Robert Ruello

b. 1958, New Orleans, Louisiana

Robert Ruello, Unknown Adventures In Unknown Spaces #6, 2012
acrylic and flashe on canvas, 20 x 16 inches
selected work
artist's website

Robert Ruello (b. 1958, New Orleans, LA) lives and works in Houston TX. He received an MFA from Columbia University (1997), a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1987), and a BA in Psychology from Loyola University, New Orleans, LA (1982). From 1987-89 he was an artist-in-residence at the Core Program, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX. His recent exhibitions include solo shows at Lone Star College, Woodlands, TX; Texas A&M University, Commerce, TX; and the group exhibitions Mapping Galveston, Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, TX, and In Plain Sight, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX. Ruello is the recipient of a Gottlieb Foundation Grant (2010) and a Dora Maar Residency Fellowship (2009). His work was recently featured in New American Paintings 102. Ruello was the subject of a survey exhibition at the Galveston Arts Center in June and July, 2015. The exhibition included works from a 2013-2015 body of work called “The Noise of the Stars” – which maked its debut at the Galveston Art Center.

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