Rebecca Gabriel

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EDUCATION

Seminar in painting, Michael and Ernst Fuchs instructors, Vienna, Austria

Master of Fine Arts degree in painting, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA;

University Fellowship in Painting, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA;

Master of Science in Art Education, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA;

Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Art, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA,

UCLA, department of art, Los Angeles, CA.

 

EXHIBITIONS

Upcoming - Florence Biennale, Italy, 2019

One-Person Exhibition, Gallerie Karon, Ashland, OR 10/2016

“Flesh,” Nationally juried exhibition, Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, Portland, OR, 2/2016

“Representational Art in the 21st Century, SAIH, Hilo, Hawaii, 07/2015

Haines Foundation Grant Recipients Exhibition, Ashland Art Center, OR, 3/2015

Rogue Valley Biennial 2015, Rogue Gallery, Medford, OR, 2/2014-4/2015

“Passage,” juried exhibition, Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, Portland, OR 2/2015

“The Subject Is War,” National juried exhibition,Wiseman Gallery, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR 11/2014

“Inside/Outside,” juried exhibition, Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, Portland, OR, 11/2014

Illahe Gallery Invitational, Ashland, OR, June, 2014

Rogue Valley Biennale, Grants Pass Art Museum, Grants Pass, OR March-April, 2013

“Figurative Invitational,” Illahe Gallery, Ashland, OR, 2/2013

“Alchemy: Artist & Model,” Three-Person Exhibit, Gallerie Karon, Ashland, OR 10/11

“Mirrors: A Portrait Project,” Firehouse Gallery, Rogue Community College, Grants

       Pass, OR, 05/2011

“The Self & Image,” juried exhibition, Wiseman Gallery, Rogue Community College,

     Grants Pass, OR, 09/10

“Who Does She Think She Is?” juried exhibition, SOU/RCC Higher Education Center,

     Rogue Community College, Medford, OR, 08/10

Crown Jewel, one-person exhibition, Jacksonville, OR, 07/10

“The Portrait & the Mask,” group exhibiton, Gallerie Karon, Ashland, OR, 05/10

 Rogue Gallery & Art Center 50th Anniversary Exhibition Invitational, Medford, OR, 2/12/10

“Woman’s Journey – A Life in Paintings”, solo exhibition celebrating Gabriel’s book,

     Gallerie Karon, Ashland, OR,  8/09-9/09. 

“A Woman’s Journey” – A Retrospective, Rogue Gallery and Art Center, Medford, OR,  03/08

“Lemons”, Office of the Executive Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C., two-year loan, beginning 05/07 – 01/09

“Husbands, Wives, and Lovers”, group show, Gallerie Karon, Ashland, OR, 6/07-7/07

Rogue Community College Faculty Exhibit, Wiseman Gallery, RCC, Grants Pass, OR 04/07

“Dance of Life,” juried exhibit, Hanson Howard Gallery, Ashland, OR, 11/06

“From Life”, one-person painting exhibit, Bloomsbury Coffeehouse, Ashland, OR, 11/05

“Human Spirit” group exhibition in conjunction with performing arts, Angus Bowmer Theatre, Ashland, OR, November 2005

“Rediscovering Realism”, group exhibition, Hagen’s Fine Art Gallery, curator Jillian Coldiron, Medford, OR, 6/05

“Sacred and the Sensual”, Newport Visual Arts Center, 3 person exhibition, Newport, OR, 8/2003

Gallery Group Exhibit, Heritage Gallery, Ashland, OR, 2002-03“Human Form”, Pacific Northwest juried biannual, Newport Visual Arts Center, Newport, OR, 06/02

“Roots”, permanent installation and acquisition, Havurah Shir Hadash Sanctuary, Ashland, OR 2002

“Big Art”, group exhibition, Davis & Cline Gallery, Ashland, OR, 2002

“ W-2 Journal Featured Artist”, one-person exhibition, MAIL TRIBUNE lobby, Medford, OR, 2002

“Drawing from Perception”, national juried group exhibition, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, 20002

