RACHEL THURBER

Born in Cary, IL

Resides in Fort Collins, CO

e. Thurber.rachel23@gmail.com

ig. thewarpedcreative

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Education

 

2019                         Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State Univ. Tempe, AZ

                                   BFA in Textile Arts

                                   Fiber Arts Network Club

2015                         Cary-Grove High School 

                                   Art Club, Studio Tech

 

Professional Experience

 

2021                           Live Weaving Demonstration at Wild Bear Nature Center, Nederland, CO

2020                         Participated in "Holiday Bazaar" art sale, Boulder, CO

2019                           Winner of The Graduate Hotel Art Competition, Tempe, AZ

2019                           Honorable Mention in “Scapes 2019” online Art-Competition.net 

2018-2019                Gallery Attendant at Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

2018-2019                Vice President of Fiber Arts Network Club at Arizona State Univ. Tempe, AZ

2018                           Live Weaving Demonstration at The Sunroom, Tempe, AZ

2018                           Co-host of Art Fest at Arizona State Univ. Tempe AZ

2018                           Host of Crochet Meet-up at Livery Stable, Scottsdale, AZ

2018                           Led Fiber Arts Network Club Table at Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State Univ.                                      Tempe, AZ

2018                           Host of Crochet Meet-up at Livery Stable, Scottsdale, AZ

2017-2019                Fiber Arts Network Club, Tempe, AZ

 

Exhibitions/Shows

 

2021                           "Earth Connected Artists" Group Show at Wild Bear Nature Center, Nederland, CO

2020                          Solo Exhibition at The Graduate Hotel, Tempe, AZ (canceled due to COVID-19)

2020                          “Alignment” Group Gallery Exhibition at Cobra Flute Projects, Phoenix, AZ

2019                           “Nascent” Group Gallery Exhibition at Gallery 100, Tempe, AZ

2018                           Live Weaving Demonstration at The Sunroom, Tempe, AZ

2015                           Odyssey Art Show at Cary-Grove High School, Cary, IL

2015                           Anomoly Art Show at Cary-Grove High School, Cary, IL

 

 

Technical Skills

 

2019                           Garment Drafting

2018                           Tapestry Weaving, Painted Warp, Applique 

2017                           Weaving, Surging, Textile Screen-printing, Natural Dyeing

2016                           Watercolor, Dyeing, Piecing, Sewing, Wheel Throwing

2015                           Drawing, Embroidery, Knitting, Crochet, Painting

 

 

 

Collections

2021                           Private Collection of Ginger Larson, Buffalo Grove, IL

2021                           Private Collection of Shayna Landry, Tempe, AZ

2020                          Private Collection of Melissa Martin, Cary, IL

2018                           Private Collection of Anthony Modyman, Scottsdale, AZ

2018                           Private Collection of Nonine Larson, Mesa, AZ

2018                           Private Collection of Cody Bonham, Chicago, IL

2017                            Private Collection of Jenny Gapinsky, Green Bay, WI

2017                            Private Collection of Kaley Sytsma, Kalamazoo, MI