Current and RAiR Alumni News

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“Blue Borrowed” by Phillis Ideal (RAiR 1991-92)


Current Artists

Joshua Hagler

Hagler installed “The River Lethe” earlier this year at the Brand Library and Art Center in Glendale, CA. He recently opened “Love Letters to the Poorly Regarded” at the Roswell Museum and Art Center.

Akiko Jackson

Jackson exhibited work in “Women Weavers: The Warp of Memory” this past fall at Ideobox Artspace, Miami, FL. Her RAiR Exhibition will open in the spring of 2019.

Qwist Joseph

Joseph’s RAiR Exhibition opens at the Roswell Museum and Art Center in January, 2019. In March, he will exhibit work in “Suggestions for Perplexing Thoughts”; NCECA Concurrent Exhibition; St. Paul, MN.

Afton Love

Love recently opened an exhibition at 5. Gallery on November 16th in Santa Fe, NM. Earlier this year she opened her RAiR Exhibition, “a circle to go into” at the Roswell Museum and Art Center.

Anne Muntges

Drawings by Muntges were included in the book “Women Who Rock” by Evelyn McDonnell. Her RAiR Exhibition will open in the spring of 2019.

George Rodart

Rodart will have his RAiR Exhibition in the summer of 2019.




Beverly Acha (RAiR 2016-17)

Oberlin Art Department Faculty Exhibition, October 12-November 9, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

“Another Green World”, September 21-October 20, Visual Arts Center, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Linda Mieko Allen (RAiR 2000-01)

“Supernatura”, November 29-January 5, 2019, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY

Julie Alpert (RAiR 2017-18)

“Light Tricks”, January 31-March 2, 2019, University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

Stuart Arends (RAiR 1983-84 and RAiR Program Director 1987-93)

“RE.USE – Scraps, objects, ecology in contemporary art”, October 27-February 10, 2019, Museo Santa Caterina – Casa Robegan – Ca’ dei Ricchi, Treviso, Italy

“Moonlight On The River”, January 5, 2019-March 16, 2019, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX

Michael Beitz (RAiR 2003-04, 2014-15)

“Homeless”, December 2nd & 3rd, 2018, Void Projects, Miami, FL

Claudia Bitran (RAiR 2016-17)

Collaborated with Stamps School of Art and Design and the Michigan Synchro Swimming team to film scenes for her film, “Titanic, A Deep Emotion”.

“Filters and Dolphin Sounds”, November 29-February 2, 2019, Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA

Natasha Bowdoin (RAiR 2012-13)

Created a large cut paper installation titled “Maneater,” at MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

Betsy Cain (RAiR 1981-82)

Holiday Show, December 12, 2018-January 1, 2019, Laney Contemporary, Savannah GA

Derek Chan (RAiR 2013-14)

“Night Navigation”, October 29-December 1, Inpost Artspace, Albuquerque, NM

Robert Colescott (RAiR 1987)

Random Search: Mining the Archives of Tamarind Institute, August 24-December 14, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM

Julia Couzens (RAiR 1993-94)

‘Try Me’, October 20-November 24, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Daisy Craddock (RAiR 1988-89)

Paintings from the 1980’s, on view through October 15, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA

Jillian Denby (RAiR 1973-74)

'This is real and that’s not’, October 6 - November 3, Barney Savage Gallery, New York, NY

James Finnegan (RAiR 1984-85, 1993-94)

46th Brand Works on Paper Exhibition, September 8-October 26, Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, CA

Rosemarie Fiore (RAiR 2002)

“Fumogeno”, October 27-December 22, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Christy Georg (RAiR 2005-06)

2018 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant Recipient

“Persistence of History”, October 6-November 27, Visual Arts Gallery and Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery, NJ City University, Jersey City, NJ

Scott Greene (RAiR 1996-97)

“Environmental (Ex)change”, November 9-November 30, Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Rachel Grobstein (RAiR 2017-18)

Pills and Moons and Things, October 5-November 4, Next To Nothing Gallery, New York, NY

Rachel B. Hayes (RAiR 2014-15, 2002-03)

“Piece Work”, November 5-December 21, The Silber Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD

“Zink Rotunda Series”, February 7-November 1, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK

Anna Hepler (RAiR 2010-11)

CMCA BIENNIAL 2018, November 3-March 3, 2019, Rockland, ME

Timothy Horn (RAiR 2006-07)

“Dread & Delight: Fairy Tales in an Anxious World”, August 25-December 9, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

“Fantastical Worlds”, on view through January 2020, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia

Phillis Ideal (RAiR 1991-92)

“Blurring Boundaries: The Women of AAA, 1936-Present”, September 27-November 1, Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, KY and November 15-December 10, Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, TN

Robert Jessup (RAiR 1980-81)

Will have an exhibition of new paintings created while in residence at the Historic Studios on Berrendo Road, February 23, 2019 at Conduit Gallery in Dallas, TX

Kasper Kovitz (RAiR 2004-05)

“Educational Devices”, November 17-December 22, DENK gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Alex Kraft (RAiR 2008-09)

71st Annual Members’ Exhibition, October 11-November 24, Quinlan Visual Arts, Gainesville, GA

Activating the Apparatus Vol. 2: October 13-October, 20, Strange Matter ATL, Atlanta, GA

Jeff Krueger (RAiR 2016-17)

“The Audacity of Art”, October 26-November 26, Gallery Fritz, Santa Fe, NM

Two Person Show, March 29, 2019, Gallery Fritz, Santa Fe, NM

Stewart MacFarlane (RAiR 1987-88, 1990-91)

“The Untold”, Wei-Ling Contemporary, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Bridget Mullen (RAiR 2015-16)

“Aberrant Ad Libs” November 9-December 8, Next To Nothing Gallery, New York, NY

“Campana, Heisch, King, Miller, Mullen”, October 5-November 4, Y2K Group, New York, NY

Heidi Pollard (RAiR 2010-11)

Small Metals, January 6, 2019, Gallery Fritz, Santa Fe, NM

Shannon Rankin (RAiR 2016-17)

Curated “Curious Nature” at the Institute of Contemporary at Maine College of Art, August 3-September 15, 2018, Portland, ME

Milton Resnick (RAiR 1970-71)

The Milton Resnick and Pat Pasloff Foundation recently opened to the public in Resnick’s former studio and home at 87 Eldridge Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Recent article written for Hyperallergic

Ryder Richards (RAiR 2012-13)

“Cyclone Baffle”, October 29-Nov 22, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Lorna Ritz (RAiR 1975-76)

2018 Individual Support Grant recipient from the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation

Kenny Rivero (RAiR 2015-16)

“i see you with my eyes closed”, September 7-October 27, Charles Moffett Gallery, New York, NY

Eric Sall (RAiR 2014-15, 2002-03)

“Limitless Space”, November 15-December 24, Orth Contemporary, Tulsa, OK

“Color and Pattern”, November 17-January 12, 2019, Joseph Nease Gallery, Duluth, MN

Renee Van der Stelt (RAiR 2008-09)

“Recollection”, September 8-October 13, BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown, MD

Jerry West (RAiR 2012)

West won the 45th annual, New Mexico Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and recently had an exhibition at Bone Springs Art Space owned by Miranda Howe (RAiR 2012-13) in Roswell, NM

Cate White (RAiR 2015-16)

Bay Area Now 8!, September 7, 2018-March 24, 2019, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

“Known: Unknown”, October 29-December 2, 2019, The New York Studio School, New York, NY

Alexandra Wiesenfeld (RAiR 2000)

Three paintings are included with Klowden Mann at Untitled Art Fair, December 5-9, 2018, Miami, FL


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