Rachel Reynolds


Rachel Reynolds Zahorsky
Special Lecturer of Studio Art
Office Wilson Hall Rm 314
Phone: 248-370-3603



MFA in Visual Art, Vermont College, Montpelier, VT
BFA, College for Creative Studies, Magna Cum Laude, Detroit, MI


Painting, Drawing, Site-specific Installation, Collaborative Multi-media


Beginning Painting, Beginning Drawing, Intermediate Drawing, Life Drawing, Painting for Non-Majors, Drawing for Non-Majors


Honorable Mention DAM All Media Exhibition, Juried by Timothy Van Laar

Merit Scholarship, Vermont College

Best in Show, Scarab Club

Ibex Art Award

Benson Ford Scholarship

Detroit Art Review on exhibition: If you haven't heard, now you know: RaRoCo at Simone DeSousa Gallery, Detroit.


40 minute interview for public television by Farmington Hills Cultural Division, filmed in artist's studio, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xK17kiPNHwU

2011    Madonna University, invited by Art Dept. Chair, Doug Semivan, Livonia, MI

2011    Oakland University Visiting Artist Series, Rochester, MI

2010    College for Creative Studies, Invited by Prof. Lester Johnson, Detroit , MI

2009    Visiting Artist, F.A.F., Farmington Art Foundation, Farmington Public Library, MI

2008    Guest Artist for Critiques at Coyahuga Community College, Cleveland, OH

2008    Lecture on “Isolated Observations:D-DOT” to Cranbrook Students & CCS Students at Kingswood Gallery

2006    Lecture on “Witness to the Means of Circumstance” in Rivera Court at the Detroit Institute of Arts

2007    College for Creative Studies, Lecture and Critique Advanced Painting students

2006    College for Creative Studies, Detroit MI


Simone DeSousa Gallery, Detroit, MI  If you haven't heard, now you know: RaRoCo

Bishop Gallery, Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI  Faculty Exhibition

Atrium Gallery, Detroit, MI Actual Size Biennial

Butter Projects, Royal Oak, MI Whisper Well

Whitdel Arts, Detroit, MI  Full Credit

Marygrove College Gallery, Detroit, MI  Shared Tendencies, Collaborative Mid-West Invitational

709 Penn Gallery, Three Rivers Art Festival, Pittsburgh, PA  Portraits of Air, Public Arts Project Participant

Public Pool, Hamtramck, MI  Banana! Artists on the Greatest of Fruits Exhibition

Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI  All Media Annual Exhibition, juried by Timothy Van Laar

Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI  Faculty Exhibition

Contemporary Arts Institute of Detroit, MI  Actual Size Biennial

Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI  Drawing Explored

Beyond Words Gallery, Marygrove College, Detroit, MI  Contemporary Author's Series (exhibit will also travel to Madonna University, Livonia, MI and The Carr Center, Detroit, MI)

Center Galleries, Detroit , MI  Phases of an Image

Bishop Gallery, Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI  F.I.A. Faculty Exhibition


 10/10   Jason Ellison Memorial Exhibition, Boll Family YMCA, Detroit, MI

* Scheduled to serve as Juror for Metro-Highlights, Lawrence Street Gallery, Ferndale, MI in October 2016