Resume    Education:  2006  Middlebury College Russian Language Program  2003  School at Steppenwolf, Chicago  2001  Bachelor of Fine Arts, Loyola University, Chicago    Residencies:  2012  Vermont Studio Center    Solo Exhibitions:  2015  Being Angela King Gallery, New Orleans, LA  2013  Women, Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, MS  2011  Faces in the Hallway, Steve Martin Fine Art, New Orleans LA  2010  Faces, Steve Martin Fine Art, New Orleans, LA  2010  An American Consciousness, Jupiter Art Projects, New Orleans, LA    Group Exhibitions:    2014  Identity, Snap, Orlando, FL  2014  The Murray Affair, San Francisco Public Works, San Francisco, CA  2013  SCOPE Basel, (with Untitled Art Projects) Basel, Switzerland  2013  SLU Fine Art Showcase, Southern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA  2013  SCOPE New York, (with Untitled Art Projects) New York, NY  2012  NOLA NOW II: The Human Figure, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA  2012  G40, Art Wino, Washington DC  2011  Fountain Art Fair, Untitled Art Projects, Miami, FL  2011  Fusion VIII - Synesthesia, Art Fusion Gallery, Miami, FL  2011  Energy Spectrum, Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, MS  2011  Art of Engagement, Art Fusion Gallery, Miami, FL  2010  Emerge, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA  2010  No Dead Artists, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA  2010  Affordable Art Fair, (with Jupiter Art Projects) New York, NY  2010  100 Square Feet, ArtEgg Studios, New Orleans/London  2010  Carnivale du Vin, New Orleans, LA  2010  Arts After Dark, ArtEgg Studios, New Orleans, LA    Publication:  Falik, Adam. "Aaron Reichert, In the Studio." Art Voices Spring, 2013: 4-7. Print. (cover)  Breaux, Adam. "Letting Eclectic Style Roll in New Orleans"  Houzz.com, August, 2013. web.  Allen, Libby. "In Search of a Quiet Moment."  Art New Orleans Winter, 2012: 24. Print.  Allen, Libby. "Capturing Honesty in a Quiet Moment."  New Orleans Living November, 2012: 26. Print. (cover)  Allen, Libby. "The Art of Vertical Living."  Art New Orleans Fall, 2012: 28-30. Print.   Wino Mag, Volume 1, May, 2012. Print.  Waterman, Miriam. Babel, 2011. Print.  Falik, Adam. The Saratoga Collection. New Orleans, LA: UNO Press, 2011: 82-83.    Television Interviews:  Made In New Orleans, November, 2013    Selected Collections:  The Saratoga Collection, New Orleans  Open Text Corporation   Wisznia Architecture and Development  Sammy Hagar  Ian Brennan  Wade Phillips  Strike USA      Statement  It has not been my process to think at great lengths about why I do what I do.  I act on impulse - deriving meaning from doing.    Some ideas:    Much of the work is a study of aloneness.  Faces and figures caught in a moment of quiet mystery.  Individuals move me, the long distance between people.   Something about the feeling of unreality when looking more than a moment in the mirror, or at another person.  I care for the people I paint - that's important.  It's easy to care about nearly anyone.      Another channel of the work explores celebrity.  Renewing heroes from childhood, actors, historical figures.   These paintings aim to reach a broader audience.    There is a colorful series born out of the Synchronism school of painting, introduced to me by New Orleans artist Auseklis Ozols.   Each of these smaller works explores a precise color harmony within a bursting composition.  Divorced of representation, they become a creative laboratory.