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Kathleen Rabel

Zha Sai and Kathleen Rabel
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EDUCATION

University of Washington, 

Master of Fine Arts, Print Art 1983

Bachelor of Arts, Painting 1972

Private study with Guy Anderson  1960

Music and Art Foundation (invitational) 1958

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/TEACHING

Seattle University Students at +=Studio Blu=+


Montana State University, Adjunct Professor, School of Art, 2017 summer Bozeman, Montana

Seattle University Adjunct Professor Department of Art and Art History, 2014-2016

Cornish College of the Arts Professor Art Department, core faculty 1975-2014. Head of Print Art and Works on Paper. Professor Emerita

Western Washington University, Bellingham:  Art Department Faculty, Instructor 1973

The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington:  Faculty and Artist-in-Residence 1974

University of Washington,  Instructor – Drawing 1983

University of Washington,  Artist-in-Residence – Video 1972

Cranbrook Academy of Art Visiting Lecturer for MFA program 1985

University of Iowa: Artist-in-Residence in Prints for graduate program and Visiting Lecturer 1993

Vermont College, low-residency MFA program, artist/teacher 

+=studio blu=+ co-founder with Stephen Hazel and artist-in-residence of an experiment workshop focused on art on paper and emerging artists 1996 – present

Fulbright Senior Scholar Lecturing and Research: sculpture Portugal 1994, Host institution: AR.CO Centro de Arte e Comunicaçao Visual, Lisbon

Abbazia di San Vincenzo, Beloved Artist-in-Residence, Italy 1997 – 2016

Editor: Ink on Paper, The Mary Alice Cooley Collection Publisher Marquand Books,  2011

Providence Hospital Cardiovascular Research Center: Medical illustrator, Video, Seattle with Dr. Peter Mansfield and Dr. Lester R. Sauvage, 1972

Seattle Art Museum, lecture and demonstration at Winn Press and  +=studio blu=+ for the Exhibition: Gemini G.E.L.: Art and Collaboration

MULTICOM, An original founder with Stephen Hazel of an artist’s interchange/collective established to pool resources, share information and produce editioned art, 1971-1985 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/HONORS 

Professor Emerita, Cornish College of the Arts

British Museum purchase award, 20th Century Collection of Prints and Drawings

Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Kathleen Rabel: Selected Prints: 1972—1992 Publication was accepted into the archives

Teaching Excellence Award 2011 by students Cornish College of the Arts 

Nelly” excellence in teaching, Honorary Alumna awarded 1998 by Cornish College of the Arts Alumni 

Selected to exhibit with 25 American Artists and the Contemporary Print Artists of Paris, France, 1995

The Doris Bronson Morrill Award for distinguished accomplishments in the arts

Lambda Rho, University of Washington Art Honorary

SELECTED GRANTS AND PURCHASE AWARDS 

British Museum purchase award, 20th Century Collection of Prints and Drawings, selected by Antony Griffiths, Keeper of the Department of Prints and Drawing

Brooklyn Museum Purchase award

Seattle Art Museum Purchase Award

Tacoma Museum Purchase Award

Portland Art Museum Purchase Award

University of Calgary, Purchase award and visiting artist

Saginaw Art Museum Purchase Award

Washington State Arts Commission Grant, Artists in Schools

Seattle Arts Commission CETA Grant

Seattle Arts Commission Portable Works Award

Cornish Faculty Development Grant, US Department of Education

Oregon State Arts Commission Grant

Oregon State Capital, Purchase Award

Music and Art Foundation Grant for studio and materials

Microsoft Art Collection

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS/INSTALLATIONS selected

(• indicates solo exhibition)

The San Vincenzo Vases, a collaboration Abbazia di San Vincenzo, Isernia, Italy, 2011

Impressions: Sixteen American Printmakers Wuhan Museum of Art, Wuhan, China, 2009

Sixteen American Printmakers, Hubei Institute of Art, Wuhan, China, 2009

London Bienniale, draw_drawing_2 London, England, 2006

Works on Paper from Seattle Print Arts Shenzhen Art Institute, Shenzhen, China, 2005

