CURRICULUM VITAE

Born in Easington, Co. Durham, UK

Lives and works in UK


EDUCATION
 

1991
Goldsmiths College, London, UK


AWARDS

2008
British Council Award, UK

2004
Shortlisted for the Jerwood Drawing Prize, London, UK

1992
The Prince's Trust Award, UK


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2019

Rachel Howard L'appel du vide, Blain Southern, New York, USA

2018

Rachel Howard, MASS MoCA, Massachusetts, US

Repetition is Truth - Via Dolorosa, Newport Street Gallery, London

Rachel Howard, Blain Southern, London 

2016
Rachel Howard, MACRO Testaccio, Rome, IT

2015
At Sea, Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, UK 

2014
Northern Echo, Blain|Southern, London, UK

2011
Folie à Deux, Blain|Southern, London, UK
Repetition is Truth – Via Dolorosa, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina (Museo MADRE), Naples, IT
Still Life / Still Here. Rachel Howard. New Paintings, Sala Pelaires, Palma de Mallorca, ES

2010
Human Shrapnel – oil drawings on paper, Other Criteria, London, UK

2009
Der Wald, Haunch of Venison, Zurich, CH

2008
Rachel Howard: invited by Philippa van Loon, Museum van Loon, Amsterdam, NL (cat)
How to Disappear Completely - New Work by Rachel Howard, Haunch of Venison, London, UK (cat)

2007
Fiction/Fear/Fact, Bohen Foundation, New York, US (cat)
Rachel Howard - New Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, US (cat)

2003
Guilty, Bohen Foundation, New York, US
Can’t Breathe Without You, Anne Faggionato, London, UK (cat)

2001
Painting 2001, Anne Faggionato, London, UK (cat)

1999
Rachel Howard: New Paintings (curated by Honey Luard), A22 Gallery, London, UK


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

Galerie Simpson: Selection Box, Pallant House, UK

Birth, T J Boulting, London, UK

Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London, UK

Shifts in Time, Over the Influence, LA, USA

2018

Lush Stroke, Phantom Forms, Galerie Isa, Mumbai, India.

Doodle & Disegno, Blain Southern, Berlin, DE

Dead Eden, Lyles & King, New York, USA

NGORONGORO II, Lehderstrasse 34, Berlin, DE 
Beauty and Subjugation from The Goss-Michael Collection, The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, US
Jerwood Collection: 25 Years, Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, UK

2017

Playground Structure, Blain Southern, London, UK.

Age of Terror, Imperial War Museum, London, UK.

Idris Khan, Rachel Howard and Gregor Hildebrandt, Sala Pelaires, Palma Mallorca, Spain 

Simulation / Skin, Selected works from the Murderme Collection, Newport Street Gallery, London, UK

Look Back Now: Jerwood Gallery is 5, Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, UK.

Works from the permanent Collection, Pio Monte della Misericordia, Naples at The Italian Institute

of Culture, London, UK.

Drawing Biennial, The Drawing Room, London, UK

2016
Three Triptychs, Intragallery, Naples, IT
Summer Exhibition, Paul Stolper Gallery, London, UK
Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick, Somerset House, London, UK  
Summer Exhibition 2016, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
Animal Farm, S2, London, UK
Reasons, Other Criteria, Newport Street, London, UK
Now You See Me, T. J. Boulting, London, UK
Settle Opere per la Misericordia, 4th edition, curated by Mario Codognato, Pio Monte della Misericordia, Naples, IT 

2015
Lino/Cut, Paul Stolper, London, UK 
Testing Testing: Painting and Sculpture since 1960 from the Permanent Collection, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, US
Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, Tannery Arts, London, UK 
New Rhythms, Display – Contemporary Drawings, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK 
Sleepless, Beds in History and Contemporary Art, 21er Haus, Vienna, AT

