Rachel Urkowitz, CV

Solo and 2 Person Exhibitions

2006          Like, with Ryan Humphrey, curated by S. Reisman, PS 122 Classroom Gallery, NY

2004          Permanent Foliage, Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, NY Up and Coming, (w/Augusto Arbizo), Michael Steinberg Fine Art at ARCO, Madrid, Spain

2003          Flat Garden, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt, Germany

2002          White Room (Everything Must Go), White Columns, New York, NY

1993          Penn Central, Maxwell's, Hoboken, NJ

1991          Utensils, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA


Group Exhibitions

2017          Holiday Pop Up Show, De Chiara Projects, Hudson Valley, NY Haus Warming, De Chiara Projects, Hudson Valley, NY Meet Us Here, De Chiara Project Space, Mitte, Berlin, Germany

2016          De Chiara Projects booth and outdoor installation @Market Art + Design Fair, Bridgehampton, NY

2014          Five Myles Benefit Exhibition and Auction, Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Color Formed, curated by Jim Osman, Five Miles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Artpark, PS 3 fundraiser, curated by De Chiara Projects, NYC

2012          Small Sculpture (by big people), Big and Small / Casual Gallery, LIC, NY

2011          Faculty Small Works Show, Parsons, The New School for Design, NY, NY An Exchange with Sol Lewitt, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

2010          Inland, Big and Small/Casual Gallery, LIC, NY (catalog) Drawing Show, Big and Small / Casual Gallery, LIC, NY

2009          Twin/Twin III, Big and Small/Casual Gallery, LIC, NY Faculty Small Works Show, Parsons, The New School for Design, NY, NY

2008          XS, part 2, curated by Elisabeth Wetterwald, Fondation Ricard, Paris, France Faculty Small Works Show, Parsons, The New School for Design, NY, NY

2007          XS, curated by Elisabeth Wetterwald, Espace Mica, Rennes, France The Most Curatorial Biennial of the Universe, Apex art, New York, NY Ornament, Bravin Lee Projects, New York, NY Drawn In, curated by Marcy Freedman, Torance Art Museum, Torrance, CA Rotterdam International Film Festival, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (catalog)

2006          New York Experimental: Botanicals, curated by Susan Agliata, The Tank, NY Transformative, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA NeoImages Off-Axis, NeoImages, Santa Barbara, CA Every Day Is Different, Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, NY New York Experimental: Animations, curated by Susan Agliata, The Tank, NY When Artists Say We, curated by A. Geyer and C. Ratemayer, Artists Space, NY

2005          Site Specifics ’05, the Carriage House at the Islip Art Museum, Islip NY 

2004          Botany 12, Sonoma County Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA FFFF (screening), organized by Olav Westphalen, Wilkinson Gallery, London Newpapers, Josée Bienvenue Gallery, New York, NY Happy Medium, curated by Meghan Dailey, Clementine Gallery, New York, NY  World of Plants (w/ Lisa Oppenheim), Catharine Clark Gallery, SF, CA Shape-Shifter, Audio Engine, New York, NY GO!, Liquidación Total, Madrid, Spain

2003          Giverny Group Show, Salon 94, New York, NY

                  The Brewster Project, Brewster, NY The Armory Show, (installation) White Columns Booth, New York, NY. White Columns Benefit Show and Auction, White Columns, New York, NY The $99 Bargain Store Show, Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, NY

2002          The Undertones, Ten in One Gallery, New York, NY

                  Affordable Art Fair, (installation) Carmela Rea Fine Arts, New York, NY

                  Tract: Systemic Sprawl, PlusUltra Gallery, New York, NY

                  White Columns Benefit Show and Auction, White Columns, New York, NY

                  SculptureCenter Benefit Event, Deitch Projects, New York, NY

2001          Some (are) Painting, John Gibson Gallery, New York, NY

                  World Without Ground, Chase Freedman Gallery, West Hartford, CT

                  ArtHeals Benefit Auction, Eyebeam Atelier, New York, NY

2000          Painting: Sara Kane, Jackie Saccoccio, Rachel Urkowitz, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, NY Funny Girls, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt, Germany Storage: Akiko Ichikawa/Rachel Urkowitz, Artists Space Independent Project (at Manhattan Mini Storage, Soho), New York, NY

1998          Escapes: MFA Thesis Show, Times Square Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY

1997          Mandala, curated by Tamara Gayer, The Grand Ballroom, New York, NY

1994          1-2-3, 552 Broadway, New York NY

1993          Winter Show, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY



2012          Finalist, Percent for Art competition: Proposal for PS 320 in Ridgewood, Queens Arts Committee Co-Chair: solicited donations and curated on site auction exhibition for PS 3 Auction for the Arts school fundraising auction.

2005—pres.     Cover art for the Journal of Experimental Medicine: 2-4/year

2000—2    Collaborator on Gowanus Canal, Dumbo Waterfront and Maspeth Holders Viewing Boxes Projects, & The Bowery Flophouse Museum, with Place in History, NY, NY

2000          Curator, with Peter Rostovsky, “Painting/Not Painting”, White Columns, NY, NY


2007          Foreign Artist’s Studio Residency, La Generale, Paris, France Drawing Exchange Remote Residency, curated by Marcy Friedman, Los Angeles.        -In conjunction with the show “Drawn In” at the Torrance Art Museum

2002          9/11 Emergency Artist’s Residency, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2001          Grant/Residency, Artists at Giverny Program, France: funded by the Versailles Foundation, New York, NY and Lawrence S. Rockefeller; administered by Arts International, New York, NY; curated by Art Production Fund, New York, NY.

1996          Boksenbaum Scholarship for Study Abroad (Slade College of Art, London), Hunter College, CUNY

1992          Roberta Joslin Travel Grant, Brown University, Providence, RI


2010          InContext Tours, Studio tour/Artist's Talk

2009          Horoscopes, Art and Dreams, published in “This”, ed. Susan Jennings, Right Brain Books (essay)

2006          Artist’s talk/Panel discussion in conjunction with “Like”

2005          Collector’s Circle, artist’s talk

2002          “Show Me The Monet”, article/artist’s project, Cabinet Magazine #6

2000          “Diana Cooper” (review), Art&Text, February-April, “The Guerrilla Girls’ Bedside Companion to the History of Western Art” “Lightning Field Memory Project,” Cabinet Magazine #3