REBECCA POARCH

b. 1998. East Williston, New York
Lives in Queens, New York. Works in Flower Hill, New York.

Education

 

2016-2020

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

Annual Undergraduate Research Exhibition – Penn State Undergraduate Research and Fellowships Mentoring

2019

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

 

Selected Exhibitions

 

2022

Journey to Seriphos, Frances Michelle – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Solo Project  Floribunda, A site-specific land art project, Curated by Jaime Abrusci – Glen Cove, New York

$200 Flat File, Deanna Evans Projects – Online

2021

Home Room: Live and In Person, 1285 2nd Avenue – New York, New York

Down to Earth, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts – Bridgehampton, New York

A World Away, A Thought Apart, Gallery Petite – Brooklyn, New York

$200 Flat File, Deanna Evans Projects – Online

2020

Home Room: Performance Series, Radiator Gallery – Queens, New York

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

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

2018

Collective, Hub-Robeson Center – University Park, Pennsylvania

 

Press & Publications

 

2021

Katie Pilgrim, "Studio Visit: Rebecca Poarch," Lifted Lab

“Dream” Issue, Emerge Journal at 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

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 & Gallery Assistant Intern – Art Alliance Gallery Downtown – State College, Pennsylvania

President – Penn State B.F.A. Drawing & Painting Club – University Park, Pennsylvania