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Dave Rogers is a 14 year veteran of the army who served in The Gulf War, Bosnia, as a First Responder at the World Trade Center on 9-11 and Homeland Security missions for NY State. Rogers, a New York based Neo-POP and Neo Surrealist Sculptor, Painter, Installation artist and independent curator, who has shown his work nationally in such areas NY, Miami, NJ and CT and also internationally in such countries as China, Korea, Germany, England, France, Mongolia, Switzerland and Spain. His works are in several private and public collections, as well as having been displayed in Museums, National Libraries, Universities and Cultural Centers. 

Rogers belongs to The Guild of American paper cutters, the Art and Oil Painting Associations of Jiangmen China, The Huntington and Patchogue Arts Councils, and Studio Montclair. His work has been featured in Long Island, Chinese, Korean and Japanese and Dominican Republic newspapers and magazines as well as on Fios1 Long Island and Guangdong Television in China and Miami TV.

Rogers spent seven years as a professor of art and visiting lecturer in art and design through China before returning to New York. He is currently an instructor at 2 different art organizations, an art advisor and lecturer for emerging artists. Rogers has won awards for his work with the Disabled Peoples Union of China, and the Art Association of Jiangmen, China and the Chinese Government, and from several art organizations on Long Island.

Rogers has done several artist in residence in China and New York and is also the winner of the O’Malley Grant in Fine Art from Long Island University. He received his BA in Visual Arts with Honors from SUNY Old Westbury, attended the Academy of Art University, and an MFA in Sculpture from Long Island University.

Sculptures/Public Works:

  • Mural, Artspace Presents “Reflections of Time“, in the Village of Patchogue (Work in Progress, Spring 2015)
  • Sculpture: Reflections in Growth, Patchogue Garden Club Garden on Terry St, Patchogue, NY. Oct 2014
  • Sculpture: Milk Farmers, Artspace Patchogue, Patchogue, NY, Oct 2014
  • Sculpture Installation: Random Acts of Art, Terra Cottas on Display, St. Joseph’s College 23 Oct 2013
  • Mural, Hand Car Wash, South Hamptons Car Wash, Spring 2013
  • Sculpture: Dancing Star, Found Metal Sculpture, March 2013
  • Mural, City Garden, Street Painting, Howl Festival, May 2012
  • Participant in the Roy Stabb Environmental project at LIU Post, 2012 (Destroyed by Hurricane Sandy)
  • Installation/Interactive Exhibit: The New American Dream, Exhibit at LIU Post Sculpture Gallery
  • Installation: El Último Libro estará expuesto en la Biblioteca Aguilar de la New York Public Library desde el 2 de Febrero al 29 de mayo de 2011
  • Installation: El Último libro será (The Last Book of Art) expuesto en la Zentral Bibliothek de Zurich, Switzerland desde el marzo al Julio de 2010
  • Sculpture/Installation: Diaolou Construction Kit, WuYi University Library, Architecture Department, Jiangmen, China, 2010
  • Installation: El Último libro será (Last Book of Art) expuesto en la Biblioteca Nacional de España, 2009
  • Mural, The Fighting Irish, 1-69Infantry Unit, 2003
  • Mural, Flight of the Dragon, 458 Medical Unit, Alabama, 1998
  • Mural, Quartermaster Command, 224 MI BN, Savannah GA, 1993
  • Mural, Fighting Deltas, Training Command, SC, 1991

Current Exhibits:

Upcoming Exhibits:

  • Aqua Fair Booth 218, Miami Art Basel, Miami Beach, Fl, Dec 2014
  • Scope Art Fair, See/Me Exhibit, Miami Beach, Fl, Dec 2014
  • Veterans Exhibit, VA Hospital, Feb 2015
  • The Stories We Tell, Artspace Patchogue, March 2015
  • Affordable Art Fair, New York, New York, 2015
  • POP-UP Exhibit, New York, NY, 2015
  • Art Fair, Cultural Souls Art Fair, New York, 2015
  • Reflections of Life, Artspace Patchogue, June 2015
  • Veterans Exhibit, Artspace Patchogue, Sept 2015