“Breast Cancer Awareness”, invitational group exhibition, Thorndike Gallery, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2001

Group Invitational Exhibition, Accent Gallery, Ashland, OR, 2001

“Faculty Show”, Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 10/2000

 SOU faculty Exhibition, Center for the Visual Arts grand opening, Thorndike Gallery, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 10/2000

Group Exhibition, Kuenburg Castle, Payerbach, Austria, 1997 

"Concerning the Figure",group show with Richard Diebenkorn and others, Freddie Fong Contemporary Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 12/96

"Breaking Out-Painting in Nature", one-person exhibit, Northwest Nature Gallery, Ashland, OR 9/96

 "Rebecca Gabriel's Self-Portraits", Women's Studies Program Offices,               

           Southern Oregon State College, Ashland, OR, 3/96

"Self, Other, & the Environment", Grants Pass Museum of Art, OR, 1995

"RCC Faculty Art Exhibit", Wiseman Gallery, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 1995

"Small Works", invitational, Blue Mountain Gallery, New York, NY, l994

"Human Form", Pacific Northwest juried biannual, Newport Visual Arts Center, Newport, OR, l994

"Women: Self-Images", Gallery Arcade, Oakland, CA, l992

"Human Form", Newport Visual Arts Center, Newport, OR, l992

Hanson Howard Gallery, group show, Ashland, OR, l990

SIAS  Faculty Exhibition, Artists’ Space, New York, NY, l988

"Work of the Spirit", Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, l988

"SIAS Faculty Exhibit", Artists’ Space, New York, NY, l987           

NYFAI Painting Studio Exhibition, New York, NY, l987

"Women's History Exhibition", Youth Services Bureau, Brooklyn, NY, l987

"Political Is Personal", Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, l987

Art Students League, "Student Exhibition", New York, NY, 1986

Brentwood Art Center, "Faculty Exhibition", Los Angeles, CA, l982, l983, 1984

"Directions '82", Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, l982

Tony Bill Gallery Exposition, group show, Venice, CA, l981

"Reality of Illusion", traveling exhibition:  Denver Museum of Art; Fisher Art Gallery,

USC; Honolulu Academy of Arts; Oakland Museum, Oakland CA; Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, NY; University Art Museum University of Texas, Austin, TX; Toledo Art Museum, Ohio; l979-81

Women's Caucus for Art, juried exhibition, Women's Building, Los Angeles, CA, l979

"Committee's Choice", Cedar Sinai, Los Angeles, CA, l978

"Newcomers Exhibit", curator Josine Starrells, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA, l977

"Mini Show", San Bernardino County Museum, CA, l977

"All California Art Exhibition", juror Henry Hopkins, San Bernardino, CA, l977

"Crossing Over", MFA Exhibit, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. l976

"Women Erotica", Wellesley College, MA, l976

"Woman Is", traveling slide exhibition, Women's Art Center, San Francisco, CA, l975

Walker Street Gallery, group show, New York, NY, l975

W.E.B. Invitational Exhibit, Nashua Arts and Science Center, New Hampshire, l974

Alumni Invitational, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, l974

Boston Visual Artists' Union Exhibit, Boston Center for the Arts, l973

"New Talent/New England", De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, l973

W.E.B. Exhibit, New City Hall, Boston, MA, l973

Copley Society College Invitational, Boston, MA, l973

Two-Person Show, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, l972

Student Invitational Exhibit, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, 1969

 

 AWARDS AND HONORS

National Endowment for the Arts, painting displayed in the Executive Chairperson’s Office, 2005-2009

 

 Finalist, Artist’s Magazine, annual competition, still-life category, upcoming issue 12/07

Finalist, Oregon Department of Forestry, Salem Headquarters, Oregon Arts Commission, 2002

"Juror's Choice" award (first prize), "Human Form" exhibit, Newport Visual Arts Center, Newport, OR, l994                    

