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Rachel James

Freelance Fantasy Artist & Drawer

Location:Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
2 Skills
Rachel S. James

2008-2011 University of Minnesota Master of Fine Arts
Focus in Printmaking and Drawing

2002-2007 University of Kansas Bachelor of Fine Arts.
Major in Printmaking

Grants and Awards
2010 Patricia Tillberg-Hasselmo Fellowship
2008 Art Scholarship Fund Graduate Fellowship award
2007 Hollander Family Foundation Award
2006 Daniel MacMorris Scholarship

Teaching and Professional Experience
2011 Instructor of record Lithography and Intaglio.
Portfolio co-coordinator for Mid-America Print Council Conference.

2010 Teaching assistant Lithography and Intaglio.
Teaching assistant Intermediate Printmaking.
University of Minnesota Printmaking Department Shop Manager.

2009 Teaching assistant Papermaking.
Teaching assistant Intermediate Printmaking.

2008 Teaching assistant Relief and Silkscreen.
Teaching assistant Intaglio and Lithography.
Teaching assistant Intermediate Printmaking.

Related Experience
2005-2008 Design Painter, Celestial Ironworks, Lawrence, KS.
2004-2008 Poster design and Printer, Eleven Productions, Lawrence, KS.
2005-2007 Freelance Illustrator, , Lawrence, KS

2011 “Plant Magic”, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.
“Unicorn”, Portfolio exchange in conjunction with SGC, St Louis, MO.

2010 “Plans Not Included”, Portfolio exchange in conjunction with MAPC, Minneapolis, MN.
“Cheers to a Season of Temptations”, 1419, Minneapolis, MN.

2009 “Revenge of the Bohemians”, Northrup King Building, Minneapolis, MN
“Cake Celebration”, a collaborative installation with Robin Schwartzman, Spare Room, University of Minnesota “Fantashanty”, a collaborative installation and part of the art shanty project on Medicine Lake

2008 “Fresh Works”, Quarter Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
“Monster”, Bourgeois Pig, Lawrence, KS

2007 “BFA Thesis Exhibition” University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
“Wrestle”, Wonderfair Art Galley and How, Lawrence, KS

Skills and Qualifications
Materials: Fabric / sewing/ crochet, basic woodworking/ construction, oil painting, drawing, watercolors, polymer clay, plaster/ casting, traditional animation techniques, puppetry, papier-mâché.
Printmaking: Traditional intaglio techniques, photo-intaglio, stone and plate lithography, low-impact printmaking methods, relief techniques, silkscreen, digital processes, collagraph, letterpress, bookbinding, and papermaking.
Skills (2) Rating
Fantasy Art