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

 

EDUCATION

                    

2018 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art: Printmaking, University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

2019: Utah Printmakers, Group Exhibition put on as part of the Rocky Mountain Print Symposium, including a multi-process print, Salt Lake City Public Library Gallery, SLC, UT

2019: In Good Company, Group Exhibition of Saltgrass Printmakers members’ works, including a multi layer screenprint and relief print, The Loge Gallery, Pioneer Theatre Company, SLC, UT

2019: Bloodletting Art Showcase, Invitation only group exhibition, including monotypes and mixed technique prints, Common Wealth Studios, SLC, UT

2018: Saltgrass Printmakers’ Member Exhibition, Group Exhibition of full time studio members’ works, including many recent screenprints and collagraphs, Saltgrass Printmakers Studio, SLC, UT

2018: Grave Noise Press Grand Opening Show, Group Exhibition, including my collagraphs, screenprints, lithographs, Grave Noise Press, SLC, UT

2018: U of U Student Art Exhibition, Annual Juried Exhibition, including a collagraph, University of Utah, SLC, UT

2018: Southern Graphics Council International Member Print Exchange Exhibition, Group exhibition including a collagraph print, Las Vegas, NV

2017: Paper And Clay, Annual Juried Printmaking and Ceramics Exhibition, including a collagraph and monotype print, Utah State University, Ogden, UT    

2017: Southern Graphics Council International Member Print Exchange Exhibition, Group exhibition including a multi-layer screenprint, Atlanta, GA

2017: Love Sick: Art For Romantics, Curator, Group exhibition including many of my prints, Salt Lake City, UT

2016: Southern Graphics Council International Member Print Exchange Exhibition, Group exhibition including a multi-color reductive woodcut, Portland, OR

2016: 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 including several of my pieces, The Underground, Salt Lake City, UT    

2015: International Women’s Day Art Show, Invitation only group exhibition including several of my pieces, Beehive Social Club, Salt Lake City, UT

2014: International Baccalaureate Diploma Visual Art Show, included many paintings and prints made during my participation in the IB Visual Art program, 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

2018: 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, Portfolio-based award, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2015: Ann M Canon Scholarship, Portfolio-based award, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, U

 

PRINTMAKING AREA/ASSISTANCE TO VISITING ARTISTS

 

2018-2019: University of Utah Book Arts Studio, Studio monitor, assisting letterpress printers and performing printshop upkeep, University of Utah 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

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

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

Daily operation of shop, curated all clothing inventory, handled overall design of the space and involved local artists in exhibiting and selling their work in the shop.

2014: Arts Force, networking conference, Intern, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

                                            

ART FESTIVALS AND LOCAL ART EVENTS

 

2019: Alt Press Fest, Exhibitor, showing recent prints and artist books, Salt Lake City Public Library, Salt Lake City, UT

2019: Grid Zine Fest, Exhibitor, showing recent zines and artist books, Gallivan Hall, Salt Lake City, UT

2018: Alt Press Fest, Exhibitor, showing recent prints and artist books, Salt Lake City Public Library, Salt Lake City, UT

2018: Grid Zine Fest, Exhibitor, showing prints and zines, Publik, Salt Lake City, UT

2017: Void Market, Exhibitor, showing many prints and zines, Vague Space, Salt Lake City, UT

2017: Alt Press Fest, Exhibitor, showing prints and zines, particularly handmade books using lithography or screenprinting, Salt Lake City Public Library, Salt Lake City, UT

2017: Grid Zine Fest, Exhibitor, showing prints and zines, 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

2017: 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

2016: 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, Salt Lake City, UT

Invitation-only group zine featuring visual art, poetry, and photography, including my work in painting, screenprint, and writing

2017: It is Happening Again, Curator, Zine release and exhibition including all featured artists’ work and my own, Vague Space, Salt Lake City, UT

2017: Love Sick: Art For Romantics, Curator, organized themed show featuring 3 artists including myself with pieces in many different mediums, Vague Space, Salt Lake City, UT

2016: Timeline: A Dissection of Projecting, Co-curator, organized a show on the theme of DIY and creation, featuring many different 2D and 3D mediums by 10+ artists, The Borough, Salt Lake City, UT