Curriculum vitae

 Education

2016                 MFA Studio Art , Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO 

2014                 BA, Studio Art, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2013                 Master Class, Jerusalem Studio School, Civita Castellana, Italy

 

Professional Experience

2017-present       Art /Religious School Faculty, Joseph and Belle Braun Anshe Emet Religious School, Chicago, IL

2019                 Unit Head (Grades K-2), Apachi Summer Camp-Old Town Location, Chicago, IL

2018                 Curator,Third-Shifters: Art that Comes Alive at Night at The Martin Chicago, Chicago, IL

2017                 Gallery Educator (Then They Came for Me: Incarceration of Japanese Americans and the Demise of Civil Liberties), Alphawood Gallery, Chicago, IL

2016                 Teaching Assistant, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO (Painting Elective, Spring 2016)

2015                 Teaching Assistant, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO (Drawing 1, Fall 2015)

2010                 Hollins Scholar Award, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

Press

2019                 Interviewed by Mary Knoblock on the Produced by a Girl Podcast (Season 1, Episode 13)

                        Link:https://open.spotify.com/episode/0RqE3EIMj0zWJgsRVuUbEM?si=e4fdaaP0TWyuakCLBdf3Mw

2019                 Included in Polemical Zine Issue 08: Colours (Vol.2) (May, 2019)

                        Link:https://issuu.com/mclarenrebecca/docs/colours2

2019                 “May 2019 Feature Artist Rachel Rosenfeld” by Virginia Mallon published in the Fat Canary Journal (May, 2019)

                        Link:http://www.fatcanaryjournal.com

2019                 Featured in Citrine Zine Vol. 1 (Winter, 2019)

                        Link: https://citrinezine.squarespace.com/current-issue

2018                 Third-Shifters: Art that Comes Alive at Nightprofile published in The Visualist (September, 2018)

            Link:http://www.thevisualist.org/2018/09/third-shifters-art-that-comes-        alive-at-night/

2018                 Third-Shifters: Art that Comes Alive at Nightprofile included in Do312 (September, 2018)

                        Link:https://do312.com/events/2018/9/21/third-shifters-art-that-comes-alive-at-night

2018                 Pioneerspublished in The Esthetic Apostle (July, 2018)

                        Link:http://www.estheticapostle.com/opacity

2017                 Artist Interview: Rachel Rosenfeld published in Command Zine (June, 2017)

                        Link:https://commandzine.com/2017/06/12/artist-interview-rachel-rosenfeld/

2016                 Publicity materials for 5X5 Artist Residency released by Fulton Market Kitchen (January, 2017)

                        Link:https://www.fultonmarketkitchen.com/single-post/2017/01/18/Rachel-Ahava-Rosenfeld

2015                 “My Grandfather Built St. Louis” (poem) included in Golden in Silver (September, 2015)

                        Link:https://goldeninsilver.wordpress.com/9-rachelahavarosenfeld/

2012                 Rachel Rosenfeld ’14 Interview published by Her Campus Hollins (May, 2012)                        

                        Link:https://www.hercampus.com/school/hollins/rachel-rosenfeld-14

 

Select Exhibition Record

2019                 Art for Life Chicago Pop-up Preview, Herman Miller, Chicago, IL

2019                 Art for Life Chicago 2019, Venue West, Chicago, IL

2019                 Traversing the Looking Glass (upcoming online group show), The Vacant Museum (https://www.vacantmuseum.com/

2019                 Show Me Your Neon (upcoming group show), Gallery 1202, Upright, MA

2019                 The Plant Show(group show), Ground Level Platform, Chicago, IL

2019                 Heirloom(group show), Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2018                 Rachel Ahava Rosenfeld(solo), Andersonville Art Walk (hosted by Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy), Chicago, IL

2017                 Mess Hall: Installment Four(curated by The Coincidentals), Archer Beach Haus, Chicago, IL

2017                 Art for Life Chicago, Venue One, Chicago, IL

2017                 Summer of Love:Reflections on Pulse(curated by Rachel Frisby), The Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens, Winter Park, FL

2017                 Art After Hours (EXPO Chicago Satellite Show), Fulton Market Kitchen, Chicago, IL

2017                 5 X 5 Artist Residency, Fulton Market Kitchen, Chicago, IL (upcoming)

2016                Wirehouse Co. Series No. 5: Party!, Wirehouse Co., Chicago, IL

2016                 2016MFA Thesis Exhibition, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

