Rachel Wolfe  CV 

b. 1984 Illinois, United States. Resides in Norway, exhibits and works internationally.


2015 MFA, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California
2006 BA – Advertising, Illinois Institute of Art, Schaumburg, Illinois


2016 Norsk language, Oslo Voksenopplæring, Norway
2013 Social Psychology, Ehime University Matsuyama, Japan
2012 Darkroom & History of Photography, CLC, Grayslake, Illinois
2012 Yoga Certification-200hour, Akasha Yoga Center, Crystal Lake, Illinois
2003 Interior Design, Illinois Institute of Art, Schaumburg, Illinois


2016 1st Place by the Jury in the exhibition Here, There, and Everywhere: Eurasian Cities, Asia Culture Center, ACC Creation, in Gwangju, South Korea
2015 Woelffer Scholarship, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
2014 Academic Merit Award, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
2013 Academic Scholarship, Sociology Study at Ehime University in Matsuyama, Japan
2010 Indiana Pathways Historic Photography Contest Winner, Indiana University


2017, 2016 Forbundet Frie Fotografer
2017 UKS, Unge Kunstneres Samfund
2017 NBK, Norske Billed Kunstnere


2017 TBA


2017 PRAKSIS Oslo: A Global State of Pareidolia 

Solo exhibitions

2017 Teknovisuell Experience, Public installation, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Operations of Image architecture, install, Otis Grad Studios, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Making Sense, installation, Bolsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Not Even But Almost, photography exhibition, The Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, IL

Selected group exhibitions

2016 30seconds of Lake Michigan, Now Trending at Palos Verdes Art Center, CA
2016 Omniscient, Here, There, and Everywhere: Eurasian Cities, Asia Culture Center, ACC Creation, in Gwangju, South Korea
2015 On the roof, Bolsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2014 Variations of a Whole, Bolsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2014 PhotoLA, LA Mart, Los Angeles, CA
2013 DC Fotoweek, Washington DC
2013 Robert T. Wright Gallery, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL
2012 2Rules Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2012 My Own Wilderness, Exhibition & Publication
2011 Not even but almost, Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery, Chicago, IL
2011 Not even but almost, Photography screening- digital projection of images, Bristol, UK
2011 Life Support Japan, Wall-Space Gallery, California, United States
2011 Contemporary Portraits by women photographers, Northern Trust Bank, Chicago, IL
2010 90,000 Miles on I-90 book included in CCNY Exhibition, New York, NY
2010 Slideluck Potshow IV, temporary exhibition space, Chicago, IL
2010 Illustrated drawing, Johalla Projects Gallery, 50 Alderman/50 Artists, Chicago, IL
2010 Photographs from Jamaica, LiveBooks Impact Exhibition, online
2009 Slideluck Potshow III, temporary exhibition space, Chicago, IL
2009 Docks photograph, CreateHere Gallery, Chatanooga, TN
2008 Contemporary photographs of Chicago, Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce, Chicago, IL
1999 The Field’s Project, land design and sculpture, viewable by air, Oregon, IL

Artist talks

2014 Subtle Energy and Color: Bodily perception and visual stimulation, Otis, Los Angeles, CA
2013 The Personal and Universal: Social media and photography, CoPA Milwaukee, Walker Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI

Work experience

2009– present Contract: Photography, writing, design
2016– present LensCulture portfolio reviews
2016-2017 Otis College of Art and Design: Graduate admissions counselor
2013-2015 Otis College of Art and Design: Graduate teaching assistant
2012-2013 College of Lake County: Community exhibitions coordinator
2009-2012 Copywriting
2006-2009 Graphic Design


2014 Bound by waterSpread
2012 Espla
2010 90,000 miles on I-90

Press and Interviews

Art Muzeo Magazine Issue 3Barbed Magazine Issue 5Art Photo Index; Water Poetry Prose; Humble Arts Foundation; Lenscratch:Bound By Water;  Majestic Disorder Magazine; VIA Publication 02 Issue;  A New Nothing;  Stuart Pilkington: The Swap I IIIII / Book Film Painting;
10-Q Interview, Hungry Ghost Collective;   E-PhotoReview;   Fly Over Art;  Lenscratch: BackyardMother’s Day;
Sweet Station;  Fraction Magazine;  Fine Line Magazine;  Urbanautica;   Lost At E Minor; Actual Colors May VaryFeature II; Chicago Magazine; New Landscape Photography;  Landscape Stories 123; Beautiful/Decay Magazine 12;  F-Stop Magazine Issue #40, #35, #45; BlackFlash Magazine;  1000 Words

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