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:

Haunt, Stone House Art Gallery, Charlotte, NC. 2021

Artifacts of Affection, Gallery 114, Portland, OR. 2020 

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

Chimeras & Underdogs, Gallery 114 Portland, OR. 2017

Hydrophilic, Black Pine, Woodland, CA. 2016

 

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

Home/Body, with Ruth Ross, Anita S. Wooten Gallery at Valencia College, Orlando, FL. Online. 2021

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

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

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

Porous Modes, Field Projects, New York, NY.  Online. 2021

In Painting Thinking is Painting, Erickson Gallery, Portland, OR.  2021

Artworks Northwest Biennial, Umpqua Valley Arts Association, Roseburg, OR. 2021

Ordinary Lives, ACSEMO Gallery, Cape Girardeau, MO. 2021

Residual Dwelling, Wavelength Space, Chattanooga, TN. 2021

What's Different?,  SOIL, Seattle, WA. 2021

True Home, Gallery 114, Portland, OR. 2021

Domestic Landscapes, Chehalem Cultural Center, Newberg, OR. 2020 

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

Love Politik, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR. 2020

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

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

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

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

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

Domestic Interiors, Stay at Home Gallery, Online. 2020

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

KA Projects, Aqua Art Fair, Miami Beach. 2019

Night Garden, Young Space, Online. 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kintsugi, Pop up Show, Chicago, IL. 2017

PSA, Ford Gallery, Portland, OR. 2017

Anything Goes, Gallery 114, Portland, OR. 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Yolo Flyers Club, Woodland, CA. Group Show. 2012

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

PUBLICATIONS:

New American Paintings, Pacific Coast, issue #151, 2021

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

Under The Bridge Painting Issue, 2020

 

REVIEWS &  INTERVIEWS:

Interview by Outback Arthouse: “Virtual Studio Visit: Rachael Zur” November 5, 2021 http://www.outbackarthouse.com/rachael-zur.html

Review by David Bates with Oregon Arts Watch, "Domestic Landscapes:https://www.orartswatch.org/domestic-landscapes-exploring-the-residue-of-lives-lived/  January 4, 2021

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 25, 2020 

https://www.thesemi-finalist.com/artist-interviews/the-semi-finalist-is-rachael-zur

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

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

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

https://soundcloud.com/user-267937984/rachael-zur-interview 2017

LECTURES/ PRESENTATIONS:

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, 2019

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

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 

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

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS:

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

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

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

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

EXPERIENCE:

Program Mentor, Low Residency MFA Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 2020

Interim Chair of the Board of Directors, Gallery 114, Portland 2020-2021

Member of WAVE Artist Collective, Portland, OR. 2020-present

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

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

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

Member of Gallery 114, Artist Collective in Portland, OR. 2016-2021

SCHOLARSHIPS:

Ox-Bow Loretta Grellner Scholarship. 2018

RESIDENCIES:

Stay Home Gallery and Residency, Paris, TN.  2021

Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI. 2018