Robert Hodge

Robert Hodge

Born in 1979 in Houston, TX

Lives and works in Houston, TX

 

EDUCATION

2014           Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, New York, NY

2000-03    Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017          

Volta 13 Basel, Freight+Volume, Basel, Switzerland

Rhythm For the Suffering, Freight+Volume, New York, NY

Between the Devil and the Deep, Artpace , San Antonio, TX

20ft Tall, Arts+Leisure, New York, NY

 

2016          

Gentrification: The Real Urban Living, Houston Museum of African American Culture, Houston, TX

 

2014

Destroy and Rebuild, Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston, TX

Word is Bond, PEVETO Gallery, Houston, TX

 

2013

A Memory Worth Fighting For, PEVETO Gallery, Houston, TX

Promise You Will Sing About Me, Uptown Gallery Space, Memphis, TN

Living in the Past Is My Future, South Dallas Cultural Center, Dallas, TX , curated by Vicki Meek

 

2010

Niko Hapo Bodo, Khon’s, Houston, TX

 

2008

Black Maybe, 3 Muse Gallery, Houston, TX

Black Maybe, Coma Art Space, Los Angeles, CA

Sensory Overload, Tipping Point, Houston, TX

 

2007

Turn off the Radio: Proper Listening, H Gallery, Houston, TX

 

2006

Grand Light Lodged Between Two Roads, 3 Muse Gallery, Houston, TX

 

2005

Icon, Premium Goods, Houston, TX

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017          

Houston vs. Dallas, Blue Orange Gallery, Houston, TX

 

2016          

Friendly Fire, Station Museum, Houston, TX

Politics of Sound, Archive at Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France

 

2014          

TBG:Presents, Art League Houston, Houston, TX

Proper Listening, Mestize Gallery, Houston, TX

Orbital Two, Talento Bilingue de Houston-TBH Center, Houston, TX

Hieroglyphics, Houston Community College ArtHub Gallery, Houston, TX

Untitled, Coincide Space, Houston, TX

 

2013

The Beauty Box, Everything Records Collective, public installation funded by Idea Fund and Houston Arts Alliance

Coming Through the Gap in a Mountain on an Elephant, Texas Southern University Museum, Houston, TX

 

2012

Anthem, Bastrop House, Houston, TX, curated by Gabriel Martinez

Untitled, New Gallery of Modern Art, Charlotte NC

eetFunk, M2 Gallery, Houston, TX

Black Panther Carl Hampton Fundraiser, El Dorado Ballroom, Houston, TX

Box 13 Art Space Fundraiser, Box 13 Art Space, Houston, TX

Palais des Beux Arts, BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium

25th Anniversary Exhibition & Gala, African American Museum of Dallas, Dallas, TX

 

2011

Untitled, Allen Center/Continental Center Exhibition, Houston, TX

Untitled, Eat Gallery, Houston, TX

 

2010

Dare to go Further, Lawndale Art Center. Houston, TX

 

2009

Amnesia Project 7, Contemporary Museum of East Africa (Go Down Center), Nairobi, Kenya

Paya Paa Now, Paya Paa Gallery, Nairobi, Kenya

Awakenings Movement, Watatu Gallery, Nairobi, Kenya

Montrose Art Soiree, Sky Bar Building, Houston, TX

Art is Life, Fu Collective+ Gallery, Denver, CO

NeoPopStreetFunk, Nance Street Gallery, Houston, TX

Love Song, The Art Hotel Gallery, Dallas, TX

Black History Tribute, The Art Hotel Gallery, Dallas, TX

 

2008        

Art-Official Intelligence, Texas Southern University Museum, Houston, TX

Selected Works, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX

5A City Wide Exhibition, Rice University, Houston, TX

5A City Wide Exhibition, MOCAH, Houston, TX

Otherwise Constricted, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX

Stand Tall, Gallery 2111, Houston, TX

Sam Cooke Theory, Artist Front, Houston, TX

Heros Alter Egos, Space125 Gallery, Houston, TX

Some One Else, Bosque Gallery, Houston, TX

Early Bird, Catalina Coffee House, Houston, TX

Houston Collects, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX

 

2007        

Museum of Fine Arts 5A City Wide Exhibition, Houston, TX

Active, Midtown Art Center/ Collective, Houston, TX

Our Neighborhood, Midtown Art Center, Houston, TX

Future Present Exhibition Series: 2, Midtown Art Center, Houston, TX

Recent Works, The GRAB, Houston, TX

The Big Show, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

Art Homes Tour, Riverside Lofts, Houston, TX

Fables and Myths, H Gallery, Houston, TX

Love Movement, Exhibition Midtown Art Center, Houston, TX

Don’t Sleep Exhibition, Premium Goods, Houston, TX

The Beautiful Struggle, Art Crawl 2007, 3Muse Gallery, Houston, TX

 

2006        

Art Crawl 2006, 3 Muse Gallery, Houston, TX

Venus Flytrap, 3 Muse Gallery, Houston, TX

 

2005        

Freedom Fighters, Premium Goods, Houston, TX

Untitled, Mocha Life, Houston, TX

 

SELECTED REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS

Fauerso, Neil. “Artpace Spring Artist-in-Residence Exhibition,”

Glasstire, April 3, 2017

 

McFadden, Michael. “SHOW UP: Robert Hodge,”

Arts and Culture Texas, March 20, 2017

 

Bryan-Wilson, Julia. “Robert Hodge,”

Artforum, November 14, 2016

 

Anspon, Catherine D. “Soul Man: This Art Phenom Burst Onto the Houston Scene By Listening to His Atlanta Roots (and the Music),”

Paper City,November 14, 2016

 

Elliott, Amber. “Meet ‘Houston’s Most Interesting Men’ Class of 2016,”

Houston Chronicle, September 7, 2016

 

“Robert Hodge: Destroy and Rebuild” Catalogue,

Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston, TX, 2014

 

Binkovitz, Leah. “24 Hours at a bus stop: It’s art. ‘The Black Guys’ Third Ward nod to the Art Guys,”

Houston Chronicle, December 17, 2014

 

Glentzer, Molly. “Robert Hodge’s ‘Destroy and Rebuild’ confronts European art with hip-hop culture,”

Houston Chronicle, October 11, 2014

 

Schulze, Troy. “Heroes Alter Egos,”

Houston Press, Capsule Art Reviews, October 15, 2008

 

Danna, Monica. “Robert Hodge: Musician/Artist,”

The Houstonist, September 28, 2007

 

Rhodes, Dusti. “Turn Off the Radio,”

Houston Press, September 27, 2007

 

GRANTS, AWARDS, AND JURIES

2015        

Idea Fund- Andy Warhol Foundation Recipient : 2 ½ years :The Juneteenth Album

 

2014        

City of Houston: Thanksgiving Parade Float: In memorial to Cleveland Turner AKA: Flower Man

 

2013        

Joan Mitchell Foundation Artist Grant

Houston Arts Alliance Established Artist Grant

Project Row Houses/Nathan Cummings Grant- Funded “Lightin’ Hopkins Bus Stop”

HOST “gimmie the loot” grant- The Beauty Box

 

2012        

Idea Fund Grant / Andy Warhol Foundation Recipient

 

2009    

Houston Art Alliance, Individual Artist Grant Juror

 

2008        

Texas Neighbors Juried Exhibition, Dallas, TX

Houston Arts Alliance, (Emerging) Individual Artist grant

 

2007        

Selected “Best Of Show” in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 5A City Wide Exhibition

The Big Show Lawndale Art Center Juried Exhibition, finalist

The Orange Show Charity Event