Rachel Urkowitz is an artist and designer based in New York. Her work has been featured in solo and group shows in the US and Europe. She has had solo shows at White Columns, Michael Steinberg Fine Art, NY and Galerie Michel Neff, Frankfurt. She was awarded an Artists at Giverny Fellowship and Residency from the Rockefeller Foundation/Art Production Fund in 2001, a 9/11 Artists Emergency Residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute in 2002, and in 2007 was an artist in residence at La Generale, an artist-run collective in Paris, France. She is currently represented by De Chiara Projects, New York/Berlin.
Urkowitz received a BA in Fine Art from Brown University and an MFA in Painting from Hunter College. She is an Assistant Professor at Parsons School of Design, and co-founder of the design team Felt Design NYC.