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EXHIBITIONS

"If the most exciting art-making one can hope to encounter is an exploration of the furthest realities of the imagination, then Robert Venosa must surely rank among the luminaries of our era. His unique approach to Visionary art is nothing less than a fascinating scrutinization of the   mysterious realms of being. Venosa's imagery enfolds us with its magical power - truly a mythology for our times".

In his confrontations with the transpersonal, other-worldly offerings of the entheogens, Venosa discovered the magic and magicians of the Fantastic/Visionary world of art. Having Übermeisters Mati Klarwein and Ernst Fuchs as mentors, while discussing art and decadence with Salvador Dali in his early career, Venosa was suffused with the energy and dynamics that transported him into the realm of the Fantastic, while providing him with the palette and paints with which to make it manifest."

 

Nevel Drury, Australian author and publisher

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Robert Venosa is internationally recognized as one of the outstanding masters of "Fantastic" art, with his work having been exhibited worldwide, including those of noted museums.

 

But, as the following excerpt from Noospheres relates, the artist's struggle for recognition and reward can be long and frustratingly brutal.

"Ernst Fuchs once mentioned to me that it takes ten years for an artist - if worthy - to gain recognition. As I spent a good portion of my early years in Europe running from country to country, showing photos and originals to galleries, collectors and publishers, attempting self-promotion with dignity, and visualizing form and color while changing shitty diapers...with the landlord barking

at the door, I understood what Fuchs meant. It was an incessant struggle, but slowly it showed results.

My first painting sold in Europe was through Gallery Peitner-Lichtenfels in Vienna. It had been placed in the Gallery window and was bought the following day by a man who had seen the painting (Crucifixion) in his dreams and, upon waking, knew exactly where to find it! (That man, Dr. Lenz Moser of Austria's Moser Wines, was to be patron, friend and financial angel to me until his untimely death in 1975.) Exhibits in

Basel and Munich followed, then in Amsterdam, London, Frankfurt, Monaco and, in unquestionably the most beautiful setting one could wish for, the Castle of Perelada, Spain.

Oliver Stone, Carlos Santana et Robert W

These activities - from 1974 to 1981 - were accompanied by the publication of lithographs, posters, calendars, etc., and my first book, Manas Manna , all of which - contained within ten years - contributed to toning down the landlord's snarl. Fuchs's astute pronouncement was reflected in the smile of Sr. Pons as, finally, I handed him the rent on time."

Oliver Stone, Carlos Santana & Robert Venosa at "Amazonia Gallery opening in Los Angeles, California, 1989.

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EXHIBITS:

1972 - GALLERY 64, NEW YORK, NY, USA

1973 - GALERIE PEITNER-LICHTENFELS, VIENNA, AUSTRIA

1973 - KUNSTMESSE, BASEL, SWITZERLAND

1974 - GALERIE EICHINGER - MUNICH, GERMANY

1975 - GALERIE GERARD SCHREINER, BASEL, SWITZERLAND

1975 - KUNSTMESSE, BASEL, SWITZERLAND

1976 - GALERIE D'HIVER - MONTE CARLO, MONACO

1976 - GALERIA ALEMBIC, CADAQUES, SPAIN

1976 - GALERY HUSSTEGE, AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

1978 - MIRANDY GALLERY, LONDON, UK

1979 - GALERIA SIRENA, CADAQUES, SPAIN

1980 - GOVINDA GALLERY, WASHINGTON, D.C. , USA

1981 - CASTILLO de PERELADA, SPAIN

1982 - GALERIE HOFSTEE. FRANKFURT, GERMANY

1983 - SAL D'AMISTAD, CADAQUES, SPAIN

1983 - ART INTERNATIONAL, LOS ANGELES, USA

1983 - ILLUMINARIUM, SAN FRANCISCO, USA


1984 - GOVINDA GALLERY, WASHINGTON, D.C., USA

1985 - ART EXPO, LOS ANGELES, CA, USA

1985 - ILLUMINARIUM, SANTA MONICA, CA, USA

1985 - ARTTE GALLERY, CHICAGO, ILL, USA

 

1985 - HIGHLAND COLLECTION, BOULDER, CO, USA


1986 - MARCUS GALLERY, LAS VEGAS, NV, USA

1986 - ART EXPO, LOS ANGELES, CA, USA

1987 - ISIS GALLERY, BEVERLY HILLS, CA, USA

1987 - ART EXPO. NEW YORK, NY, USA

1987 - GALLERY JESSEN, OSLO, NORWAY

 

1987 - MARKUS GALLERIES, LAS VEGAS, NV, USA


1988 - GOVINDA GALLERY, WASHINGTON, D.C. , USA

1989 - AMAZONIA GALLERY, SANTA MONICA, CA, USA

1990 - SCHMIDT COLLECTIVE, MUNICH, GERMANY

1991 - STAPLES GALLERY, LONDON, UK


1992 - WALNUT GALLERY, SAN FRANCISCO, CA , USA

 

1992 - GALLERY 44, BOULDER, CO, USA 

 

1992 - GALLERY ONE WEST, DENVER, CO, USA

 

1992 - WALNUT STREET GALLERY, FORT COLLINS, CO, USA


1993 - BRISTOL GALLERY, DENVER, USA

 

1993 - BOULDER CENTER FOR THE ARTS, BOULDER, CO USA 


1994 - NEVADA INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LAS VEGAS, NV, USA

 

1994 - TANN GALLERY, TAOS, NM, USA 


1995 - BUSCH GALLERY, BOULDER, COLORADO

1995 - NYT ASPEKT, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

1996 - GOVINDA GALLERY, WASHINGTON, D.C. , USA


1997 - MORPHEUS GALLERY, LOS ANGELES, CA, USA

1997 - STUDIO 1818, DENVER, COLORADO, USA

1997 - GALERIA CARLOS LOZANO, CADAQUES, SPAIN

1999 - DAVID HASLEM GALLERY, BOULDER, CO, USA

 

1999 - GALERIE POMPON, SARLAT, FRANCE

 

2000 - ABEND GALLERY, DENVER, CO, USA

 

2001 - SANTA REPARATA, FLORENCE, ITALY

 

2001 - ABEND GALLERY, DENVER, CO, USA

 

2002 - VILLA S'ARENELLA, CADAQUES, SPAIN

 

2003 - PSYCHONAUTISCHE LANDKARTE, AMSTERDAN, THE NETHERLANDS


2003 - INTERDIMENSIONAL ART MOVEMENT, SEATTLE, WA, USA

 

2003 - PSYCHONAUTIC LANDSCAPE, ZÜRICH, SWITZERLAND

 

2003 - VILLA S'ARENELLA, CADAQUES, SPAIN

 

2004 - SYNERGENESIS, San Francisco, CA, USA


2004 - BOOM FESTIVAL, IDANHA-A-NOVA, PORTUGAL

 

2004 - VILLA S'ARENELLA, CADAQUES, SPAIN

 

2004 - INTERDIMENSIONAL ART SHOW, SEATTLE, WA, USA

 

​2005 - SYNERGENESIS, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA

 

2005 - INTERDIMENSIONAL ART SHOW, SEATTLE, WA , USA

 

2005 - VILLA S'ARENELLA, CADAQUES, SPAIN

2005 - INTERART GALLERY, NEW YORK, NY, USA 

 

2005 - FENERIO GALLERY, Eugene, OR, USA 

2005 - MOKSHA ARTS COLLECTIVE/ ART BASEL, MIAMI, FL, USA

2006 - VILLA S'ARENELLA, CADAQUES, SPAIN

 

2006 - SKYROS INSITUTE, ATSISA, GREECE

 

2006 - GLADE FESTIVAL, GLASTONBURY, UK


2006 – SOULCLIPSE – Eclipse Festival. ANTALYA, TURKEY

 

2006 - BURNING MAN/ ENTHEON VILLAGE, BLACK ROCK CITY, NV, USA 

 

2006 – LIMINAL GALLERY, IDANHA-A-NOVA, PORTUGAL

 

2006 - SEA OF DREAMS, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA 

 

2007 - FENARIO GALLERY, EUGENE, OR , USA 

 

2007 - BURNING MAN, BLACK ROCK CITY, NV, USA 


2007 - STARSHIP MANSION, San Francisco, CA, USA

 

2007 - IAMUNIFIED/ GREEN FEST, CHICAGO, IL, USA

 

2008 - MICROCOSM GALLERY, NEW YORK, NY, USA


2008 - BURNING MAN/ ENTHEON VILLAGE, BLACK ROCK CITY, NV

 

2008 - LIMINAL GALLERY, IDANHA-A-NOVA, PORTUGAL

 

2008 - META GALLERY, TORONTO, CANADA

 

2008 - SHAMANISM CONFERENCE, IQUITOS, PERU

 

2008 - CONVERGENCE, IQITOS, PERU

 

2008 - GALLERY MUSEUM HR GIGER, GRUYÈRES, SWITEZERLAND

 

2008 - PSYCHEDELPHIA, PHILADELPHIA, PA, USA

 
2008 - INTERDIMENSIONAL ART SHOW, SEATTLE, WA, USA

2009 - MOKSHA ARTS COLLECTIVE / ART BASEL, MIAMI, FL, USA


2009 - FENARIO GALLERY, EUREGENE, OR , USA

 

2009 - CONCOURSE EXHIBITION CENTER , SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA

 

2010 - GALLERY TONIC, BOULDER, CO, USA

 

2010 - SONIC BLOOM, PUEBLO, CO, USA


2010 - MYSTIC GARDEN PARTY, CARNING, CA, USA

 

2010 - REMBRANDT YARD, BOULDER, CO, USA  

 

2010 - CHIMÉRIA, SEDAN, FRANCE


2010 - MOVA GALLERY - Boom Festival, IDANHA-A-NOVA, PORTUGAL

 

2010 - TEMPLE OF VISION GALLERY, LOS ANGELES, CA, USA  

 

2010 - TRIBE 13 GALLERY, HUMBOLD, CA , USA

 

2010 - ALCHEMEYEZ, BIG ISLAND, HAWAII, USA


2010 - MOKSHA ARTS COLLECTIVE / ART BASEL, MIAMI, FL, USA  

 

2011 - FRACTAL NATION GALLERY, BLACK ROCK CITY, NEVADA, USA
 

2011 - MADRONE STUDIOS, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA  

 

2011 - THE NEXUS, RICHMOND, CA, USA  

 

2010 - ALCHEMEYEZ, BIG ISLAND, HAWAII, USA

 

2011 - PACIFIC GEM & ART GALLERY, LINCOLN CITY, OR, USA  

 

2011 - GALLERY TONIC - July, BOULDER, CO, USA

 

2011 - MOKSHA ARTS COLLECTIVE / ART BASEL, MIAMI, FL, USA  
 

2011 - MAPS 25th ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE, OAKLAND, CA, USA

 

2011 - LUXURY MESSE, Hofburg, VIENNA, AUSTRIA

 

2012 PHANTASTEN MUSEUM – AOI, VIENNA, AUSTRIA

 

2012 - TRIBE 13, SEATTLE, OREGON, USA

 

2012 - ART GALLERY at SONIC BLOOM, GEORGETOWN, CO, USA  

 

2012 - PHANTASTEN MUSEUM / PALAIS PALFFY, VIENNA, AUSTRIA

 

2012 - ELIXIR OF LIFE, LONDON, UK

 

2012 - QCC GALLERY - Visionaries, OAKLAND GARDENS, NY, USA  

 

2012 - GALLERY TONIC – Synergy, BOULDER, CO, USA

 

2012 - MOVA GALLERY - Boom Festival, IDANHA-A-NOVA, PORTUGAL

 

2012 - GENSO INTERNATIONAL, CENTRE JAPONAIS, PARIS, FRANCE

 

2012 - CHIMÉRIA, SEDAN FRANCE


2013 - GALLERY TONIC, BOUKDER, COLORADO, USA

 

2013 - POSTERSCENE GALLERY, BOULDER, CO, USA 

2013 - THE FARM GALLERY, BOULDER, CO, USA 

 

2013 - EVOLVE EXPO, DENVER, CO, USA

2013 - ARISE GALLERY, LOVELAND, CO USA 

 

2013 - BICYCLE DAY GALLERY, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA

 

2013 - TEMPLE OF EDEN, CA, USA

 

2014 - SKYLITE STATION GALLERY - CAVA , DENVER, CO, USA

 

2014 - BLUE DOOR GALLERY - AOI - NY, USA

 

2014 - VISIONARY ART GALLERY, IDANHA-A-NOVA, PORTUGAL

 

2014 – CHIMÉRIA, SEDAN, FRANCE

 

2016 - HOF NR. 3, KALKAR, GERMANY

 

2014 - CANADIAN SOCIETY FOR ART OF THE IMAGINATION, OTTAWA, CANADA

 

2014 - BURNING MAN CENTER CAMP GALLERY, NEVADA, USA

 

2014 - MOVA GALLERY - Boom Festival, IDANHA-A-NOVA, PORTUGAL

 

2014 - MONIKER GALLERY, TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANDA

 

2014 - ARMORY GALLERY, OULDER, CO, USA
 

2015 - NAIA MUSEUM, season I, ROCHEFORT-EN-TERRE, FRANCE
 

2015 - SYMBIOSIS, OAKDALE, CA, USA

 

2015 - THE PORTAL GALLERY, DENVER, CO, USA

 

2015 - ECCO MUSEUM, MONTREAL, CANADA

 

2015 - LIGHTNING IN THE BOTTLE, BRADLEY, CA, USA
 

2015 - BURNING MAN, BLACK ROCK CITY, NEVADA, USA
 

2016 – ATELIER GUSTAVE – AOI Europe – PARIS, FRANCE

 

2016 - NAIA MUSEUM, Season II, ROCHEFORT-EN-TERRE, FRANCE
 

2016 - GALLERY 10 – ‘Transmissions’, VIENNA, AUSTRIA

 

2016 - SCOTTISH RIGHT CENTER - MAPS, OAKLAND, CA, USA

2016 - SOMO EVENT CENTER, SANTA ROSA, CA, USA - 2016

 

2016 - KRAB JAB STUDIO - Im’ago Primordialis, SEATTLE, WA, USA

 

2016 - INTEGRAL INSTITUTE, BOULDER, CO, USA

 

2016 - SCHLOSS GLOGGNITZ – Legacy of Light, GOGGLITZ, AUSTRIA
 

2016 - TATOO MASQUERADE, DENVER, CO, USA

 

2016 - SOLEPURPOSE GALLERY - ARISE FESTIVAL, LOVELAND, CO, USA

 

2016 - MOVA GALLERY - Boom Festival, IDANHA-A-NOVA, PORTUGAL

 

2016 - TONIC GALLERY, ‘Mirrors & Portals’, BOULDER, CO, USA

 

2016 - GALERIE DU CROUS SAINT-HÉLIER, RENNES, FRANCE

 

2016 - HOTEL PASTEUR – Courts Métranges Film Festival, RENNES, FRANCE

 

2016 - SYMBIOSIS, OAKDALE, CA, USA

 

2016 - CHIMERIA, SEDAN, FRANCE

 

2016 - RICHARD F. BRUSH MUSEUM, CANTON, NEW YORK, NY, USA

 

2016 - TRIBE 13 Gallery – Gem & Jam Festival, TUCSON, AR, USA

 

2017- NAIA MUSEUM, Season III, ROCHEFORT-EN-TERRE, FRANCE
 

2017 - ONE SPACE GALLERY - AOI, NEW YORK, NY, USA

 

2017 – THE MIDWAY - BICYCLE DAY GALLERY, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA

 

2017- PSYCHEDELIC SCIENCE - MARRIOT CITY CENTER, MAPS, OAKLAND, CA, USA

 

2017 - LIGTNING IN A BOTTLE, BRADLEY, CA, USA

 

2017 - TATOO MASQUERADE, DENVER, CO, USA

 

2017 - SONIC BLOOM - Solepurpose Gallery, PUEBLO, CO, USA

 

2017 - UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH - BREAKING CONVENTIONS, LONDON, UK

 

2017 - SOLEPURLOSE GALLERY, ARISE FESTIVAL, LOVELAND, CO, USA

 

2017 - FESTIVAL DES IMAGINAIRES - NAIA Museum, TONNERRE, FRANCE

 

2017 - OREGON ECLYPSE FESTIVAL, UNITY, OR, USA

 

2017 – ITC – International Transpersonal Conference, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBIC

 

2017 - MONTREUX ART GALLERY - MAG, MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND

 

2017 - CABINET DES CURIEUX, PARIS, FRANCE

 

2018 - NAIA MUSEUM, Season IV, ROCHEFORT-EN-TERRE, FRANCE
 

2018 - HR GIGER MUSEUM, GRUYÈRES, SWITZERLAND

 

2018 - MC NICHOLS BUILDING - Scarlet Nights, DENVER, CO, USA

 

2018 - MC NICHOLS BUILDING - 7HS GALLERY, DENVER, CO, USA

 

2018 - SONIC BLOOM GALLERY, PUEBLO, CO, USA

 

2018 - MOVA GALLERY - Boom Festival, IDANHA-A-NOVA, PORTUGAL

 

2018 - CHIMERIA, SEDAN, FRANCE

 

2019 - HOLOS GALLERY, Prague, Czech Republic

 

2019 - NAIA MUSEUM, Season V, ROCHEFORT-EN-TERRE, FRANCE
 

2019 - VISIONARIUM GALLERY, BARCELONA, Pontons, SPAIN

 

2019 - LES NOCTURNES, CARNAC, FRANCE

 

2020 - NAIA MUSEUM , Season VI, ROCHEFORT-EN-TERRE, FRANCE

 

2020 – DREAMS & DIVINITIES – CONVERGENCE - ONLINE ART EXHIBITION, FRANCE

 

2020 - SPRIT FEST – ONLINE EXHIBITION, UK

 

2020 - VISION TRAIN - Mushroom Magic – VIRTUAL ART SHOW, USA

 

2020 - CERCLE CUBIK, ROCHEFORT-EN-TERRE, FRANCE
 

2020 - DREAMS & DIVINITIES – LOVE , ONLINE ART EXHIBITION, FRANCE

 

2020 – MOKSHA ARTS COLLECTIVE / ART BASEL – VIRTUAL GALLERY, MIAMI, USA