Robert Rector, American

Robert Rector

1973 MFA, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
1971 BFA, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

Solo Exhibitions
2007 Myth and Memory, Gremillion and Company, Houston
New Works, Ann Connelly Fine Art, Baton Rouge
2006 Equilibrium, David Lusk Gallery, Memphis
2005 Tapestry Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
Kubliku, Gremillion and Company, Houston
2004 jackson summer art salon, featuring Robert Rector, David Lusk Gallery, Jackson, MS
2003 Infinitas and Beyond, David Lusk Gallery, Memphis
Infinitas-New Paintings, Gremillion and Company, Houston
2002 Gremillion and Co. Fine Art Inc, Austin
2001 David Lusk Gallery, Memphis
2000 Gremillion & Co. Fine Art, Inc., Austin
1999 Life Patterns, Ledbetter Lusk Gallery, Memphis
Gremillion & Co. Fine Art, Inc., Houston
1997 Gremillion & Co. Fine Art, Inc., Houston
Wyndy Morehead Fine Arts, New Orleans
1996 Ramblings, Ruins, and Revelations: Recent Paintings, Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis
Macon & Co. Fine Art, Atlanta
Altamont Academy, Birmingham, AL
1995 Wyndy Morehead Fine Arts, New Orleans
Macon & Co. Fine Art, Atlanta
1994 Gremillion & Co. Fine Art, Inc., Houston
1993 Sylvia Schmidt Gallery, New Orleans
Cason Gallery, Baton Rouge
Bingham Kurts Gallery, Memphis
1992 Trinity Gallery, Atlanta
Gremillion & Co. Fine Art, Inc., Houston
Cason Gallery, Baton Rouge
Collections Rare, Dallas
1991 Walls of Chance, Bingham Kurts Gallery, Memphis
Kimsey Miller Gallery, Seattle
1990 Griffith Menard Gallery, Baton Rouge
1989 Trinity Gallery, Atlanta
Cross Currents, Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis
1988 Duplantier Gallery, New Orleans
1987 Gremillion & Co. Fine Art, Inc., Houston
Cason Gallery, Baton Rouge
Southeastern State University, Hammond, LA
1986 Griffith Menard Gallery, Baton Rouge
1985 Griffith Menard Gallery, Baton Rouge
Crafts Alliance, Shreveport, LA
1984 Arts Alliance II, Baton Rouge
1983 Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA
1982 Manning Gallery, San Antonio
1978 Old State Capitol Museum, Baton Rouge
1976 Diversities Gallery, New Orleans


1979-81Associate Professor, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA
1974-79Assistant Professor, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA

Mississippi Story, Mississippi Museum of Art, Author: Patti Carr Black, 2008
Mississippi Business Journal, Lynne Jeter, AmSouth Plaza renovation complete in downtown Jackson: Striking artwork unveiled, Focus Real Estate, April 5-11, 2004, p20-21
Southern Living, Idea Houses, 2003
At Home in Memphis, January, 2003 (cover)
American Statesman, Jeanne Claire Van Ryzin, Artists share riff on pattern, light and texture, Life & Arts Section, May 13, 2000
The Commercial Appeal, Debra Elliot, Art, May 2, 1999
Dateline Memphis, Betty Leigh Hutcheson: Interior Spaces, Robert Rector: Life Patterns, May 27 - June 2, 1999, p. 16
Art in Mississippi 1720-1980, Patti Carr Black, Jackson, MS, University Press of Mississippi, 1998, pgs. 150, 267, 308
Southern Accents, April 1998
Interior Design and Construction, #2, 1998 (Chinese Architecture Magazine)
The New Orleans Art Review, Marian McLellan, Rector’s Spatial Layering, Nov-Dec, 1995, p. 36-37 (illus)
The Memphis Flyer, Rob McGowan, Almost Perfect, October 21-27, 1993
The Commercial Appeal, Fredric Koeppel, Abstracts Are Full of Color, Bravado, October 2, 1993
The Commercial Appeal, Artists See Red in Gallery Exhibit, April 24, 1992
Number, Cory Dugan, Robert Rector, Solo exhibition, (Memphis) Winter #10, 1990, p28-29
Number (Memphis), Winter, #7, 1989
State Times Baton Rouge, Artists Show Parallel Directions in Work, April 20, 1988
Sun. Magazine Baton Rouge, Burts, Rector Exhibit Comes Alive, April 24, 1988
Times Picayune New Orleans, Roger Green, ‘Flying School’ soars with life, ideas and talent, section November 27, 1988
Lagnappe, Roger Green, Torso ‘paintings’ have tactile appeal, May 22, 1987, p.12
Decorating and Remodeling, Downstairs Upstairs, July 1987
St. Tammany News Banner, Rector’s abstracts on display, October 14, 1987
The New Orleans Art Review, David Riv, Caton, Dickson and Rector, May/June 1987, p30-32
Sun. Magazine,/ Baton Rouge, Anne Price, Rector paintings project new energy, Gallery section, Nov 23, 1986, p. 20
State Times,/Baton Rouge Jean McMullan, Robert Rector captures rhythm on canvas, Nov 19, 1986, p. 4-C
Ultra, High Texas Italian, January, 1986
UpState, Ann Wakefield, Modernist Show at Craft Alliance, Robert Rector, February 21, 1985, p16
The Times-Shreveport-Bossier, Charles W. Moore, SPAR show less original, November 16, 1985, 9-B
The State Times/Baton Rouge, Jean McMullan, Exhibit shows Rector’s talent as a colorist, Jan 30, 1985 page 4-C
The Times (Shreveport Bossier), SPAR Show Less Original, November 16, 1985
The Times PIcayune/The States-Item, John R. Kemp, Show Offers Diversity in Extremes, September 27, 1984
Texas Architect, Compendium Offices, November-December, 1984 (cover)
Time-Pic, Show Offers Diversity in Extremes, September 27, 1984
Houston-Chroncle, Charlotte Moser, Geometric painting is alive, well, February 18, 1978, page 6, section 2
Oklahoma Journal, Show Takes Broad Look at Contemporary Art, November, 1977
Sunday Advocate,/Baton Rouge, Contemporary Show, Gallery-The Fine Arts, June 18, 1978

American Federal Bank, Greenville, SC
Amoco Oil, Atlanta, GA; Texas City, TX
AmSouth Bank, Jackson, MS
Apple Computers, Dallas
ARCO, Dallas
Arthur Anderson, Memphis
BankPlus, Madison, MS
Blakeman Design Assoc., Austin
City National Bank, Baton Rouge
Commercial National Bank, Baton Rouge
Compaq Computer, Tokyo
Continental Airlines, London, UK; Los Angeles, CA; New York
Credit Suisse, Chicago, IL; New York
The Criterion Group, Atlanta
Croley & Steinberg, Houston
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Houston
Dean Gardens, Atlanta
Deepa Textiles, San Francisco
Delta Airlines, Atlanta, GA; Cincinnati
Entergy, Jackson, MS; New Orleans
FedEx Box, FedEx Field, Washington, DC
FedEx Box, FedEx Forum, Memphis
FedEx Freight, Memphis
Financial Federal, Memphis
Gilreath & Associates, Knoxville, TN; Nashville
Harwood K. Smith & Partners, Dallas
Haworth, Inc. Houston
Hughes, Waters & Askanase, Houston
IBM, Austin, TX; San Antonio
INFORUM, Atlanta
International Trading Company, Atlanta
Louisiana State Collection, Baton Rouge
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Marriott Hotels, St. Louis
M Bank, Austin
Midland Financial Corporation, Memphis
Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
NBC Capital Markets Group, Memphis
National Commerce Bank Corporation, Memphis
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans
Old State Capitol Museum, Baton Rouge
Pfizer, Memphis
Redskins Stadium, Fed Ex Box, Washington, DC
SAKS Fifth Avenue, New York
Silver Creek Country Club, San Jose, CA
Stockholders Systems, Inc., Atlanta
Tokai Bank, Atlanta
Transco Inc., Houston
University of Texas, Austin
U.S. Embassy in Tirana, Albania
Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington, VA

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