Past Exhibits:

  • POP-Up Vet Exhibit, 911 Vets Exhibit, Briarcliffe College, Patchogue, NY Nov. 2014
  • Coral Gable Hispanic Festival, Coral Gables, FL, Oct 2014
  • (Solo Exhibit/Artist Residency), Expressions in Colors Neo-Surrealism Exhibit, St Joseph’s College, Sayville, NY Oct 2014
  • PAC-MAC Art Fair, Patchogue, NY Oct 2014
  • Public Installation, PAC-MAC Festival, Patchogue, NY, Oct 2014
  • Art Lives Here Exhibit, Artspace Patchogue, Oct 2014
  • Modern-ism’s 2, Artspace Patchogue, Sept-Oct 2014
  • Art Fair, Cultural Souls Art Expo, Miami FL, Aug, 2014
  • Beards and Bards, Sparkboom Exhibit at Walt Whitman Birthplace, July-Aug 2014
  • Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Artspace Patchogue, June 2014
  • Art in the Hall, Presented by the Islip Art Museum at Islip Town Hall, May 2014
  • Hell’s Kitchen Art Walk, “Art in the Kitchen”, Times Scare, NY, May-June 2014
  • Architectures de papier” (Paper design), Travelling Tour, Sponsored by The Cité de l’architecture et du patrimoine in Paris, April 2013- June 2014
  • Artists United, United Ink Convention, Nassau Coliseum, May 2014
  • Beautiful Crime 2”, Read’s Artspace, Bridgeport, CT April-May 2014
  • Live with Clay: Form and Function, Artspace Patchogue, April-May 2014
  • Inspired by Words”, Philip Dressler Center for the Arts, Home of Laurel Arts, Somerset, PA April 2013 – April 2014
  • Photos we Share, Foto-Foto Gallery, Huntington, NY, April 2014
  • Northwest Meets South East, Patchogue Artspace Gallery, Patchogue, NY, April 2014
  • The Modern ism’s”, Patchogue Artspace Gallery, Patchogue, NY Jan 5-22, 2014
  • Blood, Sweat and Tears, Exchange Exhibit with LIU Post and Artspace Patchogue, Nov 2013
  • (Solo Exhibit), “Time and the Fragility of Life Exhibit”, Alfred Van Leon Gallery, South Huntington Public Library, Oct 2013
  • (Installation Art) Random Acts of Art, St, Joseph’s College, 23 Oct, 2013
  • United Ink Tattoo Expo, Cradle of Aviation, Long Island City, NY, Sept 2013
  • Landscape Exhibit, Huntington Arts Council, July – Aug 2013
  • Members Exhibit, Patchogue Arts Council, July – Aug 2013
  • Pride, G-Galery, Bellmore, NY, July- Aug 2013
  • Art For Auction, Huntington Media Center, Huntington, NY, Aug 2013
  • Colorful Summer, The New York Art Connection, Holbrook, NY, July 2013
  • Bushwich Open Studios, BOS space 776, Bushwich, NY, June 2013
  • Artists United, United Ink Convention, Nassau Coliseum, June 2013
  • Asylum, G-Gallery, Bellmore, NY, May 2013
  • Hells Kitchen Artist Walk, “Art in the Kitchen 2013” Hells Kitchen, NYC, May 2013
  • New Adventures, Kips Gallery, New York, April-May 2013
  • Spring Time, Brookhaven Arts, Bellport, NY March 2013
  • National Veterans Creative Arts Competition, VA Hospital Northport, March 2013
  • “Fish” Three Perspectives, The Sculpture Building Studio, LIU Post, Old Brookville, NY, FEB 2013
  • Treasure Hunt”, BankAsiana, Flushing Branch, Flushing, NY, Feb 2013
  • Faces and Figures”, Brookhaven Arts, Feb 2013
  • Architectures de papier” (Paper design), The Cité de l’architecture et du patrimoine in Paris, Oct 2012-March 2013
  • State of the Art 2013, Montclair Studio, Montclair, NJ, Jan -April 2013
  • (Solo Exhibit), Stars and Strips, Creative Arts Studio, Sea Cliff, NY, FEB 2013
  • (Co-Curator) Emerging Artist Exhibit, Hutchinson Gallery, Old Brookville, NY Jan – Feb 2013
  • Still Life Juried Exhibit, Huntington Arts Council, Huntington, NY, Dec 2012 – Jan 2013
  • Window Dressing, Islip Arts Council, Islip NY, Nov 2012 – Jan 2013
  • Walking Artist Tour, Patchogue Artists Council and Fresh Art Long Island,Patchogue, NY Sept to Nov 2012
  • Green Acres and Simple PleasuresPiermont Straus Gallery, Sept 4th to Nov 5th, 2012
  • Islip Walking Artists Tour, Kennedy’s Gifts / 474 Main Street, Islip NY, Oct to Nov 2012
  • (Solo Exhibit) Words of War, Hillwood Gallery, Brookville, NY, Oct 2012
  • (Solo Show) Deconstructing POP, Ripe Art Gallery, Greenlawn, NY August 2012
