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EDUCATION
2001         MFA New York Academy of Art
1993         BFA The Boston Museum School, Tufts University

ADDITIONAL STUDY
1994-96     Pennsylvania Academy of Fin Arts- CE Program classes
2001-03    Water Street Atelier with Jacob Collins

AWARDS
2007         Pollock Krasner Foundation Award
2001         Posey Foundation Grant
1998         Posey Foundation Grant
1992         Boston Museum School • Boit Competition Award, 1992

PUBLICATIONS:

2017         The Figurative Artist's Handbook  • 305 page book published by  Monacelli Press,
2017         The Brooklyn Rail, "History Painting and the Problem with Art Education in America"
2017         The Artist Magazine "The Evolution of Figure Drawing".

PRESS
2017        Whitehot Magazine "Robert Zeller on The New Baroque and Current State of Representational Figurative Painting"
2015        The New York Optimist  Profile of my work
2015        Juxtapoz Magazine   "A Space Within at Dacia Gallery"  
2014        Professional Artist Magazine "Bringing Old School Values into the 21st Century"  
2014        Studios Magazine "Inside the Art Studio, a guided tour of 37 Artist's Studio's" 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

2017        The New Baroque, group show at Booth Gallery, NY

2016        My Long Island Landmarks, group show at SPLIA, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

2015        Visiting Artist Lecture, Long Island University, Brookville, NY
               A Space Within, solo show at Dacia Gallery, New York, NY

2014        Protinus, group show at Dacia Gallery, New York, NY
 

2013         Nocturnes, group show at the National Arts Club, New York, New York
                Unframed, 2 person exhibtion with Kristin Künc, Oyster Bay Historical Society, New York, NY
                The Figure, group show at Galerie L'oeil du Prince, Paris, France
 

2012         Put a Bow on It, group show at Kraine Gallery, New York, NY
                Alumni Show, group show at New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2011         Paint Works, group show at Gowanus Ballroom, New York, NY
                Teaching Studios of Art Plein Air Competion at Sagamore Hill, group show at Koenig Center, Oyster        Bay, NY

2010       Oyster Bay Historical Society Auction at Twinight, Oyster Bay, NY
              "TR and the Water" TR Gallery, Oyster Bay, NY

2009       Rising Stars of Contemporary Realism Chase Edwards Gallery, Oyster Bay, NY
               NYAA Alumni Group Show Studio 7 Bernardsville, NJ.
 

2008       Virgin of the Mall Reprise+Drawing Subdivision, Long Island City, NY
 

2006       The Virgin of the Mall Series Solo show 511 Gallery, New York, NY
               Contemporary Realism Grey McGear Modern Santa Monica,CA
               A Terrible Beauty: Figurative Painting in the 21rst Century Grey McGear Modern Santa Monica, CA


TEACHING

2009        Present Teaching Studios of Art- Oyster Bay and Brooklyn, NY Founder/Director

2013         Marymount Manhattan College, Figure Drawing Instructor, New York, NY

2007-09    New York Academy of Art, Continuing Education, New York, NY

2009         Stevenson Academy of Art, Oyster Bay, NY