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Racquel Rowe (she/her)

Education

2021 MFA University of Waterloo, Ontario Canada.

2019 BA Honours Studio Art and History, University of Guelph, Ontario Canada.

2015 Associates Degree Law, English Literature and History, Barbados Community College, St. Michael, Barbados

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2021 The Chicken Is Just Dead First, University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Waterloo Ontario

2019 Sitophilia, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph Ontario

 

Selected Group Exhibitions + Performances

(including upcoming)

2021 Temporary Collection, Ed Video Media Arts Center, Guelph Ontario

2021 Proud Deviants and Queer Multiples, Hamilton Ontario

2021 WATBD x WNW Working Not Working, virtual exhibition

2021 Black History Month Blow Out, BLM Nogojiwanong, virtual

2020 Lumen @ Home, Lumen Festival, virtual

2019 Group Performance with P*llory, Toronto Ontario

2019 MFA First Year Show, The Artery, Waterloo Ontario

2019 Group Performance, Through the Body/With the Body, Gallery La Centrale, Montreal Quebec

2019 This idea was given to me by a thousand people (who are those people), Boarding House Gallery, Guelph Ontario

2018 JAS (Juried Art Show), Zavitz Gallery, Guelph Ontario

2019 Art Store, Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph, Ontario

2019 Bonhomie, Zavitz Gallery and The Project Space, University of Guelph, Ontario

2018 Self Portrait, Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph, Ontario

2018 Group Performance, Chimichurri, Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph, Ontario

2018 Panty Dropper, Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph, Ontario

2018 Group Show 1, Bunker2 x Black Artist Union, Toronto Ontario

2018 JAS (Juried Art Show) Top 10, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph Ontario

2018 JAS (Juried Art Show), Zavitz Gallery, Guelph Ontario

2017 Collective Memory, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph Ontario

Selected Exchanges/ Residences

2019 Through the Body / With the Body, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal Quebec

2019 Bremen School of Art Residency, Bremen Germany

 

Press

2021 The Ontarion, https://issuu.com/ontarion/docs/190.1-artsissue_compressed

2018 The Ontarion, https://www.theontarion.com/2018/03/juried-art-show-celebrates-student-artists/

 

Publications

2019 Specialized Studio, This idea was given to me by a thousand people, University of Guelph

2019 Racquel Rowe, editor. X-Rated Colouring Books for Adults. Rowe

2018 Kaleidoscope Undergraduate Literary and Art Magazine, University of Guelph, Issue 12

 

Professional Experience

2021 Fine Arts Chair Nominating Committee, University of Waterloo

2021 Having Your Cake & Eating Me Too, virtual sex salon hosted by Racquel Rowe & Madeleine Lychek

2019 Zavitz Gallery Coordinator, School of Fine Art and Music, University of Guelph

2019 Gallery Co-coordinator, Fine Art Network, University of Guelph

2017 Guelph Young Artist Mentorship Program

 

Teaching Positions

2020 Appreciation & Expression Studio FINE 150, Instructor, University of Waterloo
2020, Fine Arts, The Art, Science & History of Colour, FINE 204/ INTEG 275 TA (Dr. Linda Carson), University of Waterloo
2019, Fine Arts, Studio Foundations, FINE 100 TA (Bruce Taylor), University of Waterloo,

 

Awards + Grants

2021 ARTS Senate Graduate Scholarship, University of Waterloo

2020 Keith & Win Shantz International Research Scholarship, University of Waterloo

2019 Fine Arts Graduate Scholarship, University of Waterloo

2019 International Master’s Award of Excellence (IMAE), University of Waterloo

2019 Faculty Award, 51st Annual Juried Art Show, University of Guelph

2018 Dean’s Honour List, University of Guelph

2018 Jurors Prize, 50th Annual Juried Art Show, University of Guelph

2015 Scholarship for Excellence in English Literature, Barbados Community College