Thierry Goldberg Gallery





Rachel Beach


Born 1975, London, Canada. Lives and works in New York, NY.


Solo Exhibitions

2013 Long Standing, Blackston, New York, NY
2012 Solo presentation, Blackston, Volta NY, New York NY 2011 Distance Trance, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
Gather-er, Blackston, New York, NY
2009 Towers & Portals, Like The Spice Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2008 History Repeating, Bespoke Gallery, New York, NY
Rabbit Hole, kasia kay art projects, Chicago, IL 2007 Chicken & Egg, HQ, Brooklyn NY
Six of One, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John's NL
1999 Intruders, K-W Art Gallery, Kitchener ON
1998 Palindrome (Too Fat Afoot), Anna Leonowens, Halifax NS


Group Exhibitions

2014 Marquee Moon, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, NY
The University of Tennessee, Ewing Gallery, curated by the director Sam Yates (upcoming October)
Exhibition at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music), Brooklyn, NY curated by Holly Shen Chaves (upcoming September) This is what sculpture looks like, Postmasters Gallery New York, NY
10th Annual BAM Art Auction, Whitebox, New York, NY
The Last Brucennial, curated by Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY
Color Forms, curated by Jim Osman, Five Myles, Brooklyn, NY
Between Levels, Hionas Gallery, New York, NY
2013 Coming Together, curated by Phong Bui, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY
Meta Vista, curated by Matthew Gehring, Storefront Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY Remainder, curated by Lauren Ross, The Philbrook Museum, Tulsa, OK
2012 Urban Friction, The JAR Project Space, curated by Vida Geranmayeh-Florian, New York, NY
To Be a Lady, curated by Jason Andrew, 1285 Ave. of the Americas Art Gallery, New York, NY
PostOp, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, curated by Cameron Shay & Priscilla Caldwell, Stockbridge, MA
In Plain View, Nuartlink, Westport, CT
2011 The Ghost in the Machine, curated by Stephen Westfall, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York, NY
Soft Math, Bryan Miller Gallery, Houston, TX Twofold, Nuartlink, Westport, CT
2010 Keyholder Exhibition, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY
Emerging Artist Fellowship 2010, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
Lost Horizon, curated by Billy Miller and Christian Siekmeier, Exile Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Out of the chaos and darkness, curated by Courtenay Finn, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY
2009 Unnaming of Parts, curated by Glynnis McDaris & Rhiannon Kubicka, Blackston, New York, NY X, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
Off the Clock, Like The Spice Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Exporting Pop: A Western Fantasy, curated by Mark Dean, Kuwait Art Project Ltd, Dubai, UAE
Over the Edge, Fresh Paint, Culver City CA, 2009
Rachel Beach & Nicole Stager, 92Y Tribeca, New York, NY
Pass it Forward, curated by Julie Kirkpatrick, Parlor Antics, Brooklyn NY
2008 Have You Seen the Horizon Lately, curated by Marisa Sage, Leo Kesting Gallery, New York, NY
The Panorama Project, curated by Rodger Stevens, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, New York, NY Lines: Translations Between Drawing and Sculpture, Like The Spice Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Collapsed Present, curated by Lyndsy Welgos, North Hall Gallery, New York, NY Flip – Rachel Beach & Nora Herting, Like the Spice, Brooklyn, NY
Exporting Pop, Dean Project, Long Island City, NY
2007 Dear Art, Like The Spice Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2005 The Space Between, curated by Rob Carter and Heather Darcy, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
APT.: Work Not Intended to Be Exhibited or Sold in a Gallery, curated by Casey Ruble, Brooklyn, NY
2004 Summer Session: Works From the Permanent Collection, Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
Free Form, Center Gallery, curated by Casey Ruble and Sarah Hirzel, Fordham University, New York, NY
2001 The Wight Biennial, The New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Wall to Wall, Green Gallery, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Wallpapers, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
1999 Lunch Money, curated by Kim Fullerton and Cheryl Sourkes, Mount Saint Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
Warrant, curated by Gordon Laurin, Saint Mary's Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
Style Council, curated by Robin Metcalf, Mount Saint Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
1998 Monitor Goo, curated by Cliff Eyland and Peter Dykhuis, PlugIn, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Monitor Goo, curated by Cliff Eyland and Peter Dykhuis, Anna Leonowens, Halifax, NS
Hottest in Abstraction, The Khyber Arts Center, Halifax, NS
Selected Drawings, Anna Leonowens, Halifax, NS


Education

2001 MFA Painting, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1998 BFA Studio Art with Art History Minor, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax NS


Awards

2013-14 Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Residency
2013 Pollock-Krasner Grant
2011 Yaddo Artist Residency
2010 Socrates Sculpture Park Emerging Artist Fellowship
2009 Lower East Side Printshop Keyholder Residency
Canada Council for the Arts Production Grant
Canada Council for the Arts Travel Grant
2007 Louis Comfort Tiffany Emerging Artist Grants Nominee
2002 Canada Council for the Arts Production Grant
1999 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Grant
1998 Studio Rally Award, Halifax NS


