EDUCATION:

 

Master of Fine Arts, The 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 Giarardeau, 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 & GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

2020 Stay at Home Gallery, Domestic Interiors, Online Group Show

 

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

 

2019 Aqua Art Fair, Miami Beach, KA Projects, Group Show

 

2019 Young Space, Night Garden, Online Group Show

 

2019 One Grand Gallery, Portland, OR.  All Together, Group Show

 

2019 SAIC,  Chicago, IL.   Low Residency MFA Show, Group Show

 

2019 Gallery 114, Portland, OR. Re-Deux, Group Show

 

2018 Gallery 114, Portland, OR. In Your Absence, 2-Person Show with Gary Zur

 

2018 Gallery 114, Portland, OR. Dwelling in Possibilities, Group Show

 

2018 Verum Ultimum, Portland, OR. Abstract Sanctuary 5, Group Show

 

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

 

2017 Pop up Show, Chicago, IL. Kintsugi, Group Show

 

2017 Gallery at Cerulean, Portland, OR. Winfield & Zur, 2-Person Show with Hillary Winfield

 

2017 Ford Gallery, Portland, OR. PSA, Group Show

 

2017 Gallery 114, Portland, OR. Anything Goes, Group Show

 

2017 Verum Ultimum, Portland, OR. Abstract Sanctuary 4, Group Show

 

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

 

2016 John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA. Bark!, Group Show

 

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

 

2015 John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA. Bark!, Group Show

 

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

 

2012 Yolo Flyers Club, Woodland, CA. Group Show

 

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

 

 

LECTURES/ PRESENTATIONS/ INTERVIEWS:

 

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

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

 

 

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 

 

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

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

 

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

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS:

 

2018, Ox-Bow Loretta Grellner Scholarship

 

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

2020, Under The Bridge Painting Issue

 

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS:

 

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

© 2020 by RACHAEL ZUR.