Born 1988, New York City

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Human/Nature, Sirona Fine Art, Hallandale Beach, Florida

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 On Paper, An Exhibition of Drawings, The Florence Academy of Art US at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
2018 12x12, A Portrait Exhibition, The Florence Academy of Art US at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
2017 Poets and Artists Group Exhibition, Arcadia Contemporary, Culver City, CA
2017 Society of Illustrators 60th Annual Show, New York, NY
2017 Expanding Tradition: The Journey of the African-American Artist, Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY
2017 Self Portrait, Eleventh Street Arts, New York, NY
2017 Lot 5 Collective Pop Up Exhibition at Candid Arts Trust, London, UK
2017 Flesh, CasaCano, Bogotá, Colombia
2017 Pop Up Group Exhibition, Mana Glass Gallery at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
2017 Chévere, Sirona Fine Art, Hallandale Beach, Florida
2016 The 26th Annual Holiday Miniatures Show, Abend Gallery, Denver, CO
2016 Contemporary Figuration, Abend Gallery, Denver, CO
2016 Landscapes, Abend Gallery, Denver, CO
2016 Wrap Me Up: Winter Small Works Show, Eleventh Street Arts, New York, NY
2016 Art Renewal Center International Salon
2015 Reflecting the Real, Rehs Contemporary Galleries, New York, NY
2015 Au Naturel, Royal Nebeker Art Gallery, Astoria, Oregon

Awards & Honors

2016 The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Québec, Canada
2011 Golden Brush Award/Grand Prize, L. Ron Hubbard's Writer's and Illustrators of the Future

Teaching

2019 Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA - Alla Prima Portrait Painting Workshop
2017-2018 Fashion Institute of Technology, NY, NY - Adjunct Professor, Department of Illustration
2018 Taller Trescientos Uno, Bogotá, Colombia - Mixed Media Drawing Workshop
2017 London Atelier of Representational Art, London, UK - Portrait Painting Masterclass
2017 Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA - Alla Prima Portrait Painting Workshop
2017 The Loveland Atelier, Loveland, CO - Alla Prima Portrait Painting Workshop
2016 Taller Trescientos Uno, Bogotá, Colombia - Portrait Painting Workshop
2016 Taller Trescientos Uno, Bogotá, Colombia - Portrait Drawing Workshop
2016 L. Ron Hubbard's Illustrators of the Future Workshops - Illustrators Workshop
2014 L. Ron Hubbard's Illustrators of the Future Workshops - Illustrators Workshop

Selected Bibliography

2018 International Artist Magazine #120, “Behind the Face”, by John O’ Hern, pages 48-53
2018 The Artist's Magazine, May 2018, Shades of Gray, pages 90-99, 2018
2017 Huffington Post,“Human Nature”: Irvin Rodriguez at Sirona Fine Art, by Daniel Maidman
2017 Fine Art Connoisseur, “Human Nature” Is Beautiful, by Andrew Webster
2017 Southwest Art, September 2017, “21 Under 31”, by Bonnie Gangelhoff, pages 90-101
2017 American Art Collector #138, “Human Nature”, by John O’ Hern, pages 52-55
2016 Afro Punk,“Meet Bronx born and raised figurative painter Irvin Rodriguez”
2016 Creativity Fuse, “The Art of Irvin Rodriguez”
2016 Supersonic
2012 Manifest International Drawing Annual 6, Artist Feature, page 145
2011 Publishers Weekly, Writers and Illustrators of the Future 27 Issue
2009 Tate Publishing National Illustration Competition, First Prize
2009 Creative Quarterly 16, Gold Award, Illustration
2012 CMYK Magazine #52, Pro Showcase Vol 1, page 52
2012 Prime, The Definitive Digital Art Collection, 3D Total Publishing: Artist Feature
2012 Digital Painting Techniques Volume 4, 3D Total Publishing, Artist Tutorial
2011 Lessons in Classical Drawing: Essential Techniques from Inside the Atelier by Juliette Aristides, pages 184-185, Random House Publishing
2011 Digital Art Masters Vol. 6, Project Overview
2011 Beginners Guide to Digital Painting In Photoshop, 3D Total Publishing, Artist Tutorial
2010 Spectrum Fantastic Art #17
2010 3x3 Illustration Annual
2010 Advanced Fashion Drawing: Lifestyle Illustration by Bil Donovan,  Laurence King Publishers, Artist Feature
2010 Digital Art Masters Vol. 5, Project Overview

Education

2006-2010 B.F.A. Illustration, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY
2007-2010 Drawing, Grand Central Academy of Art, New York, NY
2013-2016 Painting/Printmaking, Art Students League of New York, New York, NY