CURRICULUM VITAE  

EDUCATION
 

M.F.A. in Studio Art, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

B.F.A. in Printmaking, Minors in Digital Arts, Enamel, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

SELECT EXHIBITIONS

2022  |  Group, Connect/Collect: Illuminations, Nona Jean Hulsey Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK

2022  |  Group, Traveling, Mixed Grit, Longmont, CO, Kent, OH

2022  |  Group Exhibition, Emergence, Buffalo Center for Arts and Technology
2022  |  Group, Traveling, Leave Quietly, Buffalo, NY, Lexington, KY, Mumbai, India

2022  |  Three Person Exhibition, Making Space, Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs, NY

2021  |  Mural, Adaptive Cycle, Commissioned by Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2021  |  Public InstallationSanctuary Space, 50 Fountain Plaza, Buffalo, NY

2021  |  Group Exhibition, Last Year on Earth, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY

2021  |  Group Exhibition, Stillness - Movement - Chaos, City Art Space, Rochester, NY

2021  |  Group Exhibition, Last Year on Earth, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY

2020  |  Group Exhibition, Lithography, Megalo, ACT, Australia, Virtual

2020  |  Group Exhibition, Under Fire 3, Enamel Guild North East, Virtual

2020  |  Mural, Works, From Home, Commissioned by Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2020  |  Two-Person Exhibition, The Presence of Absence, Indigo Art, Buffalo, NY

2019  |  Group Exhibition, Art in Craft Media 2019, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY

2019  |  Group Exhibition, Environs, Bret Llewellyn Art Gallery, Alfred, NY

2019  |  Group Exhibition, Take Back the Walls, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY

2018  |  Group Exhibition, Immutable — Mutant Notations, El Museo, Buffalo, NY
2018  |  Group Exhibition, Mirabo, Nichols School Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2017  |  Two-Person Exhibition, Don't Be So Blue, Western New York Book Arts Center, Buffalo, NY

2017  |  Group Exhibition, Emergent, Heights Arts, Cleveland Heights, OH

2017  |  Solo Exhibition, Ataraxy: Monotype Prints by Rachel Shelton, Benjaman Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2017  |  Group Exhibition, New Directions, Harris Stanton Gallery, Akron, OH
2016  |  Group Exhibition,  The Measure of All Things: Rethinking Humanism, UB Department of Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2016  |  Group Exhibition, Eleven, UB Art Galleries, Buffalo, NY

2015-16  |  Showing at Harris Stanton Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2013-15  |  Showing at Fiddlehead Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2011  |  Group ExhibitionMonumental Ideas in Miniature Books, World Traveling Exhibition

2011  |  Group Exhibition, Women on Waterloo, Arts Collinwood, Collinwood, OH

2011  |  Group Exhibition, Short North Exhibition, Studios on High, Columbus, OH

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
 

2018-Present |  Co-Founder & Collaborative Printer, Mirabo Press, Buffalo, NY

2017-18  |  Gallery Manager, Eleven Twenty Projects, Buffalo, NY       
2017-18  |  Project Research Assistant, Sam Francis Foundation, Buffalo, NY

2016-17  |  Curatorial Graduate Assistant, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

2015-16  |  Teaching Assistant, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

2011-15  |  Jewelry Artisan, Photography/Marketing, Heather Moore Jewelry, Cleveland, OH

2011-15  |  Instructing Artist in ResidenceC.I.A. Printmaking Club, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

SELECT HONORS & RESIDENCIES

2021  |  Hervé Tullet Shape & Color Artist Residency, Albright Knox Northland

2020  |  Keep NYS Creating Grant, NYFA/NYSCA, NY

2020  |  Relief Grants for Artists, Albright Knox Art Gallery

2016-17  |  Curatorial Graduate Assistant Scholarship, Department of Art, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

2015-16  |  Teaching Assistant Scholarship, Department of Art, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

2011-15  |  Printmaking Artist in Residence, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

2011-12  |  Artist in Residence, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2019  |  Ink & Fiber, Villa Maria College Paul William Beltz Family Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2017  |  Thereafter, UB Department of Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2016  |  Protean, UB Art Galleries, Buffalo, NY

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

2022  |  Rachel Shelton. “Printmakers Connect.” Mid America Print Council Journal, Spring     ’22 Issue, Repair, 68-72.

2021  |  “Artist Spotlight: Hervé Tullet: Shape and Color Resident Artist Rachel Shelton.”  Albright Knox Art Gallery Blog (2021).
2018  |  John Coe, Jake Kennedy. “From Sketchbook to Print: Ataraxy.” Pressing Matters Magazine, Issue 3. (2018), 40-43.