About the Artist

LANCE RODGERS, a renowned, award-winning painter, is featured in galleries, museums, and public and private collections around the world, including over 20 pieces of which can be found in the Raymond James Corporate collection. His work spans from thoughtfully narrative and sometimes humorous realism to abstract expressionism. Rodgers earned his fine art degree from Florida State University in 1977 and he presently resides and maintains a studio in the Old Southeast Artist Enclave of St. Petersburg, Florida.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2015 – present
Currently working towards solo exhibition

2013 – 2014
Artist and Curator of Exhibitions, Five Deuces Gallery

1997 – 2012
Curator of Exhibitions, Salt Creek Artworks

2003 – 2005
Art Instructor, Pinellas County Schools Northeast High School

Founded, produced, Much Ado About Art Auctions

1979 – 1982
Art Director, Cartoonist, Illustrator, Panhandle Area
Educational Co-Operative. Chipley, FL

1975 – 1977
Art Director, Cartoonist, Florida Flambeau Newspaper,
Tallahassee, FL

PUBLIC PROJECTS

2001 American Stage Theater Company
1995 Art Billboard on Gun Violence, Eller Media, Clearwater, FL
1994 Art Billboard for AIDS Awareness Clear Channel, FL
AIDS Artreach Program, Tampa AIDS Network, Tampa, FL
1993 Art Billboard, ARTWORKS! St. Petersburg Chamber of
Commerce, St. Petersburg, FL

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art
Florida Gulfcoast Museum of Art
Daytona Museum of Arts and Sciences
The Huff Family Foundation

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

American Embassy, Madrid, Spain
St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, St. Petersburg, FL

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

Raymond James Financial Group
William R. Hough & Company
Evander Preston Gallery
Holland & Knight
Montana Beach Productions
Cleargate Films
Direct Seafoods Company
Eller Media Group
The Morin Group
Drouillard Collections

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Frank Chivas
Ken Rollins
Tom James
Al May
David Burke
Dr. Perry and Lisa Everett
Robert and Joan Schroeder

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 “New Abstracts – In Search of Balance” Staybridge Suites, ARTicles Art Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
2015 “Involved or Committed?” HAS Art Solutions, Jacksonville, FL
2015 “Cold Wars to Hot Flashes”  ARTicles Art Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
2011 “Red” Piras Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2010 “Whispers and Screams” Richardi Arts, St. Augustine, FL “Horses to Water” Studios @ 620, St. Petersburg, FL
2009 “Looking” Galleries at Salt Creek, St. Petersburg
2003 “New Works,” Evander Preston Gallery, St. Pete Beach, FL “New Works,” Vincent Serbin Gallery, Woodstock, NY
2001 “Sentiments,” Salt Creek Artworks, St. Petersburg, FL
1999 “New Works,” Visko Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1998 “Blue Skies, White Lies,” Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Gulfport, FL “New Works,” Ambience Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
1996 “Lance Rodgers,” Evander Preston Gallery, St. Pete Beach, FL “New Works,” Gaier Gallery, Orlando, FL
1995 “Taking Liberties,” Salt Creek Artworks, St. Petersburg, FL
1994 “Rodgers at Salt Creek,” Salt Creek Artworks, St. Petersburg, FL
1991 “Back Stage at American Stage,” St. Petersburg, FL

AWARDS/GRANTS/RECOGNITION

2016 People’s Choice Awards, Fantastic Ekphrastic, Softwater Studios, St. Petersburg, FL
2015 HAS Art Solutions, featured speaker, “Philosophies & Process of Works Past and Present, Jacksonville, FL
2012 Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Panelist – Discussion of Acquisitions/Art Collections
2012 SPARC Exchange – Panelist, Business Forum for Artists, St. Petersburg, FL
2012 ASPEC – Eckerd College Lecture Series, featured speaker “Creative Process”
2011 Raymond James Artist Talk Series – featured speaker
2006 DUNEDIN ART, AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
2000 Mainsail Arts Exhibition Poster
1998 Best of Show, Artists and Anglers, St. Pete Beach, FL
1997 Visual Arts Award, Grant Recipient, Pinellas County Arts Council
1996 Individual Artist, Contributions to the Arts Award, Pinellas County Arts Council
Friends of the Arts Recipient, Pinellas County Arts Council
1995 Third Place Award, Raymond James Invitational Art Show
1994 Friends of the Arts Award, Pinellas County Arts Council
1993 First Place Award, Raymond James Invitational Art Show

