Curriculum Vitae
Rachel C. Wright
4030 Transport Street, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Phone (503) 803-1187
E-mail rachelcwright36@gmail.com


EDUCATION:
2008
Maryland Institute College Of Art
BFA in General Sculpture Studies (Cum Laude)


SHOWS
2011
Crossing Lines: The Many Faces of Fiber - Textile Study Group of New York, Inc - The World Financial Center Courtyard Gallery, New York, NY
Intimate: Small Works - Brooklyn Artist Gym, Brooklyn, NY
7th Annual National Self-Portrait Exhibition - 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL
Small Works Show - Gallery 360, Vancouver, WA
ENERGY Show - Hotel Hadley Studios, Siler City, NC
Fiber Arts Show - Exhibition Finalist - Infinity Online Gallery
30 Under 30 - Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
Silicon Valley Open Studios, Palo Alto, CA

2010
More Than Fiber – GoggleWorks, Reading, PA

2008
BFA Senior Commencement Show, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2007
Stowaway – Baltimore, MD
Shifts – Brooklyn vs. Baltimore Juried Show, Pratt, Brooklyn, NY
Maryland Institute College of Art competitive scholarship award winner
MICA Leadership Retreat, Baltimore, MD

2006
Wandering Psycho-Geographical Exploration Group Show, Baltimore, MD
Expanded Format Sub Station Group Show – Baltimore, MD

2005
Foundation Juried Show participant, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2004-2008
Maryland Institute College of Art Merit Scholarship

2004
Hertzog Meyer Scholarship


MEMBERSHIPS:
National Women's Caucus for Art,
South Bay Area Women's Caucus for Art member
National Museum of Women in the Arts member.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
2011-Present:
Intel Corporation - Santa Clara, CA

2010-Present:
New Mother of 1.

2009-2011:
Executive Assistant – Regis Management Company – Palo Alto, CA

2008-2009:
-Bronze Technician for the Academy Of Art University, San Francisco
• Head of foundry, perform all bronze pours.
-Patina Technician, Studio Assistant for Kinzig Design in South San Francisco.
• Patina all metal fittings for designer lamps. Assemble lamps.

2008:
-University of Maryland IRON POUR participant.
-Sculptural Forms Technician
• Assisted freshman at MICA in learning about basic sculptural techniques such as mold-making, material construction, and the use of power-tools.
-Beyond the Compass, Beyond the Square
• Commissioned Fabrication Welder for the Walters Art Museum/MICA Mount Vernon, MD public show.
-Residential Community Administrator (RA) for the Maryland Institute College of Art Residential Life
• Managed 45 students in the resident halls. Worked as a peer mediator, program planner, emergency first response, and rule-enforcer.

2007:
-Metal Fabrication Teaching Assistant
• Assisted students at MICA in partaking in steel fabrication and foundry processes in a safe manor.

2006:
-Evergreen House Installation Tech
• Assisted professional artists with installing works for the biannual sculpture show.
• Following specific instructions and plans were necessary.

2005:
-CAP (Community Arts Partnership)
• Teaching intern in charge of teaching art to inner city third-grade children once a week.
• Responsibilities involve creating weekly lesson plans, execution of plans, and working with each child on an individual basis.
-Teaching internship at Mt. Royal Elementary School in Baltimore, Maryland