RACHEL SINGEL

1456 Saint James Court, Louisville KY 40208

434-906-5214 • singel.rachel@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

2013                Master of Fine Arts, University of Iowa, Iowa City IA

2010-2012      Master of Arts, University of Iowa, Iowa City IA

2011-2012       Book Arts Certificate, University of Iowa Center for the Book

2005-2009     Bachelor of Arts, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA

 

AWARDS ı GRANTS ı SCHOLARSHIPS ı FELLOWSHIPS

2017                 Arts and Sciences Research and Creative Grant Award. University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2017                 Great Meadows Foundation Grant. Louisville, KY

2017                 Director’s Scholarship Award. Rare Books School at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

2016                Morgan Fund Committee. University of Louisville, Louisville KY

2015                Internal Research Grant. University of Louisville, Louisville KY

2015-17           Artist Residency. Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia, VE, Italy

2012-2013      Professional Development Grant, University of Iowa, Iowa City IA

2012                John Anson Kittredge Fund, research grant, Cambridge MA

2012                Michael J. Broady Award for Faculty Excellence, purchase prize, University of Iowa, Iowa City IA

2011                 Work Study Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

2010-2011        Leola Bergman Scholarship, University of Iowa, Iowa City IA

2009-2010        5th Year Aunspaugh Fellowship, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2015-Present    Assistant Professor. University of Louisville, Louisville KY

2014-2015         Instructor. University of Virginia Department of Art, Charlottesville VA

                         Drawing I & Introduction to Printmaking II (Fall 2014)

2011-2013          Teaching Assistant. University of Iowa, Iowa City IA

                       Introduction to Printmaking (Fall & Spring 2012-2013)

                       Elements of Printmaking (Spring 2012), Basic Drawing (Fall 2011)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017    The Art and Architecture of the Jewish Ghetto in Venice, Italy, The Jewish Community Center, Louisville KY. January 15-February 21, 2017.

2016   Recent Works, Starfangled Press, Brevard NC. September-October 2016. 

2016    500 Years of Jewish Life in Venice, Illinois Central College. East Peoria IL. August 17-September 16, 2016.

2016    Etchings of the Jewish Ghetto in Venice, Italy, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia, Louisville KY. July 8-19, 2016.

2016    Metamorphosis, Wiseman/FireHouse Gallery, Grants Pass OR

2015    Book Works, 700 Grove Avenue, Charlottesville VA

2014    Tides, Creative Framing & The Art Box, Charlottesville VA        

2013    Embodying Nature, Printmaking Staging Space, Iowa City IA

2012    The Shuckster, West Street, Charlottesville VA

2011    Sanded Prints, Kendall Gallery, Iowa City IA

2010    Vivid Journeys, End-of-Year Exhibition, Ruffin Gallery, Charlottesville VA

2009    June Salamagundi, 5th Year Show, Ruffin Gallery, Charlottesville VA

2009    Inter Esse, Distinguished Majors Senior Show, Ruffin Gallery, Charlottesville VA

2008    Emerging Artists. Sage Moon Gallery. Charlottesville VA

 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017    Reader's Art: Control/Alt/Shift. Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN. June 9 – August 13, 2017. 

2017   Naturall. Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY. June 2 - August 19, 2017. 

2017   Woven Heritage: An International Print Exhibition. A4 Gallery in Al Serkal Arts District, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. March 23, 2017

2017    Star-Crossed Lovers. Morrissey Gallery, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA. February 10-March 5, 2017

2017    On and Off/Off and On. UC Blue Ash College Art Gallery, University of Cincinnati, OH. January 9-January 27, 2017

2017    Nasty Women. Knockdown Center. Maspeth, New York. January 12-15, 2017

2017    Points of Departure: An Exhibition without Borders. John Michael Kohler Arts Center. Sheboygan, WI. October 23-January 15, 2017

2016    Literary Innovation: A Juried National Exhibition Inspired by William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway. Catapult Gallery. Cape                                Girardeau, MO. Oct. 7-Nov. 27 , 2016.