  • Paperworks Juried Exhibition, b.j. Spoke Gallery, Huntington, NY August 2012
  • Small Works Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery, Greenpoint, NY August 2012
  • Fill the Space Salon Show, Spacewomb Gallery, Long Island City, NY July 14-31 2012
  • Último Libro (The Last Book of Art), la Carl von Ossietzky Staats und Universitäts Bibliothek de Hamburgo, del 15 de mayo al 1 de julio de 2012
  • Art Takes Times Square, Billboard Premier in Times Square on June 18th, 2012
  • Howl Festival, Painting in Tompkins Square Park, June 2-3, 2012
  • New Exhibit, My Studio Gallery, Port Washington, NY, May-June 2012
  • Hit and Run Korea 4, Sungshin Women’s University, Seoul, South Korea, 23-25 May 2012
  • Hit and Run Korea 3, Honam University, Gwangju, South Korea, 20-22 May 2012
  • Hit and Run Korea, 2 Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea, 17-19 May 2012
  • Hit and Run Korea, Ulsan University, Ulsan, South Korea, 14-16 May 2012
  • 2012 People Choice Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY May 2012
  • WHITE BOX SPRING BENEFIT 2012, HONORING AI WEIWEI
 with the 1st Richard J. Massey Foundation – White Box
Arts and Humanity Award, White Box Gallery, April 2012
  • Art After Dark, (Featured Demonstrating Artist), ALLI, Dix Hills, NY April, 2012
  • Putnam Art Council, Member Exhibit, Bell Levine Art Center, Mahopac, NY, March 2012
  • Love Letters Exhibit, Creative Arts Studio Sea Cliff New York, Feb 12 2012
  • (Solo Exhibit) The New American Dream, LIU Post Sculpture Gallery, Brookville, NY Jan 31-Feb 11 2012
  • Exchange Exhibit with Ulsan University, Hutchins Gallery B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library, C.W. Post, Dec 2012
  • 10×10=100 Art Show and Sale, Greenport, NY Dec 2011
  • Long Island Art League Fine Art Exhibit Part II, Long Island Art League Gallery, Dix Hills, NY, Nov-Dec 2011
  • Glimpses @ the Box Gallery, The Creative Arts Studio, Sea Cliff, NY Nov-Dec 2011
  • Art After Dark, (Featured Artist), Long Island Art Council, Dix Hills, NY 27 Oct 2011
  • Expressions in Form, Bayshore Firehouse Gallery, Bayshore, NY Oct 2011
  • Putnam Art Council Fine Art Show 2011, Bell Levine Art Center @ Arts on the Hill, Mahopac, NY, Oct-Nov 2011
  • 9-11, A Decade Later, Art Therapy Exhibit, NYU Commons Gallery, NY, Sept 2011
  • The Sixth Seeking Love for Land of Western China – Chinese Painting, Oil Painting Exhibition, Mongolia, Kang Bashi District Cultural Arts Center office, Erdos City Aug, 2011
  • Jiangmens Foreign Expert Talent Competition, WuYi University Art Building, Jiangmen, China, July 2011
  • Jiangmen’s 1st Annual Oil Painting Competition, Li Tiefu Art Museum Jiangmen, China, Jan-March 2011
  • El “Último Libro” estará expuesto en la Biblioteca Aguilar de la New York Public Library desde el 2 de Febrero al 29 de mayo de 2011
  • (Solo Exhibit) Fragile Life: West Concepts meets East Techniques. He Yitang Gallery, PLC of Hanmo HeYi Cultural Media, Jiangmen, China July 2010
  • El Último libro será (The Last Book of Art) expuesto en la Zentral Bibliothek de Zurich, Switzerland desde el marzo al Julio de 2010
  • (Solo Exhibit) Fragile Life: East Meets West, Jiangmen Culture Center, Jiangmen, China June 2010
  • (Solo Exhibit) Eastern Modernism: Fragile Life Papercutting Exhibit, Wuyi University Library, Jiangmen, China May 2010
  • Jiangmen Disabled Peoples Union Art Competition, Li Tiefu Art Museum, Jiangmen, China, Dec 2009
  • Teacher Exhibition, Wuyi University Library Exhibition Hall, Wuyi University, Jiangmen, China, May 2009
  • El Último libro será (Last Book of Art) expuesto en la Biblioteca Nacional de España, 2009
  • Celebrating 30 Years of China’s Opening and Reform Exhibit, Li Tiefu Art Museum Jiangmen, China 2008
  • Jiangmen Oil Painting Exhibit, Jiangmen Oil Painting Association, Jiangmen Li Tiefu Art Museum 2008
  • Jiangmen Annual Art Exhibit Li Tiefu Art Museum, Jiangmen, China 2008
  • (Solo Exhibit) Eastern Modernism, Jin Xi Book Store Exhibit Hall, Jiangmen, China, 2007

