2001 Yale University, New Haven, CT, Master of Fine Art, Painting and Printmaking
1998 Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax NS, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Interdisciplinary Studio Art with Art History Minor
2017 Touchstone, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
2016 Mid-Sentence, Confederation Center of the Arts, Prince Edward Island, Canada
2016 Mid-Sentence, Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada
2014 Solo Presentation, Expo, Blackston, Chicago, IL
2013 Long Standing, Blackston, New York, NY
2012 Solo Presentation, Volta, Blackston, New York, NY
2011 Gather-er, Blackston, New York, NY
2011 Distance Trance, Smack Mellon, New York, NY
2009 Tower & Portal, LTS Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2008 Rabbit Hole, Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago, IL
2008 History Repeating, Blackston, New York, NY
2007 Six of One, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John's, NL
2007 Chicken & Egg, HQ, Brooklyn, NY
2018 Canada Council for the Arts Production Grant
2015 National Academy Affiliated Fellow at the American Academy in Rome
2015 Yaddo Artist Residency
2015 LMCC Process Space
2014 Marie Walsh Sharpe Residency
2013 Pollock Krasner Grant
2013 Vermont Studio Center Residency Fellowship
2012 Yaddo Artist Residency
2012 Joan Mitchell Emergency Grant
2012 Gottlieb Foundation Emergency Grant
2010 Emerging Artist Fellowship, Socrates Sculpture Park
2009 Lower East Side Printshop Keyholder Residency
2009 Canada Council for the Arts Production Grant
2007 Louis Comfort Tiffany Emerging Artist Grant Nominee
2002 Canada Council for the Arts Production Grant
Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 A Short History of Abstraction, curated by Julie Sass, Rønnebæksholm Museum, Næstved, Denmark
Unfamiliar again, curated by Monica Ramirez Montagut, Newcomb Art Museum, New Orleans, LA
Vagary of Abstraction, LMAK Gallery, New York, NY
2016 Contexture, curated by Cey Adams, Jane Lombard Gallery, New York NY
Open Space, curated by Björn Meyer-Ebrecht, BME Studio Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn NY
Counterpointe – Immovable, a sculpture/dance collaboration with Julia Gleich, The Actors Fund Arts Center, NYC
Drawing for Sculpture, curated by Courtney Puckett, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Brooklyn NY
This Strange Game, curated by Brigitte Mulholland and Michael Woody, Landmark Arts Building, NYC
2015 The Abstract Body, curated by Craig Stockwell, Sharon Arts Center New Hampshire Institute of Art, NH
Object’hood, curated by Gelah Penn and Inna Babaeva, Lesley Heller, New York, NY
Metamodern, Elizabeth Denny Gallery, New York, NY
Rock Hound Swap Meet, curated by Randy Wray, Junior Projects, New York, NY
Elements, curated by Matthew Deleget, Minus Space, Brooklyn, NY
Shape Play, curated by Mark Brosseau, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA
2014 Brooklyn Performance Combine, curated by Jason Andrew, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn NY
Color Refined, curated by Sam Yates, The University of Tennessee Ewing Gallery, Knoxville, TN
Form and Facture: New Painting and Sculpture from New York, curated by Karen Levitov, Stony Brook University Gallery, NY
Marquee Moon, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, NY
10th Annual BAM Art Auction, Whitebox, New York, NY
The Last Brucennial, Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY
Higher Learning, curated by Dannielle Tegeder, Lehman College, Bronx NY
Between Levels, Hionas Gallery, New York, NY
Color Formed, curated by Jim Osman, Five Myles, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Remainder, curated by Lauren Ross, Phillbrook Museum, Tulsa, OK
Come Together, curated by Phong Bui, Industry City, Brooklyn NY
Meta Vista, curated by Matthew Gehring, Storefront Bushwick, Brooklyn NY
2012 To be a Lady, curated by Jason Andrew, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York, NY
In Plain View, Nuartlink Contemporary, Westport, CT
Post Op, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, curated by Cameron Shay, Stockbridge, MA
2011 Ghost in the Machine, curated by Stephen Westfall, Lennon Weinberg, New York, NY
twofold, Nuartlink Contemporary, Westport, CT
Soft Math, Bryan Miller Gallery, Houston, TX
2010 Keyholder Exhibition, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY
EAF10: Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
Off the Clock, The Magnificent Basement, London, England
Lost Horizon, curated by Billy Miller and Christian Siekmeier, Exile Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Out of the chaos and darkness, curated by Courtenay Finn, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY
2009 Unnaming of Parts, curated by Glynnis McDaris & Rhiannon Kubicka, Blackston, New York, NY
X, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
Exporting Pop: A Western Fantasy, curated by Mark Dean, Kuwait Art Project Ltd, Dubai, UAE
Rachel Beach & Nicole Stager, 92Y Tribeca, New York, NY
Pass it Forward, curated by Julie Kirkpatrick, Parlor Antics, Brooklyn NY
Out of Square, Mikhail Zakin Gallery, Demarest, NJ
2008 Have You Seen the Horizon Lately, Leo Kesting Gallery, New York, NY
The Panorama Project, curated by Rodger Stevens, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, New York, NY
Lines: Translations Between Drawing and Sculpture, Like The Spice Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Collapsed Present, curated by Lyndsy Welgos, North Hall Gallery, New York, NY
Flip, Like the Spice, Brooklyn, NY
Exporting Pop, Dean Project, Long Island City, NY
2005 The Space Between, curated by Rob Carter and Heather Darcy, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
APT.: Work Not Intended to Be Exhibited or Sold in a Gallery, curated by Casey Ruble, Brooklyn, NY
2004 Summer Session: Works From the Permanent Collection, Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
Free Form, Center Gallery, curated by Casey Ruble and Sarah Hirzel, Fordham University, New York, NY
2001 The Wight Biennial, The New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Wallpapers, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
1999 Lunch Money, curated by Kim Fullerton and Cheryl Sourkes, Mount Saint Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
Warrant, curated by Gordon Laurin, Saint Mary's Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
Style Council, curated by Robin Metcalf, Mount Saint Vincent Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
1998 Monitor Goo, curated by Cliff Eyland and Peter Dykhuis, PlugIn ICA, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Hottest in Abstraction, The Khyber Arts Center, Halifax, NS
Cronin, Ray. "Rachel Beach," Sculpture Magazine, (Nov. 2017), p.77-78.
