EDUCATION:

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

Concentration: drawing/painting


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

Concentration: drawing/painting


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


INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS:

2019

THE TRAHERN COLLECTIVE: RECENT WORKS – Vol State Art Gallery, Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin, TN

2018

THE TRAHERN COLLECTIVE PRESENTS: ART FROM THE RECYCLE BIN - Turnip Greens Gallery, Nashville, TN

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

2016

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

2014

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

2011

INFLUENCE - Leu Gallery, Belmont University, Nashville, TN

2008

GENETICS ILLUSTRATED - Sage Theatre, New York, NY

2007

WINTER SHOW - Art & Invention Gallery, Nashville, TN

2006

EARTHWORKS INVITATIONAL EXHIBITION - Crystalwood Gallery, Nashville, TN

2004

INSIDE THE OLYMPICS - The Parthenon, Nashville, TN


JURIED EXHIBITIONS:

2020

SEPTEMBER GROUP ART SHOW – Jones Gallery, Kansas City, MO

(Juror: Unannounced)

2018

11th ANNUAL CVG SHOW 2018 – Collective Visions Gallery, Bremerton, WA

(Juror: Teresa Saia, 2D Category)

23rd ARTS IN HARMONY ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SHOW – THE NORTH SHOW – Hopkins Center for the Arts, Hopkins, MN

(Juror: Unannounced)

ALL THAT GLITTERS NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA (Jurors: Keith Lewis and Tariqa Waters )

2017

62nd ANNUAL CENTRAL WASHINGTON ARTISTS’ EXHIBITION - Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

(Juror: Freya Liggett)

OVERLAND PARK ART AT THE CENTER NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION - Tomahawk Ridge Community Center, Overland Park, KS

(Juror: David Beal)

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

(Juror: Lisa Kinoshita)

AWARD: Eldean Adams Award for Landscape/Nature

EAFA OPEN JURIED ABSTRACT SHOW - Evergreen Association of Fine Arts Gallery, Kirkland, WA

(Juror: Katya Palladina)

AWARD: Jack Richeson & Co. Award of Merit

2016

61st ANNUAL CENTRAL WASHINGTON ARTISTS’ EXHIBITION - Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

(Juror: Nicole Herden)

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

(Juror: Ann Prentice Wagner)

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

(Juror: Douglas Martenson)

AWARD: Juror’s Choice Award

2015

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

(Juror: Internal, anonymous)

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

(Juror: Max Presneill)

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

(Jurors: Margot Ecke, Arlyn Ende, Jeff Rathermel

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

(Juror: Laura Fry)

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

2008

SIMPLY RED - Ciel Gallery, Charlotte, NC

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

SMALL WORKS - E A Gallery, Lyons, GA

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


GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2019

CWU DEPARTMENT OF ART FACULTY EXHIBITION - Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

GALLERY ONE MEMBERS’ EXHIBIT - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA

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

(Juror: Nikki Todd)

AWARD: Honorable Mention

2018

GALLERY ONE MEMBERS’ EXHIBIT - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA

2017

GALLERY ONE MEMBERS’ EXHIBIT - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA

2016

CWU DEPARTMENT OF ART FACULTY EXHIBITION - Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

GALLERY ONE MEMBERS’ EXHIBIT - Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA

2014

CWU DEPARTMENT OF ART FACULTY EXHIBITION - Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

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

2009

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

THE GROUP SHOW - MIR Gallery, Nashville, TN

2008

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

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

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

MAIL ART SHOW - Twist Gallery, Nashville, TN

CHILL - Untitled Artist’s Group, Nashville, TN

2006

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

2005

WERTHAN MILLS LOFT TOUR - Werthan Mills, Nashville, TN

GOT ART…IF YOU WANT IT - Alter Gallery, TN

2004

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

CARTE BLANCHE: STUDENT ART COMPETITION - Ewing Gallery, UT Knoxville, TN


PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Central Washington University

Drawing and Foundations Specialist, Graduate Coordinator

Associate Professor, Art (09/2018 to present)

Assistant Professor, Art (09/2014 to 09/2018)

· Introduction to Drawing

· Figure Drawing

· Mixed Media Drawing

· Advanced Drawing

· Graduate Drawing

· Beginning Watercolor

· Advanced Watercolor

· Pedagogy of Studio Art & Design Foundations

· Freshman Seminar Special Topics: Art, Design, and Human Perception


O'More College of Design

Adjunct Professor, Fine Arts (08/2010 to present)

· Color Theory

· Design Fundamentals I & II

· Basic Drawing


The Art Institute of Tennessee - Nashville

Part-time Faculty, Art Foundations (01/2010 to present)

· Color Theory

· 2-D & 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, II, & 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)

Taught: Watercolor, Basic Drawing

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

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


OTHER ART RELATED EXPERIENCE:

Board of Trustees, Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA (02/2018-present)

Board of Directors, Clymer Museum and Gallery, Ellensburg, WA (12/2014-12/2015)

Studio Manager for professional artist Adrienne Outlaw (10/2005-12/2006)

Board of Directors (Charter Member), Alter Gallery, Clarksville, TN (2005)

Internship with Curator of Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Assistant to Gallery Director at Austin Peay State University


PUBLICATIONS:

“Studio Visit Magazine Volume 38: A Juried Selection of International Visual Artists.” The Open Studios Press, (2017): 100-101. Print.

"A Circle of Art." Abbey Leix Anthology 3, O’More Publishing (2012): 72-76. Print.

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


ACADEMIC CONFERENCES:

PAPER PRESENTATION

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

PAPER PRESENTATION

Where Do We Go From Here?, FATE (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education) – Foundations in Flux, Columbus, April 4-6, 2019.

PANEL SESSION CHAIR

Updating the Academy: Figure Drawing and Social Responsibility, FATE (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education) – Foundations in Flux, Columbus, April 4-6, 2019.


AWARDS:

2019 Honorable Mention: Kittitas County Open Show, Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg WA

2018 College of Arts and Humanities Outstanding Faculty Artistic Achievement Award 2017-2018: Central Washington University

2017 Eldean Adams Award for Landscape/Nature: Kittitas County Juried Show, Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg WA

2017 Jack Richeson & Co. Award of Merit: EAFA Open Juried Abstract Show, Evergreen Association of Fine Arts Gallery, Kirkland, WA

2016 Juror’s Choice Award: Williams Prize in Drawing 2016 Exhibition, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT

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