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  • Profile:

    Rachel Urkowitz is an artist and designer. Her paintings, sculptures and installations have been exhibited widely in the US and Europe, including solo shows at Galerie Michael Neff in Frankfurt and Michael Steinberg Fine Art and White Columns in New York, and her short stop motion animations have been shown in galleries and film festivals in the US and Europe. She is co-founder of Felt Design, NYC, a children's textile and furniture design company. Her artwork is represented by DeChiara Projects, New York.

    Degrees Held:

    MFA, Painting, Hunter College

    BA, Fine Arts, Brown University

     

    Research Interests:

    Pattern, textiles, furniture design, children's products

    color theory, contemporary art, art history

    Awards And Honors:

    Giverny Artists Grant, The Art Production Fund and the Rockefeller Foundation (Giverny, France, 2000)

    Artists 911 Residency, Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI 2002)

    La General Foreign Artist Studio Residency (Paris, France, 2007)

     

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