2016    Women Printmakers Matter. Brick Street Gallery. Louisville, KY. October 5-8, 2016

2016    MAPC Print Matters/Printing Matters Juried Member’s Exhibition. Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN (curated by Brian                       Jones) October 5-8, 2016.

2016    15th Lessedra World Art Print Annual, Lessedra, Bulgaria. June 15-September 30, 2016

2016    Water and Work, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2016    Shakespeare by the Book: Four Centuries of Printing, Editing, and Publishing, February 22-December 31, 2016

             Harrison North Gallery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA

2016    The World Between: Encounters with Print, Through Print, SGCI Conference, Portland OR

2016    Kentucky Visions at the Capitol: Fifty/50, organized by the Kentucky Arts Council, Frankfurt KY

2015    Post Facto Future, Public Space One, Iowa City IA

2015    SAAH Past, Present, and Future, Drewelowe Gallery, Iowa City IA

2015    Family Art Exhibition, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville VA

2015    Gender: A Printmaking Portfolio Exchange, Morrissey Gallery, St. Ambrose University, Davenport IA

2015    The Visionary Workbook, Gatewood Gallery, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro NC

2015    Future Folklore (Exhibition with the Printmaker’s Left), Codex Book Arts Fair, San Francisco    CA

2014    Ancient & Tremulous (Exhibition organized by Ashley Williams), Denver CO

2014    The World of Printmaking (curated by June Collmer), Vinegar Hill Cafe, Charlottesville VA

2014    Exquisite History 3: The Visionary Workbook, Burnside Farm, Detroit, MI

2014    Exquisite History 3: The Visionary Workbook, Lost Coast Culture Machine, Fort Bragg CA

2014    Exquisite History 3: The Visionary Workbook, Cesar Chavez Student Center, San Francisco State University, San Francisco CA

2014    Exquisite History 3: The Visionary Workbook, Ruffin Gallery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA

2013    Exquisite History 3: The Visionary Workbook, Calvin College Center Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI

2013    Cartalogo, Bicentenario at the Biblioteca Nacional de Santiago, Chile

2012    Unfolding Structures, In the Paper Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2012    The Big Ten, Southern Graphics Council Conference, New Orleans LA

2011    Contemporary Print Exhibition, Patty and Rusty Ruff Gallery, West Lafayette IN

2011    Reflections (Organized by Melanie Yazzie), King Family Exhibition Space, Boulder Colorado.

2011    Graduate Art Congress Exhibit (Juried by Eric Asboe of Public Space ONE), The Market Dubuque Gallery, Iowa City IA

2011    C2D, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville VA

2008    Artivism (Juried by John Ravenal. Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, VMFA), McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville VA

 

COLLECTIONS

Zayed University Permanent Collection, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

China Printmaking Museum, Guanlan, Shenzhen

Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC

Newberry Library, Chicago, IL

Vanderbilt University Special Collections, Nashville, TN

University of Virginia Special Collections, Charlottesville, VA

Wesleyan University Special Collections, Middleton, CT

University of Wisconsin Special Collections, Madison, WI

Tipoteca Italiana Archives, Cornuda, IT

Jewish Museum of Venice, Venice, IT

Artist Books Collection, University of Louisville, Louisville KY

SGCI Archives, Pacific NW College of Art and Portland State University OR

John C. Hodges Library Special Collections. University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN

W. van Allen Clark Library, Artist’s Book Collection, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections & University Archives, U of North Carolina, Greensboro NC

Fenwick Library, George Mason University, Fairfax VA

Guanlan International Print Biennial, Shenzhen, China

Permanent Collection Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, Christchurch, New Zealand

Proyecto´ace Print Collection, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Venice Printmaking Studio Print Collection, Venice IT

University of Colorado Special Collections, Boulder CO

St. Ambrose University Special Collections, Davenport, IA

University of Iowa Print Collection, Iowa City IA

Indiana University Print Collection, Bloomington IN

University of New Mexico Print Collection, Albuquerque NM

New Mexico Highlands University Print Collection, Las Vegas NM

St. Lawrence University Print Collection, Canton NY

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center Print Collection, Silver Springs MD