CV

Rachel Urkowitz, CV

studio@rachelurkowitz.com

Solo and 2 Person Exhibitions

2006          Like, with Ryan Humphrey, curated by Sara Reisman, PS 122 Gallery, New York, 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         Salon, an offsite private salon art gallery artists, with viewings and events, De Chiara Projects, NYC
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, GermanyWinter Light, Westbeth Holiday Show, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY

2016          De Chiara Projects booth and outdoor installation @Market Art + Design Fair, Bridgehampton, NY
Parsons Faculty Exhibition, Rachel Urkowitz and Allison McNulty, Parsons, New York, 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

 

Projects/Commissions

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

Grants/Residencies

2017/2018 Westbeth Artists Residence Painting Studio Program, 8/17-1/18 and 8/18-1/19

2007          Foreign Artist’s Studio Residency, La Generale, Paris, France Drawing Exchange 

Remote Residency, Part of “Drawn In” curated by Marcy Friedman at the Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles.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, Hunter College, CUNY

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

Publications/Lectures

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” CitiSearch.com “Lightning Field Memory Project,” Cabinet Magazine #3

Bibliography

2014    “Color Formed” Gallery publication, essay by Jim Osman           
Lim, Samantha, Color Formed, review in The Brooklyn Paper

2012 Egert, Roger, "Big Things Writ Small,"  WG Williamsburg Greenpoint News + Arts, thewgnews.com

2009 Dana, Rebecca, Artists Go Wild Writing for “THIS”, Wall Street Journal.com
Bilsborough, Michael, I can Get With THIS, SVA Continuing Eduaction Blog
Polier, Alex, This is Art, (review of THIS) Coolhunting.com

2007/8 Les Inrocs, review of XS

2006 PS 122 Classroom Gallery Painting Series; catalog text by Sara Reisman

2005 Site Specifics ’05, Helen Harrison, The New York Times
Merrily Kerr, “New Paper Sculpture”, Art on Paper

2004 George Snyder, “Garden of  Artistic Delights”, San Francisco Chronicle
Rick Polito, Marin Independent Journal, “A Sense of Place”
M.V. Wood, “Secret Life of Paint”, North Bay Bohemian
Dan Taylor, “Touch of Artistry”, The Press Democrat
“NewPapers” review, Time Out New York, July
Ken Johnson, “Permanent Foliage”, The New York Times
“Permanent Foliage” Time Out New York
Alan Lockwood, Summer Art Guide, NYPress
Brian Sholis, ArtForum.com, “Happy Medium”

2003 The New York Times, “Giverny”
The New Yorker, “Giverny”
New York Magazine, “Giverny”
John Reed, “Giverny” Time Out New York
David Cohen, “Giverny” The New York Sun
The Art Newspaper, “Giverny”
Ken Johnson, “The Undertones” The New York Times 

2002 Ken Johnson, “TRACT: Systemic Sprawl”, The New York Times
Sarah Schmerler, “TRACT: Systemic Sprawl”, Time Out New York
“TRACT: Systemic Sprawl”, The New Yorker
"White Room: Rachel Urkowitz,” Critic’s Pick, Time Out New York

2001 Ken Johnson, “Some (are) Painting”, The New York Times Ken Johnson, “Painting/not Painting”, The New York Times 

2000 Meghan Dailey, “Painting: Sara Kane, Jackie Saccoccio, Rachel Urkowitz”, 
Time Out New YorkNikolaus Jungwirth, “Heiter und bunt sei die Kunst”, Frankfurter RundschauKonstanze Crüwell, “Dame in Grau und heitieres Farbenchaos” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung