Lives and works in Los Angeles


Education

2014     MFA, Painting, State University of New York, Albany, NY

2007    BFA, 2-Dimensional Studies, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Solo Exhibitions

2014     Paintings, Joyce Goldstein Gallery, Chatham, NY

2013     Information, Terra Nova Gallery, Troy, NY

2009    Molting, Stanica Cultural Center in Zilina, Slovakia

2007    Roberta Gentry, Dinnerware Contemporary Arts Project Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016      Small Things, Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA

              The Collectivists, Brand Art Center, Glendale, CA

              The Last Waltz, Far Bazaar at Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA

              21 (curated by Ben Sanders), Left Field Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA 

2016      Running Away From Home, 1748 Adams, Los Angeles, CA

2015      Intermittent Dialogues, Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2014      Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, University Art Museum, Albany, NY

              Playing with a Full Deck, Greene County Council on the Arts Catskill Gallery, NY

2013      Emerging Artists, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2012      Fissure, Gallery ELL, Brooklyn, NY

              Percolate, Collarworks Gallery, Troy, NY

              Best of SUNY, SUNY Administration Building, Albany, NY

2011       MiniGrand, Lulubell Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2010      Things of This Nature, Red RoomGallery, Tucson, AZ

              5 x 5, Art exchange with Sendai City, Japan,Dinnerware Artspace, Tucson, AZ

              Dinnerware’s Grand Re-opening, Dinnerware Artspace,Tucson, AZ

              Almost True, Lulubell Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2009     Magic Words, Stanica CulturalCenter, Zilina, Slovakia

              The Sound of Paint II, group performance, Rocket Gallery, Tucson, AZ

              Playtime, Lulubell Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2008    The Sound of Paint, group performance at the Arts Incubator, Tucson, AZ

             Write and React, Arts Incubator, Tucson, AZ

             Night of a Thousand Drawings, Dinnerware Artspace, Tucson, AZ

             BFA Show, Lionel Rombach Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2007    Student Exhibition at the Instituto di Orvieto, in Orvieto, Italy.

             LeLegacy Viroid, Shane House Gallery, Tucson AZ


             Spring Art Auction Invitational, Dinnerware Contemporary Arts, Tucson AZ

             Madama Butterfly, 2-person exhibition, Tucson Music Hall, AZ

2006   27th Annual Art Auction Invitational, Dinnerware Contemporary Arts, Tucson AZ

Residencies and Awards

2016         Armory Center for the Arts Teaching Artist Fellowship 

2014         University at Albany’s Distinguished Master of Fine Arts Project Award

                 College Art Association Career Development Fellowship

2011-14     University at Albany Graduate Teaching Assistantship

2009        Artist in Residence, Stanica Cultural Center, Zilina, Slovakia (March-May)

                 United States Embassy of Slovakia, travel grant

2007        University Of Arizona’s Study Abroad Travel Grant

                 Fine Arts Resident Achievement Tuition Award

                 Bill & Jane Spain Scholarship

2005        Bill & Jane Spain Scholarship

Visiting Artist Lectures

2014        Lecture and undergraduate critique, Pomona College, Claremont, CA, October 2

2014        Lecture and undergraduate critique, Sage College, Albany NY, September 17

Curatorial Projects

2015-17    Member, Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles (artist-run space)

Bibliography

•     Kelly Corrigan, “6 collectives to curate, exhibitcontemporary art,” LA Times, January 13, 2017, http://www.latimes.com/socal/glendale-news-press/entertainment/tn-gnp-me-collectivists-20170113-story.html

•     Maake Magazine (print and blog), Summer 2015 Issue,  http://www.maakemagazine.com/roberta-gentry

•     “Transforming Written Language Into a Physical Reality,” Arts and Sciences Today, Spring 2014 Issue, http://www.albany.edu/cas_enews/49247.php

•     Molly McClintock, “Roberta Gentry, Painter,” Fab Oversight (blog), June 12, 2014, https://faboversight.wordpress.com/2014/06/12/roberta-gentry-painter/


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