Rachel Rushing

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2011 – 2014

    • University of North Texas, MFA in Studio Art
  • 2005 – 2010

    • Louisiana Tech University, BFA in Photography

Exhibitions

  • 2015

    • Excerpts and Artifacts from 33.053444 N, -96.991328, SRO Gallery, Lubbock, TX
    • A Certain Displacement, Cliff Gallery, Dallas, TX

    2014

    • CVAD Annual Faculty and Staff Exhibition, UNT Art Gallery, Denton, TX
    • Neiman Marcus Window Project, Neiman Marcus Downtown Dallas
    • Hot and Sweaty 3: The Open Show, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
    • Lumen Eyes: The Art of The Lumen Print: Plates to Pixels online exhibition
    • floraxfauna: (Wo)manorial online exhibition
    • alt8: Alternative Photographic Work by Eight Artists, The Goodrich Gallery, Dallas, TX
    • PhotoSpiva 2014, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, MO
    • We Put This ________ On Everything And You Should Too, Mokah Gallery, Dallas, TX
    • 33.053444 N, -96.991328 W: A Master of Fine Arts Exhibition by Rachel Rushing, Cora Stafford Gallery, Denton, TX
  • 2013

    • Invasive: Photographic Works by Rachel Rushing, Oil and Cotton Gallery, Dallas, TX
    • Diffusion Magazine, Special Edition, Editor’s Selection
    • REACH One-Minute Vid Fest, Popcorn Noir, Easthampton, MA
    • 53rd Annual Voertman Student Art Competition, UNT Art Gallery, Denton, TX
    • 13th Annual Isom Student Gender Conference “Mind/Body/Spirt”, Art 2 Frame Gallery,Oxford, MI
    • An Alternative, Brass and Bellows Historic Photo Works Gallery, Marine on St. Croix, MN
    • College of Visual Arts and Design 2013-2014 Scholarship Exhibition, Lightwell Gallery, Denton, TX
  • 2012

    • Antiquarian Avant-Garde Photography, Works by the North Texas Alternative Process Group: Sun to Moon Gallery, Dallas TX
    • Both Sides of the Lens, The Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA
    • Photo Alchemy: Alternative Processes in Photographic Media, Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville, CA
  • 2010

    • Studium:Punctum, The Enterprise Center Art Gallery, Ruston, LA
    • Louisiana Tech School of Art Student Show, F. Elizabeth Bathea Gallery, Ruston, LA
    • Art From The G.U.T., The Enterprise Center Art Gallery, Ruston, LA
  • 2009

    • Louisiana Tech School of Art Student Show, F. Elizabeth Bathea Gallery, Ruston, LA
    • SPE South Central Regional Conference Student Show, Thibodeaux, LA
  • 2008

    • Louisiana Tech School of Art Student Show, F. Elizabeth Bathea Gallery, Ruston, LA
    • Circa Arts, The Enterprise Center Art Gallery, Ruston, LA
  • 2007

    • Chroma, The Enterprise Center Art Gallery, Ruston, LA

Teaching

  • 2015

    • Instructor of Record, Mountain View College, Photo 1, Photo 2, Art Appreciation (Fall)
    • Instructor of Record, University of North Texas, Alternative Photographic Processes (Spring)
    • Instructor of Record, Mountain View College, Photography 1, Photography 2, Advanced Photography (Spring)
  • 2014

    • Instructor of Record, University of North Texas, Alternative Photographic Processes (Spring, Fall)
    • Instructor of Record, Mountain View College, Photography 1, Photography 2 (Fall)
  • 2013

    • Teaching Assistant, University of North Texas, Introduction to Photography (Fall, Spring)
    • Teaching Assistant, University of North Texas, Design I (Spring)
  • 2012

    • Teaching Assistant, University of North Texas , Introduction to Photography (Fall)
    • Instructor of Record, University of North Texas, Design I (Fall)
    • Teaching Assistant, University of North Texas, Design I (Spring)

Honors and Awards

    • 2015

    • 2015 Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas CADD FUNd Winner
    • 2014

    • J. William Fulbright U.S. Student Program Research Grant, Alternate
    • 2013

    • UNT National Scholarship and Distinguished Placement Student Award
    • College of Visual Arts and Design Student Project Award Fund, Creative Project Award
    • University of North Texas 2013 Outstanding Graduate Student in Studio Art Award
    • 2013-2014 J. Robert Egar Scholarship in Photography

Workshops and Presentations

  • 2015

    • A Certain Displacement: Circumventing the Adjunct Lifestyle, SPE South Central Regional Conference, Norman, OK
    • Photography & Optics for Teens, Oil and Cotton, Dallas, TX
    • Photography After School (6 weeks), Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX
  • 2014

    • Organic and Non-Toxic Dying and Toning, SPE South Central Regional Conference, Murfreesboro, TN
    • Image Transfers, Oil and Cotton, Dallas, TXv
    • Zine Camp, Trinity River Mission and Promise House, Dallas, TX
    • Photo/ Magic/ Science Camp, Oil and Cotton, Dallas, TX
    • What Does Alternative Even Mean?, alt8, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
    • Anthotypes and Lumens, The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Dallas, TX
  • 2013

    • A Brief History and Demonstration of the Anthotype Printing Process, SPE South Central Regional Conference, Texas City, TX
    • Professional Practices: Life After Graduation, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
    • Dead Prints and Artist Books, alt8, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
    • Anthotypes and Lumens, DallasSITES: Available Space, Dallas Museum of Art
    • Anthotypes and Specimen Books, Oil and Cotton, Dallas, TX
    • Anthotypes, Oil and Cotton, Dallas, TX
    • Alternative Processes: Anthotypes, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
  • 2012

    • A Way of Making: A Demonstration and Discussion of Techniques in the Anthotype Process: SPE South Central Regional Conference, Starkville, MS
    • Dallas Camera Club Open Topic Competition, Guest Judge, Dallas, TX
    • Antiquarian Avant-Garde Photography, Gallery Presentation, Sun to Moon Gallery, Dallas, TX
    • Anthotype Demonstration, alt8, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
    • Career Day, Delay Middle School Guest Speaker, Lewisville, TX
    • Digital Photography Workshop, Lewisville Public Library, Lewisville, TX

Community

  • 2014

    • Texas Photographic Society
  • 2010-present

    • Alt8, Founding Member
  • 2008-present

    • Society for Photographic Education
  • 2008-2010

    • Grace Project

Related Experience

  • 2011-present

    • Art Instructor and Off-Site Programing, Oil and Cotton, Dallas, TX
  • 2010-2011

    • Book Repair Specialist, The Book Doctor, Dallas, TX
  • 2009-2010

    • Cooridinator, Grace Project, Ruston, LA
    • Teacher, 5th grade, Grace Project, Ruston, LA