Finalist, Northwest Poets & Artists Calendar, l994

Certificate of Achievement, Office of the Mayor of New York, l987

Award of Merit, juror’s selection, Art Students League, New York, NY, l986                                        

Scholarship, Art Students League, New York, NY, l986

Award of Excellence, "Mini Show", San Bernardino County Museum, CA, l977     

First Award, juror Henry Hopkins, "All California Art Exhibition", National Show, San Bernardino, CA, l977

University Fellowship in Painting, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, l975-76

Teaching Assistantship in Painting, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, l974-75

Teaching Assistantship in Art Education, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, l972-73

Bachelor of Arts with Honors, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, l970

"Contemporary Women Artists", presentation by Aline Dallier, Paris, France, l977

"Workshop in Realist Painting", The Art Center, Holy Names Campus, Albany, NY, l976

"Realism and Context", Cultural Enrichment Series, Passaic County Community College, Paterson, NJ, l976

"Women:  The Portrayal and the Self-Portrait", Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, l975

MONOGRAPH:  “Woman’s Journey – A Life in Paintings,” monograph,  Wellstone Press, 2009

 

 REVIEWS, CATALOGUES, REPRODUCTIONS

AMERICAN ARTWORK 2018, catalogue,featured artist, Tom Palmer editor, Alcove Media Press, 2018

STUDIO VISIT MAGAZINE, volume thirty-three, featured artist, The Open Studios Press, 2016

 “Mirrors Project,” DAILY TIDINGS, Vicki Aldous, 03/11

“A Woman’s Journey,” book review, Dr.Robert C. Morgan, 2010

“A Woman’s Journey, “ book review, Dr. Jean Houston, 2010

“A Woman’s Journey,” feature article by Vickie Aldous, DAILY TIDINGS, 2/28/08

“A Woman’s Journey – Retrospective a Map of the Soul”,  Tempo,  MAIL TRIBUNE,

         2/29/08       

“Gallerie Karon”, feature article DAILY TIDINGS & MAIL TRIBUNE, Medford and Ashland, OR, 6/2/07

“Husbands, Wives,and Lovers, ASHLAND MAGAZINE, Ashland,OR,Summer Issue 07

“As Big As Life Itself”, ”Tempo” & “Revels”, MAIL TRIBUNE & DAILY TIDINGS, Medford & Ashland, OR, 04/13/07

“Artist’s Profile”, ASHLAND MAGAZINE, Ashland, OR, Fall Issue 2006

“A New Gallery Opens It’s Doors”, MAIL TRIBUNE, Medford, OR, 06/17/05

“Three Women, Shared Inspiration, One Show, “Tempo” MAIL TRIBUNE, Medford, OR, 06/08/03

 “Sacred and the Sensual”, exhibition catalogue, forward by Nancy Jane Reid, Director, Newport Visual Arts Center, 2003

“Three Artists Combine the Sacred with the Sensual”, NEWS & TIMES, Newport, OR, 07/03

“Human Form”, “Revels”, ASHLAND DAILY TIDINGS, OR, 5/30/02                       

“’Roots’ by Rebecca Gabriel”, feature color photo, “Revels”, DAILY TIDINGS, OR, 3/21/02              

“At Heritage: Rebecca Gabriel”, “Tempo”, MAIL TRIBUNE, Medford, OR, 4/18/03

“Rebecca Gabriel in Juried Show”, “Revels”, ASHLAND DAILY TIDINGS, OR, 1/3/02

“Angels and Allies, CD cover art, Ashland, OR, 12/02

“Maple Leaf”, catalogue cover art, Storyline Press, Ashland, OR, 2000

 “Memorial Portrait at SOU”, cover story, “Revels’, ASHLAND DAILY TIDINGS, OR, 4/23/99     

“Manzanita”, cover art, LIFE OF POETRY by David Mason, Storyline Press, Ashland, OR, 1999

“Self-Portrait in Blue Stockings”, GOLIARDS MAGAZINE, Ashland, OR. 10/28/98

"Little Woman" (detail) cover artist, ASHLAND GAZETTE, Ashland, OR, 4/96

"Artist to Give Slide Talk", ASHLAND DAILY TIDINGS, "Revels", 3/14/96

"Women's Self-Portraits Hang in Grants Pass", photo: "Elegy for Sharon Self-Portrait" (detail), ASHLAND DAILY TIDINGS, "Revels", 3/17/95

