Rod Penner

Solo Exhibitions:

2008 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
2004 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
2002 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
2001 Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX
1999 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
1995 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
1993 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
1990 Kauffman Galleries, Houston, TX

Group Exhibitions:

2006-07 Photorealism: Cultural Icons, Jonathan Novak Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2006 Photorealist Paintings from the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Collection, Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, LA
2005 American Photorealism, Iwate Museum of Art, Japan; traveling exhibition in Japan; Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ
2004 American Photorealism, Iwate Museum of Art, Japan; traveling exhibition in Japan
2003 Iperrealisti, Chiostro del Bramante, Rome, Italy
2003 Contemporary American Realism VI, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
2002 New Generation Photorealists, Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Selections from “New American Paintings #42”, OSP Gallery, Boston, MA
2002 As Real As It Gets: Super Realism and Photo-Realism from the Tucson Museum of Art and Private Collections, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
2002 Contemporary Realism V, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
2001 Contemporary American Landscapes: An Urban and Rural Perspective, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
2001 Tulsa Collects, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK
2000 Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2000, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX
1996 Ivan Karp: The Face of Contemporary Art, A Celebration of Forty Years of Fine Arts Dealership, Norton Center for the Arts, Centre College, Danville, KY
1996 A Survey of Contemporary American Realism, Posco Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
1991 Texas Visual Arts Association National Spring Open Exhibition, Dallas, TX
1990 Texas Visual Arts Association National Spring Open Exhibition, Dallas, TX
1989 Jewish Community Center's 22nd Juried Art Exhibition, Houston, TX
1987 Second Annual International Miniature Art Exhibition, Toronto, Canada
1986 Bateman Selects, Nicolayson Art Museum, Casper, WY

Bibliography: Catalogues/Books:

Photorealism: Cultural Icons, Jonathan Novak Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Introduction: Louis K. Meisel, 2006.

New Art In An Old City: The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Collection, New Orleans, LA; Text: David S. Rubin, 2005

American Photorealism, Iwate Museum of Art, Japan; Text: Louis K. Meisel, Linda Chase, Art Impression Inc., 2004.

Iperrealisti, Chiostro del Bramante; Gianni Mercurio, Wolfgang Becker, Louis K. Meisel; Viviani Editore, Rome, Italy, 2003

New American Paintings, (No. 42), curated by Michael Auping, Open Studios Press, 2002.

Photorealism At The Millennium, Louis K. Meisel and Linda Chase, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 2002.

New American Paintings, (No.30) curated by Michael Lash, Open Studios Press, 2000, p.146-149.

New American Paintings, (No.18), curated by Charlotta Kotick, Open Studios Press, 1998, p.140-143.

Bibliography:Newspapers:

New York Times, “Photorealism: Is That All There Is?”, Benjamin Genocchio, January 30, 2005.

Clifton Record, "Is Your House Hanging In A New York Gallery?", Debra Brown, Oct.21, 1992, p. 12A

The Peace Arch News, (White Rock, B.C.), “HYPER-REALISM; More Real Than Reality?”, Alex Browne, Aug.29, 1992

Bibliography: Periodicals:

Art & Antiques Magazine, “Alternate Realities”, Bobbie Leigh, Summer 2003, p.71.

Harper’s Magazine, photograph, June 2002, p.17.

Texas Highways, For The Road, “The Real World”, September 2001, p.54.

Watercolor (American Artist), "Confronting Reality: The Watercolors of Rod Penner and Jay Kelly” John A. Parks, Winter 1997, pp. 62-65

Awards / Honors:

1991 Texas Visual Arts Association National Spring Open Exhibition, Dallas, TX; Honorable Mention
1989 Texas Visual Arts Association National Spring Open Exhibition, Dallas, TX; Best of Show

Selected Collections:

Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK
Pohang Iron & Steel Co., Seoul, South Korea
Delta Card Services, Houston, Texas
Virlane Foundation, New Orleans, LA.
Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK


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