EDUCATION:

2004   Master of Fine Arts, University of Tennessee at Knoxville (magna cum laude)

    Concentration: painting/drawing

2000   Bachelor of Fine Arts, Austin Peay State University (magna cum laude)

    Concentration: painting/drawing


SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2014 

ABSTRACTIONS - Thigpin Gallery, Vol State Community College, Gallatin, TN

2012 

MACRO TO MICRO - Austin Peay Downtown Gallery, Clarksville, TN

HAPPY DAYS - The Roxy Theatre, Clarksville, TN

2009

NATURAL SELECTIONS - DAC Gallery, Clarksville, TN

2008  

THE BIG PAYBACK - Twist Gallery, Nashville, TN

2007  

FLYING SOLO - Nashville International Airport, TN

2006  

THE FAMILY JEWELS - Alter Gallery, Clarksville, TN   

2004  

NEW WORKS - Houchens Gallery, Capital Arts Alliance, Inc., Bowling Green, KY

BYGONES - Ewing Gallery at University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

2003  

SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW - Point B Gallery, Clarksville, TN

2002  

A VARIETY SHOW: RECENT WORKS BY RACHEL PAYNE HALL - Point B Gallery, Clarksville, TN

2000  

OBSERVATIONS OF SELF - Gallery 108, Clarksville, TN


SELECTED GROUP AND JURIED EXHIBITIONS:

2016

TRAHC 28th ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION - Texarkana Regional Arts Center, Texarkana, TX

WILLIAMS PRIZE IN DRAWING EXHIBITION - Silpe Gallery at Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT

LOGIC OF CHANCE - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA

2015

2nd ANNUAL LIVING MARK EXHIBITION - Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland, OR

10th NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION - Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA

THE BOOK AS ART v3.0: NO JACKET REQUIRED - Decatur Arts Alliance, Art Institute of Atlanta, Decatur, GA

KITTITAS COUNTY JURIED SHOW - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA

2014 

20 COLLABORATIONS IN BOOK ART - Nashville Public Library, Nashville, TN

2013 

FACULTY SHOW - O'More College of Design, Franklin, TN

HEIDI - The Roxy Theatre, Clarksville, TN

2012 

ROCKY HORROR ART SHOW - The Roxy Theatre, Clarksville, TN

9 to 5 ART SHOW - The Roxy Theatre, Clarksville, TN

STILL LEARNING - Austin Peay Downtown Gallery, Clarksville, TN

VALENTINE'S DAY ART SHOW - The Roxy Theatre, Clarksville, TN

2011 

INFLUENCE - Leu Gallery, Belmont University, Nashville, TN

2010 

TOMATO ART FESTIVAL ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION - Art & Invention, Nashville, TN

2009 

THIRD ANNUAL SQUARE FOOT SHOW - The Galaxie, Chicago, IL

PAINTPRESENT - Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY

ALL SMALL REDUX - Dalton Gallery at Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA

TOMATO ART FESTIVAL ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION - Art & Invention, Nashville, TN

WHAT I DID ON MY SUMMER VACATION - MIR Gallery, Nashville, TN

THE GROUP SHOW - MIR Gallery, Nashville, TN

2008  

GENETICS ILLUSTRATED - Sage Theatre, New York, NY

SIMPLY RED - Ciel Gallery, Charlotte, NC

STUFF YOUR SORRIES IN A SACK - Art House Gallery, Atlanta, GA

9 x 12 - Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

SMALL WORKS - E A Gallery, Lyons, GA

BIENNIAL ART FACULTY EXHIBITION - Trahern Gallery, APSU, Clarksville, TN

WINTER SHOW - Art & Invention Gallery, Nashville, TN

CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS OPEN EXHIBITION - DAC Gallery, Clarksville, TN

TOMATO ART FESTIVAL ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION - Art & Invention, Nashville, TN

2007  

ON YOUR MARK: CONTEMPORARY DRAWING - Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Spencertown, NY

TOMATO ART FESTIVAL ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION - Art & Invention, Nashville, TN

MAIL ART SHOW - Twist Gallery, Nashville, TN

CHILL - Untitled Artist’s Group, Nashville, TN

2006  

EARTHWORKS INVITATIONAL EXHIBITION - Crystalwood Gallery, Nashville, TN

BRAWL ON THE WALL: BIENNIAL ART FACULTY EXHIBITION - Trahern Gallery, APSU, Clarksville, TN

STRIKE - Alter Gallery, Clarksville, TN

BLOOM - Untitled Artist’s Group, Nashville, TN


COLLEGE LEVEL TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

O'More College of Design - Adjunct Professor, Fine Arts (08/2010 to present)   

  · Color Theory

  · Design Fundamentals I

  · Design Fundamentals II

  · Basic Drawing

The Art Institute of Tennessee - Nashville - Part-time Faculty, Art Foundations (01/2010 to present)   

  · Color Theory

  · 2-D Design

  · 3-D Design

  · Drawing

  · Life Drawing

  · Visual Presentation for Interior Designers

Nashville State Community College - Instructor (Fall semester 2010)  

  · Art Appreciation

Austin Peay State University - Visiting Assistant Professor (08/2007 to 05/2010), Adjunct Instructor (08/2004 to 05/2007)

  · Drawing I

  · Drawing II

  · Drawing III

  · Painting I

  · 2-D Design

  · Art Appreciation

  · Electronic Imaging

The University of Tennessee - Graduate Teaching Associate (08/2001 to 05/2004)

  · Drawing I Instructor of Record

  · Figure drawing open studio Coordinator 

  · Painting I Teaching Assistant

  · Watercolor I Teaching Assistant

  · Figure Drawing Teaching Assistant

  · Performance and Installation Teaching Assistant


OTHER TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Community Education Art Classes, O'More College of Design (Spring 2012, 2013, 2014)

  Taught: Watercolor, Basic Drawing, "Paint Night Out"

Summer Studio K-12 Art Classes, O'More College of Design (Summer 2012, 2013) 

  Taught: Puppet Making, Watercolor, Painting, Drawing, Cutout Animation


PUBLICATIONS:

  "A Circle of Art." Abbey Leix Anthology 3 (2012): 72-76. Print.

  "Hover," 2005 Graphite and gesso on paper 22"x30". Zone 3 24.2 (2009): Cover Art. Print.


PROFESSIONAL  ORGANIZATIONS:

College Art Association

FATE Foundations in Art: Theory and Education


RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

ONGOING  

Pedagogical Consultant

Have met with numerous colleagues to share course content and mentor them as they taught       classes for the first time. My course content has influenced instruction in eight colleges/universities.

08/2009 - 05/2010

Art Foundations Committee, Austin Peay State University

Helped with implementation of consistent curriculum throughout foundations classes.

10/2005 - 12/2006 

Studio Manager for professional artist Adrienne Outlaw


Oversaw the work of up to six interns during work on a long-term sculpture project. Supervised the studio when Mrs. Outlaw was on maternity leave. Maintained timely progress to ensure the sculpture was completed in time for an exhibition. Spoke with school groups, local artists, and volunteers who visited the studio. (Unpaid position).


2005   

Charter Member -
Board of Directors, Alter Gallery (501(c)(3) organization)


Met with other board members to establish and continue the success of a non-profit art gallery. Participated in review panels to select exhibition artwork. Worked with artists to help organize and install art shows.


2000    

Internship with Curator of Customs House Museum and Cultural Center


Duties: clerical work, researching acquisitions, shipping and handling artwork,installing exhibits.

1996-2000
 

Assistant to Gallery Director at Austin Peay State University


As part of a scholarship work program, helped install art shows, catalogue works in the permanent collection, pack and unpack artwork, deliver and install artwork in galleries and offices throughout campus, and mat and frame artwork.


08/1996 - 05/1999 

President’s Emerging Leaders Program, Austin Peay State University


Elite four-year leadership training program. Studied various approaches to leadership and service. Community interaction and volunteerism were required. Worked with local campus, community, and government leaders.


AWARDS:

2012  Top Ten Distinguished Faculty for Winter Quarter, Art Institute of Tennessee - Nashville

2011  Top Ten Distinguished Faculty for Fall Quarter, Art Institute of Tennessee - Nashville

2004  Nominated for Daedalus Foundation Master of Fine Arts Fellowship