Robert Solomon           215.850.5384  
229 Brown St               Philadelphia, PA 19123
lives and works in Philadelphia, PA; Greenwich, NJ 08323

1980-now              Ongoing courses in drawing, figure painting, Fleischer Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
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 work in 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)
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)
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

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

Hopper Prize 2019 finalist