Bob Ziller

Self-Portrait with Flowers

acrylic on wood


Bob Ziller is an artist, poet, translator, singer, curator, and publisher. His artwork has appeared in over 100 exhibitions in galleries and museums throughout the U.S., including the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Andy Warhol Museum, Mattress Factory museum, Chicago Cultural Center, Norton Museum of Art, the Hunter Museum of American Art, Mendelson Gallery, and many others. His poems and artwork have been anthologized in The Great American Wise Ass Poetry Anthology, Along these Rivers: Poetry & Photographs of Pittsburgh, and In The Making: 250 Years, 250 Artists. He has translated two books of poetry by the great African surrealist Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo, Translated from the Night and Almost Dreams, garnering praise from American Book Award winner Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., who proclaimed: “These translations read beautifully.” As a singer and songwriter, he has recorded with the bands Bingo Quixote (Blue Highway) and Media Circus Extravaganza (End of an Error), both produced by Kramer. A video of the Bingo Quixote song “Maybe You Caught the Roses” was created by Smokifantastic. As a curator, he has produced exhibitions in Pittsburgh and New York City by internationally recognized artists, He has also edited and published two critically acclaimed books of poetry by Jimmy Cvetic, a retired Pittsburgh police officer. He resides in Wilkinsburg, PA.

Armada of Love: Dazzleship #2

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