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Philadelphia, PA

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Rachel Perry Welty

Let there be Cuties
2008
Fruit stickers and archival adhesive on paper
11 x 11 inches

RACHEL PERRY WELTY

born: 1962, Tokyo, Japan

EDUCATION
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, Diploma, 1999, Fifth Year Certificate, 2001
Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut, B.A., 1984
Universite de Paris (La Sorbonne), Paris, France, 1982-1983

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009
You May Already Be A Winner, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Rachel Perry Welty, Lehman Art Center, Andover, MA
Collaboration, Louisiana Tech University, Monroe, LA (2-person show with Sarah Hollis Perry)
Rachel Perry Welty and Samantha Simpson, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA (2-person show)
same difference, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
Robert Lehman Art Center, Brooks School, North Andover, MA
2007
Harvest, Project Gallery, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
CC, Coburn Gallery, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado
2004
daily bread, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2000
Recent Work, Clifford • Smith Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009
50 Very Small Drawings, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Status Update, Haskins Laboratories, Yale University, New Haven, CT
With You I Want to Live: Francie Bishop Good & David Horvitz Collection, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL (catalog)
microwave, seven curated by Josee Bienvenu, Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston, MA
Curvilinear, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Its Getting Hot in Here, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
Contemporary Abstractions, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
Nature, Technology and Other Matters, San Francisco Cinematheque, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Under the Influence, Girls Club Collection, Fort Lauderdale, FL
The Last Book, curated by Luis Camnitzer, National Library of Argentina
Sameness, Difference and Desire, Pulse Play, curated by Bill Arning, PULSE Art Fair, New York, NY
Collaboration, Louisiana Tech University, Monroe, LA
Transformed, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA
Drawn to Detail, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
(DIS)CONCERT, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
Rachel Perry Welty & Samantha Simpson, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
2007
Accumulations: More Than the Sum of Their Parts, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
Ironic Column, a site-specific installation at Art Miami, Richard Levy Gallery and Yancey Richardson Gallery, Miami, FL
Ultrasonic International II, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Levity: Selections Spring 2007, The Drawing Center, New York, New York (catalog)
Cabinet of Curious Ties (Art Omi Alumni), The Lab Gallery at Roger Smith Hotel, New York, NY
2006
Artist Prize 2006, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
Traveling Scholars, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts (catalog)
2005
Picturing Words: Selected from the Boston Drawing Project, University Gallery at UMass Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts
Over + Over, traveling exhibition: Krannert Art Museum, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois; Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts, Katonah Art Museum, New York; Austin Museum of Art, Austin, Texas (catalog)
$ome ©olor, Boston Art Windows, Boston, Massachusetts
2004
Off the Shelf, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, New York (3–person show)
Against the Wall, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico (catalog)
Synapses, Florence Lynch Gallery, New York, New York (catalog)
The 18th Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2003
4 to look at, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
info@blah: information and overload, Mills Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2002
Traveling Scholars 2001, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts (catalog)
The 17th Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts (catalog)
2000
The 16th Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts (catalog)

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2007
Baker, Matthew Reed. "Caped Creators." Boston Magazine. (October 2007) illus.
Miller, Francine Koslow. "Rachel Perry Welty." Drawing Papers 67. The Drawing Center, New York. (Mar. 2007) illus.
Giuliano, Charles. "Beer and Burgers with Rachel Perry Welty." Maverick Arts Magazine. #295 (2007) http://www.maverick-arts.com (13 Mar. 2007)
2006
Cotter, Holland. "Ambitious Theme in New Home for Modern Art." The New York Times. (8 Dec. 2006)
Holland, Christian. "A Conversation with Sheila Gallagher and Rachel Perry Welty." BigRed&Shiny.net. issue 53 (12 Dec. 2006)
Moore, Nikki, “Over + Over: Passion for Process,” The Austin Chronicle, Arts Review, (May 26, 2006)
2005
Genocchio, Benjamin, "Making Something Out of Nothing," The New York Times, (October 30, 2005)
“Chronicle,” WCVB-TV Boston, (airdate September 29, 2005)
Temin, Christine, “Repetition makes the ordinary sublime,” The Boston Globe, Living Arts, (July 20, 2005)
2004
McQuaid, Cate, “Galleries,” The Boston Globe, Living Arts, (October 1, 2004)
Silver, Joanne, “Artist finds inspiration in life’s daily detritus,” Boston Herald, (September 24, 2004) illus.
Hill, Shawn, “Daily Bread,” ArtsMedia, (September/October 2004), pp. 14-15, illus.
Howard, Mary, “Finding Beauty in the Mundane,” CC: Connecticut College Magazine, (Spring 2004), p. 24, illus.
Millis, Christopher, “Smash Hits,” The Boston Phoenix, (February 13, 2004), p. 12, illus.
McQuaid, Cate, “The Drawing Show,” The Boston Sunday Globe, Arts & Entertainment, (February 1, 2004) illus.
O’Donoghue, Mary, Art New England (December 2003/January 2004) illus.
2003
Millis, Christopher, “Summer surprises,” The Boston Phoenix, (August 1, 2003)
McQuaid, Cate, “Taming technology’s overload with artful systems,” The Boston Globe, Living Arts, (May 2, 2003)
2002
McQuaid, Cate, “Traveling Scholars,” The Boston Globe, Weekend Arts & Performance, (March 8, 2002)
Temin, Christine, “Drawing Attention,” The Boston Globe, Living Arts, (January 18, 2002)
2000
Garvey, Thomas, “Being and Twisteeness,” ArtsMedia, (November–December 2000), p. 27, illus.
McQuaid, Cate, “Galleries: The language of detritus,” The Boston Globe, Living Arts, (November 9, 2000) illus.
Temin, Christine, “Winners in BCA exhibit ,” The Boston Globe, Living Arts, (May 24, 2000)
Sherman, Mary, “Drawing the Line,” Boston Sunday Herald, (May 7, 2000), p. 54, illus.

GRANTS AND AWARDS

Finalist, 2006 Artist Prize, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
Art Omi International Artists’ Residency, 2006
Santa Fe Art Institute Residency, 2006
St. Botolph Club Foundation Grant-In-Aid, 2004
Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Grant, 2004
Traveling Scholars Award, 2004, 2001, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
Dana Pond Award in Painting, 2001, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
Drawing Prize, 1999, 1998, 1996, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
Boit Award, 1999, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2007
Panel presentation with Zach Feuer and Mary Ellen Strom to Board of Trustees, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, 2007
Guest Lecturer and Visiting Artist, New York Studio Program, Brooklyn, New York, 2007
Member, Board of Trustees, St. Botolph Club Foundation, Boston Massachusetts (2007 – present)
Guest Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge Massachusetts, 2004 – present
2006
Guest Lecturer, Alaska Design Forum, Anchorage, Juneau, and Fairbanks, Alaska, 2006
Guest Lecturer, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, 2006
2005
Guest Lecturer, Art Department, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 2005
2004
Visiting Artist, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, 2004, 2006
2003
Visiting Artist, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts, 2003
2000-2001
Substitute Gallery Attendant, List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts
Teaching Assistant to Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Painting Today: Narrative and Technique, and S. A. Bachman, Critical Mass, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, 2000 – 2001
Visiting Artist, Art Institute of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, 2001, 2000
Installation Assistant to Christian Boltanski, Reflexion, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, August 2000

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
Johnson & Johnson, New York
Fidelity Investments, Boston, Massachusetts
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Meditech, Canton, Massachusetts
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
Wellington Management Company, Boston, Massachusetts

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