Arlene Rush, a New York City-based artist, has exhibited extensively in museums, universities, and galleries across the world. Archilesi I Homberg Fine Art represents her in New York and most recently, her work has appeared in Art In Odd Places and Pen and Brush in New York City and 2019 CONTEXT Miami Basel Art Fair. In February 2020, she was included in a group exhibition curated by Francesca Arcilesi and Norma Homberg in conjunction with SFA Projects in New York City. She will be part of several future exhibitions: “Someone Will Remember Us - even in a
different time”, Curated by Lisa di Donato at The Plaxall Gallery in
Long Island City, NY and “Americans Looking In”, Curated by Sheri Littlefield
and Emile Ahern at The Center for Book Art in New York City in 2020, and “Cogito, ergo sum – I Think Therefore I Am:
Prisms of Identity”, Curated by Bina Sarkar Ellias at Pen and Brush
in New York City in 2021.
She has been the recipient of the Pat Hearn & Colin De Land Foundation Grant, and a residency to Barcelona, Spain from the Center for Emerging Visual Artists. For the last five years of Rush Art Gallery she was on the artist advisory board of Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (no relations).
Rush’s work is in numerous collections, among some are: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY; Beth Israel Comprehensive Cancer Center- West Side, New York, NY; Joe Baio’s Collection, New York, NY; Pavel Zoubok,New York, NY; Museum of Modern Art, Wales, UK; Museu Brasileiro de Escultura, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Mark Golden Collection, Berlin, NY; The Robert H. Chaney Collection, Houston, TX; ARCO Chemical, Newton Square, PA and Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Bldg., Washington, D.C.
She has been reviewed in numerous publications including: The New York Times, Wall Street International, Eidenhovens Dagblad,Art Fuse, D/Railed Contemporary Art Magazine, Hyperallergic, Huffington Post, New York Daily News, Artdependence Magazine, ANTE Magazine, Varsari21, Time Out New York, Artsy Editorial, City Paper, Newsday, Rheinische Post, Aktuell, The New Yorker, Stadtmagazin and Art Uncoveredfor BTR today.