sept 2014 | Rachel MacFarlane
Rachel MacFarlane (b 1986 Scarborough, Ontario) received her BFA, at Ontario College of Art and Design in 2008 as the drawing and painting medalist, and a Certificate of Advanced Visual Studies from OCAD Florence, Italy Satellite program in 2009. Solo exhibitions of her work have been presented at Nicholas Metivier Gallery,Toronto (2011, 2013), the Howard Park Institute, Toronto (2012) and Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax (2013). MacFarlane’s work has been included in many group exhibitions including the Triangle Arts Association; NYC, Studio 21, Halifax; Art Gallery of Ontario (Art Sales + Rental Gallery); Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto; X Pace, Toronto; Beaver Hall, Toronto; among others. Her work is included in the collections of Scotiabank, The Donovan Collection at St. Michaels College at the University of Toronto & numerous private collections. She has been the Robert Pope Artist in Residence at NSCAD University in 2014, a resident artist at the Triangle Artists Workshop, NYC in 2010, and a visiting artist at Cow House Studios, Ireland in 2012. MacFarlane is currently living and working at the Banff Centre and is represented by Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto. She is currently attending Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts as an MFA Candidate.