2016                 Constella Festival, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH

2015                 Parabola 2015: Fractured/Self, Des Lee Gallery, Saint Louis, MO

2015                 First Year MFA Exhibition, Des Lee Gallery, Saint Louis, MO

2014                 Urban Suburban X, Epsten Gallery, Overland Park, KS

2014                 Senior Majors Exhibition, Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Roanoke, VA

2014                 Gallery on East, Near East Fine Arts House, Roanoke, VA

2014                 Midnight Showings, Hollins University Arts Association, Roanoke, VA

2013                 The Runaways: The Ineluctable Effervescence of Post-AdolesecePop-up show, Roanoke, VA (curated by Alison Hall and Dan Estabrook)

2013                 Gallery on East, Near East Fine Arts House, Roanoke, VA

2013                 Urban Suburban: Sustenance and Abundance, Epsten Gallery, Overland Park, KS

2013                 Midnight Showings, Hollins University Arts Association, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2013                 Exhibited paintings at Black Dog Salvage, Roanoke, VA

2013                 In the Footsteps of Cèzanne: An Exhibition of Paintings Made in Aix-En-Provence, Wyndham Robertson Library, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA (curated by Alison Hall)

2013                 Marginal Arts Festival, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2012                 Midnight Showings, Near East Fine Arts House, Roanoke, VA

2012                 Exhibited paintings at Bitterman’s Eye Candy, Kansas City, MO

2012                 Exhibited paintings at VALA Gallery, Kansas City, KS

 

Related Academic Experience

2015                 Berlin Sommerakademie, Washington University in Saint Louis, Berlin, Germany

2015                 Secretary of the Graduate Art Organization, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO

2014                 Failure and the ArtistGraduate Symposium (Attendee), Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO

2014                 MFA Open Studios (Participant), Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO

2014                 Landscape Painting Workshop with Ken Kewley and Stuart Shils, Three Pines Studio, Cross Village, MI

2014                 Hollins PortraitsDocumentary Film (Researcher/speaker), Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2014                 Arts Association Member, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2014                 Near East Fine Arts House Member, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2014                 C3 Career Conference (Attendee), Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2013                 Hollins Study Abroad in Aix-en-Provence and Paris (Participant), Hollins University,   Aix-en-Provence and Paris, France

2013                 Quaking Aspen Project: Volume 3(Collaborator), Roanoke, VA*

2013                 Figure painting Workshop under Yael Scalia (Coordinator/Participant), Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2013                 Arts Association Publicity Chair/Member, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2013                 Mocsa Young at Art(Participant), Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault, Kansas City, MO

2013                 Near East Fine Arts House Member, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2012                 Junior Class Vice President/Hollins Activity Board Member, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2012                 Workshop under E.M. Saniga (Participant), Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2012                 Display and Merchandizing Intern, Anthropologie, Kansas City, MO

2012                 Hollins Activity Board General Member, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2012                 Arts Association Member, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2012                 Near East Fine Arts House Member, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2012                 C3 Career Conference (Attendee), Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2011                 Hollins Study Abroad in Todi (Participant-focus on landscape painting, Italian language and culture), Hollins University, Todi, Italy

2011                 Workshop under Ken Kewley, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2011                 Hollins Study Abroad in Ireland (Participant-focus on Irish literature and culture), Hollins University, Southern Ireland

 

Awards, Honors, and Scholarships

2016                Finalist, Constella Festival Music Video and Fine Art Contest, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH

2015                Mildred Sulliburk Dennis Memorial Scholarship, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO

2014                Washington University Academic Scholarship, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO

2014                Frances Niederer Scholarship, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2013                Hollins Scholar Award, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2012                Hollins Scholar Award, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

2011                Hollins Scholar Award, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

 

Previous Work History (Non-Academic)

2016                Key Holder, Paper Source Lab Store, Chicago, IL

2014-2016       Sales Associate/ Seasonal Sales Associate, Paper Source, Leawood, KS

2014                Volunteer, Paul Davis for Kansas Governor, Overland Park, KS

2009-2010       Weekend Secretary, Kusnetzky, Schwartz, Rosenfeld, Sailler & Lilla, PC, Attorneys at Law, Kansas City, MO

 

 

*Editions ofQuaking Aspen: Volume 3are currently in the collections of the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, The City of Roanoke, and the Wyn