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    2015 - 2016 Collaborative project with Lori S. Lavoie Photography

    2015 - 2016 Second Printed Edition of Spotted Doe (Poetry Chapbook / Zine)

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  • CV

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    EDUCATION

    2007 - 2008 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA
    POST - BACCALAUREATE CERTIFICATE
    2004 - 2005 Vapaa Taidekoulu / Free Art School, Helsinki, Finland
    PAINTING CERTIFICATE
    1998 - 2003 University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN STUDIO ART
    BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN ENGLISH

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2014 Paintings and Drawings by Rina Miriam Drescher - Nitty Gritty, in the Village Gate, Rochester, NY, USA
    2006 Peremmälle / Come In - Galleria Seriola, Tampere, Finland
    2005 Miu ja Murrr / Meow and Growl - Kahvila Vohvelikahvila, Tampere, Finland
    2004 Karkki Päivä / Candy Day - Galleria 3H+K, Pori, Finland
    2003 You Might Experience Some Side Effects - The Gallery at the Art and Music Library, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA

    JURIED EXHIBITIONS

    2015 Project 308 Gallery September Show - Project 308 Gallery, North Tonawanda, NY, USA
    2008 12x12 Holiday Show - Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA, USA
    2008 Art Exposed: From Concept to Completion - Artworks! Community Art Center, New Bedford, MA, USA
    2007 Punainen / Red - Galleria Seriola, Tampere, Finland
    2006 Pirkanmaan 3 Triennaali / 3rd Triennial of Pirkanmaa - Art Center Mältinranta, Tampere, Finland
    2006 Onni / Happiness - Galleria Seriola, Tampere, Finland
    2002 Out of the Icebox - Hartnett Gallery, Rochester, NY, USA
    1998 Exhibition of Undergraduate Work - AS IS Gallery, Sage Art Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA

    SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2015 School Of The Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston SMFA Art Sale - Boston, MA USA
    2013 23rd Annual Members Exhibition - Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    2012 22nd Annual Members Exhibition - Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY USA
    2012 6x6x2012 - Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY USA
    2011 6x6x2011 - Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY USA
    2011 21st Annual Members Exhibition - Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY USA
    2010 20th Annual Members Exhibition & Celebration, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    2010 Inspiration Holiday Gala - Anderson Alley Artists Studios, Rochester, NY, USA
    2010 Boots & Shoes - The Shoe Factory Art Co-op, Rochester, NY, USA
    2010 6x6x2010, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    2010 Art-Through-The-Mail-Campaign!, Refuge Gallery Space, Lebanon, PA, USA
    2010 In Your Face, The Eco-Office, Providence, RI, USA
    2010 World Of Imagination 3, APW Gallery, NYC, NY, USA
    2009 12x12x122, BECA Gallery, New Orleans, LA, USA
    2009 Poems We Didn't Write, The Blue Guitar Gallery, Easthampton, MA, USA
    2009 World Of Imagination 2, APW Gallery, 48-18 Van Dam St, Long Island City, New York, NY, USA
    2008 INSIDEOUT - School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    2008 Post-Bac Show - Foyer Gallery, SMFA, Boston, MA, USA
    2007 December Sale - Grossman Gallery, Anderson Auditorium and Weems Center, SMFA, Boston, MA, USA
    2007 Junction - Foyer Gallery, SMFA, Boston, MA, USA
    2007 Post-Bac Show - The Atrium, SMFA, Boston, MA, USA
    2007 New Student Salon Show - BAG Gallery, SMFA, Boston, MA, USA
    2007 Proof of Purchase 2 - RHYS Gallery, Boston, MA, USA
    2007 Roxbury Open Studios - Mission Hill Building, Boston, MA, USA
    2007 Pimp My Käsityö / Pimp My Handicraft - Haihara Art Center, Tampere, Finland
    2007 Taidesuunistus - Pyynikki Trikoo, Tampere, Finland
    2007 Taiteen Tasarahapäivät - Mältinranta Art Center, Tampere, Finland
    2006 Talo Täynnä Taidetta - Mältinranta Art Center, Tampere, Finland

    ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

    2016 Spotted Doe - Poetry Chapbook / Zine, Second Printing
    2015 Blog interview with The Flow Styler, Petra Tourunen "Empowering women all around the world to step into their Flow, find direction and fulfill their potential one easy step at a time." - The Flow Styler
    2012 Lake Affect Magazine - by Michele Cardulla, features the work Umbrellas by Rina Miriam Drescher
    2010 Spotted Doe - Poetry Chapbook by Rina Miriam Drescher
    2010 Good To Know #7: Plagiarism - by Amy Ng (of www.pikaland.com). Article by Rina Miriam Drescher on pages 32-33.
    2007 I'm Too Sad To Tell You (after Bas Jan Ader) - by Jessica Williams (of www.paperheart.org). Features photography by Rina Miriam Drescher.
    2004 Satakunnan Kansa - Keskiviikko 8.9.2004 LT-levikki 55.436 132 . vuosikerta N:o 245 (33.840) Irtonumero 1,50€ (Article in Finnish Newspaper)
    2002 Pigeon vs. Dove (Poems) - Poetry Chapbook by Rina Miriam Drescher
    2000 Alligator Crocodile - Poetry Chapbook by Rina Miriam Drescher

    AWARDS & GRANTS

    2007 SMFA Post - Baccalaureate Grant
    2001 Millennial Muse: Poets of The New Century Award
    Sponsored by Amnesty International

    JURIED EVENTS

    2015 Project 308 Gallery Art Festival - Saturday, September 26th, 12-5 pm, North Tonawanda, NY, USA
    2015 Artist Row at the Public Market - The Public Market, Rochester, NY, USA
    2015 Silent Auction to benefit the non-profit Change The World Of One - Four City Station, Rochester, NY, USA
    2013 RoCo Art Tent - Party In The Park, Riverside Festival Site, Rochester, NY USA
    2013 Dichotomy Art Bazaar - Java's Café, Rochester, NY USA
    2012 A New Year's Painting Marathon, Guest Artist - The Shoe Factory Art Co-op, Rochester, NY, USA
    2012 Second Saturday - The Shoe Factory Art Co-op, Rochester, NY, USA
    2011 Buffalo Small Press Book Fair - Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, Porter Hall, Buffalo, NY, USA
    2010 Buffalo Small Press Book Fair, Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, Buffalo, NY, USA
    2009 Second Storie Indie Market, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY, USA

    COLLABORATIVE ARTIST PROJECTS

    2015 Snail Mail My Email - collaborative art project, find out more at http://snailmailmyemail.org
    2015 Mail Me Art 4 Open All Hours created by Darren Di Lieto
    2013 The World Traveling Art Book - a collaborative sketchbook project that is currently traveling from artist to artist around the world
    2010 Foo Fest, A Wheel Of Fortunes by Natasha Maria Brooks-Sperduti & Sam Holland featured my original art wheel wedges. Providence, RI, USA, Saturday August 14th

    MEMBERSHIPS

    2010 – 2013 Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    2006 – 2008 Tampere Artists' Association, Tampere, Finland
    2004 – 2005 NYTE ry, Galleria 3H + K, Pori, Finland
    1994 – 2014 Writers & Books, Rochester, NY, USA

    OTHER ART WORK

    2016 Visual Team Assistant - Anthropologie, Victor, NY USA
    2009 Curator - Poems We Didn't Write - The Blue Guitar Gallery, Easthampton, MA USA
    2008 Gallery Assistant – School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Exhibitions Department - Art handling, storage + inventory of artwork, including INSIDEOUT: The Museum School's Art Sale 2008
    2007 Curator – Pimp My Käsityö / Pimp My Handicraft - Haihara Art Center, Tampere, Finland
    2001 – 2003 Studio Assistant – AS IS Gallery, Sage Art Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY USA

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    *last update 11/29/2016