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, Visual Art
Florida State University 1977
Lance Rodgers

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 Bittersweet: The Embodiment of the Heart, HAS Art Solutions, Jacksonville, FL
2016 French Design Connection,
VIP Reception,
The Peninsula Hotel, New York, NY
2016 Fantastic Ekphrastic,
Softwater Studios,
St. Petersburg, FL
2015 Fantastic Ekphrastic,
Softwater Studios,
St. Petersburg, FL
2015 Exposure: The Intimacy of Art,
St. Petersburg, FL
2015 Owen Sweet Design
Mix & Mingle,
St. Petersburg Beach, FL
2014 Five Deuces Galleria,
Member Show Grand Opening,
St. Petersburg, FL
2012 Raymond James Invitational:
Art in the Park,
Clearwater, FL
2012 ASPEC – Eckerd College Invitational,
St. Petersburg, FL
2012 Eckerd College Invitational,
St. Petersburg, FL
2011 Booth Museum, Atlanta, GA
Raymond James, Clearwater, FL
Galleries at Salt Creek, St. Petersburg, FL
Curran Galleries, St. Petersburg, FL
Gasparilla Arts Festival, Tampa, FL
Mahaffey Gallery,City of St. Petersburg, FL
2010 Galleries at Salt Creek, St. Petersburg, FL
Curran Galleries, St. Petersburg, FL
Raymond James Invitational, Clearwater, FL
2009 Coconut Grove, Miami,Fl
Galleries at Salt Creek, St. Petersburg, FL
Mainsail, St. Petersburg,Fl
2008 Galleries at Salt Greek, St. Petersburg
Simmons Fine Art, Asheville, NC
Curran Galleries, Interior Motives St. Petersburg, FL
2007 Salt Creek Artworks
Space @ 220, Tampa, Fl
2006 River North, Chicago, IL
Gold Coast, Chicago, IL
Art Harvest, Dunedin, FL
2003 Agora Gallery, New York City, NY
Old Town Gallery, Chicago, IL
Space at 220, Tampa, FL
Visko Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
2000 Agora Gallery, New York City, NY
Ambrosia Galleries, St. Petersburg, FL
The Garden Galleries, St. Petersburg, FL
Trinity Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1999 Agora Gallery, New York City, NY
Ambience Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
Salt Creek Art Works, St. Petersburg, FL
Trinity Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1998 Agora Gallery, New York City, NY
Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL
Evander Preston Gallery, St. Pete Beach, FL
Redington Shores Exhibition, Redington Shores, FL
Salt Creek Art Works, St. Petersburg, FL
Shaw Gallery, Naples, FL
Temple Beth-El, St. Petersburg, FL
Trinity Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1997 “Art & Architecture II,” Gallery at 145, St. Petersburg, FL
“Much Ado About Art – Macbeth Series,” Salt Creek Art Works
“Reel Art,” Indian Shores Town Hall, Indian Shores, FL
Agora Gallery, New York City, NY
Evander Preston Gallery, St. Pete Beach, FL
Indigo Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
Seminole Community College, Sanford, FL
Temple Beth-El, St. Petersburg, FL
1996 “Art for Art,” Brad Cooper Gallery, Tampa, FL
“Artists as Activists,” Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Gulfport, FL
“Four Aspects of Art,” Ambience Galleries, St. Petersburg, FL
“The Artreach Show,” Tampa Aids Network, Tampa, FL
Agora Gallery, New York City, NY
Temple Beth-El, St. Petersburg, FL
Trinity Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1995 Indigo Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
Temple Beth-El, St. Petersburg, FL
1994 Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
Indigo Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
Salt Creek Art Works, St. Petersburg, FL
1993 Raymond James Invitational, St. Petersburg, FL
The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL
The Heritage Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
Vincent William Gallery, St. Pete Beach, FL
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