Resume

EDUCATION

1997  MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1995  BFA, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT (Trustees Scholarship + Art Talent Award)

AWARDS, RESIDENCIES & COLLECTIONS

Greenwich House Pottery, Fellowship, New York, NY (2020)

Space on Ryder Farmer, Creative Residency, Brewster, NY (2019)

Artist Studios Program, Museum of Arts & Design, New York, NY (Feb–May, 2016)

Visual Art Grant, Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund (2015)

Brush Creek Arts Residency, Saratoga, WY (2014)

A.I.R. Gallery Fellowship, Brooklyn, NY (2013–14)

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art (permanent collection), New York, NY

Feminist Art Base (online digital archive), Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018  Looking Forward, Looking Back, Granary Arts, Ephraim, UT (catalog)

2017 Ancestors Traversing Quilts, The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, New York, NY

2013  Ancestors, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS

2017  Beyond the Bed Covers, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Laura Petrovich-Cheney)

Onward, video screened as a prelude to Julia Gleich’s ballet, Martha (The Searchers), Mark Morris Dance Center, Brooklyn, NY (produced by Norte Maar)

Onward, video screened in conjunction with Henning Haupt’s Journey of Magenta, The Projects, Contemporary Art Space, FATVillage, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Expanded Visions: Fifty Years of Collecting, The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, New York, NY

Immediate Present, Riverside Church, New York, NY (curated by Laura Allred Hurtado)(catalog)

2015  NURTUREart Benefit Exhibition, The Boiler, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Torn and Fired: new work in collage and clay, Outlet Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Jason Andrew)

Jay Invitational of Clay, Norte Maar at The Jay House, Jay, NY (curated by Jackie Sabourin with Jason Andrew)

2014  If These Walls…, A.I.R. Gallery on Governors Island, New York, NY

We Know What We Like, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY (Triangle Arts Association Benefit)

Land + Place + Performance, Granary Art Center, Ephraim, UT (curated by Laura Allred Hurtado)

2013  #throwbackthursday / #flashbackfriday, Calico, Brooklyn, NY (jurors: Scott Chasse & Hrag Vartanian)

40th Anniversary Lesbian Herstory Archives Art Benefit, Johannes Vogt Gallery (co-sponsored by Alexander Gray Associates), New York, NY

Clay Space 1205 Turns 7, Gallery 1205, Brooklyn, NY

2012  Illegitimate & Herstorical, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Emily Roysdon)

Crest Hardware Art Show, Crest Hardware Store, Brooklyn, NY

Postcards to North Brooklyn, Arts@Renaissance, Brooklyn, NY

2008  The Sparky Project, Schroeder Romero/Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY (a project commissioned and curated by Nelson Santos)

PRESS & PUBLICATIONS

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, Gonzalo Casals, Noam Parness, ed., Queer Holdings: A Survey of the Leslie-Lohman Museum Collection, Hirmer Publishers, 2019

Communal Societies: Journal of the Communal Studies Association, Vol. 37 , No. 1 (Spring 2017): cover art

Lacanian Ink, Vol. 46 (Fall 2015), images on pages 118, 160 & 161.

Clarity Haynes, “How We Got Here: Portrait of the Artist as a Queer Feminist,” Hyperallergic, 14 March 2015.

Hrag Vartanian, “Your Concise Guide to the 2014 Greenpoint Open Studios,” Hyperallergic, 3 October 2014.

Sally Deskins, ed., “Les Femmes Folles: The Women, 2013,” (anthology) 2014.

Sally Deskins, “Rachel Farmer, Artist,” featured interview, Les Femmes Folles, 5 December 2013.

Carolina A. Miranda, “Calendar. 11.01.13.,” C-Monster, national weekly listings, 1 November 2013.

Martin Esteves, “Check Out My Body of Work – ‘Throwback Thursday’ at Calico,” Greenpointers, 4 October 2013.

Kate Wadkins, “Queer Art Grows in Brooklyn,” Hyperallergic, 18 January 2012.

Exponent II, featured artist (cover, photos and interview)Vol. 31 (Spring 2012): pages 18–20.

PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS

Community Art Workshop, Granary Arts, Ephraim, UT, September 27, 2018

Artist Talk, Looking Forward, Looking Back opening event, Granary Arts, Ephraim, UT, May 26, 2018

Q&A with Gonzalo Casals, Executive Director of the Leslie-Lohman Museum, Ancestors Traversing Quilts opening event, Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, New York, NY, July 27, 2017

Presentation, Artist Studios Program closing event, The Theater at the Museum of Arts & Design, New York, NY, June 2, 2016

Workshop, MADmakes!, Museum of Arts & Design, New York, NY, April 21, 2016

Artist Talk, Ancestors opening event, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, November 7, 2013

Presentation, A.I.R. Gallery Fellowship Welcome Party, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, May 7, 2013

TEACHING & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2019–present   Part-Time Faculty, Parsons School of Design, NY, NY (also 2013-2014)

2012–present   Educator, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, NY

2007–present   Educator, Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY

2014–2016       Educator, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, NY, NY

2012–2013       Adjunct Lecturer, The City College of New York, NY, NY

2000–2012       Senior Associate Producer, Wildlight Productions, Inc., NY, NY

2005–2007       Artist Educator, Museum of Arts & Design, NY, NY

1999–2007       Teaching Artist, Studio in a School, NY, NY

1997–1999       Art Education Coordinator, Chicago Children’s Museum, Chicago, IL