Rachel Moore


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          


 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


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


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. <>
              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. <>
              Johnson, Zachary. "Spoke Exit Interview: Part II." The Chicago Arts Archive. Sixty Inches From
              Center. November 9, 2011. Web. <> 
2010     "Pulse." art ldt. January/February 2010: 68. Print.
2010      Kotretsos, Georgia. "Inside the Artist Studio: Rachel Moore.“ Art 21. March
2010      Web. <>
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. <>
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