Il Grande Formato nell’Incisione Scoula Grande dei Carmini, Venice, Italy, de la Estampa di Citta del Messico, Mexico City, 2002, Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome, Italy, 2002

The Ambiente di San Vincenzo Presentation to Pope John Paul, The Vatican, 2000

Kathleen Rabel, La Luce Nella Vita  Abbazia di San Vincenzo, Isernia, Italy,1997

Twenty-five American Print Artists, Paris, France Salon de La Jeune, Gravure Contemporaine, Paris,1995

Kathleen Rabel, Works on Paper Caixa General de Depositos, Lisbon, Portugal, 1995 

Kathleen Rabel, Works on Paper American Embassy, Lisbon, Portugal,1995

Kathleen Rabel: An American View Galeria de Colares, Colares, Sintra, Portugal, 1991

• Nossa Senhora, Sculpture Installation GROTTO Shrine at Vivenda Santa Iria, Penedo, Portugal, 1989

Drawing Now Kanazawa Contemporary Art Center, Kanazawa, Japan, 1989

The 2nd Biennial International Exhibition of Prints, The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, Japan 1988, and The Walker Hill Art Center, Seoul Korea 1988    

Fatamorgana na Pedra, installation of sculpture Vivenda Santa Iria, Penedo, Portugal 1988

12th International Biennial of Graphic Art, Ljubljana Moderna Galleriji 1988

International Impact Art ’81, Kyoto Museum of Art, Japan, Kyoto, Japan 1981

7th International Triennial of Colored Graphics, Grenchen, Switzerland, 1976

West Coast Prints and Drawings, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1975 

EXHIBITIONS selected     ( • indicates solo exhibition)

2017 Mountain Time Arts, Upstream, Twelve local and regional artists teamed with water conservationists and scientists to present original art installations. Bozeman, MT

Vachon Gallery, Search For Meaning (curated by Trung Pham), Seattle, WA

2016 Kinsey Gallery, Art Department Faculty Exhibition, Seattle U., Seattle, WA

Vachon Gallery, Search For Meaning (curated by Trung Pham), Seattle, WA 

2015 Art Students League of New York, SAGA Centennial Exhibition, Society of American Graphic Artists, New York

Museum of Northwest Art, From the Artist’s Eye, La Conner, WA curated by Kathleen Rabel  and Lisa Young, Director of Exhibitions at MoNA

2014 Tacoma Art Museum, Ink this: Contemporary Print Arts in the Northwest. Tacoma, WA curated by Margaret Bullock

Sheehan Gallery. Abstract American Mokuhanga. Whitman College Walla Walla, WA invitational  (curated by Keiko Hara and Akira Takemoto)

2013 International Print Center New York. Published by the Artist. New York (curated by Brad Ewing)

Museum of Northwest Art, Black and White Color Study from the Permanent Collection. La Connor. WA (curated by Lisa Young)

2012 Gremillion Fine Art, Assemblage: Work from the U.S. and Europe. Dallas, Texas 

The Cornish Gallery, Cornish Art Faculty Exhibition, Seattle, WA

2011 • Gremillion Fine Art, Kathleen Rabel Painting and Sculpture Houston, Texas

Davidson Galleries, Women Who Make Prints, Seattle, WA

2010 Gremillion Fine Art. Inaugural Exhibition, Dallas, Texas

Gremillion Fine Art, Works on Paper, Houston, Texas

Center on Contemporary Art, Works on Paper, Seattle, WA

The Cornish Gallery, Cornish Art Faculty Exhibition, Seattle, WA

2009 The Lucia Douglas Gallery, Summer Print Invitational, Bellingham WA

Wuhan Museum of Art, Impressions: Sixteen American Printmakers,

 Wuhan, China 

Hubei Institute of Art, Sixteen American Printmakers, Wuhan, China

2008 • Davidson Contemporary, Kathleen Rabel: Serial Structures, Seattle, WA

Davidson Galleries, Print Now, Seattle, WA

2007 Center on Contemporary Art, Polyptychs, Seattle, WA

Whatcom Museum of History, Building Tradition: Contemporary Northwest Art from the Tacoma Art Museum, Bellingham, WA

