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Bruce Riley

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Packer Shopf Gallery installation
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Lilith with Lilin, 2012 Mixed Media on Canvas 96" X 60" © Bruce Riley
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Coat of Snow, 2012 Mixed Media on Panel 72" X 48" © Bruce Riley
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Succubus, 2012 Mixed Media on Panel 30" X 24" © Bruce Riley
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Incubus, 2012 Mixed Media on Panel 30" X 24" © Bruce Riley
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Ibarra, 2012 Mixed Media on Panel 48" X 72" © Bruce Riley
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Particles, 2012 Mixed Media on Panel 72" X 48" © Bruce Riley
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Super Collider, 2012 Mixed Media on Panel 48" X 36" © Bruce Riley
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Holomovement, 2011 Mixed Media on Panel 72" X 48" © Bruce Riley
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Magnetic Crisis, 2011 Mixed Media on Panel 72" X 48" © Bruce Riley
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Biomorph, 2008 Mixed Media on Panel 48"x36" © Bruce Riley
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Pinkeye, 2010 Mixed Media on Panel 24" X 24" © Bruce Riley
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LEFT: detail of Lilith with Lilin, Baby Momma & RIGHT: detail of Golden Ratio , LEFT: 2013 & RIGHT: 2014 LEFT: Mixed Media on Canvas & RIGHT: Acrylic on Canvas LEFT: 96” X 60” & RIGHT: 30” X 42” © © all contents © Renee Robbins 2014. All rights reserved.
Quick Facts
Lives in
Chicago
Works in
Chicago
Tags
mixed medium, contemporary, colorful surrealism, abstract, figurative
Statement

Solo Exhibitions

2013 “Psychedelic”, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL.

“Paintings”, Jacksson Contemporary, Columbus, IN.

”Selections from the Studio”, Heike Pickett Gallery, Versailles, KY.

2011 “Side Effects”, Eyeporium Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2010 “Bruce Riley”, Miller Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

2009 "Recent Paintings", Heike Pickett Gallery, Versailles, KY

2008 Me Machine Breakdown, Nicholas Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

2007 Rays Mundo, Gruen Galleries, Chicago, IL.

2005 New Paintings, Christopher Martin Gallery, Dallas, TX.

2004 Meta Salon, Unit B Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2002 Solvitur Ambulando, gescheidle, Chicago, IL.

2001 Phosphene, Lyonswier Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1994 "Side Effects", in situ, Cincinnati, OH.

1993 "Fleshy Halos", Nicolae Galleries, Columbus, OH.

Selected Exhibitions

2010 "Quiet Control", Gallery Up, Rock Hill, S.C.

2009 "Bro Show", Eyeporium Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2008 “Local Color”, Miller Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

All that Tends to Purify, 9 Abstract Painters, Philip Slein Gallery, Saint Louis, MO.

2007  Invitational, Heike Pickett Gallery, Versailes, KY.

Reverence for all Living Things, Victory Hall, Jersey City, NJ.

2006 Hard Copy, Morpho Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2004 Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.

Christopher Martin Gallery, Dallas, TX.

2003 Gruen Gallery, Chicago, IL.

Chicago International Art Exposition, rep. by gescheidle, Chicago, IL.

Guest List, gescheidle, Chicago, IL.

2002 Chicago International Art Exposition, rep. by gescheidle, Chicago, IL.

1999 Eastwick Gallery, Chicago,IL.

1998 Lanning Gallery, Columbus, OH.

1997 The Sixth Extinction, Eastwick Gallery, Chicago, IL.

Ear as Eye@, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA.

1996 Fassbender Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1995 Exhibit, Chicago, IL.

1994 Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1993 Galerie Hertz, Louisville, KY.

1992 "Bodies of Evidence", in situ, Cincinnati, OH.

"Headcheese", Banter Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

Simultaneous Exposure, Galerie Hertz, Louisville, KY.

1991 Ohio Selections X, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH.

"Ohio: USA", Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH.

1990 Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, OH.

"The Artist as Storyteller", Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, OH.

The Visionary Spirit, The Ohio University at Newark Art Gallery, Newark, OH.

1989 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL.

Chicago International Art Exposition, rep. by Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL.

1988 New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, IN.

"The State of the Art", The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH. Traveled to: the Vern Riffe Gallery, Columbus, OH; Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH.

1987 Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL.

1986 "Between Dreams and Memories",  Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL.

Spaces, Cleveland, OH.

"Figuratively Speaking, Neville/Sargent Gallery, Chicago, IL.

Chicago International Art Exposition, rep. by Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL.

1985 Water Tower Art Association, Louisville, KY.

1984 Artreach Gallery, Columbus, OH.

Grants

Illinois Arts Council Finalist Award, 2000.

Community Arts Assistance Program Grant, City of Chicago, IL, 1996.

Arts Midwest/NEA Regional Visual Arts Fellowship Award, Minneapolis, MN, 1992-93.

Cincinnati Arts Allocation Committee, Cincinnati, OH, 1991-92.

Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, OH, 1991-92.

Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc., New York, NY, 1989-90.

The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1988.

Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, Inc., New York, NY, 1987.

Bibliography

2001 Artner, Alan G., Art Review, Chicago Tribune, sec. 7

Hawkins, Margaret, Gallery Glance, Chicago Sun-Times, August 10 page 20

1992 Lakso, Jeanne,"High Visibility, (catalog), Arts Midwest, Minneapolis, MN, (reproduction).

1991 Grove, Jeffrey, Ohio Selections X , (catalog), Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art,        Cleveland, OH, (reproduction), ISBN 1-880353-01-6.

1990 Miami University Art Museum, (catalog), Oxford, OH, 1990, (reproduction).

1988 Barrie, Dennis and Rogers-Lafferty, Sarah, State of the Art, (catalog), The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati,OH, (reproduction), ISBN 0-917562-52-6.

Selected Collections

Cincinnati Art Museum

Robert Shiffler, Arcorp

Ensco, Inc.

Edward Klein and Associates

Electric Blueprint Corp.

Cincinnati Bell Telephone 

Gallery Affiliations

Miller Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

Packer Shopf Gallery, Chicago, IL

Heike Pickett Gallery, Versailles, Ky

Jacksson Contemporary, Columbus, IN