Art Lab’s Summer Invitational: Marie Roberts Opening Reception

When:
July 15, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2017-07-15T14:00:00-04:00
2017-07-15T16:00:00-04:00
Where:
Art Lab
Building H
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lynnanne
718-447-8667

EXHIBIT RUNS THROUGH AUGUST 23

Marie A. Roberts Bio

Marie Roberts is a painter and native New Yorker,  living  and working in Southern Brooklyn.  She received a B.A in art from Brooklyn College and MFA in painting from Queens College, (CUNY),  is a Professor of Art at Fairleigh Dickinson University, and Artist in Residence at the not for profit arts center Coney Island USA.

Roberts’ work has been shown at venues that include the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, the Brooklyn Museum, PS 1, MOCADA, Deutchbank Galleries. Salina Gallery, LIU, 32 Edgecomb Gallery, Yale School of Art,    Gallery SoBab, Seoul,  South Korea, and  Rivington Gallery, London and Coney Art Walls, 2015, 2016 , 2017, curated by Jeffrey Deitch.

Her work is included in the collections of the Metropolitan Transit Authority NYC, The Village Voice, Merk, CNN , DiDomenico Partners,  Laughing Lotus Yoga, and Feld Entertainment as well as private collections.

Roberts has been subject of several short documentaries, including “Sideshow Picasso” by Marilyn Agrelo, and the 2015 “This Side of Dreamland” by Joshua Glick and Patrick Reagan.  She is included in Coney Island Lost and Found by Charles Denson;  City Lights: Tales of New York by Dan Barry  and  in media as diverse as The New York Times and TLC’s Cake Boss and is an ethical vegetarian tending toward vegan.

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