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Rachael Grad - CV

Curriculum Vitae (CV) for Rachael Grad

Exhibitions

2022, The Archive of Merit: from the OSA to OCAD, Ontario Archives and Ontario Society of Artists 150th Anniversary Art Exhibition, June 2nd to 13th, 2022, Ada Slaight Gallery, OCAD University, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1W1. Kunstmatrix Online

2022, Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, Booth A-24, July 15th to 17th, 2022 in Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario; July 8th to 17th, 2022 Online Fair

2022, GradEx 107, May 11 to 15, 2022, OCAD University, Room 488 100 McCaul Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1W1

2022, The Living EarthMar. 31 to May 3, 2022, Heliconian Club, 35 Hazelton Ave. Toronto, ON, Canada 

2021, Boom Holiday Art Show, Dec. 2, 2021 to Jan. 2, 2022, BOOM Contemporary, Artsy, Online

2021, Miami Art Week, Dec. 2 to 5, 2021, JADA Art, 1250 Normandy Dr, Miami, FL, USA

2021-2, Let's Do Blue! Group Art ShowNov. 25, 2021 to Mar. 30, 2022, Heliconian Club, 35 Hazelton Ave. Toronto, ON, Canada 

2021, Mercedes Matters Award Show, Oct. 7 to Dec. 31, 2021, Margalit Gallery, 122 Grand St, New York, NY, USA

2021, Encounter 2021,  Sept. 2021, The Heliconian Club, Toronto, ON, Canada

2021, Alumni Exhibition Show, The New York Studio School on ArtsyOnline

2021, Looking Out While Looking In, OCAD University and State University New York Genesco, Kunstmatrix, Online

2021Self Portraits, The Heliconian Club, Toronto, ON, Canada

2021, Alone Together: Concert with Art, Poetry and Dance, Online 

2021, Paintings and Prints, Hilton Toronto Markham Conference Centre & Spa, Markham, Ontario, Canada

2020-21, Brain Sculpture for The Yogen Früz Brain ProjectToronto, ON, Canada

2020, Roots & Belongings, Group Show, The Leslie Grove Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada  

2020, One of a Kind Winter Show, Online

2020, Group Show, The Leslie Grove Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada

2020, ArtWalk in the SquareJuried Art Show, Online

2020, Alumni Exhibition Show, The New York Studio School on ArtsyOnline

2020, Abstract Paintings and Art Prints, Cocoalatte, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2019, Colorful Abstract Paintings, Peter Paul and Company, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2012, The Art of Health and Wellness, Club Markham and eforea Spa Markham, Ontario, Canada

2011, Works, Group Show, Coemeterium of the Suola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista, S. Polo, Venice, Italy

2010, Patton Boggs LLP Group Show, Summer 2010, New York, NY, USA 

2010, Twenty2, Group Show, Palazzetto Tito, Dorsoduro, Venice, Italy

2010, Eva’s Restaurant Group Show, New York, NY, USA

2009, Holiday Group Show, New York Studio School Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2009, Recent Artwork by Rachael Grad & Cristina Winsor, New York Studio School Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2008, Solo Exhibition, Skynear & Co. and Casa Oaxaca, Washington, DC, USA

2008, Solo Exhibition, Caramel, Washington, DC, USA

2008, Washington Studio School Annual Juried Student Group Show, Washington, DC, USA

1995, Art Gallery of Ontario Student Show, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Education

2022, BFA in Painting and Drawing (expected), OCAD University

2010-2011, Participant, Master’s of Studio Art, New York University, Venice, Italy 

2008-2010, Certificate Student, Painting and Drawing, New York  Studio School

2003, Duke University School of Law, J.D., Durham, North Carolina

1999, Brandeis University, BA (Honors) in Economics, Minor in French Literature, Waltham, Massachusetts

1997, Diploma, International Relations, Sciences Po, Paris, France

Collections

RBC, Print Commissioning Program 2022, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

RP Investment Advisors LP, Toronto, ON, Canada 

Altree Developments, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Leo Baeck Day School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Art in Private Collections in New York, NY, the Hamptons, NY, Washington, DC, Miami, Florida, London, England, and in Toronto, Ontario, Canada 

Memberships

Member, 2004 - Present, New York State Bar Association

Member, 2007 - Present, DC Bar Association

Awards

Governor General’s Academic Award, Silver Medal, 2022, OCAD University

Mrs. W.O. Forsyth Award, 2022, OCAD University

Fellowship Award and York Graduate Scholarship, 2022, York University, Master’s in Fine Art Program in Visual Arts

Mercedes Matter Award, 2021, New York Studio School Alumni Association Art Show

Frances Lea Ziegler Memorial Scholarship, 2021, OCAD University 

Legal Issues in Museum Administration Full Scholarship, 2010, American Law Institute-American Bar Association Course of Study

Merit Full Scholarship, 2008-2009, New York Studio School, New York, NY

National Award for Multimedia Project, Canadian High School Association, 1994

Press

"OCAD University annual art and design show back in person" Toronto Sun (May 12, 2022).

"Toronto's Largest Free Art and Design Exhibition Returns in Person & Online," OCAD University (May 4, 2022).

"Rachael Grad," Variety, Niv Magazine (January 16, 2022).

Secondhand Inspiration: Add Personality with Vintage Furnishings,” The Washington Post Express (May 29, 2009).
"D.C. Therapy,” The Washington City Paper (September 26, 2008).
The Guest Stop: From Home to Hotel,” The Washington Post Express (August 8, 2008).

Writing

Writing in Home Decor and Art Publications:

2008 – 2013 Editor and Contributor, Apartment Therapy, home décor and residential design website: Over 1,000 blog posts published.
Freelance articles for Dwell Magazine’s website Touring Design for a Living World
Kogod Courtyard at the Smithsonian
Foodjects: Design and Cuisine in Spain

Legal Publications:

Indigenous Rights and Intellectual Property Law: A Comparison of the United States and Australia,” Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, Fall 2002.
“Economic Inefficiencies in Health Law.” Health Law in Canada, 4th quarter, 1999.

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