2014 Robert De Niro Sr. Prize Awarded To Robert Bordo
December 4, 2014
American painter Robert Bordo was awarded the 2014 Robert De Niro Sr. Prize. Each year, the estate supports a mid-career American painter with the $25,000 cash prize. We are proud to be exhibiting a painting by Bordo in our current exhibition 12 Painters: The Studio School, 1974/2014, on view through January 10th, 2015.
Bordo is an associate professor of art at The Cooper Union in New York. He has been the recipient of many prestigious fellowships and grants including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in 2007, the Canada Council Arts Grant, the Tesuque Foundation Arts Fellowship Award, the MacDowell Colony Fellowship and a Painting Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts.
The prize pays tribute to the work of Robert De Niro Sr. Bordo is the fourth recipient of the prize.