2006 The Foundry, London Biennale, draw_drawing_2, London, England

Pacific Northwest College of Art, Printmaking Currents 2006. Portland, Oregon 

Center on Contemporary Art, Shard, (David Francis curator) Seattle, WA

Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle Print Art Exhibition, Seattle, WA

2005 Shenzhen Art Institute, Works on Paper from Seattle Print Arts, Shenzhen, China 

Seattle Art Museum Sales/Rental Gallery, Seattle, WA

PONCHO Invitational Fine Art Auction, 4th Annual All About Art, Seattle, WA

2004 Seattle Art Museum Sales/Rental Gallery, Seattle, WA

Tacoma Art Museum, Building Tradition, Gifts in Honor of the NW Art Collection, Tacoma WA

2003 Cornish College of the Arts, Historical Techniques and Contemporary

Innovation: Sosaku-hanga, the Japanese woodcut, Seattle, WA

2002 Scoula Grande dei Carmini, Il Grande Formato nell’Incisione, Venice, Italy, 

Museo de la Estampa di Citta del  Messico, Mexico City, 

Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica,Rome, Italy

2001• Davidson Galleries,  Kathleen Rabel: Structurist Camouflage, Seattle, WA

Scoula Grande dei Carmini, Il Grande Formato nell’Incisione, Venice, Italy

Tacoma Art Museum, New Acquisitions, Works on Paper, Tacoma, WA.

Davidson Galleries, Celebration Exhibition, Contemporary Print & Drawing Center, Seattle 

Davidson Galleries, Second International Miniature Print Exhibition, Seattle

2000 Verizon Wireless Center, Inside Outside, Bellevue, WA (curated by Margery Aronson)

Davidson Galleries, Northwest Printmakers Invitational, Seattle, WA

Bank of America Gallery, A Gift of Light and Time, Seattle, WA Key Tower Gallery, Printworks 2000: Recent Acquisitions, Seattle WA

Convention Center, PONCHO Invitational Fine Arts, Seattle, WA

1999 Davidson Galleries, International Miniature Print Exhibition, Seattle, WA

Center on Contemporary Art, Like Cats and Dogs, Seattle, WA

Cornish College of the Arts, Faculty Show, Seattle, WA

Seafirst Gallery, PONCHO Invitational Fine Art, Seattle, 

1998 Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

R. Peeples Jr. Gallery, Austin, Texas

Flying Spot Video Productions, The Video Landscape at Flying Spot, Seattle, 

1997• Palazzetto Abbaziale di San Vincenzo al Volturno, Kathleen Rabel, La Luce

Nella Vita, Rocchetta, Isernia, Italy

1996 The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, IN THE SERRA DE SINTRA 

Hazel and Rabel, Pictures and Sculpture from Portugal 

1995 Salon de La Jeune Gravure Contemporaine, Paris, Twenty-five American Artists, France (curated by Thomas Johnston)

•Caixa General de Depositos, Lisbon, Portugal, Kathleen Rabel, Works on Paper

Contemporary Print Center, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, Inaugural Exhibition

•American Embassy, Lisbon, Portugal,  Kathleen Rabel, Works on Paper

•Davidson Galleries, Seattle, Kathleen Rabel, Recent Sculpture, A Portuguese Voice

1994 The Newmark Center Eyes on Public Art: Looking for Narrative (curated by John Boylan)

Bainbridge Cultural Arts Center, Works on Paper, Bainbridge Island, WA

1993  •University of Iowa, Kathleen Rabel:  Work from Portugal, Iowa City, Iowa

Security Pacific Gallery, Poncho Invitational, Seattle, WA

1992 Davidson Galleries, Seattle, Women Artists Making Prints 

1992  •Davidson Galleries, Seattle, Kathleen Rabel, Selected Prints:  1972-  1992

1991  •Galeria de Colares, Lisbon, Portugal, Kathleen Rabel:  An American View

1990  •Cliff Michel Gallery, Seattle, Vivenda Santa Iria”, Recent Work, Kathleen Rabel

Trinity Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia; Gremillion Fine Art, Houston, Texas