Curated Exhibits

  • Cultural Souls Art Expo, Miami FL, Aug 2014
  • Artspace Unplugged, Co-Curated with Sparkboom, Artspace Patchogue, Aug 2014
  • Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Artspace Patchogue, June 2014
  • “The Modern ism’s”, Patchogue Artspace Gallery, Patchogue, NY Jan 5-22, 2014
  • Blood, Sweat and Tears, Exchange Exhibit with LIU Post and Artspace Patchogue, Nov 2013
  • United Ink Tattoo Expo, Cradle of Aviation, Long Island CIty, NY, Sept 2013
  • “Fish” Three Perspectives, The Sculpture Building Studio, LIU Post, Old Brookville, NY, FEB 2013
  • (Co-Curator) Emerging Artist Exhibit, Hutchinson Gallery, Old Brookville, NY Jan – Feb 2013
  • Glimpses @ the Box Gallery, The Creative Arts Studio, Sea Cliff, NY Nov-Dec 2011

Awards and Grants:

  • Artist in Resident Award, St Joseph’s College, Patchogue, NY, Oct 2014
  • O’Malley Grant for Fine Art from Long Island University, 2013
  • First Place, National Veterans Creative Arts Competition at the Local Level, VA Hospital, Northport, NY March 2013
  • Honorable Mention, Faces and Figures Exhibit, Brookhaven Arts, Bellport, NY March 2013
  • First Place, Jiangmen Foreigners Creative Arts Competition, Jiangmen, China, May 2011
  • Second Place, Disabled Peoples Fine Art Competition, Disabled Peoples Union of China, Jiangmen, China, 2011
  • Honorable Mention, Jiangmen Oil Painting Competition, Chinese Oil Painting Association, Jiangmen China, 2011

In the News:

