CONTACT

rafkelman (at) gmail.com

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS 

“Relative Material,” NurtureArt, Brooklyn NY, 2017

“Where Do We Stand,” The Drawing Center, New York, 2017

“Hibernating Plan,” The Drawing Center, New York, 2016

“Son: Signal of Authority,” InCube Arts, New York, 2016

"Language and Misunderstanding," CUNY James Gallery, New York, 2016

"Cottage Industry," Booklyn, Brooklyn NY, 2016

"Thesis Exhibition," Hunter College MFA Gallery, New York, 2015

"Turning Inward," Artist's Space Book and Talks, New York, 2015

"Failing to Levitate," Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, 2014 

"Strength in Numbers," SCOPE Art Fair, Miami FL, 2011

"Abstract Friends," Buoy Gallery, Kittery ME, 2009

"Rest In Peace Home Depot," TTM Gallery, Brattleboro VT, 2008

 

SELECTED PERFORMANCES AND SCREENINGS

“Whiteboard Animation,” (performance/screening) NurtureArt, Brooklyn, 2017

“The Alexamenos Graffito,” (lecture/performance), Beta-Local, San Juan, 2017

“New York Flower Festival,” (screening) Essex Flowers, New York, 2016

WMYN Coffeehouse (performance event organized in collaboration with Mary Walling Blackburn) Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, 2014

"How I Became A Painter," (performance) The Painting Center, New York, 2013

"Skowhegan Performs," (performance) Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, 2011

"Rehearsal," (performance) Launchpad, Brooklyn, 2010

 

RESIDENCIES

Open Sessions, The Drawing Center, New York /// 2016-2017

 

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan ME /// 2011

 

EDUCATION

Hunter College, New York /// 2012-2015

MFA in Studio Art, Concentration in Combined Media

 

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston /// Spring 2008

 

Marlboro College, Marlboro VT /// 2005-2009
BA in Religion and Visual Art

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