Connection, Oil paint on clayboard, 14″ x 11″
Warren Rosser is the William T. Kemper Distinguished Professor of Painting, and Chair of the Painting Department at the Kansas City Art Institute.
His recent solo exhibitions have been Parade: Parallel Tracks at University of Leeds, England, and Jan Weiner Gallery in Kansas City; Repeat Offender at Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis; Counterpoint at Epsten Gallery, Kansas City Jewish Museum; Hybrid View at Albrecht Kemper Museum, St Joseph, Missouri; and AlternateTracking at Bemis Center for Contemporary Art in Omaha, Nebraska. Previously he has exhibited his work at the Tate Gallery, London, at the Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf, Germany, the Galleria Del Cavallino, Venice, Italy, and at the Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland.
He was born in Wales and moved to the U.S. in 1972. Although trained as a painter, for many years he made sculpture and mixed media constructions. More recently in 1998 he returned to painting. The work he has made from this time to the present, 1998-2004, was the basis of the TO BE CONTINUED…. Exhibition at the S. Dakota Art Museum. He recently opened a new exhibition of paintings Hide and Seek at the William Shearburn Gallery St. Louis and the Jan Weiner Gallery in Kansas City. He will exhibit a new body of work, New Fabric Constructions at the Review Exhibition Space in September 2007