  • Highlight of my work for Cultural Souls Art Expo on Miami on TV, Sept 3, 2014
  • Interview, Modernism 2, Fios1 TV, Sept 2014
  • Interview, Highlight of Art, United Ink Exhibit, Aug 2014
  • Interview, Beards and Bards, Sparkboom Exhibit at Walt Whitman Birthplace, Fios1 TV, Aug 2014
  • Interview, Patchogue Historical Exhibit, Patchogue Advance, 2014
  • Interview highlight of exhibit “The Modern –ism’s”, Cognac’s Corner Magazine, Jan 2014
  • Interview highlight of exhibit “The Modern –ism’s”, Fios1 TV, Jan 2014
  • Highlight, At the Edge Magazine, Release in Spring 2014
  • Interview, First Cut News, Guild of American Paper Cutting News Letter, Sept 2013
  • Interview, WUSB Stonybrook Radio, Sept 11, 2013
  • Event Story, United Ink Summer Vibe Tattoo Festival, LIB Magazine, June 2013
  • Interview and highlight of Who’s Hot 2013, Fios1 Push/Pause, Fios1 Long Island, March 13, 2013
  • Exhibit Announcement, Stars and Stripes, Long Island Newsday, Glen Cove Patch, Long Island Events.
  • Exhibit Announcement, State of the Art, Newsday Jan 25, 2013, Montclair Patch Jan 22, 2013, New Jersey Theatre Alliance Jan 22, 2013, Town Planner Livingston, NJ Jan 2013
  • Exhibit Announcement, The People Around Me (Portrait Exhibit), Long Island Press, Keep it on Long Island, Glen Cove Patch, Events Long Island, Fios1, Long Island News Day
  • Exhibit announcement, ARCHITECTURES DE PAPIER EXHIBITION, MOCOMuuuz MagazineOrigami NewsParis Anglo-infoParis info (Visit Paris)Paper Blog FranceArty Buzzle blog habit durable, and le nouveau Paris, Paris, France, July 2012 – Oct 2012
  • Interview for Fios1 News, Highlight on Long Island TV, Channel 11, 23 Oct 2012
  • Rogers on Demand, (Solo) highlight and interview with Fios1 News Long Island, Channel 11, 24 Oct 2012
  • Exhibit Announcement “Words of War”, Long Island Press, Life on Long Island, Fios1 News Long Island, Keep it on Long Island, (On-Line) Sept 2012
  • “Group Artist Interview” Hit the Lights, Artist Swap Meet, Islip Bulletin, Islip NY, Front Page and page 6, 30 August 2012
  • Announcement of “Deconstructing POP” at Ripe Gallery, New York Times Metro Section August 5th, 2012, Long Island Press, Lifestyle Section, front page, Aug 2012, Huntington Press, August 2012, Art Times Newspaper, August 2012, Pulse Magazine (On-line), August 2012, Newsday Newspaper (On-Line), August 2012, Fios1 News on-line, August 2012, Minuteman Press News on-line, August 2012, Long Islander News, August 2012, Times Beacon Record Newspaper, 9 Aug 2012
  • Announcement of Paperworks 2012: National Juried Competition, Newsday, Explore LI Aug 4 2012, Long Island Press Aug 4 2012, Long Islander News, August 2012
  • Video Article “Long Island Sound & Art Festival”, Newsday Video, June 24, 2012
  • Article “Long Island Sound & Art Festival”, Newsday, Art Section, June 24, 2012
  • Article “Art Takes Times Square, Capital Times, Art Section, June 19, 2012
  • Article Howl Festival, The East Village Local, Culture Section, (part of the New York Times) June 1st2012
  • Article Das letzte Buch (The Last Book), Hamburger WochenBatt, Rotherbaum, June 12, 2012
  • Interview, Ulsan Jeil ilbo (울산제일일보), 16 May 2012
  • Post Cards to Ai WeiWei Catalog (Freedom is not free Post Card), May 2012, Pages 90-91
  • Show Review and Interview, Long Island Art League Fine Art Exhibit Part II, Long Island Art League Gallery, Fios1 TV Long Island, Nov 2011
  • Television Interview and Spotlight, Guangdong TV English Channel, highlights on Foreign Experts, Dec 12, 2010 Part 1, Dec 19, 2010 Part 2
  • Interview, “Foreign Teacher Admires Confucius” Nan Fang Daily, Sept, 2010

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