Rachel Singel

Associate Professor


Rachel Singel grew up on a small farm in Charlottesville, Virginia. She received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia in 2009 and a Masters of Fine Arts in Printmaking from the University Iowa in 2013. Rachel has participated in residencies at the Penland School of Crafts, the Venice Printmaking Studio, the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, and Art Print Residence in Barcelona. As an artist interested in working using non-toxic methods, Singel, has studied with the founder Grafisk Eksperimentarium studio in Andalusia in 2018 and will be working as a resident artist at Wharepuke studio in New Zealand in summer 2019.

Course Offerings

ART 105: Foundation 2-D Design
ART 107: Foundation Drawing
ART 341: Introduction to Printmaking
ART 541: Studio Practice: Printmaking
ART 543: Directed Study in Printmaking
ART 641: Workshop in Printmaking
ART 642: Professional Practice in Printmaking


Printmaking • Papermaking • Book Arts

Select Solo & Two Person Exhibitions

2019    "Etchings on Handmade Paper," F.J. Taylor Visual Arts Center. Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA. 
2018    "Fundamental Unity and Infinite Variety," International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK.
2018    "Print Exhibition," IMPACT 1 Conference, Santander, Spain.
2018    "Works in Progress," Art Print Residence, Arenys de Mar, Spain.
2018   "Rachel Singel: Intaglio Prints," North Florida Community College, Madison, FL.
2017    "Etchings on Handmade Paper," R.G. Endres Gallery, Prairie Village, KY.
2017    "The Art and Architecture of the Jewish Ghetto in Venice, Italy," The Jewish Community Center, Louisville, KY.
2017    "Tracing Lines," with Susanna Crum, Gallery, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN.
2017   "Stones from Venice," with Iza Radinsky. Sidney and Gertrude Zack Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
2016    "Recent Works," Starfangled Press, Brevard, NC. 
2016   "Evolving Spaces," Burnside Farm, Detroit, MI.
2016    "500 Years of Jewish Life in Venice," Illinois Central College, East Peoria, IL.
2016    "Etchings of the Jewish Ghetto in Venice, Italy," Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia. 
2016    "Metamorphosis," Wiseman/FireHouse Gallery, Grant Pass, OR.
2015   "Book Works," 700 Grove Avenue, Charlottesville, VA.
2015    "Prints by Rachel Singel," Promenade Shopping Center, Virginia Beach, VA. 
2014    "Tides," Creative Framing & The Art Box, Charlottesville, VA.
2013    "Embodying Nature," Printmaking Staging Space, Iowa City, IA
2012    "The Shuckster," West Street, Charlottesville, VA.
2011    "Sanded Prints," Kendall Gallery, Iowa City, IA.
2010    "Vivid Journey, End-of-Year Exhibition," Ruffin Gallery, Charlottesville, VA.

Select Group Exhibitions

2018    “The Inferno (Retelling Dore),” Osborne Family Gallery, Criss Library, University of Nebraska at Omaha.
2018    “Print is Dead.” Rocky Mountain Printmaking Alliance 4th Biennale Symposium, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
2018    “Imagining Utopia: Blueprints for Intent and Dissent.” Exchange portfolio organized by Susanna Crum for Southern Graphics Council International Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
2018    “IMPRINT: An International Competitive Exhibition of Printmaking.” Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio.    
2018    “Impressions 2018 National Exhibition.” Sarah Silberman Art Gallery, Montgomery College – Rockville Campus, Rockville Maryland.
2017    “5th Annual International Juried Print Exhibition.” Remarque/New Grounds Print Workshop. Albuquerque, NM.
2017    “Lahar Berlin #1 - Gravity.” Gelegenheiten, Berlin, Germany.
2017    “Reader's Art: Control/Alt/Shift.” Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN.
2017    “Project 18: Naturall” (curated by Karen Gillenwater). Zephyr Gallery. Louisville, KY.
2017    “Woven Heritage: An Juried International Print Exhibition.” A4 Gallery in Al Serkal Arts District, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
2017    “Star-Crossed Lovers” (curated by Alison Filey). Morrissey Gallery, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA.
2017    “On and Off/Off and On.” UC Blue Ash College Art Gallery, University of Cincinnati, OH.
2017    “Points of Departure: An Exhibition without Borders.” John Michael Kohler Arts Center. Sheboygan, WI.
2016    “Literary Innovation: A Juried National Exhibition Inspired by William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway.” Catapult Gallery. Cape Girardeau, MO. October 7-November 27.
2016    “Metropolis & Invisible Cities,” Constellation Studios, Lincoln, NE. Curator: Karen Kunc
2016    “MAPC Print Matters/Printing Matters Juried Member’s Exhibition” (curated by Brian Jones). Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN.
2016    “15th Lessedra World Art Print Annual Exhibition,” Lessedra, Bulgaria.
2016    “David Dunlap in the Company of Sheridan Barlett & Rachel Singel,” Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY.
2016    “Water and Work,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN.
2015    “Ex Libris Biblioteca di Bodio Lomnagoe,” Bodio Lomnago, Italy
2015    “The 19th Japan Media Art Festival,” The National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan
2015    “5TH Guanlan International Print Biennial,” Guanlan Original Printmaking Base, Shenzhen, China

Professional Memberships

Southern Graphics Council International
MidAmerica Printmaking Council
College Art Association
Southeastern College Art Conference