Ron Rizk

Ron Rizk was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey.  He received a diploma from the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art, his BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art and his MFA from the University of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana.  He is a Professor of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing at the University of Southern California Roski School of Fine Arts.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2017       Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2015       Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2013       Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2010       Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007       Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, CA
2004       Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2001       Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1998       Hackett Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1996       Tatistcheff/Rogers Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
               Ettinger and Reynolds Gallery, Art Institute of Southern California,
               Laguna Beach, CA
1995       Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA
1993       Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1991       Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1989       Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
               Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
               Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
1988       "Ron Rizk: A Survey 1978-86", Grand Rapids Museum of Art, Grand
              Rapids, MI traveled to:  Midland Art Council, Midland, MI; Jesse Besser Museum, Aplena, MI;
              Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI; Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI; Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI;
              Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
1986      Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1982       Neil G. Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1979       Wenger Gallery, San Diego, CA
               University Gallery, University of Southern California, CA
1975       Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA
1974       Light Gallery, New York, NY
1965       Gallery 61, Newark, NJ

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2014     "Group Show" Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2013      "Summer Group Show" Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2012      “Summer Group Show”, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
              “Small Paintings Group Show”, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
2011      “Gallery Artists Group Show”, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
2010      "Reality Check, Contemporary Trompe l'Oeil Paintings", Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, PA
2009       "Summer Group Show", Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2008       “Visions Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary
               Drawings,” Naples, FL and Little Rock, AK
2007       “The Toy show,” Hunsaker/Schlesinger, Santa Monica, Ca
               “Representation,” Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY and SanFrancisco, CA
2005       “It ain’t Necessarily So,” Davis and Cline Gallery, Ashland, OR
2005       “New Old Masters”, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA
2004       “Drawings VII”, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

2002       "Unconventional Views: New Concepts in Contemporary Still Life
               Painting" Ettinger Gallery, Laguna College of Art & Design, Laguna Beach, CA
2000-01  “Representing LA: Pictorial Currents in Contemporary Southern California Art,
               Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA, traveled to South Texas Art Center,
               Corpus Christi, TX and Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
1999       "Drawing the Line," Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
1998       "Drawings IV", Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
               "Illusion-Tromp L'oeil And Slight of Hand", The Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
               "Allegorical Re/Visions", Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1997       Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1996      Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, CA
               Weingart Gallery, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
1995       Tatistcheff/Rogers Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1994      "Visual Fictions, Sensory Deceits", Fresno City College, Fresno, CA
               "The Game Show", Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
1992       "The Allure of Illusion: Trompe L'oeil in Contemporary Painting", Nora
               Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
1987       Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
               "Selections from Ovsey Gallery", The College of Creative Studies Gallery,
              University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
1986       "Fourteen Southern California Artists", Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
               "Uncovering the Past-Tribute and Parody", Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
               "Selected Works From Ovsey Gallery", Bank of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
               "Summer Group Exhibition", Fresno Metropolitan Museum, Fresno, CA
               "More Than Meets The Eye, The Art of Trompe L'oeil", Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
               "More Than Meets The Eye, The Art of Trompe L'oeil", Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
1985       Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Dec.)
               Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (July)
               "Art and Travel", San Francisco International Airport, CA
1981-85 "Contemporary Trompe L'oeil Painting and Sculpture", National Traveling Exhibition to: Queens Museum, Flushing, NY, 1984-85
               Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA 1984
              Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT 1984
               Bellevue Art Center, Bellevue, Washington, 1984
               The Museum of Art, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 1983
               Boise Art Center, Boise, Idaho, 1983
               Neil G. Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 1984
               Japanese American Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA, 1983

1982       "Group Effort", Neil G. Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1981      "Los Angeles Visual Arts Festival", Japanese American Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
1980       "New Talent", Allen Stone Gallery, New York, NY
               Group Show, Dobrick Gallery, Chicago, IL
               "Reality of Illusion", National Traveling Exhibition: 
                        Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO 1979
                        Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 1979
                        Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu, HA 1980
                        Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA 1980
                        University Art Museum, University of Texas, Austin, TX, 1980
                        Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 1980
1976       Palos Verdes Museum of Art, Palos Verdes, CA Two Person Show
1974       "The Uses of Realism", University of California, Riverside, CA
1973       Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Four Person Show
1971       Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Faculty Exhibition
               Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los angeles, CA
               Palos Verdes Museum of Art, Palos Verdes, CA, Three Person Show
1970       Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Faculty Exhibition
1968       Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Three Person Show

              "The Artist-Teacher U.S.A. Today", Inaugural Exhibition, State University of New York, Owego, NY