Rachel Pontious

Curriculum Vitae


b. Baltimore, MD. Lives and works in Detroit, MI.

Education

2015 – 2017 Cranbrook Academy of Art: Master of Fine Arts
2008 – 2011 School of Visual Arts, NYC: Bachelor of Fine Arts
2006 – 2008 University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Select Exhibitions

2017 "Emergence 17" Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

2017 Graduate Degree Exhibition, Cranbrook Academy of Art

2017 "Walking with Serpents" Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art

2017 "Live, Laugh, Love" Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art

2017 "Melted City" Blanc Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines 2016

2016 "Drive Thru" Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art

2016 "Welcome to the Thunderdome" Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art

2016 "Melted City" Blanc Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

2015 "Lifestyle Brands" Gowanus Pop Up, NYC

2015 "A Festival of Sorts" Brooklyn Fire Proof, NYC

2015 SPRING/BREAK Art Fair, NYC

2015 "Melted City" Blanc Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

2014 "Hrönir" Brooklyn Fire Proof, NYC

2014 "Everday Special" Gowanus Pop Up, NYC

2014 "Future Memory" Mayson Gallery, NYC

2013 "A Little More to the Left" Associated Gallery, NYC

2013 "The Pond, the Mirror, and the Kaleidoscope" Visual Arts Gallery, NYC

2013 "My Generation" Mayson Gallery, NYC

2012 "One Hundred Dollars" LittleField, NYC

2011 Alexander House: Center for Art & History, Port Edwards, WI

2011 “International Exhibition of Contemporary Works on Paper” NY Coo Gallery, NYC

2010 “Emerge to Be Seen” Westside Gallery, School of Visual Arts, NYC

2010 “Myths Transformed” Visual Arts Gallery, NYC

2007 “Toast” University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Select Honors and Publications

2016 Mary Denison Scholarship Award

2015 Marvin and Betty Danto Scholarship Award

2014 WONDEREUR Artist to Watch

2012 Carrier Pigeon Magazine Volume II Issue 3

2011 The Alumni Society of SVA Merit Award

2010 School of Visual Arts Gilbert Stone Award

2008 Chairman’s Merit Award, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2007 UROP Undergraduate Research Assistant Grant for Fine Arts Department University of Colorado, Boulder, CO