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RACHEL URBAN (b. 1995, Salt Lake City, UT)



 

EDUCATION

                    

2018 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art: Printmaking, Graduated with the Ethel Armstrong Rolapp Award for Excellence, University of Utah. 

Salt Lake City, UT


 

EXHIBITIONS

 

2020

Student Printmakers and Book Arts Exhibition, Showcase of new work by students and alumni of the Department of Art and Art History and the Book Arts Program of the University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, SLC, UT

In Good Company, Showcase of Saltgrass Printmakers for Rocky Mountain Print Symposium, Loge Gallery of  Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, SLC, UT

2019

Saltgrass Printmakers’ Annual Open Studio Exhibition, Group exhibition, Saltgrass Printmakers Studio, SLC, UT

Ode to the Veil, group exhibition, The ClubHouse, SLC, UT

Saltgrass Printmakers Spring Salon, Group exhibition, Saltgrass Printmakers, SLC, UT

Southern Graphics Council International “Texchange” Member Print Exchange Exhibition, Group exhibition, Dallas, TX

Bloodletting Art Showcase, Invitation only group exhibition, Common Wealth Studios, SLC, UT

2018

Saltgrass Printmakers’ Annual Open Studio Exhibition, Group exhibition, Saltgrass Printmakers Studio, SLC, UT

Grave Noise Press Grand Opening Show, Invitation group exhibition, Grave Noise Press, SLC, UT

U of U Annual Student Art Exhibition, Juried exhibition, University of Utah, SLC, UT

Southern Graphics Council International “Altered Landscapes” Member Print Exchange Exhibition, Group exhibition, Las Vegas, NV

2017

Paper And Clay, Juried Printmaking and Ceramics Exhibition, Utah State University, Ogden, UT    

Southern Graphics Council International “Terminus” Member Print Exchange Exhibition, Group exhibition, Atlanta, GA

Love Sick: Art For Romantics, Curator, Group exhibition, Salt Lake City, UT

2016

Southern Graphics Council International “In Flux” Member Print Exchange Exhibition, Group exhibition, Portland, OR

Timeline: A Dissection of Projecting, Co-curator, Group exhibition including my prints and zine, The Borough, Salt Lake City, UT

2015

Save State, Group exhibition, The Underground, Salt Lake City, UT    

International Women’s Day Art Show, Invitation only group exhibition, Beehive Social Club, Salt Lake City, UT

International Baccalaureate Diploma Visual Art Show, Group exhibition, Salt Lake City Public Library, Salt Lake City, UT

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

 

2018 

Ethel Armstrong Rolapp Award for Excellence, presented to the most highly qualified and talented graduating bachelor or master of fine arts student, with selection based on the recipient's total creative perform­ance while at the university, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Fine Arts Fees Grant Award, Grant writer and president of Printmaking Club, received grant for students in the U of U Printmaking Department to travel to and participate in the Southern Graphics Council International Conference held in Las Vegas, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2017 

Fine Arts Fees Grant Award, Grant writer and president of Printmaking Club, received grant for funding of visiting artist Aaron Coleman in the U of U Printmaking Department, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

 

2016 

Grace Durkee Meldrum Scholarship, Merit and Portfolio-based award, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

 

2015

Ann M Canon Scholarship, Merit and Portfolio-based award, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT


 

PRINT PORTFOLIOS

 

2019

University of Utah Miniprint Portfolio, Salt Lake City, UT

Southern Graphics Council International “Texchange” Member Print Exchange Portfolio, Dallas, TX

 

2018

University of Utah Miniprint Portfolio, Salt Lake City, UT

Southern Graphics Council International “Altered Landscapes” Member Print Exchange Portfolio, LV, NV

 

2017

University of Utah Miniprint Portfolio, Salt Lake City, UT

Southern Graphics Council International “Terminus” Member Print Exchange Portfolio, Atlanta, GA

2016

University of Utah Miniprint Portfolio, Salt Lake City, UT

Southern Graphics Council International “In Flux” Member Print Exchange Portfolio, Portland, OR


 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2020-present

Instructure, Canvas L1 Technical Support Engineer, Salt Lake City, UT

 

2017-2019

Hawthorne Elementary School, Paraprofessional/Teaching Assistant, Salt Lake City, UT

Ensured confidence and growth of students by providing positive and engaging assistance through daily individual or small group instruction. Made accomodative and successful lesson plans for students of many levels, grades 1-5.