"RCC Faculty Rounds up Faves", DAILY COURIER, Grants Pass, OR, 1/4/95

Featured artist, CALYX, "Journal of Art and Literature by Women", 1/95

"Rose", photograph, WESTWIND REVIEW, Southern Oregon State College publication, 6/94

"A Question of Boundaries", Mary Hull Webster, ARTWEEK, l0/8/92

"Female Theme Lands Ashlander a Place in California Art Show", feature article, Louise Watson, "Revels", DAILY TIDINGS, OR,    8/27/92

 “Human Form Reveals Diversity”. OREGONIAN, Randy Gragg, Portland, OR,    

1/16/92

“Local Artists in Juried Show at Coast”, DAILY TIDINGS, "Revels", Ashland, OR, 1/92

ART NEWS, Harlem Rehabilitation Center Mural (on which I assisted) reviewed, 2/8/87

"Gallery Talk", S. Munchnic, LOS ANGELES TIMES, l/82

"The Reality of Illusion", catalogue, Donald Brewer, University of Southern California, l979

"Newcomers See the Future and the Future Is Reconciled", Don Lagerberg, "Calendar", LOS ANGELES SUNDAY TIMES, ll/6/77

"Newcomers Exhibit at Barnsdall", Eleanor Harris, EVENING OUTLOOK, Santa Monica, CA, ll/l2/77

"Award to Gabriel", PALISADIAN POST, 2/77

"College to Present Cultural Offerings", THE HERALD, Patterson, NJ, 6/76

"White Window", featured painting, DELAWARE LITERARY REVIEW, Wilmington, l975

"Self-Portrait in Blue Stockings", featured painting, SPECTRUM MAGAZINE, Amherst, MA, l975,

"New Talent New England at De Cordova", THE BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBE, Robert Taylor, Boston, MA, 7/22/73                

"New Talent/New England", catalogue, Frederick P. Walkey, executive director, De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, l973

"Art Show at De Cordova", FENCE VIEWER, Alice Faxon, Lincoln, MA, l973

"Women Exhibit at New City Hall", THE BOSTON GLOBE, Robert Taylor, Boston, MA, l/l5/7

 

 

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS AND PUBLIC ACQUISITIONS

"Sarah," Temple Emek Shalom, permanent acquisiton, Ashland, Oregon, 2010 

National Endowment for the Arts, “Lemons” oil on canvas,  on loan, Executive Chairman, Dana Gioia’s, Office, Washington, D.C., 2007-2009

“Roots”, Havurah Shir Hadash Sanctuary, Ashland, OR, from 20002

“Memorial Portrait”,Taylor Hall, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR. from 1999

Harlem Rehabilitation Mural, art consultant and assistant, New York, NY, from l987

Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA; banner design, installation, and execution for main entrance, l976-77

 

 TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 Rogue Community College, painting and drawing instructor, Medford, OR 2006

Forum Art Center, Instructor, basic drawing, beginning/intermediate painting, Ashland, OR. 2001-02

Southern Oregon University, Instructor, Department of Art, ”Life Painting”, summer session, Ashland, OR 2001

Southern Oregon University, Adjunct Instructor Department of Art, Life Drawing I, II, III., Ashland, OR, 2000-01 

Artist-In-Residence, Studio-In-A-School-Association, New York, NY, l986-1989

Brentwood Art Center, adult painting and drawing instructor, Los Angeles, CA, l978-84

California State University, Dominguez Hills, visiting painting and drawing instructor, Los Angeles, CA, l978

Passaic County Community College, Paterson, NJ, Adjunct Instructor, art appreciation survey, including NYC museum field trips, l976  

University of Massachusetts, Amherst:  Teaching Assistant, Continuing Education Instructor, Intersession Instructor; drawing, painting, and 2-D design, beginning through advanced, l974-75

Extended Services, Amherst-Pelham Regional School District, adult life drawing instructor, l973-74