Press

2014 Andrew, Jason. “After the Miami Art Fairs: 9 Artists to Watch,” Hypeallergic, (December, 2014).
2013 Hassell, Matthew. “Between Asking and Telling: An Interview with Rachel Beach,” NYArts Magazine, (November. 2013).
“The Lookout: Rachel Beach at Blackston,” Art in America, (Oct, 2013).
2012 Hurst, Howard. "How to be a Lady Painter," Hyperallergic, (October 9, 2012).
2011 Smith, Roberta. "Rachel Beach: ‘GATHER-ER’," The New York Times, (March 2011), p.C21
Vartanian, Hrag. "Sculpture Today: A Discussion with Joy Curtis and Rachel Beach," Hyperallergic, (March, 2011).
Mnoian, Tami. “Rachel Beach Hunts and Gathers,” Imprint, (March, 2011).
2010 Williams, Sam. “Summer Camp,” Frieze, (August, 2010).
Maliszewski, Lynn. “Procedural Musings – Rachel Beach,” BOMB, (July, 2010).
Pulimood, Steve. “Rachel Beach Paints the Rainbow in Brooklyn,” Interview Magazine (March 24, 2009).
2009 Christopher, Reiger. “Rachel Beach at Like the Spice,” ArtCat Zine, (April 8, 2009).
Heartney, Elenor and Mark Dean. “Exporting Pop: A Western Fantasy,” Catalog Essay (March, 2009).
2008 Ruble, Casey. “Rachel Beach: Bespoke,” Art in America, (October, 2008), p.184-5; illus.
Vartanian, Hrag. “Flip: Rachel Beach and Nora Herting,” Brooklyn Rail, (April, 2008), p.51; illus.
Stevens, Rodger. “Critics Pics – Flip,” WagMag, (March, 2008).
Powell, Kate Tierney. “Rachel Beach - Rabbit Hole,” New City Chicago, (January, 2008).
Courson, Patricia. “Rachel Beach - Rabbit Hole,” FlavorPill, (January, 2008).
2007 Reiger, Christopher. “Six of One,” Catalog Essay, (Novembe,r 2007).
Bischoff, Dan. “Working Small But Thinking Big,” The Star -Ledger, (Nov. 30, 2007).
Reiger, Christopher. “Gallery Report,” Hungry Hyaena, (June 5, 2007)
2001 Holmes, Tom “Where To Put a Painting,” The Wight Biennial Catalog Essay, (October, 2001).
2000 Metcalfe, Robin. “Friend or Faux,” C Magazine,Vol. 64 (Nov.1999-Feb 2000), p. 20-3.
1999 Reid, Robert. “Maverick Artist: Waterloo's Rachel Beach finds success,” The Record, (July 17, 1999), p.E1.
“An Arresting Warrant,” The Coast, (June 24-July 1, 1999).
“Exhibit Warrants Shock,” The Chronicle Herald, (July 11, 1999).
Metcalfe, Robin. “Too Rich and Too Thin,” Style Council Catalog Essay, (January, 1999).
Fullerton, Kim, Cheryl Sourkes. “Lunch Money,” Catalog Essay, (March, 1999).
Barham, Scott. “Art Explores Major Schism,” Saturday Free Press, (Oct. 17, 1998). p.B6.
Metcalfe, Robin. “Letter From Halifax,” C Magazine, vol.60, (Nov 1998-Jan, 1999), p.40; illus.


Professional Experience

2012 Adjunct Professor, MICA, Baltimore, MD.
2011 Visiting Artist, MICA, Baltimore, MD.
Visiting Reviewer, Pattern and Ornament, Pratt University, New York, NY.
2009 Adjunct Professor, Sculpture/Painting Hybrids, NSACD University, Halifax, NS.
Visiting Critic, Drawing II, Pratt University, New York, NY.
Artist Talk - Towers & Portals, Like the Spice Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Visiting Artist Lecture, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.
2008 Artist in Residence (with thanks to Canada Council), NSACD University, Halifax NS.
Artist Talk - Flip, Like the Spice Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
2007 Visiting Artist Lecture, NSACD University, Halifax, NS.
Artist Talk - Six of One, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s NF.
2004 Visiting Reviewer, Ornament Theory and Design, Yale University School of Architecture, CT.
Panel Discussion - FreeForm, Fordham University, New York, NY.
2003 Visiting Reviewer, Spatial Language in Design, Yale University School of Architecture, CT.
2002 Visiting Reviewer, Spatial Language in Design, Yale University School of Architecture, CT.
2001 Teaching Assistant, Drawing II, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT.
2000 Visiting Artist Lecture, Southern Connecticut University School of Art, New Haven, CT.