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Arlene Rush, an internationally known artist, has exhibited widely, in galleries, universities and museums throughout the US, Asia and Europe.
This year she has been included in various group exhibitions at: Cheim & Read, White Box, Ruth Phaneuf Fine Arts, Boricua College - La Galeria and the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, a multi media exhibition, Loft in The Red Zone, which originated in New York City (2011) honoring the 10th year anniversary to commemorate 9/11. In 2013 she will be having a one-person exhibition at Michael Mut Gallery in the LES, New York.
Her work is in various collections among which are: Beth Israel Comprehensive Cancer Center- West Side, New York, NY, Joe Baio, New York, NY, Pavel Zoubok, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY, MOMA, Wales, UK, MUBE, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Mark Golden, GOLDEN Artist Paint, Berlin, NY, Robert H. Chaney, Houston, TX, ARCO Chemical, Newton Square, PA, The Center For Emerging Visual Artist, Philadelphia, PA, Seligman & Latz, Inc. New York, NY, Library of Congress, Great Hall, Thomas Jefferson Bldg., Washington, DC, Koenig Iron Works, Inc. New York, NY, Eleven Eleven Wellness Center, New York, NY, American Medical Association, New York, NY, Marke Communications, New York, NY. In 2011 she was awarded the Pat Hearn & Colin De Land Foundation Grant and The Center for Emerging Visual Artist awarded her a residency in 1988 to Barcelona, Spain.
She has been reviewed in various publications including The New York Times, Newsday, Rheinische Post, Aktuell, The New Yorker, Stadtmagazin , Art Fairs International Newspaper, AroundPhilly.Com and Cityserach.
Her art is recognized as a creature of its era -- a time of sameness in diversity. Art reviewer S. Blomen-Radermacher, states in Germany's Rheinische Post "...there is no self-dramatization or egocentricity in her work, ...(it is) free of all attributes." In a show LOCUS, Michelle Falkenstein writes in the exhibition catalogue: For Rush's "Twin series, she subverts assumptions about gender, age and kinship, implying a continuum and relationship both artistic and genetic."
Ms. Rush has taught sculpture at the Creative Center and privately. She lives and works in New York City.