BIOGRAPHY

2001

Yale University, MFA Painting

1998

Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, BFA Studio, Art History Minor

1975

b. London Ontario, Canada

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009

Towers & Portals, Like The Spice Gallery, Brooklyn NY

2008

History Repeating, Blackston (formerly Bespoke Gallery), New York, NY

Rabbit Hole, Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago, IL

Tower, Anna Leonowens, Halifax NS

2007

Chicken & Egg, HQ, Brooklyn NY

Six of One, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John's NL

1999

Intruders, K-W Art Gallery, Kitchener ON

1998

Palindrome (Too Fat Afoot), Anna Leonowens, Halifax NS

1997

Seven Big Paintings, Anna Leonowens, Halifax NS

New Work, Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax NS

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009

Unnaming of Parts, curated by Glynnis Mcdaris & Rhiannon Kubicka, Blackston, New York, NY

Exporting Pop: A Western Fantasy, Kuwait Art Project Limited with Dean Projects, Dubai, UAE

Anniversary Show, Mixed Greens, New York, NY

Over the Edge, Fresh Paint, Culver City, CA

Out of Square, Mikhail Zakin Gallery, Demarest, NJ

Pass it Forward, curated by Julie Kirkpatrick, Parlor Antics, Brooklyn, NY

Off the Clock, Like The Spice Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Crest Hardware Art Show, Brooklyn NY

Rachel Beach & Nicole Stager, 92Y Tribeca, New York, NY

Bridge Art Fair, New York, NY

2008

SCOPE Art Fair Miami, Miami, FL

Collapsed Present, North Hall Gallery, New York, NY

The Panorama Project, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, New York, NY

Forming Lines: Translations Between Drawing and Sculpture, Like The Spice Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Have You Seen the Horizon Lately?, Leo Kesting Gallery, New York, NY

Flip – Rachel Beach & Nora Herting, Like the Spice, Brooklyn, NY

CIRCA Puerto Rico International Art Fair, San Juan PR

SCOPE Art Fair NYC, New York, NY

Bridge Art Fair, New York, NY

Exporting Pop Preview, Dean Project, Long Island City, NY

2007

Dear Art, Like The Spice Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Fountain Miami Art Fair, Miami, FL

Metro 25, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ

2005

The Space Between, Mixed Greens, New York NY

Templates, Hall of Fame, Brooklyn NY

APT.: Work Not Intended to Be Exhibited or Sold in a Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2004

Free Form, Center Gallery, Fordham University, New York NY

Summer Session, Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax NS

2001

The Wight Biennial, The New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles CA

Wall to Wall, Green Gallery, Yale University, New Haven CT

Wallpapers, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax NS

2nd Year Show, A and A Gallery, Yale University, New Haven CT

2000

Norfolk 2000, Norfolk Gallery, Norfolk CT

1st Year Show, A and A Gallery, Yale University, New Haven CT

1999

Warrant, Saint Mary's Art Gallery, Halifax NS

Lunch Money, Mount Saint Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax NS

Style Council, Mount Saint Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax NS

1998

Monitor Goo, PlugIn, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Monitor Goo, Anna Leonowens, Halifax NS

Hottest in Abstraction, The Khyber Arts Center, Halifax NS

Selected Drawings, Anna Leonowens, Halifax NS

1997

Intermedia, The Khyber Arts Center, Halifax NS

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2009

Pulimood, Steve. "Rachel Beach Paints the Rainbow in Brooklyn," Interview Magazine (March 24, 2009).

2009

Christopher, Reiger. “Rachel Beach at Like the Spice,” Artcat (April 2009).

Heartney, Elenor and Mark Dean. "Exporting Pop: A Western Fantasy," Catalog Essay (March 2009).

2008

Ruble, Casey. "Rachel Beach: Bespoke," Art in America, (October 2008), p.184-5; illus.

Vartanian, Hrag. "Flip: Rachel Beach and Nora Herting," Brooklyn Rail, (April 2008), p.51; illus.

Stevens, Rodger. "Critics Pics – Flip," WagMag, (March 2008).

Powell, Kate Tierney. "Rachel Beach - Rabbit Hole," New City Chicago, (January 2008).

Courson, Patricia. "Rachel Beach - Rabbit Hole," FlavorPill, (January 2008).

2007

Reiger, Christopher. "Six of One," Catalog Essay, (November 2007).

Bischoff, Dan. "Working Small But Thinking Big," The Star -Ledger, (Nov. 30, 2007).

Christopher, Reiger. "Gallery Report," Hungry Hyaena, (June 5, 2007).

2001

Holmes, Tom Texas. "Where To Put a Painting," The Wight Biennial Catalog Essay, (October 2001).

2000

Metcalfe, Robin. "Friend or Faux," C Magazine,Vol. 64 (Nov.1999-Feb 2000), p. 20-3.

1999

Reid, Robert. "Maverick Artist: Waterloo's Rachel Beach finds success," The Record, (July 17, 1999), p.E1; illus.

"An Arresting Warrant," The Coast, (June 24-July 1, 1999).

"Exhibit Warrants Shock," The Chronicle Herald, (July 11, 1999).

Metcalfe, Robin. "Too Rich and Too Thin," Style Council Catalog Essay, (January 1999).

Fullerton, Kim, Cheryl Sourkes. "Lunch Money," Catalog Essay, (March 1999).

Barham, Scott. "Art Explores Major Schism," Saturday Free Press, (Oct. 17, 1998). p.B6.

1998

Metcalfe, Robin. "Letter From Halifax," C Magazine, vol.60, (Nov 1998-Jan 1999), p.40; illus.

 

AWARDS

2010

Lower East Side Printshop Residency

2009

Canada Council Production Grant

2009

Canada Council Travel Grant

2007

Louis Comfort Tiffany Emerging Artist Grants Nominee

2002

Canada Council for the Arts Production Grant

1999

Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Grant

1998

Studio Rally Award, Halifax NS

 

COLLECTIONS

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Saint Mary's University Collection, NS

Private Collections

 

VISITING ARTIST / LECTURES

2009

Adjunct Professor, NSACD University, Halifax, NS

Visiting Artist, Pratt University, New York, NY

Artist Talk - Towers & Portals, Like the Spice Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Visiting Artist Lecture, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

2008

Artist in Residence, Wood Veneer workshop, NSACD University, Halifax, NS, (Funded by The Canada Council for the Arts)

Artist Talk - Flip, Like the Spice Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2007

Visiting Artist Lecture, NSACD University, Halifax, NS

Artist Talk - Six of One, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John's NF

2004

Visiting Reviewer, Yale University School of Architecture, Ornament Theory and Design, New Haven, CT

Panel Discussion - FreeForm, Fordham University, New York, NY

2003

Visiting Reviewer, Yale University School of Architecture, Spacial Language in Design, New Haven, CT

2002

Visiting Reviewer, Yale University School of Architecture, Spacial Language in Design, New Haven, CT

2001

Screenprinting Workshop, Yale University

Teaching Assistant, Yale University School of Art, Drawing II

2000

Visiting Artist Lecture, Southern Connecticut University School of Art, C