Education

2015    MFA, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2008    BFA, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

 

Solo/Two Person Exhibitions

2019    A Study in Symmetry (Rachel Fischer and Ashley Whitt), 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

2017    -Bad Omens, Clamp Light Gallery, San Antonio, TX

        -Low Tide, BOX 13 Artspace, Houston, TX

2016    Fat Lava/ Drifting Googie (Rachel Fischer & Michael Frank Blair)

        Mountain View College, Dallas, TX         

2015    -Seminatural, Terrain, Dallas, TX

        -Plastic Nirvana, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

2014    Swallowed Whole, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

2008    Transient, BFA exhibition, University of North Texas, Lightwell Gallery, Denton, TX

2007    -This Is You, Art Six Coffee House, Denton, TX

        -Stroke (Rachel Fischer and M. Giovanni Valderas), University of North Texas,                  Union Gallery, Denton, TX

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018    Making Moves, Goldmine Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2018    -RO2 Gallery Downtown Pop-Up: Rachel Fischer, Betsey Gravatt, Adam Palmer,                    Austin Sparks

        -Oso Bay Biennial XX- Painting: Realism Redux, University of North Texas                      representative, Corpus Christi, TX

2017    -Why Blue?, Wolf Kahn Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

        -Nasty Women, Sunset Art Studios, Dallas, TX

2016    -In Goood Company, Eastfield College, Mesquite, TX

        -Animal, Vegetable, Mineral, Fort Worth Central Library Gallery, Fort Worth, TX

        -Dialogue: Rudolph Blume Fine Art/ Artscan Gallery, Houston TX

        -Group Exhibition: Rachel Fischer, Eric Ockrassa, Margaret McMillan & Angel Castelán,             Zoya Tommy Gallery, Houston, TX

2015    MFA Showcase Exhibition, UNT Art Gallery, Denton, TX & UNT ArtSpace, Dallas, TX

2014    -5 to Watch, The Gallery at Visit Addison, Addison, TX

        -CHAOS, Small Works Show, RO2 Art Gallery, Dallas, TX

        -Brik Haus Collective presents Agent Form, Panhandle House, Denton, TX

        -Explorations of the Nude Figure, UP-Collective, Austin, TX

        -Between Oak and Mulberry, Norwood Flynn Gallery, Dallas, TX

2013    Intersections: Collaborative Enquires in Painting, UNT on the Square, Denton, TX

2010    6th Exhibition, Tex Gallery, Denton, TX

2007    Artistically Speaking, University of North Texas, Cora Stafford Gallery, Denton TX

 

Selected Juried Exhibitions

2017    Vignette Art Fair, The Women's Museum, Dallas, TX

2016    Sinking, Sinking, Sinking: SDAI Winter Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San               Diego, CA

2014    Art in the Metroplex, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

2013    -(Inter) Connections, WOCA Gallery, Fort Worth, TX

        -New Texas Talent XX, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX

        -This Is Not About You/I Did Not Choose To Be Here, Oliver Francis Gallery, Dallas,            TX

        -53rd Annual Voertman Competition, University of North Texas, CVAD Gallery, Denton,            TX          

2010    Expo 2010: 500X Gallery Annual Juried Show, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX           

2009    Expo 2009: 500X Gallery Annual Juried Show, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX         

2008    -V.A.S.T. 40th Annual National Exhibition, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX

        -48th Annual Voertman Competition, University of North Texas, CVAD Gallery, Denton,            TX        

2007    47th Annual Voertman Competition, University of North Texas, CVAD Gallery, Denton,           TX

           

Selected Awards and Honors

2015    Nasher Sculpture Center, Artist Microgrant for Brick Haus Collective with Abby               Sherrill

2014    -Dallas Museum of Art, Awards to Artists, Arch & Anne Giles Kimbrough Fund

        -University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts, Student Project Award Fund

        -Shawn Hamilton Memorial Scholarship

        -Paramount Pictures Scholarship in Art

        -President’s Council Scholarship

        -The Bradley Edward Sterling Memorial Scholarship

        -Third Place, University of North Texas Graduate Research Exhibition

2013    -Shawn Hamilton Memorial Scholarship

        -President’s Council Scholarship

        -First Place, University of North Texas Graduate Research Exhibition

2009    Peoples Choice Award, V.A.S.T. Exhibition         

2008    Second Place, V.A.S.T. 40th Annual National Exhibition

           

Publications & Press

2018    After Glow, https://www.clamplightsa.com/after-glow/, Rachel Fischer’s Bad Omens

2017    AEQAI, http://aeqai.com/main/2017/05/rachel-fischer-low-tide/, Low Tide, by

        Jack Arthur Wood  

2016    -New American Paintings, West, Issue #126, pages 74 -77. Print.

        -Modern Dallas, Moderndallas.net, Featured Artist in Todd Camplin Weekly, by Todd              Camplin

        -We Denton Do It, wedentondoit.com, Brick Haus Collective, by Alyssa Stevenson

        -The Dentonite, thedentonite.com, Brick Haus Collective Feature, by Mateo Granados

2015    -Dallas Public Library Coloring Book, by Friends of the Dallas Public Library,                www.fodpl.org

        -Fresh Paint Magazine, Issue 8, pages 22, 23. Print.

        -Art and Seek, artandseek.net, “Nasher’s First Micro-Grants Announced – And Other              Money News”, by Jerome Weeks

        -Glasstire, Glasstire.com, “Top 5, Feb. 12, 2015”, by Christina Rees and Bill                  Davenport

2014    -North Texas Review, University of North Texas, Department of       English, pages 45          & 91. Print.

        -Modern Dallas, Moderndallas.net, “Between Oak and Mulberry”, by Todd Camplin

2013    Glasstire, Glasstire.com, “Intersections at UNT on the Square”, by Michael Frank             Blair

2008    North Texas Review, University of North Texas, Department of English, Pages 90, 91.           Print.

2007    Dallas Arts Revue, DallasArtsRevue.com, “Junior Senior Prom: No Ifs, And or Buts”, by           JR Compton

 

Residencies

2017    Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2016    Penland School of Crafts, Winter Residency, Penland, NC

 

Lectures

2018    -Professional Practices lecture as Brick Haus Collective w/ Abby Sherrill, Missouri            State University, Springfield, MO

2017    -Professional Practices lecture as Brick Haus Collective w/ Abby Sherrill, University            of North Texas, Denton, TX

2016    -Professional Practices lecture as Brick Haus Collective w/ Abby Sherrill, Missouri            State University, Springfield, MO

        -Professional Practices lecture as Brick Haus Collective w/ Abby Sherrill,                    University of North Texas, Denton, TX

Curatorial Experience

2018    Delta, co-curated with Abby Sherrill, Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX

2017    Guest Juror, Friend of the Artist, Spring 2017 Publication

2016    Animal, Vegetable, Mineral, Fort Worth Central Library, Fort Worth, TX

2015    Framework, co-curated with Abby Sherrill, Brick Haus Collective, Denton, TX

 

Professional Experience

2016-2018  Adjunct Professor, Eastfield College, Mesquite TX

2016       Adjunct Professor, University of Dallas, Irving, TX

2015-2018  Adjunct Professor, University of North Texas, Denton TX

Public Collections

Eastfield College, Mesquite, TX

The Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX

© 2020 by Rachel Fischer