Roger Brown

(American, 1941–1997)

la cage aux folles (only the names are changed to protect the innocent) by roger brown

Roger Brown

La Cage Aux Folles (Only the Names Are Changed to Protect the Innocent), 1986

landscape with dollar sign by roger brown

Roger Brown

Landscape with Dollar Sign, 1991

presidential portrait by roger brown

Roger Brown

Presidential Portrait, 1986

rosa californica by roger brown

Roger Brown

Rosa Californica, 1994

rosa foetida bicolor by roger brown

Roger Brown

Rosa Foetida Bicolor, 1994

winter storm by roger brown

Roger Brown

Winter Storm, 1993

Biography

Timeline

1941
Born: Hamilton, AL, U.S.A.
1962 - 1964
Attended American Academy of Art
1968
Awarded his BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1970
Awarded his MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1997
Died: Opelika, AL

Exhibitions

2013
Roger Brown, DC MooreGallery, New York, NY, January 10 - February 9, 2013
2012
Roger Brown: This Boy’s Own Story, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, August 24 – November 10, 2012
Roger Brown: Urban Traumas and Natural Disasters, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, September 17 – November 13, 2012
2009
The Francis and June Spiezer Collection - Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL
Trees - DC Moore Gallery, New York City, NY
Great Impressions II - Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Isn’t It Great To Be An Artist? Insider / Outsider Art from the Robert A. Lewis Collection - Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
2008
Roger Brown: The American Landscape - DC Moore Gallery, New York City, NY (solo)
Roger Brown: Southern Exposure - The Katzen Arts Center at American University, Washington, DC
Evening Light - DC Moore Gallery, New York City, NY
Twenty Years (and Still Counting): Highlighs from Two Decades of Exhibitions - Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2007
Hairy Who (and some others) - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
This Place is Ours! Recent Acquisitions at the Academy - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2005
Roger Brown and Jesse Howard, ArtSpace, Kansas City Art Institute, traveling to the Betty Rymer Gallery, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Roger Brown, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C.
That 70s show: the Age of Pluralism in Chicago, Northern Indiana Arts Association, Munster, IN
Roger Brown: Selections from the Collection of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN