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.
Paintings and Prints, Summer 2018 - Present, Hilton Toronto Markham Conference Centre & Spa, Markham, Ontario, Canada
Abstract Paintings, Summer 2018 – Present, Cocoalatte, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Colorful Abstract Paintings, February - May 2019, Peter Paul and Company, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
7 Art Prints of Italy, February 2016 – June 2016, Cocoalatte, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Art Prints, June 2015 – December 2015, Hilton Toronto Markham Conference Centre & Spa, Markham, Ontario, Canada
The Art of Health and Wellness, June 2012, Hilton Toronto Markham Conference Centre & Spa, Markham, Ontario, Canada
Works, Group Show, Coemeterium of the Suola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista, August 2011; S.Polo 2457, Venice, Italy
Patton Boggs LLP Group Show, Summer 2010; 1185 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036
Twenty2, Group Show, Palazzetto Tito, August 2010; Dorsoduro 2826, Venice, Italy
Eva’s Restaurant Group Show, Summer 2010; October 2009 – January 2010. 11 W 8th St., New York, NY 10011
Holiday Group Show, New York Studio School Gallery, December 2008, December 2009. 8 W 8th St., New York, NY 10011
Recent Artwork by Rachael Grad & Cristina Winsor, New York Studio School Gallery, April 10 to 16, 2009. 8 W 8th St., New York, NY 10011
Solo Exhibition, Skynear & Co. and Casa Oaxaca, October 22 – November 2008. 2122 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Solo Exhibition, Caramel, August to October 2008. 1603 U Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009
Washington Studio School Annual Juried Student Group Show 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 & Certificate Student Group Show, 2006, Washington, DC
Art Gallery of Ontario Student Show 1994, 1995. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Merit Scholarship, 2008-2009, New York Studio School, New York, NY
National Award for Multimedia Project, Canadian High School Association, 1994
Distortions in light and perception lead to the viewer to question what appears to be real and commonplace. Strange visions occur: a regular cat becomes king of the alley; two dogs stop water traffic in the canal; a lonely dog preaches to the tourists; the city melts into the canal on a hot day.
“Indigenous Rights and Intellectual Property Law: A Comparison of the United States and Australia,” Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, Fall 2002.
“Economic Inefficiencies in Health Law.” Health Law in Canada, 4th quarter, 1999.
ART EDUCATION & MEMBERSHIPS
Member, 2018 - Present, CARFAC Ontario
Certificate Student, 2008-2010 Painting New York Studio School
Participant, 2010-2011, Master’s of Studio Art, New York University, Venice, Italy 2010-2011
Art Courses taken at Washington Studio School (2004-2008) , Corcoran School of Art and Design (2005), Toronto School of Art (2010-2012), Art Students League, NY (2009).
Duke University School of Law, J.D., Durham, North Carolina
Brandeis University, BA (Honors) in Economics, Minor in French Literature, Waltham, Massachusetts
Diploma, International Relations, Sciences Po, Paris, France
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 – Interviews:
“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).