyperallergic, December 1, 2014 http://hyperallergic.com/165337/an-art-exhibition-for-colored-girls/
Felicia R. Lee
“Schomburg Center Plans Exhibition on ‘For Colored Girls’ “, The New York Times, ArtsBeat, September 8, 2014
Peter ‘Souleo’ Wright
“On the “A” w/Souleo: Groundbreaking Choreo-poem for colored girls…Turns 40”, Huffington Post - The Blog, September 2, 2014, November 2, 2014
Alexis Garrett Stodghill
“Harlem artists team up for a new Schomburg exhibit honoring the 40thAnniversary of Ntozake Shange’s poetic monologues”, New York Daily News, October 13, 2014
Makiko Wholey
“Artists of the Sol Studio Honor Ntzokae Shange’s Seminal Poem ‘for colored girls,’ 40 Years Later”, Artsy Editorial, September 2014, https://artsy.net/post/editorial artists-of-the-sol-studio-honor-ntzokae
Critic's Pick, Round Hole, Square Peg, Time Out New York, August 15- 21, 2013
Loft in The Red Zone Art Fairs International Newspaper, 2011, issue #15
Michelle Falkenstein,
LOCUS, (catalog) April 3, 2008
Staff Picks, AroundPhilly.Com, The Sum Of The Whole, September 5, 2005
Third Annual Benefit, The Center For Emerging Visual Artists, (catalog) June 9, 2005
S. Blomen-Radermacher Kunstlerin Arbeitet Mit Dem Kopf Rheinische Post, September 18, 2001
Go a Head Stadtmagazin, September 2001
Go A Head Monchengladbach/Aktuell, September 2001
Cityserach New York, online listing, 1999
Galleries/Chelsea Short List The New Yorker, December 8, 1997
Galleries/Chelsea Short List The New Yorker, December 1, 1997
Kay A. Klotzbach, Deborah Allen Surviving Illness: Stories Of Cancer, (catalog) September 1, 1995
Gail Levin Imagination, (catalog) March 1, 1993
Robin Rice Glass House City Paper, June 26, 1992
Visual Arts: Contemporary Sculptures at Kenkeleba Black Arts New York, April 1992
Phyllis Braff Focus on The Family The New York Times, March 10, 1991
Helen A Harrison The Family, February 13, 1991
Roland Hegenberg New Images in American Art 1988
Helen Harrison Exploring Creativity as Process The New York Times, March 20, 1988
Karin Lipson A Show of the Best Art Newsday, March 11, 1988

 

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