Resume / CV
Resume/CV of Rachael Grad
Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) for Rachael Grad. Below are selected Art Shows (Group and Solo), Art Awards, and Legal Publications, along with links to some of my writing, blogging, and interviews.
Selected Group Exhibitions
2023, An Eye for Quirk and Wit, BOOM Contemporary, Artsy, August 20, 2023 - January 1, 2024.
2023, Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, Booth A-13, July 7th to 9th, 2023 in Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario; July 2nd to 9th, 2023 Online Fair.
2023, Women+, Baycrest Art Gallery, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, M6A 2E1. Spring 2023 to Fall 2023.
2023, It'll Be OK, Gallery 1313, February 15th to 26th, 2023, 1313 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario M6K 1L8. Reception on Thursday February 23rd at 6:30-9:30 pm.
2023, Bind, Special Projects Gallery, February 6th to 10th, 2023, York University, Joan & Martin Goldfarb Centre for Fine Arts, 86 Fine Arts Road Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3.
2022, MMXXII, Gales Gallery, September 8th to 23rd, 2022, 8 Accolade East Building, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3.
2022, Alumni Exhibition Show, August 8th to September 30th, 2022, The New York Studio School on Artsy, Online
2022, Pandemic Parenting and Mothers Making Art, August 2022, Museum of Motherhood, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA, Online
2022, Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, Booth A-24, July 15th to 17th, 2022 in Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario; July 8th to 17th, 2022 Online Fair
2022, Digital works in I AM HERE: Home Movies and Everyday Masterpieces, April 13 to August 14, 2022, Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2022, The Archive of Merit: from the OSA to OCAD, Ontario Archives and Ontario Society of Artists 150th Anniversary Art Exhibition, June 2nd to 17th, 2022, Ada Slaight Gallery, OCAD University, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1W1. Kunstmatrix Online
2022, GradEx 107, May 11 to 15, 2022, OCAD University, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1W1
2022, The Living Earth, Mar. 31 to May 3, 2022, Heliconian Club, 35 Hazelton Ave. Toronto, ON, Canada
2021, Boom Holiday Art Show, Dec. 2, 2021 to Jan. 2, 2022, BOOM Contemporary, Artsy, Online
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2022 Paintings and Prints, Hilton Toronto Markham Conference Centre & Spa, 8500 Warden Avenue, Markham, Ontario, Canada
2022 Abstract Paintings and Prints, The Cottonwood Spa & Boutique, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2020 Abstract Paintings, Cocoalatte, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2019 Colorful Abstract Paintings, Peter Paul and Company, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2018 7 Art Prints of Italy, Cocoalatte, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2015 Art Prints, Hilton Toronto Markham Conference Centre & Spa, Markham, Ontario, Canada
2008 Skynear & Co. and Casa Oaxaca, Washington, DC, USA
2008 Caramel, Washington, DC, USA
2008 Washington Studio School Annual Juried Student Group Show, Washington, DC, USA
Art Gallery of Ontario Student Show, 1994 and 1995, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Governor General’s Academic Award, Silver Medal, 2022, OCAD University
Mrs. W.O. Forsyth Award, 2022, OCAD University
Fellowship Award and York Graduate Scholarship, 2022, York University, Master’s in Fine Art Program in Visual Arts
Mercedes Matter Award, 2021, New York Studio School Alumni Association Art Show
Frances Lea Ziegler Memorial Scholarship, 2021, OCAD University
Legal Issues in Museum Administration Full Scholarship, 2010, American Law Institute-American Bar Association Course of Study
Merit Full Tuition Scholarship, 2008-2009, New York Studio School, New York, NY
National Award for Multimedia Project, Canadian High School Association, 1994
RBC, Print Commissioning Program 2022, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
RP Investment Advisors LP, Toronto, ON, Canada
Altree Developments, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The Leo Baeck Day School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Art in Private Collections in New York, NY, the Hamptons, NY, Washington, DC, Miami, Florida, London, England, and in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Parent (verb); A Mixed Genre Folio, MER Literary Journal, June 2023. "Mommy Mayhem: Elephant and Doll" painting featured.
Chores & Transcendence, Milk Art Journal, Vol. 1, March 2023. "Motherhood Hit Me Like a Train" Series paintings featured.
Creation, Verklempt!, Vol. 1. March 2023. "Motherhood Hit Me Like a Train, Cross-Country #2" painting featured.
“Indigenous Rights and Intellectual Property Law: A Comparison of the United States and Australia,” Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, Vol. 13, No. 1, Winter 2003.
“Economic Inefficiencies in Health Law.” Health Law in Canada, 4th quarter, 1999.
Master's in Fine Arts, 2024 (Expected), York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Bachelor in Fine Arts with Distinction, 2022, Drawing and Painting, OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Certificate Student, 2008-2010, Painting, New York Studio School, New York, New York, USA
Participant, 2010-2011, Master’s of Studio Art, New York University, Venice, Italy
Juris Doctorate, Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
Bachelor's in Arts (Honors) in Economics, Minor in French Literature, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
Diploma, International Relations, Sciences Po, Paris, France
August 2022, Museum of Motherhood, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
EDITING & WRITING
Writing in Home Decor and Art Publications:
2008 – 2013 Editor and Contributor, Apartment Therapy, home décor and residential design website. Over 1,000 blog posts published.
In the Press:
“Space of the Future: Emerging Artist Spotlight,” Toronto Outdoor Art Fair (June 13, 2023).
“Meet Artist Rachael Grad,” Toronto Railway Museum (August 5, 2022).
"The Art of Motherhood", OCAD University (August 3, 2022).
"Collaborating and Carving Out Space for Art," Museum of Motherhood (August 1, 2022).
"Remote Artist Residency with Rachael Grad: This August at MoM," Museum of Motherhood (July 11, 2022).
"Students Shine at Toronto Outdoor Art Fair," OCAD University (July 7, 2022).
"Convocation Inspires Next Generation of Artists, Designers, and Makers," OCAD University (June 20, 2022).
"Convocation Celebrates Excellence," OCAD University (June 16, 2022).
"Exhibition sheds light on OCAD U’s founding and future," OCAD University (June 2, 2022).
"OCAD University annual art and design show back in person," Toronto Sun (May 12, 2022).
"Toronto's Largest Free Art and Design Exhibition Returns in Person & Online," OCAD University (May 4, 2022).
"Rachael Grad," Variety, Niv Magazine (January 16, 2022).
“Secondhand Inspiration: Add Personality with Vintage Furnishings” The Washington Post Express (May 29, 2009).
"D.C. Therapy” The Washington City Paper (September 26, 2008).
“The Guest Stop: From Home to Hotel” The Washington Post Express (August 8, 2008).