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    December 5 - December 10

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HAND-PAINTED WINE BOTTLES

Beauty and the Bottle

Some videos

Artist Talk

Bridge for Dreamers #6

MontageTV Episode 2

TEDXvideo

Represented By:

Zolla/Lieberman Gallery – Chicago, IL

MAC Fine Art – Fort Lauderdale & Jupiter, FL

Monica Graham Fine Art – Carmel, CA

Works on Paper at:

The Gallery – Lake Forest, IL

Permanent Museum Collections

Coral Springs Museum of Art – Coral Springs, FL

Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) – Chicago, IL

St. Thomas University Museum of Art – Sardiñas Gallery – Miami, FL

The Union League Club of Chicago – Chicago, IL

 

Solo Exhibitions

“The Stories We Tell Ourselves” Monica Graham Fine Art – Carmel Valley, CA – October 25, 2018

“In Search of Ground” Zolla Lieberman Gallery – Chicago, IL – September 7 – October 20, 2018

“Haven” Chicago Luxury Beds – Chicago, IL – September 7 – October 9, 2018

“Au-delà de la Surface” Galeries Du Diamant – Paris, France – July-October 2017

“Miroir de Vie” Galerie Agathe de Kergos – Paris, France – May-July 2017

“Everyone and No One” MAC Fine Art – Fort Lauderdale, FL – April/May 2016

“Presenze” ArtRom Gallery – Rome, Italy –  March-June 2016

“Identity” Zolla/Lieberman Gallery – Chicago, IL – January/February 2016

“Paper Dolls” Works On Paper by René Romero Schuler Co-Curated by Jennifer Norback, Cecilia Lanyon, and Kristin Mikrut at Re-Invent Gallery – May/June 2015

“Chosen” New Works by René Romero Schuler Jennifer Norback Fine Art – Chicago, IL – September 2014

“Cameo” Curated by Jennifer Norback-Chimney Rock – Winery Napa, CA – May 1-November 15, 2014

“René Romero Schuler” St. Thomas University-Sardinas Gallery – Miami Gardens, FL –  April 2014

“René Romero Schuler” Orland Park Public Library – Orland Park, IL – January 2014

“Shadows” Jennifer Norback Fine Art – Chicago, IL – October 2011

“Paintings” Jennifer Norback Fine Art – Chicago, IL – January 2011

“Figurative Abstraction” Vignette Gallery – Winnetka, IL – May 2008

“Behind Blue Eyes” ARC Gallery – Chicago, IL – September 2007

 

Group Exhibitions

“Women In Art” – MAC Galleries – Ft.Lauderdale, FL – March 2018

“Innate Beauty” René Romero Schuler and Sara Conca – MAC Galleries – Jupiter, FL – February 2018

“Year of the Woman” – Monterey Museum of Art – Monterey, CA – February 2018

Art Miami Art Fair –  Zolla Lieberman Gallery –  December 2017

EXPO Chicago – Zolla/Lieberman Gallery – September 2017

“Chevere” – Sirona Fine Art – Hallendale Beach, FL – Dec 2016-Feb 2017

Red Dot Art Fair – MAC Fine Art – December 2016

EXPO Chicago – Zolla/Lieberman Gallery – September 2016

“Presenze”, curated by Elizabeth Genovesi – ARTROM Network – Rome, Italy – March-May 2016

