Robert Bordo Painting
Robert Bordo makes thematic paintings that integrate a notion of formalism with a range of personal and theoretical narratives. Since the mid-1980s, he has shown his paintings internationally in numerous one-person and group exhibitions. Recent solo and two person exhibitions include the National Exemplar, NYC, Bortolami Gallery NYC, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL; Alexander and Bonin Gallery, New York; and Mummery + Schnelle, London. Robert’s paintings were featured in Greater New York at MoMA PS1 in 2105-16. Bordo has been the recipient of prestigious awards and fellowships including the recipient of the 2014 Robert de Niro Sr. Painting Prize, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, Canada Council Arts Grants, the Tesuque Foundation Arts Fellowship Award, a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Ballinglen Fellowship, a Hermitage Retreat Fellowship and a Painting Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts. Robert has designed sets, costumes and posters for the Mark Morris Dance Company most notably for Dido and Aeneas recently revived at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in 2017. Robert Bordo was an Associate Professor of Art at The Cooper Union, where he has led the painting program from1996 until 2017. He lives and works in Columbia County and Brooklyn, NY.