MFA, Printmaking, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

         Graduate Certificate, University of Iowa Center for the Book, Iowa City, IA

MA, Printmaking, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

BA Studio Art, BA Art History, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018 but like, yeah, Erin Cluley Gallery, Dallas, TX

2018            Doris Jean, Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA

2018            I Love Everything, AND Gallery, Jackson, MS

2017            Push 'Em Back, Shove 'Em Back, Way Back, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

2017            To Lisa, With Love, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

2016            Capable Looking, Erin Cluley Gallery, Dallas, TX

2016            Slow Jamz, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

2016            Wannabe, Forum Gallery, Brookhaven College, Farmers Branch, TX

2015            WannabeKansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO

2014            I Couldn’t Help But Wonder, Moudy Gallery, Fort Worth, TX

2014            Monuments to the Ever Virgin, ABW Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2013            Neither Reason Nor Apology: Collaborative Work (with Jenny Harp), Morrissey Gallery, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA

2013            Behold, A Most Spectacular Spectre, ABW Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2011            Out of the Woods, Ruffin Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2011            The Surrender Series, The WVTF and RADIO IQ Studio, Charlottesville, VA


Three Person Exhibitions

2018          The Topography of Bodily Sentiments, The New Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2018          Ar(t)cheology: Excavations of New Figurativeness, The Carillon Gallery, TCC South Campus, Fort Worth, TX

2017          Circulation, Cyrus M. Running Gallery, Concordia College, Moorehead, MN


Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 This is 40, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

2018 Silkscreen Biennial, Opalka Gallery, Albany, NY

2018 SUMMER, Erin Cluley Gallery, Dallas, TX

2018 Both Directions at Once, Kala Gallery, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2018          9th International Printmaking Biennial of Douro, Douro, Portugal

2018 In Response to the Light of Screens, NOISE Gallery, Bloomington, IN

2018          The Faculty, curated by Art Tooth, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

2018          Dallas Art Fair: Erin Cluley Gallery Booth, Dallas, TX

2017           SMALL, Erin Cluley Gallery, Dallas, TX

2017           Hard Body, Slayer Gallery, online

2017           Summer 2017, Erin Cluley Gallery, Dallas, TX

2017           Global Print 3, Coa Museum, Douro, Portugal 

2017           Atlanta Print Biennial, Kai Lin Art, Atlanta, GA

2017          Spectrum, Cade Art Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD

2017           CODEX Book Fair, The Printmakers Left booth, Richmond, CA

2016          Print Work 2016, Artists Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA

2016          2016 Members Show, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

2016           Fresh Ink, Wonder Fair, Lawrence, KS

2016          Near Mint, Land Gallery, Portland, OR

2016           Introductions, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015          X Proof, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

2015          Biennial 600: Sculpture, Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX

2015           Prelude, The Brayer, Ventura, CA

2015           Tiny Divas, NonFiction Gallery, Savannah, GA

2015           Located Place, Lyon College, Batesville, AR

2015           The Visionary Workbook, Gatewood Gallery, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

2015           Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, Bradbury Gallery, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR

2014           Exquisite History 3: The Visionary Workbook, Lost Coast Culture Machine, Fort Bragg, CA

2014           Exquisite History 3: The Visionary Workbook, Ruffin Gallery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

2014           Let’s All Be Friends, The Times Club, Iowa City, IA

2014           Semblance, Public Space One, Iowa City, IA

2014           UIowa MFA Printmakers, Steven Vail Fine Arts, Iowa City, IA

2014           Hair, LeSo Gallery, Toledo, OH

2014           Out of Hibernation, Grant Wood Arts Colony, Iowa City, IA

2013           There/Here: A Mobile Exhibit, Grand Valley State University, Kendall College of Art and Design, 106 Calvin Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI

2013           Exquisite History 3: The Visionary Workbook, Calvin College Center Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI

2013           Visual Poetry of Crossing Shapes and Lines in Silent Gestures, Lewis Art Gallery, Millsaps College, Jackson, MS

2013           And Repeat, ABW Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2012           Midwest Matrix, Drewelowe Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2011            New City Arts at IAM, Space 38|39, New York City, NY

2010           10x10x10, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2010           Past Meets Present V, Ruffin Gallery, Charlottesville, VA


Awards, Fellowships, Residencies and Grants

2018           Residency, 2017-2018 Kala Fellowship Award, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2017           2018 Artist Program, Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA

2017           TCU Research and Creative Activities Fund, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX

2015           TCU Research and Creative Activities Fund, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX

2015           TCU Junior Faculty Summer Research Program, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX

2013           Iowa City Public Library Purchase Prize

2011            Leola Bergmann/Iowa Print Group Graduate Fellowship, University of Iowa

2010           Aunspaugh Fifth Year Fellowship, University of Virginia McIntire Department of Art


Teaching Experience

2014-present       Assistant Professor, Printmaking, Texas Christian University 

2012-2014            Instructor of Record, Printmaking, University of Iowa


Professional Experience

2017            Visiting Artist, Concordia College, Moorehead, MN

2016 - present     Interviewer and Contributor, Art This Week Productions, Dallas, TX

2015 - 2017         Secretary and Member, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

2014            Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Dallas, Dallas, TX

2013            Commission, Community Supported Art Des Moines, make/break, Des Moines, IA

2013            Workshop, Pronto Plate Lithography, Zenzic Press, Iowa City, IA



2018 Newhall, Edith. “Images at Eastern State and on Napkins.” The Philadelphia Inquirer. 13 May 2018. M8.

2017          Truman. "Truman Talks: Art" Fort Worth Weekly. 15 November 2017.


2017          Lorenzo, Eliani. "621 Gallery Exhibits Three Artists From Around the Country." USA Today. 5 March 2017.


2017          Rees, Christina, and Rainey Knudson. "Top Five: January 12, 2017." Glasstire. 12 January 2017.


2017           Williams, Rachel. "5 Essential Art Events: January 13 - 15." Dallas Observer. 10 January 2017.


2016            Livedalen, Rachel. "Capable Looking." Interview by Leah Constantine. Art This Week. 20 May 2016. http://artthisweek.com/?p=3660

2016            Rees, Christina, and Christopher Blay. "Top Five: May 12, 2016 with Christopher Blay." Glasstire. 12 May

                           2016. http://glasstire.com/2016/05/12/top-five-may-12-2016/

2016            Hallock, Jeremy. "5 Art Exhibits to See This Weekend, May 13-15." Dallas Observer. 13 May 2016.


2016           Leah Constantine, "10 Female Artists to See at Dallas Art Fair", Adhoc, April 13, 2016. http:adhoc.is/10-female-artists-see-dallas-art-fair/

2016           Sidney Mullis, "Q&A with Rachel Livedalen", Maake Magazine, Issue 2, March 31, 2016. http://www.maakemagazine.com/rachel-livedalen

2014            “Thesis: Rachel Livedalen,” Printeresting, May 20, 2014. http://www.printeresting.org/2014/05/20/thesis-rachel-livedalen

2013            Paul Braun, “Critic Event Picks,” Iowa City Arts Review, Iowa City, IA, March 8, 2013. 1.

2011            Maureen Lovett, “Rachel Callahan: Mid-Month Interview,” New City Arts, Charlottesville, VA, January 7, 2011.    




Capital One Corporate Collection, Plano, TX

Eastfield College 

Iowa City Public Library

Iowa Print Group Archive, University of Iowa

Kala Art Institute

Neiman Marcus Corporate Art Collection

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, W. Van Alan Clark Library Artists Book Collection*

St. Ambrose University Special Collections

University of Iowa Special Collections

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives *

University of Virginia Special Collections *

Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University 

* denotes work produced with The Printmakers Left, an art collective