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Rex Sexton
Rex Sexton is a Surrealist painter exhibiting in Chicago and Philadelphia.  His award winning art  has been shown in museums,
televised on PBS, written about in newspapers, reproduced in magazines and included in national and international exhibitions.  

Represented by the Gruen Gallery in River North for over twenty years, Rex has been part of the avant-garde Chicago art community
since 1986.  Reviews of his works through this time have appeared The Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Sun Times, Chicago Magazine,
Newcity Art, Skyline, Chicago Reader, Near North News, River North News, Spotlight Chicago, Art Encounter, Gay Chicago and
recently Kirkus Discoveries.      

In addition to the Gruen Gallery and Black Walnut/Robert Wayner Gallery, artworks by Rex Sexton have been in special exhibitions at
the National Art Foundation Gallery, Mars Gallery, York Hall (Yorktown, VA) The Anti-Cruelty Society, Jett Sett Gallery, Union Street
Gallery, Earth Works Gallery, 510 Gallery, Robert Gildo Gallery, Vietnam Veteran’s Museum, (Chicago Artist’s Open), Aurora Historical
Society, the Zaren/Golde ORT Institute, Art House, Gallery 2, Chicago Fine Arts Exchange, AT&T, the Hyatt Regency Hotel (OCD
Foundation), DaVinci Art Alliance (Philadelphia, PA), and numerous other venues.  His works have been acquired by distinguished
private and corporate collections, which feature artists from the Modern and Post Modern eras from Chagall to Pashke, Modigliani to
Man Ray, Braque and Picasso to Lichtenstein.

Rex’s award winning fiction (Eric Hoffer Editor’s Choice Award Best New Writing 2007) and his avant-garde poetry have been
published in cutting-edge literary magazines around the country.

His novel “Desert Flower” was called “…innovative and original …” by Large Print Review, a work “…you can’t stop reading and you’ll
never forget ...” by B&R Samizdat Express and “so skillfully devious it could have been written by Heinrich von Kleist two centuries ago
in Germany …” by Kirkus Discoveries.  His recent collection of poetry and short stories was described by another Kirkus review as “…
a deeply thought provoking … compelling reading experience.” Both works are available on amazon.com.    
Firing Squad
Oil Stick on Paper
40" x 30"
Private Collection of Jeffrey Brown
Kaddish
Oil stick on paper
17" x 23"
Anais
Acrylic on paper
11" x 14"
Bull Fight
Acrylic on Canvas
36" x 46"
Casino
Mixed media collage on paper
19" x 21"
Enchanted Cafe
Mixed media collage on paper
19" x 16"
Eye Spy
Acrylic on paper
11" x 14"
Love Equation
Gouache on paper
30" x 20"
Night Without Stars
Acrylic on canvas
48" x 36"
Night
Acrylic on paper
40" x 30"
Edith
Oil on canvas
36" x 32"
Ode to the Time Being
Acrylic on canvas
30" x 30"
Pet Shop
Acrylic on canvas
36" x 48"
Play Pen
Gouache on paper
30" x 20"
Queen of Hearts
Acrylic on canvas
36" x 48"
Rosemary's Baby
Gouache on paper
30" x 20"
Shulamit and Saleema
Acrylic on paper
23" x 18"
$1800
Snake Charmer
Acrylic on paper
11" x 14"
Witch
Acrylic on paper
21" x 16"
Neverman
Acrylic on paper
18”X12”
Private Collection of Xao
Tang and Naohiko Ikegaki