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


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





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




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

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



2020 Tchotchke Gallery, New York, NY. Bull in a China Shop, Online

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, Online


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



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

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


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


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


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.




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


2020, Under The Bridge Painting Issue




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



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.



2018, Ox-Bow Loretta Grellner Scholarship

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