2008 Master of Fine Arts, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2001 Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of Art & Design, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS & RESIDENCIES
2016 Vermont Artist Week, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2014 John H. Hauberg Fellowship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
2012 Full Fellowship Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2012 Creation Grant, Vermont Arts Council, Montpelier, VT
2009-2010 U.S. Fulbright Fellow, Thessaloniki, Greece
2008 Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant, Garfield Park Conservatory, Chicago, IL
Student Leadership Recognition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2007 Hilgos Award, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2005 Emerging Artist-in-Residence, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
Bishop & Merritt Scholarship, Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME (2002,2003, & 2005)
2004 Visiting Artist, Hilltop Artists in Residence/Wilson High School, Tacoma, WA
2003 Betty Bowen Memorial Award, PONCHO Special Recognition, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
2002 GAP (Grants for Artists Projects) Award, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA
SOLO EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS
2018 Traces, Edgewater Gallery, Stowe, VT
2016-2017 Of Land and Local: Watershed, Burlington City Arts, Burlington, VT
2010 The Space Between, The Macedonian Museum of Modern Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
• Project developer, organizer & participant
• Collaborative exhibition responding to conversation developed during Push the Envelope
2010 Push the Envelope, DYNAMO project-space, Thessaloniki, Greece & Spoke, Chicago, IL
• Project developer, organizer & participant
• Art product & public program
• Commencement of dialogue & exhibition between selected artists from Chicago, Thessaloniki, and Athens.
• Conversation sprang from an open, collaborative process and was used to identify topics relevant to the group.
2009 From Beauty to Burden, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA, (2009-2010) solo
E Pluribus Unum, Chicago, IL collaboration
• Worked with the public to collect donated fabric scraps and sew them into quilts for the Chicago homeless
• Included quilt making workshops for children and adults at Lillstreet Art Center & Spoke in Chicago
2008 Words Worn, Anew, M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Gallery 2/Project Space, Chicago, IL solo
Conserve-A-Story, Visiting Artist & Curator, Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance, Chicago, IL
• Exhibition curator, designer, and project director for Conserve-A-Story, a collaborative community exhibition celebrating a neighborhood’s unwritten history
• Part of the Garfield Park Conservatory’s centennial celebration (2007-2008)
• Funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services
2006 Into the Blue, Viscosity Gallery, Seattle, WA two person
Between Fragility & Vitality, William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA solo
2004 Momentary Presence, Bubba-Mavis Gallery, Seattle, WA solo
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018-2019 A New State of Matter: Contemporary Glass, Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID forthcoming
2018 Chiaroscuro, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
2016 Of Land and Local: Watershed, Shelburne Farms Coach Barn, Shelburne, VT
2016 A Journey Across Boundaries, Chandler Center for the Arts, Randolph, VT
2015 Parallel Frequencies Seattle, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
Parallel Frequencies Alfred, Cohen Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
2012 Fifty by Fifty, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI
This Is Glass, Bumbershoot, Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA
2011 Obsolescence, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID
Inside the Artist’s Studio, TinT Gallery: Project Room, Thessaloniki, Greece
2010 Women in Glass: Innovators and Visionaries, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008 Clear Your Mind: Contemporary Glass Invitational, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IO
Words Worn, Anew, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL
Now – Glass On the Cutting Edge, Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA (2007-2008)
2007 Do Not Disconnect, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL
Group Exhibit, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL
2006 EAiR Exhibition, Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA
2005 Recovery Café, Juried Print Exhibition, Seattle, WA
Women’s Work: No Boundaries, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT
2003 Artists of my Area/Era, Bubba-Mavis Gallery, Seattle Gallery, Seattle, WA
2001 Rochester Finger Lakes Exhibition, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY
Driving Prints, Touring Exhibition (Providence, RI; Alfred, NY; Boston, MA; Ithaca, NY)
SiO2x5, 2B Named Gallery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Del fuego a la FORMA, Pamil Fine Art Gallery, San Juan, PR
2012 Connell, E. Jane and Art Martin, ed. Fifty by Fifty. Exhibition Catalogue. Muskegon: Muskegon
Museum of Art, 2012. Print.
2010 Moore, Rachel, ed. Push the Envelope. Thessaloniki: Limited Edition of Artist Books. Print.
2009 Moore, Rachel, ed. Conserve A Story, Original Smith Printing: Chicago, IL. Print.
2008 Robinson, Michelle, ed. Clear Your Mind: Contemporary Glass Invitational, Figge Art Museum:
Davenport, IO. Print.
2012 Hemmings, Jessica. "Community." Warp & Weft: Woven Textiles in Fashion, Art and Interiors.
London: Bloomsbury, 2006. Cover image, 127-129. Print.
Bass, Rick, ed. Whitefish Review: Beneath the Surface. Volume VI, Issue 2. Whitefish: Whitefish
Review, Inc., 2012. Print.
