Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, sculpture
Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, arts and design
Robert Solomon, artist and designer, was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, where he lives and works. Robert earned his Batchelor of Arts from Pennsylavania State University, and has completed graduate work in Architecture at University of California, Los Angeles, as well as graduate work in sculpture aTyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia PA. He has exhibited widely across the United States, particularly along the east coast, and has had several one person shows, most notable and recent of which were at Bahbeebahdu in Philadelphia, Lawrence Gallery of Rosemont College in Bryn Mawr, PA and The Grand Opera House in Wilmington DE. Robert's work has been included in several private collections and public institutions. He has participated in several residencies such as the Directors Workshop Residency in Spoleto, Italy; Vermont Studio Center and the Bau Institute in Otranto, Italy. Robert has been an active member of several artist organizations in Philadelphia including Inliquid, DaVinci Art Alliance, Center for Emerging Visual Artist (CFEVA) and SAGE Projects. He was an original member of NEXUS Gallery, as well as founder and artistic director of Advocates for Public Art, LLC. He has curated exhibitions at NEXUS Gallery, SAGE Projects and Rowan University Art Gallery among others. Robert's furniture design has been licensed to EuroPine, Ltd and Roche Bobois, Philadelphia and his professional studio art practice continues to thrive alongside evolving repertoire with work in interdisciplinary art such as his recent venture into directing a collaborative dance adaptation of "Red Riding Hood" at Neighborhood House in Philadelphia. Robert is an active member of The Painting Center, NY, NY October, 2017.