ROLAND ROCKWOOD

Born 1967 in Bronx, NY

Lives and works in Orlando, FL

EDUCATION:

Purdue University Global, Master of Business Administration, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2012

Indiana Wesleyan University, Bachelor of Science Business Administration, Indianapolis, IN, 2006     

Herron School of Art and Design, Study in Oil Painting, Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN, 2005

National Academy of Design, Master Class in Figure Drawing, New York, NY, 1985

Honors And Awards:

2017   Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando FL, 1st Thursday, Before I die… The Ultimate Celebration of Life, “People’s Choice Award”

2015   Gallery At Avalon Island, Orlando, FL 2015 Artists Registry Members Juried Exhibit, “First Place”   

2011   48TH Annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival, Miami, FL, “Visiting Artist Program, Community Outreach Project”

2010   Gallery At Avalon Island, Orlando, FL 2010 Artists Registry Members Juried Exhibit, “Award of Merit” 

2010   Gallery At Avalon Island, Orlando, FL 6th Annual Artists Registry Members Juried Exhibit, “Second Place”

2008   Gallery At Avalon Island, Orlando, FL The 4th Annual Artists Registry.Com, Members Juried  Exhibit, “Third Place”

Collections:

Orlando Police Department Headquarters, Orlando, FL

Hollingsworth & Zivitz Attorneys at Law, Carmel, IN

Publications and Media:

Art Capsules: The Contemporary Art Scene in Central Florida and Beyond, Author: Egberto Almenas, PhD, Senior Research Associate in art and literature, and docent at the Orlando Museum of Art. Shanti Arts LLC, Amazon Paperback, September 2014

Museum Exhibitions:

2018   Mennello Museum of American Art, Orlando, FL “2nd Annual Mennello Invitational Exhibition”   

2017   Lake Mary Museum, Lake Mary, FL “Annual Local Artists Exhibit”

2017   Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando FL “1st Thursday, Before I die… The Ultimate Celebration of Life”

2009   Museum Of Art - Deland, Deland, FL, “Chrome And Leather – Art On The Road Of Good And Evil”

2009   Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando FL, “1st Thursday, Found”

2008   Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando FL, “1st Thursday, “Intersecting Worlds, Art, Politics and Religion”

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2019   Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, Orlando, FL

2018   Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, Dr. Phillips, FL

2018   Massey Cadillac, Orlando FL Promotional Exhibit

2018   Luxury Four Seasons Resort At Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando FL 15th Annual Evening With Fabulous Friends Gala + Art Auction  

2017   Special Preview: AQUA Art Miami, City Arts Factory, Orlando FL

2017   Timucua Arts Foundation, Orlando, FL Art Exhibition & Live Painting

2017   Nude NIte Orlando 2017, Revolution, Central Florida Fairgrounds, Orlando, FL

2016   Art Gallery At Mills Park, Orlando, FL Summer Showcase Opening Reception

2016   St. Lawrence Title, Orlando, FL

2016   Gallery At Avalon Island, Orlando, FL Abstraction, Observation And Reflection

2016   Aloft Orlando Downtown, Orlando, FL Art Music & Fashion Event - Bedazzled

2016   The Artegon Marketplace, Orlando, FL Nude Nite 2016

2015   City Arts Factory, Orlando, FL Artist Registry Member’s Exhibit

2015   Aloft Orlando Downtown, Orlando, FL

2012   Casselberry City Hall, Casselberry, FL

2012   City Arts Factory, Orlando, FL

2011   48TH Annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival, Miami, FL

2010   Gallery At Avalon Island, Orlando, FL 6th Annual Artists Registry Members Juried Exhibit   

2010   Winter Springs Festival Of The Arts, Winter Springs, FL

2010   Winter Park Autumn Art Festival, Winter Park, FL

2010   Maitland Rotary Art Festival, Art Under The Stars Maitland, FL

2010   Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show, Virginia Beach, VA

2010   Nude Nite Orlando 201, Orlando, FL

2009   Orlando Public Library, Orlando, FL

2009   Mark Miller Gallery, Deltona Arts Center, Deltona, FL

2009   The World Through The Eyes Of A Child Benefit Concert And Auction, Avalon Gallery, Orlando, FL

2009   Sweet Art Gallery, Art Official Naples, FL

2009   Sheldon Fine Art, Naples, FL Art For Education

2009   Sweet Art Gallery, Naples, FL

2009   Gallery 53, Sarasota, FL

2009   Artist One Gallery   St Augustine, FL

2008   Gallery At Avalon Island, Orlando, FL The 4th Annual Artists Registry.Com Members Juried  Exhibit                               

2008   Casselberry City Hall, Casselberry, FL On The Edge Art Exhibit

2008   AAA National Office, Heathrow, Fl Giving From The Heart Open House Representing the Orlando Museum Of Art

2008   Gallery At Avalon Island, Orlando, FL, B.A.S.E. Camp Children's Cancer Foundation, Inc. Open Your Heart For Base Camp Benefit

2008   The Office Art Gallery, Orlando, FL Splatter

2008   Vagina Monologues Silent Art Auction, Indianapolis, IN

2007   Gallery One 36   Westfield, In Beyond The Threshold

2007   Arts Council Of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

2006   Arts Council Of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

2006   The Harrison Center For The Arts, Indianapolis, IN Devastate

2006   Art Space 30, Indianapolis, IN Fall Outdoor Art Fair     

2006   Lamp Fine Art Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

2006   Visual Fringe 2006, Indianapolis, IN

2006   Easley Winery, Indianapolis, IN Taste Of Downtown

2006   Indianapolis Jazz Fest, Indianapolis, IN

2006   Independent Music And Arts Festival, Indianapolis, IN

2006   The Harrison Center For The Arts, Indianapolis, IN Threadbare

2006   The Harrison Center For The Arts, Indianapolis, IN Naturelle

2005   The Harrison Center For The Arts   Indianapolis, IN Crimson And Clover

Collections:

Pulse Nightclub Touring Exhibit, 2016

Hollingsworth & Zivitz, 2015

Member of the Following Organizations:

Orlando Museum of Art, Contributing Member