RACHEL GROBSTEIN

rachel.grobstein(at)gmail.com
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY / Roswell, NM

EDUCATION
2013 MFA, Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2006 BA, Philosophy and Visual Arts, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

RESIDENCIES
2017-2018 Roswell Artist-in-Residence Fellowship (RAiR), Roswell, NM
2016 The Studios of Key West Artist in Residence, Key West, FL
2012 Vermont Studio Center Full Fellowship & Residency supported by the Joan Mitchell Foundation, Johnson, VT

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS 
2017 these dreams go on when I close my eyes, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM 
Rachel Grobstein and Margaret Meehan, Ulterior Gallery, New York, NY 
2015 La Mancha, This Friday or Next Friday, Brooklyn, NY
2014 Free Box, The Micro Museum, Somerville, MA
2011 So Long, It’s Been Good to Know Ya, McGladrey Gallery, Bentley University, MA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 Generation 50, Isaac's Pipe and Supply, Roswell, NM 
Beyond The Gift of Time, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM 
2016 Making the Future, David & Schweitzer Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY
Art & Process, Milton J. Weill Art Gallery, 92nd St Y, New York, NY
2015 Reactivator, The Active Space, Brooklyn, NY
Leftovers, Arcilesi & Homberg Fine Art, New York, NY
Nothing But Flowers, Talking Pictures, Brooklyn, NY 
All Good Things, Arcilesi & Homberg Fine Art, New York, NY 
2014 Small Goods, Projekt 722, Brooklyn, NY 
Balls to the Wall, Arcilesi & Homberg Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY 
Small Works, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 
The Last Brucennial, Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY
Transition V.2, Associated Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA
Well…, Projekt 722, Brooklyn, NY 
Graduate Select Exhibition, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
RISD Graduate Thesis Exhibition, RI Convention Center, Providence, RI
More and More, More is More, Gelman Gallery, Chace Center, Providence, RI
2012 Do You Think I Care, Gelman Gallery, Chace Center, Providence, RI
Too Big To Fail, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
The Medium Is the Message, Worcester Windows, Worcester, MA
Two Becomes One, Wayfarers, Brooklyn, NY
Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA
ART//SHOW, Granoff Center, Brown University, Providence, RI
Lostronaut, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence, RI (Sitings prize installation)
Come Here: I Need You, Gelman Gallery, Chace Center, Providence, RI
2011  Hot For Teacher, Howard Art Projects, Boston, MA
2009 EXTINCT! Brush Art Gallery, Lowell, MA
Figure it Out, Mission Hill Gallery, Boston, MA
2006 Don't Be A Square, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME
Inconsistent, Reckless and Strong, Anthony Gaddi Gallery, Brunswick, ME

HONORS/AWARDS
2017 Hammersley Foundation Grant, Roswell Artist-in-Residence Foundation
2012 Graduate Fellowship and Honors, Rhode Island School of Design
RGH Prize, Boston Young Contemporaries Exhibition
2011 Sitings Prize: Museums in Motion, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, RI, Juror Nancy Chunn
Graduate Fellowship and Honors, Rhode Island School of Design
2010 Montague International Travel Grant
2006 Finalist for Thomas J. Watson Foundation Fellowship
Delta Sigma Art Prize
James and Sarah Bowdoin Scholar (Dean’s List) 2003 – 2006

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017 Christina Stock, A Miniature Snapshot of Life, Vision Magazine, pg. 13 - 14, November 16, 2017 

Alanna Martinez, A Recipe for the Perfect Art Fair, Observer, March 5, 2017
2014 Danielle Kalamaras, Conversations of Change: Transitions V.2 at Associated Gallery, Bushwick Daily, January 28, 2014
2012 New American Paintings: MFA Annual, Issue No. 99, April/May 2012, Juror Alma Ruiz

TEACHING
2016 - Present Recanati-Kaplan Scholars for Excellence in the Arts Mentor, 92nd St Y School of Art, New York, NY
2014 - Present 92nd St Y School of Art Faculty, New York, NY
2014 – 2016 Abrons Arts Center Faculty, New York, NY
2013 Rhode Island School of Design, Instructor of Record, Providence, RI 
2011 - 2013 Rhode Island School of Design, Teaching Assistant, Providence, RI
2010 - 2011 Eliot School of Art + Design, Jamaica Plain, MA