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Rachel Black                   2327 Cambridge Drive, Irving, TX 75061 ▪ (214) 577-5272 ▪ Rachel.Black@unt.edu

                           

Senior Lecturer & Core Coordinator, Drawing I & II

College of Visual Arts & Design, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

 

Education:

2006    MFA in Studio Art, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

1998    BA in Studio Art, University of Dallas, Irving, TX

                       

Exhibitions:

2016   
Collected (Solo Exhibition)

Medical Center Lewisville Grand Theater Corridor Gallery, Lewisville, TX

Picture Book (Solo Exhibition)

Sul Ross State University Gallery, Alpine, TX

Canal Fest and Main Street Event art shows

Irving, TX

 

2015   
Timeless: Contemporary Configurations

Gallery 414, Fort Worth, TX

Shift/Convert: 21st Century Alchemy

Gallery 550, Addison, TX

 

2013
UNT On My Own Time Exhibition

UNT on the Square, Denton, TX (Honorable Mention)

Ocular (Solo Exhibition)

Baylor Health Sciences Library, Dallas, TX

Ocular also shown at Eagle Exhibit Hall, EESAT Bldg, UNT

 

2012
Dialogues: Rachel Black and Chuck Urbanczyk

Cedar Valley College Educational Art Gallery, Lancaster, TX

Art Connections Member Exhibition

Irving Art Center, Irving, TX

Tales of the Exotica

500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

           

2011
New Texas Talent

Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX

 

2009
Annual Faculty & Staff Exhibition

University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX

 

2008
Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition, Pamela Nelson, Juror

Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX

Something Made Easy

500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

 

2007
Art Connection Members’ Exhibition

Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX

 

2006
Art Whipped: 2005 to 2006 School of Visual Arts MFA Graduates

UNT Artspace FW, Fort Worth, TX

 

2006
Stilled Lives (MFA Thesis Exhibition)
Gallery 414, Fort Worth, TX

Plethora
Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas

2005
The Buddy System

Jeanette Kennedy Gallery, Southside on Lamar, Dallas, TX

Tapped

Environmental Sciences Building, University of North Texas

Annual Voertman Student Art Competition, Regine Basha, juror

University of North Texas Art Gallery

29th Annual Student Art Competition, Diane Walker-Gladney, juror

Union Gallery, University of North Texas

 

2003
Alumni Art Exhibition

University of Dallas, Irving, TX

 

2000
Four at 414

Gallery 414, Fort Worth, TX

 

1999
The Gallery Night Exhibition 1999, John Hartley, curator

Gallery 414, Fort Worth, TX

 

1998
Arteries & Senior Thesis Exhibition

University of Dallas, Irving, TX

 

Permanent Collections:

 

2001      
Forest Succession Mural

Texas Forestry Museum, Lufkin, TX

Bishop Gorman Portrait

University of Dallas, Irving, TX

 

Awards:

2015    Best in Show

Shift/Convert: 21st Century Alchemy at Gallery 550, Addison

 

2004, 2005  School of Visual Arts Scholarship, $1,000 each year, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

           

2003    Masters Fellowship, $8,000, Toulouse Graduate School, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

 

1994    Art Scholars Scholarship, $20,000, University of Dallas, Irving, TX

 

Publications:

Dat 70’s Show: UNT’s hipper-than-thou MFA grads sing the bell-bottom blues

by Anthony Mariani, Fort Worth Weekly, August 23, 2006

           

Fort Worth Review: Rachel Black and Jessica Cook: Stilled Lives

by Garland Fielder, ARTL!ES #50, Spring 2006

 

Professional Experience:

 

Fall 2015-Fall 2016  Interim Coordinator, Drawing II

College of Visual Arts & Design, University of North Texas

 

2011-present  Senior Lecturer and Core Coordinator, Drawing I

College of Visual Arts & Design, University of North Texas

 

2011    Instructor, Sketching in the Galleries

Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas

 

2009-2010    Lecturer and Core Coordinator, Drawing I

College of Visual Arts & Design, University of North Texas

 

2006-2009    Adjunct Professor

Drawing I, Drawing II, Beginning Figure Drawing, and Intermediate Figure Drawing

College of Visual Arts & Design, University of North Texas

 

2008    Instructor, Teen/Artist Project

Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas

 

2005    Crew member and painter

Sol LeWitt mural project, DFW Airport Terminal D

 

2003-2005  Teaching Assistant, Core Program, Drawing I and II

University of North Texas, Denton, TX

 

2001-2002  Gallery Receptionist

Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX

 

1999    Art Teacher

Bishop Dunne High School, Dallas, TX