Daniel Rios Rodriguez

Opening reception: Friday July 21 2017, 6-9pm

COOPER COLE is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Daniel Rios Rodriguez, the artists first in Canada.

For this exhibition, Rodriguez will present a new series of mixed media canvas works alongside a graphite drawing. Rodriguez’s constructivist approach to image making employs a unique combination of found material and impasto paint application on an intimate scale. By reconstructing the formal elements of art production, these artworks act as explorations of traditional painting subjects such as the still life, landscape, memento mori, and autobiographical narratives. Rodriguez’s assemblages embody a unique surrealist sensibility and hold a certain weight emblematic to that of a talisman or totem.

Daniel Rios Rodriguez (Born 1978, Killeen, Texas, USA) received his MFA from Yale in 2007 and is a 2013 recipient of a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award. Rodriguez has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions at Nicelle Beauchene, White Columns, Martos Gallery, New York, Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Roberts & Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, USA; Lulu, Mexico City, Mexico; Galeria Fortes D’aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo, Brazil. Rodriguez lives and works in San Antonio, USA.

For more information please contact the gallery:

info@coopercolegallery.com
+1.416.531.8000

Artworks

Daniel Rios Rodriguez

Juniper Moon

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Juniper Moon, 2017

Oil, flashe, nails, rope, wood, metal on panel

10.5" X 14"
26.67cm X 35.56cm

Daniel Rios Rodriguez

Parhelion

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Parhelion, 2017

Mixed media on panel

25" X 25"
63.5cm X 63.5cm

Daniel Rios Rodriguez

Untitled

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Untitled, 2017

Graphite on paper, framed

22" X 26.25"
55.88cm X 66.67cm

Daniel Rios Rodriguez

Nerodia

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Nerodia, 2017

Oil, acrylic, rope, wire, wood, nails on panel

11.5" X 8"
29.21cm X 20.32cm

Daniel Rios Rodriguez

Grappler

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Grappler, 2017

Oil, flashe, wood, rope, nails and found ojects on panel

14" X 9.5"
35.56cm X 24.13cm

Daniel Rios Rodriguez

Lion Feathers

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Lion Feathers, 2017

Oil, flashe, wood, rope and found objects on panel

16" X 16"
40.64cm X 40.64cm

Daniel Rios Rodriguez

Honey Thoughts

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Honey Thoughts, 2017

Oil, flashe, acrylic, rope, wood nails and found objects on panel

21.5" X 21.5"
54.61cm X 54.61cm