EDUCATION:

 

Master of Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 2019

 

Bachelor of Arts, College of Creative Studies at UC Santa Barbara. 2002

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

 

2020 Gallery 114, Portland, OR. Artifacts of Affection

 

2020 26Twenty Gallery, Cape Girardeau, MO.  Parlor Room

 

2017 Gallery 114 Portland, OR. Chimeras & Underdogs

 

2016 Black Pine, Woodland, CA. Hydrophilic

 

2014 Mojo’s, Woodland, CA. Abstract Paintings by Rachael Zur

 

 

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

2018 Gallery 114, Portland, OR. In Your Absence,  with Gary Zur

2017 Gallery at Cerulean, Portland, OR. Winfield & Zur, with Hillary Winfield

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2020 Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR. Love Politik

2020 Ghost Art Project, Omaha, NE. Tactile Connections, Online 

2020 Collar Works, Troy, NY. Flat File Collection Fundraiser for Soul Fire Farm

 

2020 Stay Home Gallery, Paris, TN. Everything is Different Now

 

2020 In Passing, New York, NY, Either Volume 1, Online 

 

2020 Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL. Touch, Online Group 

 

2020 Stay at Home Gallery, Domestic Interiors, Online 

 

2020 Gallery 114, Portland, OR, Art in the Time of COVID-19

 

2019 Aqua Art Fair, Miami Beach, KA Projects

 

2019 Young Space, Night Garden, Online 

 

2019 One Grand Gallery, Portland, OR.  All Together

 

2019 SAIC,  Chicago, IL.   Low Residency MFA Show

 

2019 Gallery 114, Portland, OR. Re-Deux

  

2018 Gallery 114, Portland, OR. Dwelling in Possibilities

 

2018 Verum Ultimum, Portland, OR. Abstract Sanctuary 5

 

2017 SAIC Open Studios, Chicago. Always, Low Residency MFA Group Show

 

2017 Pop up Show, Chicago, IL. Kintsugi

 

2017 Ford Gallery, Portland, OR. PSA

 

2017 Gallery 114, Portland, OR. Anything Goes

 

2017 Verum Ultimum, Portland, OR. Abstract Sanctuary 4

 

2016 Pence Gallery, Davis, CA. Gala Art Auction 2016

 

2016 John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA. Bark!

 

2015 Mojo’s, Woodland, CA. Tame the Flame

 

2015 John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA. Bark!

 

2014 Rouge Gallery, Woodland, CA. Mom’s Other Work

 

2012 Yolo Flyers Club, Woodland, CA. Group Show

 

2002 Pop up Show, Los Angeles, CA. What You See is What You Get

 

REVIEWS &  INTERVIEWS:

2020, Review by Ashley Gifford, Rachael Zur "Artifacts of Affection" at Gallery 114, Art and About Blog, Portland, OR. August 19th.

http://www.artandaboutpdx.com/blog/rachael-zur-artifacts-of-affection-at-gallery-114

2020, Interviewed by David Schell, The Semi-Finalist is: Rachael Zur, The Semi-Finalist, Blog, Portland, OR. August 25th. 

https://www.thesemi-finalist.com/blog/the-semi-finalist-is-rachael-zur?fbclid=IwAR1cU48RbQJ7JMVbQs6lcPbf-nqR_kdBGn2q2KtZn-cfb8oShcAWp72PNYc

 

2020,  Featured Artist, Young Space, yngspc.com, May 7.

https://yngspc.com/artists/2020/05/rachael-zur/

 

2017, Interviewed by Cynthia Mosser, Rachael Zur-painter, ArtChat Northwest, Podcast, Portland, OR. November 24 

https://soundcloud.com/user-267937984/rachael-zur-interview

LECTURES/ PRESENTATIONS:

2019 Moderator, Neck of the Woods, Artist Talk, Gallery 114, Portland OR. November 1.

 

2019 Moderator, Beauty in Contemporary Art, Panel Discussion, Gallery 114, Portland OR. April 13

 

2018, Artist Talk, Artist Talk with Rachael Zur and Mark Andres, Gallery 114, Portland, OR. November 17

 

2017 Presentation, Artist Talk for Kids, Gallery 114, Portland, OR. December 17th

 

2017, Artist Talk, Artist Talk with Rachael Zur and John Cline, Gallery 114, Portland OR. December 9 

2016  Lecture, Juxtapositions in Painting Practices and Themes, Luna Vista Rotary, Woodland CA.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS:

2020, Stay Home, Stay Home Gallery and Residency, by Kaylan Buteyn and Pam Marlene Taylor, Paris, TN.

 

2020, Under The Bridge Painting Issue

 

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS:

2020, Gallery 114, Portland, OR. Prepared Space, Group Show

 

2019, Gallery 114, Portland, OR. Beauty Untethered, Group Show

 

2015, First Friday Art Walk, Woodland, CA. C.E. Dingle Elementary History Club Art Show

 

2014, First Friday Art Walk, Woodland, CA. C.E. Dingle Elementary History Club Art Show

EXPERIENCE:

 

2020 Interim Chair of the Board of Directors, Gallery 114, Portland

 

2020 Member of WAVE Artist Collective, Portland, OR.

 

2018-2020, Secretary of the Board of Directors, Gallery 114, Portland, OR.

 

2018-2019, Facilitator, Film Club for Low Residency MFA SAIC, Chicago, IL.

 

2017-2018, Facilitator, Beauty and Sublime Book Club, for Low Residency MFA SAIC, Chicago, IL.

 

2016-present, Member of Gallery 114, Artist Collective in Portland, OR.

 

2013 Established the “Hands on History for Kids” event for the Stroll Through History nonprofit in Woodland, CA.

 

2012-2016 Founded and Ran C.E. Dingle Elementary History Club, Woodland, CA. Engaged students in learning local history through art projects, historical     reenactment and field trips.

SCHOLARSHIPS:

 

2018, Ox-Bow Loretta Grellner Scholarship

© 2020 by RACHAEL ZUR.