Rod Penner’s hyperrealistic
technique provides a glimpse of
small-town America in enduring,
2010 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
2008 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
2004 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
2002 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
2001 Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX
1999 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
1995 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
1993 O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
1990 Kauffman Galleries, Houston, TX
2011 Four Decades of Photorealism, Mana Art Center, Jersey City, NJ
2011 Summer Group Show, Ameringer/McEnery/Yohe, New York, NY
2010 Expansion, Bernarducci.Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
2009 American Dream, The National Museum in Krakow, Poland
2008-09 Shock of the Real: Photorealism Revisited, Boca Raton Museum of Art, FL
2006-07 Photorealism: Cultural Icons, Jonathan Novak Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2006 Photorealist Paintings from the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Collection, Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, LA
2005 American Photorealism, Iwate Museum of Art, Japan; traveling exhibition in Japan;
____Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ
2003 Iperrealisti, Chiostro del Bramante, Rome, Italy
2003 Contemporary American Realism VI, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
2002 New Generation Photorealists, Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Selections from “New American Paintings #42”, OSP Gallery, Boston, MA
2002 As Real As It Gets: Super Realism and Photo-Realism from the Tucson Museum of Art and Private Collections, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
2002 Contemporary Realism V, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
2001 Contemporary American Landscapes: An Urban and Rural Perspective, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
2001 Tulsa Collects, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK
2000 Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2000, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX
1996 Ivan Karp: The Face of Contemporary Art, A Celebration of Forty Years of Fine Arts Dealership, Norton Center for the Arts, Centre College, Danville, KY
1996 A Survey of Contemporary American Realism, Posco Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
1991 Texas Visual Arts Association National Spring Open Exhibition, Dallas, TX
1990 Texas Visual Arts Association National Spring Open Exhibition, Dallas, TX
1989 Jewish Community Center's 22nd Juried Art Exhibition, Houston, TX
1987 Second Annual International Miniature Art Exhibition, Toronto, Canada
1986 Bateman Selects, Nicolayson Art Museum, Casper, WY (top)
Fotorealizm Amerykanski: From K. and Susan P. Meisel Family Collection,
The National Museum of Krakow, Poland; edited by Magdalena Czubinska2009.
New York, of course, Ralph Hermanns, Wetterling Gallery Publishing, Stockholm, Sweden, 2007.
Photorealism: Cultural Icons, Jonathan Novak Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Introduction: Louis K. Meisel, 2006.
New Art In An Old City: The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Collection, New Orleans, LA; Text: David S. Rubin, 2005.
American Photorealism, Iwate Museum of Art, Japan; Text: Louis K. Meisel, Linda Chase, Art Impression Inc., 2004.
Iperrealisti, Chiostro del Bramante; Gianni Mercurio, Wolfgang Becker, Louis K. Meisel; Viviani Editore, Rome, Italy, 2003.
New American Paintings, (No. 42), curated by Michael Auping, Open Studios Press, 2002.
Photorealism At The Millennium, Louis K. Meisel and Linda Chase, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 2002.
New American Paintings, (No.30) curated by Michael Lash, Open Studios Press, 2000, p.146-149.
New American Paintings, (No.18), curated by Charlotta Kotick, Open Studios Press, 1998, p.140-143.
Palm Beach, "The Pop! And Pow! Of Photorealism", Larry Aydlette, February 01, 2009.
New York Times, “Photorealism: Is That All There Is?”, Benjamin Genocchio, January 30, 2005.
Clifton Record, "Is Your House Hanging In A New York Gallery?", Debra Brown, Oct.21, 1992, p. 12A
The Peace Arch News, (White Rock, B.C.), “HYPER-REALISM; More Real Than Reality?”, Alex Browne, Aug.29, 1992.
Art & Antiques Magazine, “Picture This”, Sheila Gibson Stoodley, May 2010, pp. 60-75.
Art & Antiques Magazine, “Alternate Realities”, Bobbie Leigh, Summer 2003, p.71.
Harper’s Magazine, photograph, June 2002, p.17.
Texas Highways, For The Road, “The Real World”, September 2001, p.54.
Watercolor (American Artist), "Confronting Reality: The Watercolors of Rod Penner and Jay Kelly” John A. Parks, Winter 1997, pp. 62-65 (top)
Awards / Honors:
1991 Texas Visual Arts Association National Spring Open Exhibition, Dallas, TX; Honorable Mention
1989 Texas Visual Arts Association National Spring Open Exhibition, Dallas, TX; Best of Show
Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK
Eager Enterprises Inc., Chicago, IL
Kiendl Gordon Interiors, New York, NY
Waxman Resources, Hamilton, Ontario
Rodell Developments, Surrey, Canada
Terry and Eva Herndon, Carlisle, MA
Bruce Robson, Tulsa, OK
Pohang Iron & Steel Co., Seoul, South Korea
Delta Card Services, Houston, Texas
Virlane Foundation, New Orleans, LA.
Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK (top)