Art Specialist, Hampshire Regional School District, Williamsburg, MA, l972-73

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, teaching assistant in Critical Studies, art and film history, l972-73

Director/Teacher, art program, APAC Community Center, Dorchester, MA, l971-72                        

 

PRESENTATIONS AND LECTURES

"Art Matters Series" panel organizer and moderator, Ashland Art Center, Ashland, OR 2016

 “Mirrors Project,” Firehouse Gallery, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, 3/11

Woman’s Art History class, guest speaker, Rogue Community College,  05/11

“Woman’s Journey – A Life in Paintings,” slide lecture and discussion,Rogue Gallery & Art Center, Medford, OR, 3/2/10

“Featured Artist”, Forum Art Center, slide retrospective and exhibit, Ashland, OR, 05/02

“Working Large”, featured artist slide presentation, Davis & Cline Gallery (Aalto), Ashland, OR, 04/02

“Art Is In the Air”, public slide show participant, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 10/2000

“Taking the Leap”, keynote speaker, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2/2000

“Gender, Race & the Universal”, slide lecture retrospective, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 04/99

 "Growing toward Fulfillment", video still, "Eroded Chevron",

          George Calmenson producer, 1996

 "The Self-Portrait: A Journey from Narcissism towards the

          Universal", Southern Oregon State College, Ashland, OR, 1996

"Women Artists", Margarita Donnelly, CALYX magazine, l994

"Magic Realism", Professor Philip Gould, Sarah Lawrence College, lecture tour, Beijing Teachers College, Peoples Republic of China, l989

"Paintings of Rebecca Gabriel", slide retrospective, P.S. 46, Teachers Conference, Staten Island, NY, l987

"Panel On Illusion", Art Center, Pasadena, CA, l980

Guest speaker, California State University, Dominguez Hills, CA, l978

"Contemporary Women Artists", presentation by Aline Dallier, Paris, France, l977

"Workshop in Realist Painting", The Art Center, Holy Names Campus, Albany, NY, l976

"Realism and Context", Cultural Enrichment Series, Passaic County Community College, Paterson, NJ, l976

"Women:  The Portrayal and the Self-Portrait", Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, l975

 

 SELECTED GALLERY REPRESENTATION

  Gillia Gallery, Portland, Oregon 

  Illahe Gallery, Ashland, OR

  DeMossa Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

  Walker St. Gallery, New York City, NY

  Copley Society, Boston, MA

  Davis & Cline Gallery, Ashland, OR                    

  Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA                                                     

  Gallerie Karon, Ashland, OR

                                                                    

 SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Dennis and Erin Collins, Sonoma, CA 

Marielle and William Schank, Neward, NJ 

Janet Howard, Studio City, CA 

James Anderson, Ashland, OR 

Temple Emek Shalom,. Ashland, OR

Havurah Shir Hadash Synagogue, Ashland, OR

Kathryn Jacobi, Santa Monica, CA

John & Sharon Javna, Ashland, OR

Allen & Karen Drescher, Ashland, OR

Davida Stockton, Savannah, Georgia

Sheila Burns, Ashland, OR

Marilyn Borkin, Ashland, OR

Dr. Daniel Brook, Los Angeles, CA

Sidney and Joanna Poitier, Beverly Hills, CA

Tony Bill, Venice Beach, CA

Robert C. Morgan, New York, NY

Dennis O’Brien, Fisher’s Island, NY

Sharon Bubman, Beverly Hills, CA

Bank of America, Los Angeles, CA

Office of the Executive Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C.

Helen Schlien, Boston, MA

Melinda Little, Wesley College, Wesley, MA

Jody and Dave Hodges, Ashland, OR

Steve Diefenbacher, Talent, OR

Richard & Harriet Friedman, Los Angeles, CA

Lisa & Larry Cooper, Ashland, OR

Jahnna Beecham & Malcolm Hilgarten, Ashland, OR

Duane Harvey, MSW, Santa Monica, CA

Diane & Michael McGrath, Granada Hills, CA