Rev. Dr. Roger Rice

Graduated from the Mississippi University for Women with a Bachelor of Fine

Arts degree and successively the University of Mississippi with a

Master of Fine Arts degree. He has also secured a Doctor of Biblical Studies

from the Gulf Coast Bible Institute and Seminary, Fort Walton Beach, Florida.


Solo and Group Exhibition 2019


Fall Expedition 2019

Mary C. O'Keefe Art Center | September – November 2019

1600 Government Street

Ocean Springs, MS. 39564


Contact: Pat Pinson





Meridian Museum of Art – Date to be Announced 2019

628 25th Avenue

Meridian, MS. 39301


Contact: Mrs. Cherry








Fall Exhibition, Mississippi University for Women – August 13th  to September 14, 2018 


La Pop Gallery; MIAM – Musee International Arts Modestes (Sete, France) 2018.


Georgia and Beyond, southern self-taught artist, Past and Present Madison – Morgan Cultural Center (Madison, GA.)

January – April, 2014; 


HEAVEN & HELL – Intuit:  The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art and Loyola University Museum of Art (Chicago, IL.) February – June, 2012;


Self-Taught, Outside and Visionary Art from the collection Kleinbard and Jim Roche – Ogden Museum of Southern Art (New Orleans, LA.) August – September, 2011;


Highlights from the Folk Art Collection – Museum of Fine Arts (St. Petersburg, FL.) October - December 2009;


Called to Create: The Communion of Faith and Art, Saint Charles Avenue Baptist Church (New Orleans, LA.) March 2008;


Black History Month:  Celebrating Creative Spirits, Art Gallery of the Main Line Unitarian Church (Wayne, PA.) February, 2008;


From Pulpit to Prison:  Works by Roger Rice – Mclenn’s Gallery at Eastern University (St. Davids, PA.) January 17th - February 28, 2007;


Peep Show: Exploring Erotica through Folk Art, Orange Hill (Atlanta, GA.) March 9th – April 22, 2006;


Sacred and Profane: Painting by Roger Rice and Felix Virgous.  Robert Cargo Folk Art Gallery (Paoli, PA.) April – June, 2005;


Coming Home! Self – Taught Artists, The Bible and The American South, Art Museum at The University of Memphis (Memphis, TN.) June 18th – November 13th, 2004;


Museum of Fine Arts Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL.) February – March, 2005;


The Museum of the Bible in Arts (New York, NY.) May 13th – July 23, 2005;


Revelations and Reflections of American Self – Taught Artist.  Mid – American Arts Alliance Traveling Exhibition September 2002 – August 2005;


Biblical Folk Art, Independent Presbyterian Church (Birmingham, AL.) January – February, 1998;


Jerusalem in Mississippi, Religious and Visionary Painting by Roger Rice Ferguson Gallery at the University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL.) July – August, 1992


Roger Rice – Painting / Drawings


Selected Private Collections:

Jonathan Demme, Robert Kkuntz, Randall Lott, George Lowe, Carl Mullis, Jim Roche and others.


Works by Roger Rice have appeared in the following publications.

  • Coming Home | Self-Taught Artist

  • The Bible and The American South (Carol Crown, 2004)

  • Contemporary American Folk Art; A Collector’s Guide (Chuck and Jan Rosenak 1996)



Website Managed by Minister Lee Rice