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Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014Visual Arts Center of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia
2013Halsey Institute, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
2012Office: Sculpture by Bob Trotman, Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
2010-2011Inverted Utopias North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
2008-2009Business as Usual, Staniar Gallery, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA (traveled to Cameron Art Museum, Greenville County Museum of Art, and Mint Museum of Art)
2006Frist Center for Visual Art, Gordon Project Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee
2004Recent Work, Hodges Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina
2002Model Citizens, Visual Arts Center of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia
2001Falk Gallery, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina
2001After the Fall, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, New York
2000Recent Work, Hodges Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina
1998Eight Figures, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, New York
1996Recent Work, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, New York
1995-1996ArtCurrents 20: Bob Trotman, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina
1994Bob Trotman: A Retrospective of Furniture and Sculpture, Visual Arts Program, NC State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
1994New Work, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, New York
1993Sculpture, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
1992Sculpture, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia

Selected Group Exhibitions

2011-2012Connections: Marilyn Murphy/Bob Trotman, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama
2011Houston Fine Arts Fair, Jerald Melberg Gallery, Houston, TX
2007The Liberated Eye: American Modernisms., Weatherspoon Art Museum. Greensboro, North Carolina
2005From the Neck Up, Franklin Parrasch Gallery New York, New York
2004Food Matters, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York
2004Revelations, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina
1990-1993Art That Works, (Lloyd Herman, curator) traveled U.S.
1986Poetry of the Physical, (Paul Smith, curator), traveled U.S.

Education

1965-1969B.A. Philosophy, Magna cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Washington and Lee University
1988Francisco Rivera, The Sculpture Center, New York, New York
1986Robert Morris, The Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
1985James Surls, The Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
1977Sam Maloof, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina
1976Jon Brooks, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina

Selected Collections

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR
Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia
Museum of Art and Design, New York, New York
Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island
The Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina
The Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, North Carolina
Museum of Art, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
The Vice-President’s Residence, Washington, DC
Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, North Carolina
Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, North Carolina
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Weatherspoon Museum of Art, Greensboro, North Carolina
Sydney and Francis Lewis Collection, Richmond, Virginia
Gregg Museum of Art and Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh,North Carolina

Grants and Awards

1984, 1995, 2000, 2010North Carolina Artists Fellowship
1984, 1988National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist Fellowship