June 30th, 2010



Terry Rodgers (born September 11, 1947) is an American figurative painter known for his large scale canvases that focus on portraying contemporary body politics. He was born in Newark, New Jersey and raised in Washington, D.C., He graduated cum laude from Amherst College in Massachusetts in 1969, with a major in Fine Arts. His strong interest in film and photography influenced his style in the direction of representational realism in art.
In 2005, three of his monumental figurative canvases were presented at the Valencia Biennial. Abroad he has had solo exhibitions in galleries in Amsterdam, Zurich and Milan, and participated in group shows around the world. In the United States, he has had solo gallery exhibitions in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Chicago.
He has also exhibited at numerous museums in the US including the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, the Erie Art Museum and the Mobile Museum of Art. Abroad, his work has been exhibited at the Stedelijk Museum - 's-Hertogenbosch, the Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung in Munich, the Museum Franz Gertsch in Burgdorf, the Museum Folkwang in Essen, the Gemeentemuseum Helmond, the Scheringa Museum of Realist Art in Spanbroek and at the Kunsthal Rotterdam.

it is beautifull

''I don't know if life is to short or long enough for us... But I know that nothing that we live has sense, if we don't reach the people's heart. Many times is enough to be: Lap that recieves, Arms that envolves, Words that conforts, Silence that respects, Joy that infects, Tear that falls down, Look that touchs, Desire that fullfils, Love that promotes, And all of this is nothing from another world, it is what makes life has sense, What makes it don't be not to short and not to longer, But intense, true and pure... Until it longs''