BRIAN RUTENBERG

BORN: 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:

2017 Lowcountry: New Paintings, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Clear Seeing Place: The Encapsulating Canvases of Brian Rutenberg, Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI
LewAllen Galleries, Santa Fe, NM
Hoyt Art Center, New Castle, PA
Tew Galleries, Atlanta, GA
2016 Clear Seeing Place, Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI
Scallop Pond, New Paintings, Peter Marcelle Project, Southampton, NY
2015 TEW Galleries, Atlanta, GA
2014 Saltwater, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Paintings by Brian Rutenberg, Cotuit Center for the Arts, Cotuit, MA
2012 River, Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Toomey-Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011 Tew Galleries, Atlanta, GA
Brian Rutenberg: Paintings and Drawings, Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon
B. Chapin Art Museum, Myrtle Beach, SC
I Will Tell You A Place: Paintings by Brian Rutenberg, The Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
Low Dense, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2009 Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
TEW Galleries, Atlanta, GA
2008 Palmetto, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Toomey-Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007 Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, NC
Galerie Timothy Tew, Atlanta, GA
2006 Toomey-Tourell Gallery, 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 Gallery, 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
2002 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 Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1999 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:

2017 Forum Gallery Celebrates 55 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
2016 92nd St. Y Art Center, New York, NY
American Views, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
20/21 – VISIONARY ARTISTS OF THE 21ST CENTURY, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2015 Nature Unbound, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Timothy Tew Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2014 46th Collector’s Show and Sale, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
2013 Singular Vision, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
W.O.P, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
45th Annual Collector’s Show & Sale, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
Rebekah Jacob Gallery, Charleston, SC
Room with a View, Selections from the Permanent Collection, Burroughs-
Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Dark Eye Glances: Romantic Impulse in Landscape, Stedman Gallery at Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts, Camden, NJ
2012 Five Decades: Art and Artists of Forum Gallery: 1962-2012, Forum
Gallery, New York, NY
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
State Museum of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
2011 43rd Collectors Show & Sale, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Vantage Point 2011, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Private Beauty, Martin County Courthouse Cultural Center, Stuart, FL
2010 Contemporary Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture: A Summer
Selection, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Toomey-Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
TEW Galleries, Atlanta, GA
2009 Summer Selections, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
South Carolina Selections: Ideas Distanced from Objects, Greenville County
Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
Abstraction in the South, Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
25/25, Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2008 New Acquisitions, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2007 The Contemporary Landscapes Show, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
TEW Galleries, Atlanta, GA
2006 Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, National Academy
Museum, New York, NY
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Eva Carter Gallery, Charleston, SC
Toomey-Tourell Gallery, 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 Gallery, 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 Gallery, 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 Gallery, 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 Gallery, San Francisco, Ca
1999 The Painting Center, New York, NY
Schmidt-Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Toomey-Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998 Vancouver Museum, Vancouver, B.C.
Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY
McAllen 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
1985 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:

Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI
Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
Asheville Museum of Art, Asheville, NC
Bank of America, San Francisco, CA
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
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
Drive Time, Tempe, AZ
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 at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, NC
Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN
The Johnson Collection, Spartanburg, SC
McGladrey, Charlestown, MA
Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
Naples Art Museum, 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
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, 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 Hospital for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
Wilmington Trust Co., New York, NY
Yale University Gallery of Art, New Haven, CT