Annette Rusin

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July 26, 2018 - August 22,2018, Annual Small Works Show, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn NY, cruated by Sharon Louden. Opening reception will be Thursday, July 26th, 7-9pm, 850 3rd Avenue, Suite 411, Brooklyn, NY


June 6, 2017 - January 8, 2018, 16 Selections from The Wall Unit Series, Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY, an installation of 16 sculptures by Annette Rusin.


October 16, 2016 - January 15, 2017: Points of Departure, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Annette Rusin will feature a work from her Cabana Club Series in this exhibition where artists from around the world submitted original works responding to the idea of places of escape—whether that was a place in their imaginations or a physical place on a map. On view are dozens of works by established and emerging artists.

June 30 - August 5: Small Works, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, group exhibition of small works under 12 inches in size - guest curated by Heather Darcy Bhandari and Katerina Lanfranco, chief curator Trestle Gallery. Opening reception will be Thursday, June 30th, 6-8pm, 168 7th Street, 3rd floor, Brooklyn, NY 11215.

February 26 - March 15: The Big Draw, Catalyst Gallery, Beacon, NY , pop-up exhibtion featuring small works on paper

2015: I've moved to Building 3 in the Brooklyn Navy Yard!


November 4: NURTUREart Benefit, Pierogi Boiler, Brooklyn, NY, by invitation only group exhbition to support NURTUREart

October 4 - November 2: Soliloquy, Concepto Hudson, Hudson, NY, a group exhibition curated by Kiyoshi Ike. Opening Reception Saturday, October 4th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm. View Press Release here. Rusin will feature 12 pieces from her Wall Unit Series and 2 drawings.

September 27 - 28: DUMBO Arts Festival Open Studios, Noon - 6pm. Last chance to catch me in DUMBO! Our lease is not being renewed so this is it folks!

September 3 - September 13: Synthetic Zero, Bronx Art Space, Bronx, NY , a group exhbition curated by Mitsu Hadeishi featuring a mix of video, installation, and sculpture. Rusin will exhibit Freeze-Up, a new sculpture and selected works from her Wall Unit Series. Opening Reception Wednesday September 3rd 6 - 9pm and Saturday September 13th Closing Reception 3:30 - 6:30pm


September 3 - December 24, 2013: Hair, Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, curated by Anonda Bell, group exhibition exploring ideas about hair in many ways, including cultural, anthropological, historical and physical. Opening Reception: Thursday September 12, 5 - 7pm. Invitation for the exhibition

October 16 - November 29: A Fine Line: Contemporary Drawing, Claypool-Young Art Gallery, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY, group exhibition curated by Anne Harris focusing on all translations of current drawing practice in line oriented artwork. Opening Reception: Wednesday October 16, 5-7pm, Anne Harris lecture will take place after the reception from 7-8pm

July 12 - September 22: The 23rd Drawing Show: Drawing Connections, a group exhibition curated by James Hull at the Boston Center for the Arts. Opening Reception Friday July 12 , 6-8pm, Curator's Talk Saturday September 14, 2013 at 1pm.

July 22, 2013: NURTUREart published The Indifference of Wisdom Exhibition Catalog.

June 14 - July 12: The Indifference of Wisdom, NURTUREart, Brooklyn , NY curated by Julian Jimarez-Howard and Project Curate. Opening Reception Friday June 13th and Closing Reception Friday July 12, 7-9pm


November 2012: Synthetic Zero, Bronx Art Space, Bronx, NY , a group exhbition curated by Mitsu Hadeishi and Jo Q. Nelson featuring a mix of video, installation, and sculpture. Rusin had a large scuplture made from sheet rock, titled "Full Service Station" on exhibit.

November 11, Nurture Art Benefit, a juried group exhbition to support Nurture Art. Rusin's work was selected to be included in the benefit by Jurors: Kianga Ellis, Charlotta Kotik, Lawrence Rinder, and Herb Tam

GO Brooklyn Open Studio Weekend, Saturday September 8th and Sunday September 9th. Annette Rusin and Mark Bischel created "Model Home" a self-curated, project - their first collaboration as Newlyweds!

DUMBO Arts Festival 2012, Open Studio, Saturday September 29th and Sunday September 30th.

June 30-September 8, 2012 Crest Hardware Art Exhibition, Williamsburg, Brooklyn Summer 2012, a group exhibition featuring work inspired by hardware stores.

June 2012 Queeens Art Express, Jamaica Center for the Arts Queens, NY , "My Dream House", a pamplet perfomance piece in two parts.

past events:

November 2 - 27, 2011, Privacy Please!, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Annette Rusin organized and co-curated this juried, group exhibition with guest curator, Erin Riley-Lopez. It featured 14 women artists who explore beauty and grooming rituals in their artwork.

May 3 - June 30, 2011, Sofia International Paper Biennial, Sofia, Bulgaria
An international exhibition that featured a large-scale work on vellum paper curated by Dr. Thalia Vrachopoulos and Daniela Todorova.

September 8, - October 3, 2010: Road Work, solo show, A.I.R. Gallery, 111 Front Street #228, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Click to read press release.

September 25 - 26, 2010, Road Work Interventions, a neighborhood intervention project that took place during the DUMBO Arts Festival.

February 10, 2010 - March 10, 2010: Locks In Translation, curated by JoAnne McFarland, traveled to Suffolk Community College's Gallery West, Brentwood, NY. This group show of 15 artists explored the complex issue of hair.

October 7, - November 1, 2009: Locks In Translation, A.I.R. Gallery curated by JoAnne McFarland , A group show of 15 artists exploring the complex issue of hair. Click to view Press Release. Opening Reception Thursday October 8th, 6-8pm, 111 Front Street #228, Brooklyn, NY 212-255-6651

August 25 - September 15, 2009: two drawings from the Wax Jetty Series on view at an invitational group show at NYCoo Gallery. The gallery is located at 1133 Broadway, suite 335 in Manhattan, NY. 212-380-1149

August 1-31, 2009: International Incheon Women Artists' Biennale, Incheon, Korea. Twenty works on paper from the Cosmetic Dreams Series will be on view in the Main Exhibition curated by Thalia Vrachopoulos, (New York, NY) and Sutthirat Supaparinya (Chiang Mai, Thailand) - Click to view Press Release

April 23, 2009: A.I.R. Gallery Fellowship Presentation , 6:00-7:30pm The Fellowship Welcome Party will be held at the gallery. This is an invitation to meet our new fellows and see images of their work. This is a public event at 111 Front Street #228, Brooklyn, NY 212-522-6651

March 4-29, 2009: Furthermore, A.I.R. Gallery 8th Biennial Exhibition curated by Lilly Wei, Opening Reception: Thursday March 5, 6-8pm, 111 Front Street #228, Brooklyn, NY 212-255-6651

March 2009: awarded 2009-2010 A.I.R. Gallery Fellowship

November 14, 2008: Auction, Soho Myriad,  1250 Menlo Drive, Atlanta, Georgia
6:00pm-10:00pm An auction to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Click to view artwork
*Note: this event is now over and the artwork is currently on consignment at Soho Myriad. in Atlanta. Please contact Gallery Manager, Nina Bloch at or 404.351.5656

November 4, 2008: Debut of Horizon Series in the Designer's Collection , Warp & Weft, Madison Avenue, New York City and Washington, DC

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