REBECCA POARCH

b. 1998. East Williston, New York
She/Her

rpoarchartist@gmail.com

Education

 

2020

The Pennsylvania State University – University Park, Pennsylvania

B.F.A. in Studio Art - Concentration in Drawing & Painting

2019

The Pennsylvania State University – Dublin, Ireland

Study Abroad Program: Representing the Irish Landscape, Literature, and Visual Arts

 

Awards & Residencies

 

2021

Artist in Residence – Duplex AIR – Lisbon, Portugal

2020

Dean's List – The Pennsylvania State University

Annual Undergraduate Research Exhibition –  “All This and More: Stories of Girlhood, the Body, and Paint” -Penn State Undergraduate Research and Fellowships Mentoring

2019

Margaret Giffen Schoenfelder Memorial Scholarship – Penn State School of Visual Arts Scholarship Committee

 

Selected Exhibitions

 

2022

2022 Flat File, Deanna Evans Project – online exhibition

2021

Home Room: Live and In Person, Curated by Audra Lambert, ChaShaMa – New York, New York

Down to Earth, Curated by Julia Halsey, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts – Bridgehampton, New York

A World Away, A Thought Apart, Curated by Tyrome Tripoli, Gallery Petite – Brooklyn, New York

Online Exhibition #5, Curated by Althuis Hofland Fine Arts, Top Top – online exhibition

Structured Spaces, dōdōmu gallery – online exhibition

Coveted, Kaiser Gallery – Cleveland, Ohio

2021 Flat File, Deanna Evans Projects – online exhibition

2020

Home Room: Performance Series, Curated by Audra Lambert, Radiator Gallery – Queens, New York

Greenpoint Gallery Virtual Group Show, Greenpoint Gallery – online exhibition

Solo Exhibition  All This and More, Art Alliance Gallery Downtown – State College, Pennsylvania

2020 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, Zoller Gallery – University Park, Pennsylvania 

2019

Moving Pictures, Pavilion Theater – University Park, Pennsylvania

2019 Scholarship & Awards Show, Zoller Gallery – University Park, Pennsylvania

Beara Arts Festival Showcase, Allihies Old Schoolhouse –Allihies, Ireland

Priority Mail, Ground Floor Gallery – Brooklyn, New York

Group Show for Emerging Artists, Greenpoint Gallery – Brooklyn, New York

2019 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, Zoller Gallery – University Park, Pennsylvania 

2018

Art Elevated, The Garment District Alliance – New York, New York

Collective, Hub-Robeson Galleries – University Park, Pennsylvania

 

Press & Publications

 

2021

Peggy Roalf, "The DART Board 11.10: Women in the Arts," AI-AP

“Dream” Issue, Emerge Journal @ School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Master of Arts Administration and Policy program, 2020-21 edition

Mark Segal, "The Art Scene 06.24.21," The East Hampton Star

DRB, "FREE BODIES, COVETED STATES OF MIND AT KAISER GALLERY," CAN Journal

2020

"Sacred Sensations," The Next Generation Artist Spotlight Series, Vacant Museum

"BFA students have exhibit downtown," CentreArts Magazine, February 2020 Volume 2, No. 7

2019

"By Land, By Plane, or By Sea: Ni Aquí, Ni Allá (Neither Here, Nor There)" Zine, Curated by Natali Bravo-Barbee, Southeast Queens Artist Alliance, Queens, New York

"Rebecca Poarch's Art On Display At East Williston Village Hall," The Williston Post, Volume VI Issue II

2018

“Rebecca Poarch Displays Work at 2018 Arts Festival In Manhattan’s Garment District,” The Williston Post, Volume V Issue X

 

Related Experience

 

2022-Present

Assistant Director – Halsey McKay Gallery – East Hampton, New York

Social Media Administrator – Penn State School of Visual Arts Alumni Board – University Park, Pennsylvania

2021-2022

Public Relations Manager/Gallery Assistant – The Art Guild – Flower Hill, New York

2018-2020

Curatorial Assistant/Gallery Assistant Intern – Art Alliance Gallery Downtown – State College, Pennsylvania

President – Penn State BFA Drawing & Painting Club – University Park, Pennsylvania

2018

Curatorial Assistant/Gallery Assistant Intern – Isabella Garrucho Fine Art – Greenwich, Connecticut