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: studio art, 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
2017
OVERLAND PARK ART AT THE CENTER NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION -  Tomahawk Ridge Community Center, Overland Park, KS
KITTITAS COUNTY JURIED SHOW - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg WA
EAFA OPEN JURIED ABSTRACT SHOW – Evergreen Association of Fine Arts Gallery, Kirkland, WA
GALLERY ONE MEMBERS’ EXHIBIT – Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA
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
61st ANNUAL CENTRAL WASHINGTON ARTISTS’ EXHIBITION – Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA
CWU DEPARTMENT OF ART FACULTY EXHIBITION - Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
GALLERY ONE MEMBERS’ EXHIBIT – 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

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. Prin

ACADEMIC CONFERENCES
PAPER PRESENTATION: Teaching in the Trenches, FATE (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education) – Beyond the Core, Kansas City, April 6-8, 2017.

PROFESSIONAL  ORGANIZATIONS
College Art Association
FATE Foundations in Art: Theory and Education