Marvin Rouse is a versatile artist with raw talent, as it shows in his signature style mostly present in his abstract works. He is creatively prolific, being commissioned to paint everything from animals to exotic cars.
Marvin Rouse is one of the five Featured Artists of CCCR’s 2019 Big Impressions by Little Artists gala. Rouse will create an orginal piece of art collaboratively with all the children, ages 1 through 5, at Child’s Path. The gala will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2019, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Naples Art Association.
Born in May, 1976 in Indianapolis, Indiana, Marvin D. Rouse first recognized his interest in colors and was inspired by his Uncle, and began drawing at the age of five. By 12 yrs old, he was already excelling in art at school and employing his artistic skills as a young entrepreneur selling his art on t-shirts and jean jackets. In 1995, Rouse started his business at 18 yrs old providing local Indianapolis homeowners and businesses his design services, completing everything from album covers to large scale wall murals.
In May of 1998, Rouse relocated from Indianapolis to Naples, FL with a dream to further his Art career. Upon moving, he established his business Rouse Designs, LLC, providing the community a creative service built mostly through word of mouth. Now, 20 years later, the artist has a growing presence in the area. His art is about love and emotions expressed through color, thought provoking images to encourage feelings of happiness, expressing the emotions we all share.
In 2018, he held successful exhibitions starting downtown with the NAA “Dinner with Artist”, selling several pieces during his live art painting. He was one of the artists to paint a mural in 2017 on Naples Developer Phil McCabe’s construction wall on 5th Ave that was up for 18 months.
Rouse was invited by the UAC of Collier County to be a part of a pop up gallery in The Shops on Venetian Bay, where for 3 months he exhibited with 2 other artists. Rouse truly enjoyed meeting many locals and tourists during his time at the gallery. His works fetch well over $10,000.00 and his demand and value continues to grow. Rouse is well on the way to making his mark & sharing his gift with the world.
YOU CAN VIEW MORE OF HIS WORKS @ WWW.ROUSEART.COM
OR BOOK A PRIVATE SHOWING AT HIS STUDIO AT: 239.269.7552
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