Reynolds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Early Glass Paintings, an exhibition of Richard Roth’s large glass paintings from the 1970s. Also on view will be a selection of his recent plywood box paintings. The exhibition opens with a reception for the artist on Friday, March 16, and continues through April 27, 2018.
The California-based artist holds strong ties to Richmond, VA. As a Professor Emeritus at VCU, he taught in the Painting and Printmaking department from 1999 to 2015 and served as chair of the department for eight years. He received his BFA from The Cooper Union in New York and MFA from Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia. Roth has received numerous awards including a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship, the Virginia Commission for the Arts Fellowship, and the Ohio Arts Council Individual Artists Fellowship. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally at Rocket Gallery, London; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond; the Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan; SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney, Australia; ART in Embassies, Vatican City; Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Ohio; David Richard Gallery, Sante Fe, NM; ParisCONCRET, France; Highland Institute of Contemporary Art, Loch Ruthven, Scotland; Margaret Thatcher Projects, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, among many others.