2014
Untitled (Unconscious), T. J. Boulting, London, UK

2013
Colectiva, Sala Pelaires,Sala Pelaires, Palma de Mallorca, ES
Invitation to a Beheading, curated by Rachel Howard, Marianne Boesky, 64th Street, NY, New York, US
Freedom Not Genius, curated by Elena Geuna, Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, RU (20thNovember 2013 – 2nd February 2014)
The Human Body a Series of Etchings, Alteria Art, London, UK
Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London, UK
Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project,The Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, RU; travelled to The Virginia MoCA, Virginia Beach, US
Over the Rainbow: drawings by Rachel Howard, Poetry by Sue Hubbard, Eleven Spitalfields Gallery, London, UK

2012
Freedom Not Genius, curated by Elena Geuna, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin, IT
Gravity and Disgrace, curated by Rachel Howard, Blain|Southern Gallery, London, UK
Summer Exhibition 2012, Royal Academy, London, UK
The Special Edition Show, AFM Collection, CCA Andratx, Mallorca, ES

2011
Editions II / Group Show of Limited Editions,Paul Stolper Gallery, London, UK
Selektionseffekte, Blain|Southern Berlin, DE
Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US
Fraternise, Beaconsfield, London, UK
Works from the permanent collection, Ackland Museum, North Carolina, US
Drawing 2011, The Drawing Room, London, UK

2010
Vanitas – The Transience of Earthly Pleasures, All Visual Arts, London, UK
Inspired by Soane, Sir John Soane’s Museum, London, UK (cat)
Works from the permanent collection, Ackland Museum, North Carolina, US
The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, UK (cat)
Kupferstichkabinet – Between Thought and Action, White Cube, London, UK (cat)
Keep Me Posted, (curated by Julia Royse) Posted Projects, London, UK
Contemporary Magic, The National Arts Club, New York, US
Modern Times, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK
De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, Sussex UK

2009
Hard/Soft, The National Arts Club, New York, US
Art Barter, The Rag Factory, London, UK
Mythologies, Haunch of Venison, Burlington Gardens, London, UK (cat)
Opening Art Foundation Mallorca Collection, CCA Andratx, Mallorca, ES

2008
M25 Around London (curated by Barry Schwabsky), CCA Andratx, Mallorca, ES
RED Auction, Sothebys and Gagosian Gallery, New York, US (cat)
Cut away, Anna Kustera, New York, US

2007
Conversations: The collection of Joe Lovett and Jim Cottrell, North Dakota Museum of Art, US

2006
In the darkest hour there will be light: works from Damien Hirst’s murderme collection, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK (cat)
The Discerning Eye, selected by Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst, The Mall Galleries, The Mall, London, UK
Action Precision, Lennonweinberg, New York, US

2004
Intuition/(im)precision, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, AT (curated by Thomas Krens, Director of the Guggenheim Foundation, New York) (cat)
Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London, UK (touring) (cat)

2002
Amongst the Constellations (curated by Tim Dickson), Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, UK
Shimmering Substance (curated by Barry Schwabsky and Catsou Roberts), The Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK (cat)
Shimmering Substance, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, UK
Reactions, Exit Art, 548 Broadway, New York, US

2001
2001-A Space Oddity, A22 Gallery, London, UK (cat)
Rachel Howard, Torben Giehler, Yeardley Leonard (curated by Sarah Watson), Goldman Tevis Gallery, Los Angeles, US

2000
Five, Lennon, Weinberg Inc., New York, US
Psycho: Art and Anatomy (curated by Danny Moynihan), Anne Faggionato, London, UK (cat)
Artfutures, Contemporary Art Society, London, UK

1998
The Choice, selected by Damien Hirst, Exit Art, New York, US

1997
Sarah Staton: SupaStore, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
Take Off, Galerie Krinzinger/Benger Fabrik, Bregenz, AT

1996
SupaStore De Luxe (curated by Sarah Staton), Church Street, New York, US
2 seconds 9 months (curated by Maria Marshall), Bankside Lofts, London, UK


OTHER PROJECTS

2015-18

Art Car Boot Fair, London, Margate, London, Hastings, London

2013   
Invitation to a Beheading curated by Rachel Howard, Marianne Boesky, New York, US

2012   
Gravity and Disgrace curated by Rachel Howard, Blain Southern, Dering Street London, UK

2011   
Fraternise curated by Rachel Howard and Judith Dean, Beaconsfield, London, UK

2009   
Black Dog Yellow House curated by the artist, Trolley Gallery Redchurch Street, London, UK

2008   
Big Issue, cover design

 

PUBLICATIONS

2017

Homeward, selections from the Wieland Collection

Simulation/Skin, Selected works from the Murderme Collection, Other Criteria

My Top Tens, The Designers Republic

2016

Paintings Of Violence: Why I am Not A Mere Christian, published by Trolley Books, London, UK

Animal Farm: Beastly Muses and Metaphors, published by S2 Gallery, London, UK
Sette opere per la misericordia, published by arte-m, IT
Coast, Jerwood Gallery, UK

2015
30 years of The Groucho Club, The Groucho Club, UK
Sleepless – The Bed in History and Contemporary Art, published by 21er Haus, Vienna,  AT
Invitation to a Beheading, by Marianne Boesky, New York, US

2013
Artist’s Colouring Book of ABC’s, Humpty Dumpty Publishing & Alteria Art/Kids Company Charity, UK

2012
Freedom Not Genius, Works from Damien Hirst’s Murderme Collection, Other Criteria, London, UK
BFAMI, Contemporary Art Auction catalogue, Sotheby’s, London, UK

2011
Rachel Howard, Blain|Southern, London, UK
Interview - Artists V3: Recordings 2011, Cv/VAR Editions, London, UK
Interview - Artists 4: Patterns of Experience; 1988 – 2011, Cv/VAR Editions, London, UK

2010
Oxfam Oxtales, Profile Books, Hurtwood Press, UK
Kupferstichkabinett,between thought and action, White Cube, UK
Modern Times: Responding to Chaos
Adventures in Art, Sue Hubbard, Other Criteria
A Hedonist’s Guide to Art, Artica

2009
Repetition is Truth– Via Dolorosa published by Murderme

2008
Rachel Howard, Museum van Loon, NL
How to Disappear Completely, Haunch of Venison, UK
Mythologies, Haunch of Venison Exhibition Catalogue, London, UK
RED Auction, New York, US
Soho Society by Bernie Katz, Quartet Books, UK

2007
Fiction/Fear/Fact, Rachel Howard, catalogue for the Bohen Foundation exhibition, Other Criteria, UK
Rachel Howard – New Paintings, Pulchritude Press, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, US

2006
In the darkest hour there may be light: works from Damien Hirst’s murderme collection, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK

2005
A Celebration of 20 Years of The Groucho Club

2004
Guilty, Bohen Foundation, New York, US
Intuition/(im)precision, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, AT
Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London, UK

2003
Can’t Breathe With You, Can’t Breathe Without You, Pulchritude Press and The Bohen Foundation
Amanda Eliasch, British Artists at Work, Assouline Publishing

2002
Paco Barragan, The Art to Come, Subastas siglo XXI, Madrid, ES
Shimmering Substance, The Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK

2001
Painting 2001, Pulchritude Press and Other Criteria, UK

2000
Psycho: Art and Anatomy, Anne Faggionato, London, UK


SELECTED ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

2018

E.Frankel, "Rachel Howard: Repetition is Truth - Via Dolorosa review", Time Out

W.Januszczak, "Art Review:John Copeland and Rachel Howard at Newport Street Gallery", The Sunday Times, 25 February

J.Seven, "Reacting to the 'tidal wave' of endless violence", The Berkshire Eagle, 25 February

E. Lucie Smith, "Rachel Howard A Rising International Artist with Substance", Artlyst.com, 23 February

M.Hudson, "Exhibitions:Rachel Howard", Daily Telegraph, 17 February

H.Judah, "Rachel Howard", Ipaper, 30 January

F.Guner, "A Q&A with… Rachel Howard, abstract painter reflecting an unstable world", 12 March

I.Nash, "On Exhibit: Violence and Christianity, shades of red and pink at Mass Moca's latest exhibition", The Daily Gazette, 1 March

 

2017
Fisun Güner, “Boxed In: Loosening Up The Modernist Grid”, thequietus.com, 3 September

 
2016

Pastore, Angela, ‘La Mano ferma della violenza’, Il Messaggero, Artribune, 28 September

Bucci, Carlo Alberto, ‘Viaggio nel colore come un road movie’ La Republica, Roma 22 september

Fantasia, G., 'Da Roma a Hollywood', Il Foglio, 8 October
Maestosi, D., 'La violenza diventa arte', La Mostra, 23 September
De Candia, M., 'Immagini al potere e pittura Violenta', Trova Roma, 22 September

Hawksley R., ‘Rachel Howard: in the studio’, telegraph.co.uk, 31 May
Caragliano R., ‘Sette artisti per sette opere con un tema: la Misericordia’, La Repubblica, 13 February


2015
The Independent, Visual Arts Highlights, 22 August
The Independent Radar, Arts Agenda, 25 August
Brown M.,Rachel Howard: ‘Damien Hirst's first and best assistant steps out of the shadows’, The Guardian,  17 July
Elephant #23, Summer Issue


2014
‘FEAR’, The Laboratory Arts Collective Magazine, October, p. 22-23
McKenzie, J., ‘Untitled (Unconscious), Rachel Howard, Boo Saville, Gorka Mohamed, George Ziffo, Kikko Giannuzzi’, Studio
International, 2 May
Bredin, L., ‘Where to buy…’, The Week, 19 April
Jeffreys, T., ‘Peter Doig, Rachel Howard, and the architect of Georgian Britain, Our pick of this week’s art events’, Royal Academy, 21
March
Jones, J., ‘The Week in Art’, The Guardian, 21 February
McKenzie, J., ‘Rachel Howard: Northern Echo’, Studio International, 17 February
Milliard, C., ‘Every Brushstroke Speaks: Rachel Howard gives new voice to oil paint’, Modern Painters, February
Campbell-Johnston, R., ‘What’s on critics’ choice - Rachel Howard: Northern Echo’, The Times, 8 February

2013
Remmer, L., ‘Finding beauty in the dark’, Art of England, August

2012
Cahill, J.,‘Entropy at work: For and against the image, or the New School of London’, Elephant, #12 Autumn
Millard, C., ‘Review: the Rachel Howard-curated “Gravity and Disgrace” at London’s Blain|Southern’, ArtInfo, 24 July
Millard, C., ‘Review: the Rachel Howard-curated “Gravity and Disgrace” at London’s Blain|Southern’, Modern Painters, July
Leko, S., ‘Gravity and Disgrace’, Garage Magazine, 17 JulyNewell, R., ‘Review: Gravity and Disgrace’, This is Tomorrow, July
Byrne, A., ‘Review: Gravity and Disgrace’, The Upcoming, July
Meerza, S., ‘Review: Gravity and Disgrace’, Art Wednesday, July
Poostchi, B., ‘Gravity and Disgrace’, Garage Exclusive, July

2011
Newell, R., ‘Rachel Howard: Folie À Deux’, The Flaneur, 15 December
Sherwin, S., ‘Artist of the week 167: Rachel Howard, The Guardian, 8 December
McNay, A., ‘Rachel Howard: Folie À Deux’, Studio International, 17 November
Cahill, J., ‘Rachel Howard at Blain Southern’, Artslant, 4 November
Jacobson, S., ‘Rachel Howard’s Folie À Deux’, Dazed Digital, 22 October
Luke, B., ‘In the Frame: The Best of Frieze Week’, Evening Standard, 13 October
Unauthored, ‘The Frieze tweet 40’, Time Out, 13 – 19  October
Unauthored, ‘My Frieze Week in Pictures’, The Observer online, 16 October
Hastings, S. ‘Don’t Miss’, Evening Standard Magazine, 14 October
Unauthored, ‘Rachel knocks spots of Hirst’, The Evening Standard, 12 October
Unauthored, ‘A problem shared’, Mayfair Times, October
Front Cover of ‘How to Spend it’, Financial Times, 4 June
Caragliano, R., ‘La tele della passione grondao sofferenza’, La Repubblica, 16 April
Esposito, P., ‘La Via Dolorosa dei diritti umani’, Il Mattino, 16 April
Mosca, M., ‘Cristo torna a moriré ad Abu Ghraib’, Roma, 15 April

2010
Jovo, C., ‘Noticias de lo sublime’, El Mondo, 15 November
Fitzner, T., ‘Ferrari In Trummern und adere schone’, Bild Mallorca Zeitung, 4 November
Jurado, L., ‘La sublime oscuridad de Rachel Howard ilega al Centro Pelaires’, El Mundo, 29 October
‘La violencia velada de Howard recala en pelaires’, Diario de Mallorca, 29 October
‘Ox tales’, The Guardian, 15 March
‘Slick on the draw’, The Independent,6 April

2008
The Big Issue: front cover and article, 18-24 August p.18
Finel Honigman, A., Review, Art in America
Ormeling, R., Review of Portrait exhibition, Financial Daily, Amsterdam, June –July
Husni-Bey, A., Review,Flash Art, March – April
Morris, J.,‘Critics’ Choice’Artforum, February
Art of England, February
Kultureflash, Review, 7 February
Charlesworth, JJ., Review, Time Out, 30 January
Wright, K., ‘Art to See’, Phillips Art Expert, 29 January
‘Five Best Exhibitions: Rachel Howard’, The Independent, 22 January
Hubbard, S., Review, The Independent, 21 January
Basciano, O., Review, Saatchi Gallery Online, 19 January
Güner, F., ReviewEvening Standard, , 17 January
Lack, J., ‘Exhibitions / Choice’, The Guardian Guide, 11 January
Campbell-Johnston, R., ‘Top 5’, The Times / The Knowledge, 11 January
Brown, N., ‘First Post /Arts by Neal Brown’, January
K Jones, L., London Dispatch, Artnet, January

2007
‘Manifesto’, Artreview, June
Glueck, G., ‘Review of the Bohen Foundation exhibition’, The New Yorker, 14 May
Hunter Drohojowska, P., ‘Rachel Howard’, Review of Gagosian exhibition, ARTnews, April
‘Market News’, The Telegraph, 30 January  

2006
Baker, R. C., ‘Best in Show – Action Precision’, The Village Voice, 28 July    

2004
‘The Culture Show’, BBC2 (London), 25 November
Fyfe, J., Review, ARTnews, October

2003
Pollack, B., Review, Time Out, New York, 18 December – 1 January
Glueck, G., Review of Rachel Howard: Guilty, The New York Times: Art in Review, 28 November
Hubbard, S., Review of Rachel Howard at Anne Faggionato, The Independent, 25 November
Buck, L., ‘Rachel Howard: Can’t Breathe With You, Can’t Breathe Without You’, The Art Newspaper, November, no. 141
Holzer, A., ‘Seven Deadly Sins’, Flaunt, L.A., no.47. pp.106–8
Royse, J., ‘Hot Art’, Elle

2002
Kino, C., ‘Life After YBA-mania’, Art in America, New York, October, pp.78-85
Hoggard, L. and Mazingarbe, D., ‘Crazy Artist’, Madame Figaro (supplement to Le Figaro), 8 June, p.50

2001
Schwabsky, B., Review, Artforum, New York, February
Coomer, M., ‘Rachel Howard’, Review, Time Out, no. 1633, December, p.62
Buck, L., ‘Choice of Contemporary Galleries’, The Art Newspaper, November
Knight, C., ‘Torben Giehler, Yeardley Leonard and Rachel Howard’, LA Times
Aidin, R., ‘The Art Issue’, Evening Standard Magazine
Schwabsky, B., ‘Painting: a minor art?’, Tema Celeste

2000
Nadelman, C., ‘Five’, ARTnews, November, p. 209
Dyer, R., ‘International News’, Contemporary
Sunday Times Magazine


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Arts Council Collection UK

Imperial War Museum, London, UK
Ackland Art Museum, North Carolina, US
The David Roberts Art Foundation, UK
Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, US
Hiscox, London, UK
Jerwood Collection, UK
Murderme, London, UK
Museum van Loon, Amsterdam, NL
Olbricht Collection, DE

Pallant House Gallery, Sussex, Uk
Pio Monte Della Misericordia, Naples, IT

Rayden Weiss Collection, Dusseldorf, DE
Tate Archive, UK

Beaconsfiled, London, UK
The wareHOUSE, Wieland Collection, Atlanta, US

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK