Rachel Meuler

 

Rachel Meuler lives and works in New York, NY

 

Education

2001  MFA Sculpture, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY

1999  BFA Sculpture, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

1994  Graduate, Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts

 

Selected Exhibitions

2017

Artist Inspiration: Transformation: V2: Discussion, Exhibition, & Social, Lightning Society, Brooklyn, NY, Curated by Nyahzul Blanco, three person exhibit with Ruyin Tsai and Caroline Voagen Nelson

2015

HIVEMIND, Shag, Brooklyn, NY, Curated by Samantha Bard, collaborative site-specific installation with Visakh Menon

2014

Breathe, Shag, Brooklyn, NY, Curated by Alfonso Paredes

(Un)Mediated, Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY, Curated by David Rios Ferreira and Christine Walia

Brooklyn Collage Collective : Episode #3, Armature Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Curated by Morgan Lappin

Hardtimes, Lodge Gallery, New York, NY, Curated by Johnny Leo Projects, Charity Auction benefiting The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for the 118th Boston Marathon

2013

Kingdom Animalia, Dodds and Eder, Sag Harbor, NY, Curated by Kathy Zeiger as part of The Hamptons Art Walk and Sag Harbor American Music Festival

Collorgy, The Rubber Jerusalem Experiment, Brooklyn, NY, Curated by Morgan Jesse Lappin

Freedom to Live, Art Connects New York, Industry City, NY, Curated by Ginger Shulick & ACNY, two person exhibit with Joseph Karwacki 

2012

The Last Laugh, The Rubber Jerusalem Experiment/Shellzoni Studios, Brooklyn, NY, Curated by Morgan Jesse Lappin

Animal Magnetism, Wallace L. Anderson Gallery, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA, Curated by Leigh Craven

Fountain Art Fair, New York, NY

2011

Fountain Art Fair, Miami, FL

Grand Opening : Round #1, Lambert Fine Arts, New York, NY

The Saga of the Fuyapasa, Tim Faulkner Gallery, Louisville, KY solo

Featured : 2nd Semiannual Competition, Dave Bown Projects

SINGLE FARE 2: PLEASE SWIPE AGAIN, Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY

Selected Works, Tim Faulkner Gallery, Louisville, KY

Hybrid Life Forms,Greenpoint, NY, Curated by Jiyoun Lee-Lodge

2010

Parlour #19 :Par Avion,Sienna, Italy, Curated by Leslie Rosa and Ciara Gilmarten

BIG GROUP / small works, In Rivers, Greenpoint, NY, Curated by Lau Gallico and Giancarlo Romero

Sum of Their Parts, Rabbithole Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (solo)

Single Fare : Art of the Metro Card, Brooklyn, NY

Homestead : Three Rooms, Brooklyn, NY, Curated by Andrea Henry and Leah Tacha

2009                

Underground, Rabbithole Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Global Identity : Through Our Eyes, German House, United Nations, New York, NY, Presented by Friends of Freie Universität Berlin

2008

Art at Steepletop, Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY

2007

Trans, Atlantic Works Gallery, East Boston, MA, Curated by Leonie Bradbury

Intersections, Abrons Art Center, Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY, Curated by artist Martin Dust

2006                

One Night Stand : Face Off, Brooklyn, NY, Curated by Kate Gugliotta and Brandon Koch

Role Call, 530 W. 25th Street, New York, NY, Curated by Kris Graves and Dana Gentile

Nurturing the Edge, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY

Artist in Residence Workspace Program, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY

2001                

Polka Dot Persuasion, The Richard and Dolly Maas Gallery, Purchase, NY

Embryonic Amoebas, The Black Room, Purchase, NY

1999

Big Panties, Big Trouble, The Red Chair Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Peregrine 22, Fahrenheit Gallery, Kansas City, MO, Curated by artist Peregrine Honig

Quick Fix, KC Works Building, Kansas City, MO, Curated by artist Robert Chambers

Recent Works, Freight House, Kansas City, MO

Fall Show, Opie Gallery, Kansas City, MO, Curated by Holly Swangstu

Sculpture, The Isaacs Building, Kansas City, MO

 

Selected Performances

2005

Skin Bulge, costume and performance in Goblin Valley State Park, Goblin Valley, UT

2004

Tribe of Species, costume and performance at Snow King Center, Jackson Hole, WY

I Am You While You Are Me, costume and performance at SHOW, New York, NY

2003                

Skin Bulge, costume and performance at Club 45, Manhattan, and Winfield Plaza, Queens, NY

2002

Face to Face, costume and performance from Woodside, Queens to 68th Street, Manhattan, NY

I Am You While You Are Me, costume and guerrilla performances at PS1, Marianne Boesky Gallery, Frederike Taylor Gallery, Walter Wickiser Gallery, The Kitchen, New York, NY

2001

The SoHo Flushing Interview Project, costume and performance in SoHo, Manhattan and Flushing, Queens, NY

2000                

Wall Street Beauty, costume and guerrilla performance in the financial district, New York, NY

Mobil Art, costume and guerilla performance at Mobile Mart, White Plains, NY; Pepsico World Headquarters, Purchase, NY; and CAA MFA Group Show, Hunter Times Square Gallery, New York, NY

 

Awards, Fellowships, Residencies, Registries

2012

Visiting Artist, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA

TICA Particpant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2011

Dave Bown 2nd Semiannual Competition Finalist

2008

Fellowship, Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation

Fellowship, Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY

Fellowship Awarded, The Artists’ Enclave at I-Park, East Hadham, CT

2007

Best In Show, Trans, Atlantic Works Gallery, East Boston, MA

Fellowship, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

2006

Artist In Residence, Abrons Art Center, Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY

Artist Registry, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

 

Publications and Reviews

Barsamian, Nicollette, "Local-Express," Queens Gazette, Nov. 12, 2014

Crest, Russ, “Made With Color Presents: Rachel Meuler’s Hybrid Beasts,” Beautful Decay, July 10, 2014

Obasuyi, Amen and Lombardi, Matt, “Rachel Meuler,” Rare Module, March 2014

Rogers, Pat, “Animals Take the Spotlight in Kingdom Animalia,” Hamptons Art Hub, Sept. 27, 2013

Karwacki, Joseph, “Animal Magnetism,” Be Nice Art Friends, Oct. 21, 2013

Sparks, Mary Margaret, “September Artist of the Month,” Fly Away Fox, Sept. 13, 2011

Pure Uncut Candy Magazine, Cover image, issue 8, Sept. 2011.

Frassica, Matt, “1Q | Rachel Meuler - Artist,” Arts Insider, Features, Courier-Journal, Aug. 19, 2011

“Staff Picks,” Leo Weekly, Aug. 17-21, 2011

eGarage.TV, “Rachel Meuler : In The Artsist’s Studio,” www.egarage.tv/videos/index/page:2

Glasschord Magazine, volume 1:1, Jan. 15, 2011

Assaf, Zeina, “Shaping Mythologies,” CULTUREHALL, feature issue 41, April 7-20, 2010

Art As Authority, March 2010

Art Boars : An Art and Culture Source, March 2010

Basic Sound : December, 2009

Not One – Not Two : December, 2009

ROJO®artist, www.rojo-magazine.com,  2008

Schmertz, Diana, “Beneath the Skin,” Perfect 8, issue 3.  2008

Melloy, Killian, “’Trans’ is the Watchword at New Exhibit by Atlantic Works Gallery,” EDGE Boston, Dec. 4, 2007

Hopkins, Randi, “Jury’s got the verdict,” The Phoenix, Dec. 9, 2007

Gehrman, Elizabeth, “A pulsating scene for arts,” The Boston Globe, Dec. 16, 2007

“Weekly Featured Art,” MYARTSPACE.com, Oct. 19, 2007

“Tips & Picks,” NY Arts Magazine, http://www.nyartsmagazine.com, May/June 2007

Ferranto, Matt, “Dead White Mail,” www.spareroom.org/mailart/dead_home.html