 

2016-2017

Vague Space Art Venue, Manager, Salt Lake City, UT

Maintained an ongoing series of art installations and shows by assisting in overall preparation and planning.

 

2015-2017

Daley’s Clothing, Co-owner, Salt Lake City, UT

Curated clothing inventory, ran daily operation of shop, handling the design of the space and involving local artists in exhibiting and selling their work in the shop.

 

                

PRINTMAKING AREA/ASSISTANCE TO VISITING ARTISTS

 

2018-2019

University of Utah Book Arts Studio, Studio monitor, assisting letterpress printers, J Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City UT

 

2018

Aaron Coleman, Assisting in printing a multi-color stone and plate lithograph and screenprint in an extensive one week period, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

 

2017

Art Werger, Assisting in printing a two-plate multi-color etching, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

 

2016

Nicole Pietrantoni, Assisting in printing a multi-color lithograph, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

 

ART FESTIVALS AND LOCAL ART EVENTS

 

2019 

Craft Lake City, Artisan Exhibitor, Salt Lake City, UT

Alt Press Fest, Exhibitor, Salt Lake City Public Library, Salt Lake City, UT

Grid Zine Fest, Exhibitor, Gallivan Center, Salt Lake City, UT

 

2018

Craft Lake City, Artisan Exhibitor, Gallivan Square, Salt Lake City, UT

Alt Press Fest, Exhibitor, Salt Lake City Public Library, Salt Lake City, UT

Grid Zine Fest, Exhibitor, Publik, Salt Lake City, UT

 

2017

Void Market, Exhibitor, Vague Space, Salt Lake City, UT

Alt Press Fest, Exhibitor, Salt Lake City Public Library, Salt Lake City, UT

Grid Zine Fest, Exhibitor, Salt Lake Arts Academy, Salt Lake City, UT


 

MAGAZINES, INDEPENDENT ZINES AND EXHIBITION CATALOGUES

 

2018

The Hand Magazine, Issue 20, Submission-based, featuring a collagraph chine-colle print, Leawood, KS

2017

The Hand Magazine, Issue 19, Submission-based, Leawood, featuring a photo lithograph, Leawood, KS

Grid Zine Fest, Exhibitors Catalogue, Salt Lake Arts Academy, Salt Lake City, UT

2016

Timeline: A Dissection of Projecting, Exhibitors Catalogue, Salt Lake City, UT

Wes ANDERZINE, Issue 2, Submission-based zine, including works on paper and paintings, Leeds, UK

2015

SLC Pink, Submission-based independent zine, including an oil painting, Salt Lake City, UT

2014

Wes ANDERZINE, Issue 2, Submission-based zine, including several works on paper, Leeds, UK

2013

Wes ANDERZINE, Issue 1, Submission-based zine, including several works on paper, Leeds, UK


 

CURATORIAL

 

2017

It is Happening Again, Curator, Invitation-only group zine featuring visual art, poetry, and photography from local artists. Salt Lake City, UT 

It is Happening Again, Curator, Zine release and exhibition including all featured artists’ work and my own, Vague Space, Salt Lake City, UT

Love Sick: Art For Romantics, Curator, themed show featuring 3 female artists including myself, Vague Space, Salt Lake City, UT

 

2016

Timeline: A Dissection of Projecting, Co-curator, themed show with 10+ invited artists, The Borough, Salt Lake City, UT

© 2020 Rachel Urban