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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:

Across an Impossible Distance, with Penny Cagney, Eric Fischl Gallery, Phoenix, AZ. 2023

Told and Untold, with Heather Lee Birdsong, Carnation Contemporary, Portland, OR. 2022

Parting Gifts, with Penny Cagney, Clovis Community College, Fresno, CA. 2022

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

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

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

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

Home Works, CHART, New York, NY. 2023

The Women's Room, Hanson Howard Gallery, Ashland, OR. 2023

Homemaker, Archer Gallery at Clark College, Vancouver, WA. 2023

It's Complicated, Carnation Contemporary, Portland, OR. 2023

Thresholds in Parameters of What it is to Be..., Phebe Conley Gallery at California State University, Fresno, CA. 2023

Painting at Night, Collar Works, Troy, NY. 2022

Through Mossy Ways, I Like Your Work, Online. 2022

Here Together, Umpqua Valley Arts Association, Roseburg, OR. 2022

Blind Date, Carnation Contemporary, Portland, OR. 2022

A Provocation, after/time, Portland, OR. 2022

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

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

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

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

Night Garden, Young Space, Online. 2019

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

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

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

PUBLICATIONS:

Friend of The Artist Volume 15, 2022

New American Paintings, MFA Annual, issue #159, 2022

New American Paintings, Pacific Coast, issue #151, 2020

Stay Home, by Stay Home Gallery and Residency, TN. 2020

Under The Bridge Painting Issue, 2020

 

PRESS:

MUST SEE, ARTFORUM,  April 2023. https://www.artforum.com/artguide/chart-19592/home-works-215949

Interview, The Hopper Prize Journal Insights Into Contemporary Art, October 18 2022  https://hopperprize.org/rachael-zur-interview/

Interview, “Virtual Studio Visit: Rachael Zur” Outback Projects, November 5, 2021 http://outbackprojects.weebly.com/rachael-zur.html

Review, Close Look Residual Dwelling at Wavelength Space, Chattanooga, Burnaway Magazine, May 2, 2021 link

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

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

http://www.artandaboutpdx.com/blog/rachael-zur-artifacts-of-affection-at-gallery-114 2020

Review, The Semi-Finalist is: Rachael Zur, by David Schell, 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

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

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

ARTIST TALKS & PRESENTATIONS:

Artist Talk, Archer Gallery Artist Talks, with Rachael Zur, in conjunction with Homemaker ExhibitionArcher Gallery at Clark College, Vancouver, WA. February 22, 2023 link

Artist Talk, Artist Talk with Rachael Zur and Penny Cagney, in conjunction with Parting Gifts Exhibition, Clovis Community College, Fresno, CA. Via Zoom, March 16, 2022

Virtual Studio Tour, in conjunction with Home/Body Exhibition, Anita S. Wooten Gallery at Valencia College, Orlando, FL. Via Zoom, July 6, 2021

Artist Talk, In Conversation with Rachael Zur, Laura Drey and Raquel Mullins, in conjunction with Residual Dwelling Exhibition, Wavelength Space, Chattanooga, TN.  Via Zoom.  April 25, 2021

Artist Talk, Weekly Happy Hour, in conjunction with Bull in a China Shop Exhibition, Tchotchke Gallery, New York, NY.  Via Zoom.  December 2, 2020

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:

Between Spaces, Co-curated with Raquel Mullins, Wavelength Space, Chattanooga TN. & Carnation Contemporary, Portland, OR. 2023

Atlas, Co-curated with Marcelo Fontana and Jason Triefenbach, Carnation Contemporary, Portland, OR. 2021

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

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

EXPERIENCE:

Member of Carnation Contemporary, Artist Collective in Portland, OR. 2022-present

Program Mentor, Low Residency MFA Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 2020, 2022, 2023

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

AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS:

Hopper Prize Finalist, 2022

Ox-Bow Loretta Grellner Scholarship. 2018

School of thee Art Institute of Chicago, Enrichment Grant. 2017

RESIDENCIES:

Arts Week, Sou'Wester Arts, Seaview, WA. 2023

Stay Home Gallery and Residency, Paris, TN.  2021

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

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