Born: 1987 Texas City, Texas

Lives: Houston, Texas

Currently: Artist Affiliate/Adjunct Professor, HBU, Houston TX

2014 MFA Painting and Sculpture,HBU, Houston TX

2009 BFA Painting and Art Education, Nacogdoches TX

Solo Exhibitions Past/Future

2018 RedBud Gallery, Houston,TX ( January 2018)

2018 Cindy Lisica Gallery, TX 2 (2 person show) (January 2018)

2017 ‘ENCOUNTER’, Texas Art House, Johnston City, TX

2016 “PREY”, Galveston Art Center, Galveston,TX

2016 “REWILDING”, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX

2015 "REWILDING", Gallery M Squared, Houston, TX

Selected Group Shows  Past/Future

2017 Art Aspen, Cindy Lisica Gallery, Aspen, Colorado

2017 Selected Retrospective Group Show,  Curator Chris Highgam, Spring Street Studio, Houston,TX

2017 Austin City/Art Alliance Art Fair, Cindy Lisica Gallery, Austin, TX

2017 Austin City/Art Alliance Art Fair, Yvonamor Palix Fine Art, Austin, TX

2017 Art on Paper, Cindy Lisica Gallery, New York , New York

2017 WHITE CITY/WHITE WOLF,  Curator Jim Edwards and Sheila Swift, HBU Contemporary Art Gallery, Houston, TX

2016-2017 SFA ALUMNI SHOW, Curator Gary Parker, Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, TX

2016 “Home Sweet Home”, Curator Yvonamor Palix Fine Art, Houston,TX

2016 "Ladies and Gentleman, Boys and Girls" , Curator Chris Highgam, Spring Street Studio, Houston,TX

2016 "Known and Underknown", Curator Sally Reynolds 1600 Smith Street, Houston, TX

2016 “What’s Left” Fotofest, French Consular Residence, Houston, TX

2015 “Under The Radar” Williams Tower, Curator Sally Sprout, Houston,TX

2015 “Texas Contemporary Art Fair” George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX

2015 “The Big Show” Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

2015 “Panic As You See Fit”, Gallery M Squared, Houston, TX

2015 “Group Show” Samara Gallery, Houston, TX

2015 “Kunsthaus Salzwedel”, American Diary #7, Salzwedel, Germany

2014 “Reflections on Nature”/Art Talk French Consular Residence/Cultural Center Fall-Winter Exhibit, Curated by YPFA, Houston, TX

2014 "Paper Cuts Deeper", Juror Patrick Palmer, Gallery M Squared, Houston, TX

2014 "Paper Cuts Deep", Juror Patrick Palmer ,Gallery M Squared, Houston, TX

2014"MFA Thesis Exhibition", Contemporary Arts Gallery, Houston Baptist University, Houston, Texas

2014 "Rising Eyes of Texas ", Juror Chris Davila, Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, Texas

2014 "Art Pause", French Consular Residence/Cultural Center, TX

2014 ALLEURS/elsewhere, French Consular Residence/Cultural Center, Houston,TX

2013 "END-OF-YEAR EXHIBITION", Yvonamor Fine Arts, The Old Fire Station, Houston, TX

2013 “American Diary”, Gallery 220, University Academic Center Houston Baptist University, Houston, Texas

2013 "Finding Self", Juried by Dianne Webb, Spring Street Studio, Houston, TX

2013 "Selected Works", Liberty Station, Houston, TX

2013 Archway Gallery, "Third Annual Juried Show", Juror Patrick Palmer, Houston, TX

2013 "Selected Works", Catalina Coffee, January, Houston, TX   

2013 “American Diary IV”, Houston Baptist University, Gallery 220, Houston, TX

2013 "Amerikanisches Tagebuch V", Alten Münze, Salzwedel, Germany

2013 Rising Eyes of Texas, Juried by Dennis Nance, Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX

2012 "Selected Works", Norwood Flynn Gallery, Dallas, TX

2009 BFA Senior Show - Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX

2008 Two Person Show "Express Yourself" ,School of Art Gallery, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX

 

Award

2015 Big Show, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

2015 Visiting Artist at Molzberger Academy of Fine Arts, Hilmsen, Germany

2014 Rising Eyes of Texas, Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX

2013 Rising Eyes of Texas, Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX

2013 MFA Grant, Houston Baptist University

2013 Artist Residency, Hilmsen, Germany

2012 MFA Grant, Houston Baptist University

 

Publications

 

2017 Arts Hound, Goodbye, Farwell, Amen,  Feature Photo (“Carry You”) Houston, TX

2017 Bruce’s World Art Blog, Feature for Art on Paper, Artist Rachel Gardner, New York, New York

2016 Visual Art Source, “PREY” , Galveston Art Center, Reveiw by Donna Tennant

2016 Culture Map Houston, “PREY”, Galveston Art Center

2016 ARTS+CULTURE, “PREY”, Rachel Gardner, Galveston Art Center, November Edition

2016 The Flare, Q & A Rachel Gardner “REWILDING”, Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Center, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX, Meaghan Morton

2015 Lawndale Art Center, StudioVisit (Big Show 2015) : John Forse, Rachel Gardner, Iva Kinnaird, and Leslie Magdeleno

2015 Volksstimme, Ausstellung im Salzwedeler Kunsthaus, Salzwedel, Germany

2015 Houston Press, WOLF PACK IVADES HISTORIC HEIGHTS THEATER; BALANCE IS RESTORED, Susie Tommaney

2015 The Leader, New Heights art exhibit captures nature through wolf sculptures, Kim Hogstrom

2014 Wolf Warriors: The National Wolfwatcher Coalition Anthology, artist feature, Thurston Howl Publication

2014 Sawdust Magazine, artist feature and interview, Rachel O Clark

2013 Volksstimme, Jeetze-Kurier Salzwedel, June 18th, Salzwedel, Germany

2013 Volksstimme, Jeetze-Kurier Salzwedel, June 14th, Salzwedel, Germany

2013 Volksstimme, Jeetze-Kurier Salzwedel, May 30th, Salzwedel, Germany

Private & Permanent Collections:

Permanent Installation Atelierhaus Hilmsen Artist Residency, Germany

Michael and Gayle Collins

Jim and Victoria Edwards

Gus and Sharon Kopriva

Terry and Linda Swift

Dee Kreft

Kelcey Edwards and Ben Segal

Jack Amschwand

Yvonamore Palix

Jane and Kyle Amschwand