1989 Joy Emery Gallery, Grosse Pointe, Michigan, Four Artists WORKS ON PAPER

Nossa Senhora, sculpture, GROTTO Shrine at Vivenda Santa Iria, Installation Penedo, Portugal

1989  The Saginaw Art Museum, Michigan, Three Print Artists: Hazel, Rabel, Semivan  traveling to: Ella Sharp Museum; Jesse Besser Museum; McCune Art Center

•The Fisher Gallery, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, Day of the Poet

1988 •Gremillion Fine Art, Kathleen Rabel:  Recent Work, Houston, Texas

•Vivenda Santa Iria, Penedo, Portugal, installation of sculpture Fatamorgana na Pedra

1988 Kanazawa Contemporary Art Center, Japan, Drawing Now

Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA. Seventh Northwest

International Art Competition The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, Japan, The Walker Hill Art Center, Seoul Korea

The 2nd Biennial International Exhibition of Prints, 1988 The Brooklyn Museum, New York, Public and Private, American Prints Today, The 24th National Print Exhibition, (curated by Gene Baro) traveling to: Flint Institute of the Arts, Flint, Michigan, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1986 The Henry Gallery, Seattle Northwest Impressions: Work on Paper (curated by Chris Bruce)

1985 The Henry Gallery, Seattle, Recent Acquisitions: Motherwell, Hazel, Rabel

1984 The Brooklyn Museum, New York, The American Artist as Printmaker (curated by Gene Baro)

1984   Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Fine Prints, Small Paintings

Seattle Art Museum, The City as Collector

1983 Henry Gallery, Eleanor Reed Gallery, Publication of BLANC NARCISSE

Kathleen Rabel, Fusuma Drawings, Foster/White Gallery, Seattle

1982 Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, Functional Art-Future Traditions

1981 Vladivostock, Nakhodka, U.S.S.R., Cornish College of the Arts, Art Faculty

Kyoto Museum of Art, Japan, International Impact Art ’81

Blackfish Gallery, Portland, Oregon, Four Seattle Artists

1980 The Henry Gallery, Seattle, THE WASHINGTON YEAR: A Contemporary View, (curated by Harvey West, Director Henry Gallery)

The Brooklyn Museum, New York, American Drawing in Black and White 1970-80, (curated by Gene Baro)

Kathleen Rabel, Foster/White Gallery, Seattle

1979 Society of American Graphic Artists, New York

1978 Impressions Workshop Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, West coast Prints

Kathleen Rabel, Foster/White Gallery, Seattle

1977 Brooklyn Museum, New York, 30 Years of American Printmaking/20th National Print Exhibition, (curated by Gene Baro)

1976 Grenchen Switzerland, 7th International Triennial of Colored Graphics

Davidson Galleries, Seattle, Printmaking: Seattle

1975 University of Calgary, Calgary Alberta, Canada, Westcoast Prints and Drawings

1973 University of Washington, CCTV Gallery, MINDREADER: Prince in the Video Landscape

Cornish Institute, Seattle / Western Washington State University, Bellingham, MULTICOM PAPERS

1968 Seattle Art Museum, Northwest Annual

Kathleen Rabel, Quinta del Sardo Gallery, Seattle

1965 Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Northwest Craftsmen Exhibition

1960 Seattle Art Museum, Younger Artists

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS—Selected

The British Museum, London, England

Museum of Modern Art, New York

The Brooklyn Museum, New York

Collection of the Vatican, Rome, Italy

Abbazia di San Vincenzo, Isernia, Rocchetta al Volturno, Italy

City of Kobe, Japan

City of Beersheba, Israel

Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, China 

Hubei Institute of Art, Wuhan, China

Seattle Art Museum, WA

Tacoma Art Museum, WA

Whatcom County Museum, Bellingham, WA

Special Collections, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

The Henry Gallery, Seattle, WA

City of Seattle, WA

Saginaw Art Museum, Michigan

The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

University of Oregon State Capital, Salem, Oregon

Microsoft Corporate Art Collection, Redmond, WA

Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

Washington Art Consortium

Museum of Northwest Art, La Connor, WA

The Mary Alice Cooley Collection at Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA 

University of Texas, San Antonio

Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA