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Rachel Black                                               
Rachel.Black@unt.edu

rachelblack.net

                           

Senior Lecturer & Lead Faculty, Drawing I

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:

2019
The Haunted Archive curated by Ellie Ivanova, Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, TX

2018
Fifth Annual Artspace 111 Regional Juried Exhibition Christina Rees, Juror, Artspace 111, Fort Worth, TX

2017
Unplugged Gallery 414, Fort Worth, TX

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 City of 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 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:

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:

Artspace 111 Group-On by Anthony Mariani, Fort Worth Weekly, July 25, 2018

Life Unplugged: Darkness prevails at this Gallery 414 group show by Christopher Blay, Fort Worth Weekly, December 20, 2017

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:

2011-present       Senior Lecturer and Lead Instructor, Drawing I

College of Visual Arts & Design, University of North Texas

2015-2017        Interim Coordinator, Drawing II Fall 2015 through Spring 2017

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 (two-semester sabbatical replacement)

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

College of Visual Arts & Design, University of North Texas

2001-2002       Gallery Receptionist

Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX

1999      Art Teacher

Bishop Dunne High School, Dallas, TX