Curriculum Vitae

Gerri Rachins

gr@gerrirachins.com
www.gerrirachins.com


Education

2001 Master of Fine Arts, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
1999 Post-Baccalaureate, Massachusetts College Of Art, Boston, MA
1977 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1977 New York Studio School, New York, NY


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018 SEEN/UNSEEN, The Painting Center, New York, NY

2016 POPROCKS, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2014 A Regular Riot, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2009 Gray Matters/Primary Matter, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2004 The “S” Series: New Paintings, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2004 Gerri Rachins: Rags-Painting-Rags, New England School of Art & Design, Boston, MA

2002 Gerri Rachins: Line Drawings and Paintings, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA 


Selected Two Person Exhibitions

2017     Material Matters: Gerri Rachins and Stephanie Roberts-Camello, Trustman Gallery, 

             Simmons College, Boston, MA

2005     Nick Hollibaugh & Gerri Rachins, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2004     Repetition & Change: Gerri Rachins & Joanne Freeman, Brant Gallery, Boston, MA



Selected Group Exhibitions 

2019
Wheaton Biennial: Brush Coat Cover, Beard & Weil Galleries, Wheaton College, Norton, MA
25th Anniversary Exhibition, The Painting Center, New York, NY
Arts Connect at Catamount Arts, Catamount Arts. St. Johnsbury, VT

2018
Mutual Aid, Kent State University, Lemmon Visiting Artist Gallery, North Canton, OH

2017
New York Studio School Alumni Exhibition, New York Studio School, New York, NY
Collectors/ArtPrize Show, The Venue Tower, Grand Rapids, MI

2016
New York Studio School Invitational Alumni Exhibition, New York Studio School, New York, NY
13th Annual Blanche Ames National Art Exhibition,Ames Mansion, North Easton, MA
Danforth Annual Exhibition,Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA
Gravity, Brookline Art Center, Brookline, MA

2015
Artifact, Northeast Regional, ArtSpace Gallery, Maynard, MA
A Community of Artists, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA

2014
Off the Wall, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA
A Collage Show,Metrospace, East Lansing, MI

2013
I-95 Triennial 2013: From Connecticut to Maine, The University of Maine Museum of Art
Strange Glue (Collage & Installation),Thompson Gallery, Weston, MA

2012
Off the WallDanforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA

2011
Everything But Paper Prayers, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA

2010
Boston Drawing Project, Carroll and Sons Gallery, Boston, MA

2009
Community of Artists, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA 

2008
LREI, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY

2007
Massachusetts College of Art Faculty Exhibition, Brant Gallery, Boston, MA
Boston Drawing Project,Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA

2006
Art of the Northeast, Silvermine Guild Gallery
Cow Parade,Dana Farber Public Installation, Boston, MA

2005
Blue, Mobilia Gallery,Cambridge, MA
Massachusetts College of Art Foundation Faculty Exhibition, Brant Gallery, Boston, MA
MOD, Broadway Gallery, New York, NY
I Protest, Hallspace Gallery, Boston, MA

2004
Boston High Tea, aRamona Studio, New York, NY
SOFA Chicago, Mobilia Gallery, Chicago, IL
National Small Works Painting Show, New York Art Collection, Endwell, NY
150 x 150, Green Street Gallery, Boston, MA
ARTcetera, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

2003
Massachusetts College of Art Faculty Drawing Exhibition, Brant Gallery, Boston, MA

2002
The 17th Drawing Show, Mills Gallery at Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
Making A Mark,Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA
SOFA New York,Mobilia Gallery, New York, NY
Soundscape: Music & Visual Art Interwoven, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
Works On Paper, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
ARTcetera, Boston Center for the arts, Boston, MA
9/11: A Memorial Exhibition,New England School of Art & Design, Boston, MA
New Art 2002, MPG Gallery, Boston, MA

2001
National Small Works, Bloomingdale Park District Museum, Bloomingdale, IL
Mixed Moxie, The Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Somerville, NJ
Red, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Frances N. Roddy Exhibition, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
SOFA Chicago, Mobilia Gallery, Chicago, IL
Annual Small Works Exhibition, The Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, MA

2000
MFA Midway Exhibition, Bakalar Gallery at Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
New Art 2000, MPG Gallery, Boston, MA
Works On Paper, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA
On The Side, Patricia Doran Gallery at Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
National Prize Show, Cambridge Art Association at University Place, Cambridge, MA


Collections

The Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA
Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
The Faulkner Hospital, Boston, MA
The Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
Bain Capital, Boston, MA
Berkshire Partners, Inc., Boston, MA
Wingate Companies, Newton, MA
The Kamm Collection, Los Angeles, CA
Neiman Marcus Inc., Dallas, TX


Artist Talks

2019 Contemporary Mixed Media Painting: An Artist Demonstration with Gerri Rachins,

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2017 Material Matters, Simmons College Trustman Art Gallery, Boston, MA

2016 Gerri Rachins POPROCKS, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2014 Spotlight Talks, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA

2013 Wolf Forum, Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Mansfield, MA

2013 Bridging the Gap, Dana Faber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA

2012 Contemporary Mixed Media Painting: An Artist Demonstration with Gerri Rachins,

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA


Residencies

Vermont Studio Center Residency, June 2017


Teaching Experience

School of the Museum of Fine Arts at TUFTS University, Boston, MA
2001 - Present

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
2001 - 2014

New England Institute of Art, Brookline, MA
2008 - 2010

New England School of Art & Design/Suffolk University, Boston, MA
2002 – 2004

Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
2001 – 2004


Publications

2018     Gerri Rachins: 24 Apr — 19 May 2018 at The Painting Center in New York, United States,

             Wall Street International Magazine

2017     #18 Gerri Rachins, 100days100women, Henry Martin, WordPress 

2017     Gerri Rachins, Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 35, Open Studios Press

2013     University Maine Museum of Art’s I-95 Triennial, Yankee Magazine

2013     Strange Glue (Traditional & Avante-Garde College),Todd Bartel, Thompson Gallery

2005     Arts Outlook: Gerri Rachins, Brookline Magazine

2004     The “S” Series Solo Exhibition Review, Shawn Hill, Art New England


Other Experience

2001 Cultural Agenda Fund Panelist, Office of Cultural Affairs, Boston, MA
2000 Program Coordinator of In Your Face - Portraiture of All Time for the Boston Mayor’s Youth    
         Arts Corps