Rodríguez, Rocío

September 12, 2006, No. 3, Oil pastel and pencil on paper, 11” x  13.5” 

Rocío Rodríguez (b. 1952, Caibarién): Rodríguez has been featured in solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States, including the 2003 Armory Show in New York City and the 2002 Georgia Triennial and shows at the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale and the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. Rodríguez was awarded an artist residency at the Fundación de Valparaíso in Mójacar, Spain; a Southern Regional Artist award at the American Academy of Art in Rome; two Southern Arts Federation National Endowment for the Arts regional fellowships, and a Ford Foundation fellowship.  Her work is in a several collections, including the High Museum of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Georgia, the New Orleans Museum of Art and the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale. She has taught at Miami University in Ohio, Georgia State University and Atlanta College of Art. Rodríguez has Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees from the University of Georgia (Cintas for art, 1980-81)

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