Bob Conge (b.1939) graduated from RIT in 1962 and received his MFA from Syracuse University two years later. In 1964, he was awarded the Louis Comfort Tiffany grant for painting and during the summers of 1964 and 1965 was the director of the J. Thomas Gallery in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Conge returned to RIT as an assistant professor at RIT's College of Art from 1964-1968.
From the fall of 1968 through 1969, Conge was the director of a Title III Project for the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester.
In 1970, Conge opened his own graphic design and illustration studio and produced award winning work for numerous clients for thirty years, including American Express, Citibank, Volkswagen, and the New York Times.
Conge has exhibited his work world-wide, from Syracuse, New York to Brno, Czechoslovakia. He currently lives and works in the Finger Lakes region, and his latest series, Shrines.
More of Bob's work can be seen on his website, www.bobconge.com.