ARLENE RUSH

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013
“Twins: Just A Memory”  Michael Mut Gallery, New York, NY
2005
“Fragments Parts & Pieces - The Sum Of The Whole”  The  Center For Emerging Visual Artist, Philadelphia, PA
2001
“13 Gold Heads Plus” (Installation)  Galerie Kabinett, Bern, Switzerland
“Arlene Rush: Skulptur”  Galerie Hubertus Wunschik, Monchengladbach, 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 EXHIBTIONS
2017
"Me My Selfie and I", Curated by Rick Krieger and Jim Furlong, Hudson Guild Gallery, New York NY 
"Foto Booth", Curated by Larry Walczak, 319W2 Project Space, Erie, PA
"Art511 Magazine Lauch", Robert Miller Gallery Space, New York, NY  
“Unnatural Election: Artists Respond to the impact of the 2016 US Presidential Election” ”, Curator-activist Andrea Arroyo, The Puffin Cultural Forum, Teaneck NJ 
“I’m The Map”, Archilesi | Homberg Fine Art, New York, NY
“Unnatural Election”, Out North Gallery, Anchorage, Alaska 
"Art on Paper "  Archilesi | Homberg Fine Art, New York, NY 
"Post-Romance: Artists' Valentines" Curated by Larry Walczak, Eyewash Projects, Renaissance Centre, Erie, PA
"Aphrodisiac" Curated by Archilesi | Homberg Fine Art, The Cellar, New York, NY
“Currently 80’s” Curated by John Yau, Celebrating 80 Years of the Sculptors Guild,  Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY
“Selfie”  The Schelfhaudt Gallery, Bridgeport, CT
“Unnatural Election”  NYU  Kimmel Gallery, New York, NY
“Postcards From The Edge”  Metro Pictures, New York, NY
2016
“Art For Life”  Miami Basel,  SLS Brickell Hotel, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, Miami, FL
“i found god in myself: the 40th anniversary of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls…”  African American Museum in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
“Art Votes: Visualizing the Democratic Process”  Gallery Bergen, Paramus, NJ
“Fish Story”  Contempo 2016: International Contemporary Art Festival, Varna, Bulgaria
“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 BUSHWICK 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: 40th Anniversary Celebration of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls…”, The Sol Studio, New York, NY
“i found god in myself: 40th Anniversary Celebration of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls…”, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY
“Pipe Dreams, Wishful Thinking, Grand Gestures & Dirty Lies”,  ASC Projects, New York, NY
“Art From The Boros II”,  Denise Biro Fine Art Gallery, New York, NY
“Signs of Our Time 3”,  Mobius, Inc., Online Exhibition, May 6th, Cambridge, MA
“Postcards From The Edge”, Luhring Augustine, New York, NY
“Round Hole, Square Peg”, PHOTO LA, Los Angeles, CA
2013
“Group Show II”,  Milton Art Museum, Canton, MA
“Curate NYC 2013”,  Online Exhibition by guest curator Nelson Santos, New York, NY
“Love Yourself Project Store”, Michael Mut Gallery, New York, NY
“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 304, 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 JP Morgan, New York, NY
“Postcards From the Edge”,  CRG Gallery, New York, NY
2010
“Human Rights?”,  Fondazione Opera Campana dei Caduti, Rovereto 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”,  MUBE, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2009
“Small is The New Big”, Scope International Art Fair,  Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
 Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York, NY
“Postcards From The Edge”,  Metro Pictures Gallery, 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 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
1999
“The Millennium Exhibition”,  The Alternative Museum, New York, NY
“Postcards From The Edge”,  Alexander & Bonin Gallery, 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
“Eight Sculptors”,  The Gallery at Riker Hall Art Park, Livingston, NJ
“Finer Points of Life”,  Weiner Gallery, New York, NY
“Emerging Forms”,  The Center For Emerging Visual Artists, 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
“Contemporary Artists Guild”,  Lever House, New York, 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”, The Center For Emerging Visual Artists, 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 & Collin De Land Foundation
1988 The Center For Emerging Visual Artists, one-month fellowship 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, New York, NY
MOMA, Wales, UK
MUBE, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Mark Golden, GOLDEN Artist Paint, Berlin, NY
Chaney Family Collection, Houston, TX
ARCO Chemical, Newton Square, PA
The Center For Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia, PA
Library of Congress, Great Hall , Thomas Jefferson Bldg., Washington, DC
American Medical Association, New York, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY & PUBLICATIONS

- John Chacona "Foto Booth" puts artist selfies on display Erie", September 28, 2017
- Saori Takeda "New art magazine, debut! Global, and sophicated!", September 20, 2017 
- Ann Landi “Me, Myself and I“, Varsari21, July 16, 2017 
- Ann Landi “Under the Radar – Arlene Rush”, Varsari21, June 4, 2017
- Marley C. Smit “ Trust Issues: “Rush for President” and the Pitfalls of the American Electoral Process”, D/RAILED Contemporary Art Magazine, October 27, 2016
- Anna Savitskaya  “Internalizing rejection can be detrimental to your mind, body, and work an interview with Arlene Rush," Artdependence Magazine, September 28, 2016
- Ann Landi  “Art and Meditation”, Vasari21, September 16, 2016
- Ann Landi  “New Campaign Update” Fifteenth Anniversary of “Loft in The Red Zone” Vasari21, September 9th, 2016
- 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”, Vasari21, June 2016
- Claire Voon  “In Response to Censorship, Artist Incite Users to Flood Facebook with Nudity”, Hyperallergic, January 14, 2016
- Seph Rodney  “An Art Exhibition ‘for colored girls’, Hyperallergic, December 1, 2014
- 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 40th Anniversary 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
- 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”, (catalog) February 13, 1991
- Roland Hegenberg  “New Images in American Art”, (catalog) 1988
- Helen A Harrison  “Exploring Creativity as Process” The New York Times, March 20, 1988
- Karin Lipson  “A Show of the Best Art” Newsday, March 11, 1988

ART ADVISORY BOARD
Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, Rush Arts Galleries, New York, NY  2013 – present

MEMBERSHIP AFFILATES
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New York Artists Equity
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