Red Dot Art Fair – MAC Fine Art – December 2016

Art Miami Art Fair – Zolla/Lieberman – December 2015

Red Dot Art Fair – MAC Fine Art – December 2015

EXPO Chicago – Zolla/Lieberman – September 2015

Zolla/Lieberman Gallery – Chicago, IL – June 2015

Red Dot Art Fair – MAC Fine Art – December 2014

Red Dot Art Fair – MAC Fine Art – December 2013

“Chicago In Paris” –  Galerie Boicos – Paris, France – June-July 2013

“Beholding Beauty” – ArtRom Gallery – Rome, Italy – April-June 2013

“Body & Soul” – Jennifer Norback Fine Art – Chicago, IL – Dec/Jan 2012-13

“MAC Artists” – MAC Fine Art – Miami, FL – November/December 2012

Rich Timmons Gallery – Doylestown, PA – June-December 2012

Galerie Beckel Odille Boicos – Paris, France – January-June 2011

Artbox Indy – Indianapolis, IN – 2011

“During Art Basel Miami” – MAC Fine Art, Miami, FL – November/December 2011

“Art Is Figurative” – Deerpath Gallery – Lake Forest, IL – Aug-Nov 2011

“Art Is Abstract” – Deerpath Gallery – Lake Forest, IL – July 2011

“Female” – The Mush Room – Chicago, IL – July/Aug 2011

“Inspirations” – ArtFutura – Chicago, IL – June 2011

“The Grand Opening” – Hammer Chicago – Chicago, IL – July 2011

State Street Salvage –  Chicago, IL – 2011

Art Chicago – Klein Artist Works – Chicago, IL – May 2011

“Big Women; Small Works” – PortageArt Space – Chicago, IL – March 2011

“The Paul Show” – Charnel House – Chicago, IL – February 2011

Renaissance Society – Chicago, IL – Auction Donation – 2010

Packer Schopf Gallery – Chicago, IL – Group Exhibition – October 2010

Onessimo Fine Art – Palm Bch, FL – Representation – 2009

Seed Gallery/Studio – Elk Rapids, MI – Group Exhibition – 2009

Chicago Art Open – Chicago Group Exhibition – 2008

Artropolis – The Artist Project – Chicago Group Exhibition – 2008

“Chicago Art Open” – Chicago, IL – Group Exhibition – November 2007

Iarca Gallery –  Chicago/Northbrook, IL – Group Exhibition – 2007

“In Reverse” – H Gallery – Houston, TX – Group Exhibition – 2007

“Member Show” – ARC Gallery – Chicago, IL – Group Exhibition – 2007

“Artists On The Bluff” –  Lake Bluff, IL – Group Exhibition – July 2007

“Beyond Traditions” – Deerpath Gallery – Lake Forest, IL – November 2007

“Paint-A-Thon” – Flatfile Gallery – Chicago, IL – CAC Auction – 2007

Chicago Art Open – Chicago, IL –  Group Exhibition – 2006

Chicago Artists Coalition – Web Gallery – Chicago, IL – 2006

Romero Gallery – Chicago, IL – Group Exhibition – 1997-1999

Hammer Design – Chicago, IL – Group Exhibition – 1997

 

Public Collections

The Saint Jane – Chicago, IL

Hard Rock International – Orlando, FL

Gensler – Chicago, IL

Hyatt Regency Chicago – Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL

Neiman Marcus Group – Chanel – Michigan Avenue Store, Chicago, IL

Prudential Building – Lobby – Chicago, IL

Chicago Children’s Choir  – Chicago Cultural Center – Chicago, IL

Lake Forest Public School District 67 – Lake Forest, IL

Briarwood Country Club – Deerfield, IL

Terlato Family Vineyards – Napa Valley, CA

NuHaus – Chicago, IL

9 West Walton/JDL – Chicago, IL

 

Awards & Selected Honors

Beholding Beauty 2012 – Artrom Network Rome, Italy – Curated by Elizabeth Genovesi

Art Futura 2011 – Chicago Rehabilitation Institute

Living The Dream – Top In The Arts Recognition Chicago, IL 2001

Second Place – New York Public Art Commission 1999

Honorable Mention-Self-Taught Art – The DAP Fund Houston, TX 1994

Top Emerging Artist – Annual Competition Springfield Arts Council Springfield, IL 1992

 

Affiliations

Artist & Artisan – A collaboration between René Romero Schuler and John Terlato of Terlato Family Vineyards- Schuler creating one of a kind, hand-painted bottles for the 2009 and 2010 vintages of Terlato Family Vineyards Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Member – Board of Advisors-Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL – Since January 2013

 

Press

“Taking Form” CS Magazine – Society & Culture – September 2018

“In Search of Ground” Sheridan Road Magazine – COVER – August 2018

“Art & Life” Voyage Chicago – July 2018

“Artist of the Week” Chicago Women Magazine – September 2017

“Artist To Watch” Chicago Woman Magazine – March/April 2017

“Creative Pursuits-Artists Who Light Up the North Shore” NS Modern Luxury – COVER – Winter 2017

“Chicago Artist’s Visceral Sculptural Sense” New Art Examiner – December 2016

“Finishing School: Punctuating Technology With Art” Fete Lifestyle Magazine – May 2016

“Finding Beauty in The Scars” No.3 Magazine – May 2016

“Therapy on Canvas” 65 Magazine – Winter 2015

“Paper Dolls”… Forest & Bluff Magazine – April 28, 2015

“Artist Shows Paper Dolls In U.S. for the First Time”… Chicago Tribune – April 30, 2015

Crain’s Chicago Business-Interview With Shia Kapos – September 2, 2014

“Things We Love” Chicago Sun Times – September 1, 2014

Wine Spectator Magazine – June 2014

Miami Herald – March 2014

Lake County News Sun – January 2014

Gazebo News – January 2014

Deerfield Review – January 2014

Patch Lake Forest– January 2014

Southtown Star – January 2014

Patch Orland Park – January 2014

Orland Park Prairie – January 2014

Miami Art Guide – January-April 2014

“North Shore Arts & Culture-The Artist” NS Magazine/Modern Luxury – COVER – January 2014

“Beholding Beauty” Italy – April 2013

“Friends of Gorton…” Forest & Bluff Magazine – April 2013

“Luxe NorthShore…” The North Shore Weekend – April 13, 2013

“Lunch With F&B”… Forest & Bluff Magazine – March 2013

“Style Maker” LUXE Interiors + Design Magazine – January 2013

“Dream Weaver” Chicago Collection Magazine – December 2012

“Painting By Numbers” Modern Luxury-NS Magazine – October 2012

Artletter – January 2012

The Patch – July 2011

Pioneer Press – June 2010

North Shore Magazine-Make It Better – June 2010

Chicago Artists’ News – September 2009

Sheridan Road Magazine – September 2007

Forest & Bluff Magazine-February, COVER – September & October 2007

Chicago Social Magazine – October 1998

Hospitality Design Magazine – 1996

Pioneer Press Newspaper

Chicago Reader Newspaper

Chicago Tribune Newspaper

Nightclub & Bar Magazine – June 1995

 

Media

“Montage” NBC Television – November 2014

“Fox News at Noon” Fox Television – September 4, 2014

“Kristy Downing Rocks”- CBS Television – October 2014

Cuantica Pictures | Bridge for Dreamers – Video Interview – October 2012

190 North-WGN Chicago Artist Interview – CANTV Chicago

KHND – Radio Interview with Chris Wakefield

March 2011- NBC “Open House” – Shown during feature on State Street Salvage/Kevin Hanley

 

Lectures/Speaking Engagements

The Community Church of Lake Forest and Lake Bluff-Froggy’s French Café – October, 2017

Past, Present, & Future-Monterey Museum of Art – September, 2017

“The Curated Life”, a TEDxtalk curated by Toni Hernandez, hosted by the Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art, in collaboration with Art Republic – November 2016 Jacksonville, FL

May 4, 2011- Northwestern University-Kellogg School of Management/The Center for Executive Women – a talk on my life and work

 

Gallery Representation

Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL 2015-Current

MAC Fine Art, Jupiter, FL 2017-Current

MAC Fine Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL 2010-Current

The Gallery, Lake Forest, IL 2015-Current

Monica Graham Fine Art, Carmel, CA 2018-Current

Wall Street Fine Art, Jacksonville, FL 2016-2017

Hespe Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2017

American Art Gallery, Carmel, CA 2013-2017

Galerie Boicos, Paris, France 2011-2015

Jennifer Norback Fine Art, Chicago, IL 2011-2015

Onessimo Fine Art, Palm Beach, FL 2009-2013

ARTBOX Indy, Indianapolis, IN 2011-2013

State Street Salvage, Chicago, IL 2011

Hammer Chicago, Chicago, IL 2011

Seed Gallery/Studio, Traverse City, MI 2009

Vignette Gallery, Winnetka, IL 2008

H Gallery, Houston, TX 2007-2008

ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL 2007-2008

Romero Design, Chicago, IL 1997-1999

Hammer Design Gallery, Chicago, IL 1996-1997

 

Teaching Experience

Schuler Scholars Program – Lake Forest, IL – 2016-Current

Art From The Heart – 2014-2015

Illinois Institute of Art (Ray-Vogue) – 1995-1997

Wright College (Chicago City Colleges) – 1997-1998

Private Instruction – 2006-2009