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Bears, is a series of portraits of the most unusual sort: ordinary teddy bears that have been turned inside out and restuffed. Each animal's appearance is determined by the necessities of the manufacturing process. Simple patterns and devices never meant to be seen are now prominent physical characteristics, giving each one a distinctly quirky personality: their fasteners become eyes, their seams become scars, and their stuffing creeps out in the most unexpected places. Together these images form a topology of strange yet oddly familiar creatures. They are at once hideous yet cuddly, disturbing yet endearing, absurd yet adorable, while offering a metaphor for us all to consider. These bears, which have lived and loved and lost as much as their owners, have suffered and endured through it all. It is by virtue of revealing their inner core might we better understand our own.
2009 Bears - In Focus Gallerie, Cologne, Germany
2008 Love = Love - Jen Bekman Gallery, New York, New York
2007 Bears - The Foley Gallery, New York, New York
2005 Someday it will happen, Gallery Alloy, Newport, Rhode Island
2000 Future(Perfect), Market House Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
1999 Possible Worlds, Market House Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
group exhibitions / art fairs:
2007 Aqua Art Fair, Miami - w/ Foley Gallery, New York
Bridge Art Fair, London- w/ Foley Gallery, New York
2006 The Pursuit of Happiness - Sarah Bowen Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Emerge 7 - Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark New Jersey
No Money Down - Limited Engagement, Newark, New Jersey
2005 Biennial Faculty Exhibition - RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island
2001 AIM 21 (Artist in the Marketplace) - Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
2000 MFA Student Exhibition - RISD Museum; Providence, Rhode Island
1998 Artscape Annual - Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute of Art; Baltimore
Blush - Artsites 98 - Maryland Art Place; Baltimore, Maryland
2006 Villa Serbelloni - Guest Artist - Bellagio, Italy
2005 Emerge 7 Fellowship - Aljira Center for Contemporary Art
2001 Artist in the Marketplace, Residency - The Bronx Museum for the Arts
1999 Fellowship- RISD Photography Department
T.C. Colley Award- RISD Photography Department
Emerging Artist Award: Finalist - Calumet/Friends of Photography
1998 Center Award - Center for Photographic Art
Critic's Residency, Maryland Art Place
2007 BEARS: Photographs by Kent Rogowski, PowerHouse Books/Miss Rosen Editions
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