Rocio Rodriguez

Rocio Rodriguez

Rocio Rodriguez

  • B.F.A., The University of Georgia
  • M.F.A., The University of Georgia
First year at SCAD:

"Sharing what I know with students, and watching them grow in their own work."


"I have exhibited extensively for the past 32 years. My work is in numerous private and public collections. I have been a professional working artist most of my life."

Awards, recognition and honors

Artist-in-residence Fellowship, Fundación Valparaiso, Mojácar, Spain; Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowships; Mayor's Fellowship in the Arts, City of Atlanta; Ford Foundation Fellowship

Publications and presentations

  • Fox, Cathy, "Solo exhibitions that stand out," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Dec. 17, 2010: D7.
  • "Georgia Masterpieces: Selected Works from Georgia's Museums," published by Georgia Council for the Arts, essay by Holly Koons McCullough, 2009: 69-71.
  • Auslander, Philip, "Rocio Rodriguez," Artforum, XLVI No.9, May 2008: 387.
  • Plante, Michael, "Report from New Orleans/ Southern Discomfort,"Art in America, March 1999, No.3, March 1999: 67.

Previous Positions

Assistant professor of art, Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, Ohio; adjunct professor, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia; adjunct professor, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • PNTG 302 Intermediate Painting
  • PNTG 404 Abstract Painting
  • PNTG 415 Painting Senior Seminar
  • PNTG 704 Formal Aspects of Painting