Gittlen, Ariela. "6 Artists Who Are Pushing the Limits of Wood," Artsy, (Oct, 2017).
Higgins, Kathleen. “Holding Space with Rachel Beach,” Visual Arts News, (Spring 2017).
Micchelli, Thomas. “The Work of Hands: Rachel Beach's 'Touchstone',” Hyperallergic, (Oct 2016).
Butler, Sharron. “Rachel Beach and Julia Gleich: Strength and precarious balance,” Two Coats of Paint, (April 2016).
Frank, Pricilla. “16 Contemporary Women Sculptors You Should Know,” HuffingtonPost, (July 2014).
Indrisek, Scott. “Singing Mussels, Swimming Pools, and Airplants: This Is Sculpture” BlouinArtInfo, (June, 2014).
Andrew, Jason. “After the Miami Art Fairs: 9 Artists to Watch,” Hyperallergic, (December, 2013).
Hassel, Matthew. “Between Asking and Telling: An Interview with Rachel Beach,” NYArts Magazine, (Nov, 2013).
“The Lookout: Rachel Beach,” Art in America, (Oct, 2013).
Hurst, Howard. "How to be a Lady Painter," Hyperallergic, (October 9, 2012).
Truax, Stephen. "Flying Solo at Volta," Hyperallergic, (March, 2012).
Smith, Roberta. “Rachel Beach: GATHER-ER,” The New York Times, (March 2011), p.C21
Vartanian, Hrag. “Sculpture Today: A Discussion with Joy Curtis and Rachel Beach,” Hyperallergic, (March 2011).
Mnoian, Tami. “Rachel Beach Hunts and Gathers,” Imprint, (March 2011).
Daniel, James. “Sculpture on the Edge, Socrates Park,” Hyperallergic, (Nov 2010).
Williams, Sam. “Summer Camp,” Frieze, (Aug 2010).
Maliszewski, Lynn. “Procedural Musings – Rachel Beach,” BOMB, (July 2010).
Pulimood, Steve. “Rachel Beach Paints the Rainbow in Brooklyn,” Interview Magazine (March 2009).
Christopher, Reiger. “Rachel Beach at Like the Spice,” ArtCat, (April 8, 2009).
Ruble, Casey. “Rachel Beach: Bespoke,” Art in America, (October 2008), p.184-5; illus.
Vartanian, Hrag. “Flip: Rachel Beach and Nora Herting,” Brooklyn Rail, (April 2008), p.51; illus.
Stevens, Rodger. “Critics Pics – Flip,” WagMag, (March 2008).
Powell, Kate Tierney. “Rachel Beach - Rabbit Hole,” New City Chicago, (January 2008).
Courson, Patricia. “Rachel Beach - Rabbit Hole,” FlavorPill, (January 2008).
Bischoff, Dan. “Working Small But Thinking Big,” The Star-Ledger, (Nov. 30, 2007).
Reiger, Christopher. “Gallery Report,” Hungry Hyaena, (June 5, 2007)
Metcalfe, Robin. “Friend or Faux,” C Magazine, Vol. 64 (Nov.1999-Feb 2000), p. 20-3.
Reid, Robert. “Maverick Artist: Waterloo's Rachel Beach finds success,” The Record, (July 17, 1999), p.E1.
“An Arresting Warrant,” The Coast, (June 24-July 1, 1999).
“Exhibit Warrants Shock,” The Chronicle Herald, (July 11, 1999).
Barham, Scott. “Art Explores Major Schism,” Saturday Free Press, (Oct. 17, 1998). p.B6.
Metcalfe, Robin. “Letter From Halifax,” C Magazine, vol.60, (Nov 1998-Jan 1999), p.40; illus.