Vorvolakos, Georgios. "Fulbright Connecting." MOSAIKO. 7. U.S. Embassy Athens. September
2012 Web. <http://www.mosaiko.gr/features/fulbright-connecting/>
Buckley, A., Canis, W., Josslin, V., Oldknow, T., Page, A., Page, J., Warmus, W., Wei, L., & Yood, J.
"50 at 50." Glass: The UrbanGlass Art Quarterly Summer 2012, Number 127: 38-57. Print.
• Named one of 50 artists from the Studio Glass movement whose work will remain relevant for the next 50 years.
Ortiz, Priscilla. "Art Center Exhibits Burton Works." Press Republican. 19 January 2012. Print.
2011 Johnson, Zachary. "Spoke Exit Interview: Part I." The Chicago Arts Archive. Sixty Inches From
Center. October 31, 2011. Web. <http://sixtyinchesfromcenter.org/archive/?p=10984>
Johnson, Zachary. "Spoke Exit Interview: Part II." The Chicago Arts Archive. Sixty Inches From
Center. November 9, 2011. Web. <http://sixtyinchesfromcenter.org/archive/?p=11150>
2010 "Pulse." art ldt. January/February 2010: 68. Print.
2010 Kotretsos, Georgia. "Inside the Artist Studio: Rachel Moore.“ Art 21. March
2010 Web. <http://blog.art21.org/2010/03/26/inside-the-artists-studio-rachel-moore/>
2009 Furnari, Rachel. "Spoke." New City 12 March 2009: 13. Print.
Bawa, Avantika & Stuart Keeler, ed. “Cold.” Drain: Journal of Contemporary Art & Culture,
Issue #10, September 2009. Web. <www.drainmag.com>
2008 Carter, Bruce. "Pleasing Contradictions." River Cities‘ Reader. 20 February 2008. Print.
2006 The Corning Museum of Glass. New Glass Review 27. 2006: 42. Print.
Forsythe, Jamie. "New Exhibit at Traver Gallery fits like a glove." Tacoma Weekly. 16 February 2006. Print.
Clayton, Alec. "Ahhs vs. Eews." Weekly Volcano. 2-8 March 2006. Print.
2005 Monty, Lynn. "Beyond the Traditional, Into the Limitless." Vermont Women. June 2005: 19,29,30.
Awodey, Marc. "Ladies‘ Rooms." Seven Days 22-29 June 2005: 55A. Print.
Galloway, Anne. "Redifining the Art of Women’s Work." Times Argus. 10 June 2005. Print.
Gisquet, Marina. "Women’s Work." Stowe Reporter. 16 June 2005: 15. Print.
2004 Oland, Dana. "Pilchuck Glass School Works Come to the Stewart Gallery." Idaho Statesman. 30
Nov. 2004. Print.
2003 "Bringing Down A Betty.“ Seattle Post-Intelligencer. 7 November 2003. Print.
"Life and Arts." Seattle Post-Intelligencer. 12 November 2003. Print.
2001 "Gallery." American Craft. August/September 2001: 102. Print.
2018 Dwell on Design, Panel participant for, “How to Listen Deeply to Our Clients, to Design Buildings and Spaces that Speak to Their Truths,” LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA.
2017 Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Nikolaos Germanos Congress Centre. “The Politics of Space and the Humanities,” an international conference. Presenter of “A Space of Understanding: How Artistic Practice Can Transform Politicized Space,” Thessaloniki, Greece.
2016 Shelburne Farms/Coach Barn, “Resiliency and Water: A Panel Discussion Featuring Artist Rachel Moore,” Shelburne, VT
2016 G.A.S. Conference, Corning Museum, Panel participant for Creating Context: All Together Now, Corning, NY
2015 Alfred University, Panel participant for career in the arts, Alfred, NY
2013 West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park, Invited speaker for exhibitions Sarah Horne: Lines in Winter and Clark Derbes: Time Travelers. Stowe, VT
2012 West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park, Invited speaker for The Observer: Bill Brauer and Queen of
Heart: Margit Füreder exhibitions, Stowe, VT
2010 Seattle Art Museum, The Brychtová Forum: Emerging Artist Panel, Seattle, WA
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of English Language and Literature, Guest Lecturer, "Conserving a Story," Thessaloniki, Greece
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Fine and Applied Arts, Artist Lecture, Thessaloniki,
2009 State Museum of Contemporary Art, "Democracy in the Making," invited workshop participant &
presenter, Thessaloniki, Greece
2008 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, "Public Art," presentation to a delegation of Korean
curators and journalists, Chicago, IL
Columbia College, "Community Based Art Practice," Changing Worlds, Chicago, IL
Figge Art Museum, Artist Lecture, Davenport, IO
Midwest Art History Society’s Annual Conference, “Local Public Art in Chicago: The
Pedagogy of Practice,” Chicago, IL
2005 Cornish College of the Arts, Artist Lecture, Seattle, WA
Traver Gallery, Seattle
Stewart Gallery, Boise