artist detail

Rachel Meginnes

About

Rachel Meginnes (born in ): Lives and works in Richmond, Indiana. Relishing in the methodical nature of her work, she marries fiber and latex to an astonishing result where she forges relationships between color, form, and texture.

Education

Solo / Group Exhibits

2015
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011

The Art of Fiber Exhibition, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton Arts Foundation, Lorton, VA Emerging Arrowmont: Behind the Scenes, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN The Art of Saeggan Swanson, Anne Scallon & Rachel Meginnes, FLIPP Interiors San Francisco, CA

2010

NOTA Show, AE Galleries, San Francisco, CA

2008

Coming Home, Leeds Gallery, Earlham College, Richmond, IN 

2005

Artist Residencies / Assistantships

2012 - 2015 

Penland Resident Artist, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

2011
2002

Weaving & Dyeing Apprentice, Suzanne Grosjean Rugs, Franklin, ME

2001

Production Assistant, Indigo Dyeshop, Shizukuishi, Japan

Teaching/ Lectures

2015 - 2016

Visiting Full-Time Art Instructor, Earlham College, Richmond, IN

2015
2014
2013
2012

Quilts, 2-Week Workshop, Technical Assistant, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

2005

Commissions: The Artist/Client Process, Teaching Assistant, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2004

Introduction to Structure, Semester Instructor, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 

2003

Introduction to Structure, Teaching Assistant, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Design / Work Experience

2011 - 2013

Rizzy Home, Company Graphics & Textile Design, Calhoun, GA 

2005 - 2011

Dorje? Contemporary Carpets, LLC, Partner & Designer, Seattle, WA 

2004

Red Thread Custom Carpet Company, Sales & Design, Seattle, WA 

2003 - 2005

Henry Art Gallery, Collections & Gift Assistant, Seattle, WA

2002 - 2003

Lu Fibers, Commissioned Rugs & Weaving, Seattle, WA

Travel | Research

2004- 2006

Nepal and India, Rug Weaving Research& Production Development, Kathmandu & Gangtok, Sikkim

2001

New Zealand, Wool Production, South Island, New Zealand

1999 - 2001

Japan, Handweaving & Dyeing Research, Hokkaido, Touhoku, Kantou, Kansai, & Okinawa, Japan 

1998

Germany & Austria, Bauhaus & Art Nouveau Research, Berlin, Germany & Vienna, Austria 

1995

Denmark, Traditional Weaving Research, Padborg, Denmark

Exhibitions in this gallery

Interwoven

Art work

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