Paul Rousso (b.1958) is an American visual artist based in Charlotte, North Carolina. He received his formal training at the Cleveland Institute of Art in Ohio, before completing his studies at California College of the Arts in Oakland. Rousso has had a storied career working in interior design, drawing plans for the homes of notables such as Robert De Niro, and in art direction on New York’s Madison Avenue, producing advertisements for Revlon, Condé Nast, and Bloomingdales. Since the 90s, Rousso has devoted his expertise to art-making full time, focusing on his signature, large-scale sculptures of everyday objects.

In addition to recent exhibitions with George Billis Gallery (Los Angeles), Piermarq (Sydney, Australia), Galerie de Bellefeuille (Toronto, ON), Avant Gallery (NY), his work has been exhibited at fairs including EXPO Chicago, Art New York, and Art Miami, Scope Miami, Scope New York, and Scope Basel. Rousso’s work appears in several prominent private collections throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East. Public commissions include the Greensboro Children's Museum, Shalom Park Holocaust Memorial, and Time Warner Cable Arena (Charlotte, NC) and. He is also the subject of the eponymous monograph, Paul Rousso, Flat Depth (Tom Patterson 2015). His work will be included in the group exhibition at Tamayo Museum (CDMX) in September 2021.

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