Robert Solomon             
Email:       Cell: 215.850.5384  
229 Brown St, Philadelphia, PA 19123
Studio: 610 Ye Greate St., Greenwich NJ 08323
Instagram :rmsolomon444

1980-now              Ongoing figure drawing at the Plastic Club, Philadelphia   
1982-92                 Ongoing coursework in printmaking, drawing, alla prima painting  Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia PA
1978-79                Graduate work in Sculpture, Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA
1971-72                Graduate School Architecture, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1967-71                BA in Art + Design, Phi Beta Kappa, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

2015       Directors Workshop Residency, La MaMa, Spoleto, Italy (summer program)
2013       Residency with part Fellowship grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont (visual art, summer program)
2012       Residency with part Fellowship grant, BAU Institute, Otranto, Italy (visual art, summer program)

Solo and Group Exhibitions (selected list)
2020-2024 Various group shows at Lichtundfire Gallery
2023-     Member group shows at New Hope Arts, New Hope, PA
2020      The Union Square Show, group (Lichtundfire Gallery), Oct.10-Nov.1 2020
2020      Lichtundfire Gallery, NY NY Quantum Paradox, group show August
2020      Lichtundfire Gallery NY NY When Night Falls, group show July
2020     Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MASS group show July
2019       The Painting Center NY, September 2-28, "Ming and The Spiders from Mars or The Last Temptation of Saint Anthony" a painting show about landscape and Chelsea NY.
2019       CFEVA members show  Feb25-Apr5 "bush with sky"
2018      "Mutual Aid" members group show The Painting Center, Visiting Artists Gallery Kent State University, Ohio 
2016       Forest Life, Bahdeebahdu, Philadelphia, PA
2014       Accumulations, Lawrence Gallery, Rosemont College, Bryn Mawr, PA
                Red Cap or the Book of Olives, installation, Grand Opera House, Wilmington, DE
2012       Robert Solomon: Broken Patterns, Anderson and Walton Galleries, George School, Newtown, PA
                Robert Solomon: Place and No Place and Surface, Water, Rail, The Hall, Inliquid at the Crane Arts Building,
                     Philadelphia, PA
1978       Rob Solomon: Nowhere Near the Rainbow, Nexus Foundation for Today’s Art, Philadelphia, PA

Group Exhibitions (selected list)
2020     One person show The Yards, Philadelphia PA (inliquid) July-September
2020     Cambridge Art Association, National Juried Show, June-July
2020     Lightundfire Gallery, NY, NY When Night Falls (group show) cureated by Robert Curcio

2017       Connotations, Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA, juried by Gerard Silva
                February New Members Group Show, Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia, PA
                Group Show, Murano Lobby by InLiquid, Philadelphia, PA
2016       Moonlight, URBN, The Gallery at 543, Philadelphia, PA
                Sage Reunion Group Show, Blam Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2013       A Random Walk, Rowan University Art Gallery, Glassboro, NJ      
2012       23rd Invitational Salon of Small Works, NAP, Kutztown, PA
                Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2012, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
2010       Works on Paper 2010, Perkins Art Center, Morristown, NJ, received Jury Award
                Art Connections 6, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
2009       Inliquid’s 10th Anniversary @ URBN, The Gallery at 543, Philadelphia, PA
                the (dark) show, StrataSphere Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                New Talent, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                COLOREVOLUTION: A Matter of Light, SAGE Projects, Philadelphia, PA
                Purpose/Repurpose, SAGE Projects, Philadelphia, PA
                Contemporary Voices: 69th Juried Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2008       41st Annual Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2008, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
                Absolute Abstract 2008, Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA
1984       Made in Philadelphia 6, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA (catalogue)
1980       Robert Solomon: “Sleepwalkers” (from Arthur Koestler), installation, Etage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1978       NEXUS & 14 Sculptors Gallery Exchange Show, 14 Sculptors Gallery, New York, NY

criticism and review

2019 Studio Visit Magazine vol.44
2019 The Painting Center, Kent State Vistors Gallery
2019 October begins work on screenplay for "The Idiot" (Dostoevsky), C.S.Lewis Out of the Silent Planet. Fractured Atlas sponsorship.
2020 Studio Visit Magazine Fall 
2020 Contemporary Art Curator Magazine, interview, images
2020 ArtFolio Magazine, images, inteview
2020 D'Art Magazine, review of paintings in Lichtundfire show
2020 review Parable of Unity show at Lichtundfire Gallery, Jonathon Goodman Art511Mag

Private collections nationally 
Philadelphia Museum of Art,  Design Dept.
Canada based design firm

Hopper Prize 2019 finalist, online interview interview with Noah Becker December 2019 "come together"
Contemporary Art Curator Magazine, "artist of the future award" 2020
Art Folio Magazine 2020 images and copy