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EDUCATION
2004 MFA in Sculpture, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 2004
2001 BA, UCLA, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014
Listening Figures, Kim and Art in General, curated by Kristen Chappa, Riga, Latvia
Starseeds, Envoy Enterprises, New York, NY
The Lives of Hamilton Fish, Marginal Utility Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2013
It all Started Right Here Chapter 1, CSAA, Solo Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY
Filibuster, Envoy Enterprises, New York, NY

2010
The Deaths of Hamilton Fish, Marginal Utility Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009
I Rule With a Broken Heart, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL

2008
The Candidate, Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005
Still Legends, Jessica Murray Projects, New York, NY

2004
New Work, John Slade Ely Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015
Fake, curated by Christian Siekmeyer, Exile Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Coulisse Effect, curated by Josephine Shokrian, Rachel Valinsky & Haeler Echo at Haeler, Echo, New York, NY
Zaberdast, curated by Jasmine Wahi, Twelve Gates Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2014
Raving Disco Dolly on a Rock and Roll Trolly, Envoy Enterprises, New York, NY
This is what Sculpture Looks Like, Curated by Magda Sawon, Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY
Das stille Leben Des Sammlers Kempinski, Curated by Billy Miller at Exile Gallery, Berlin
Unruly, curated by Roman Stollenwerk, Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art at Chafey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Le Mouvement - the City Performed, 12th Swiss Sculpture Exhibition, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
Wear, Strut, Occupy!, Curated by Lorenzo Cardim, Gallery 31 at Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Out to See, curated by Sarah Reisman, Seaport, New York City, NY
The Sun that Never Sets: Spectacle and Normalcy in Time, Curated by Vanessa Albury, Spring/Break, Old School, NY

2013
We're Glad you Came, at University Art Gallery, UCSD, San Diego, CA
CKTV curated by Cleopatra's, Brooklyn Academy of Music Art Gallery, New York, NY

2012
9th Shanghai Biennial, CKTV curated by Cleopatra's, Representing Brooklyn, Shanghai, China
Fuel for the Fire, Organized by Dawn Kasper, David Zwirner and Jay Sanders at Temporary Space, NY
Up Against it, Curated by Billy Miller at Munch Gallery, Brookyln, NY
Queens International Biennial "Three Points Make a Triangle," Queens Museum of Art Biennial, NY

2011
The View of Earth from an Aquarium, Curated by Billy Miller at Famous Accountants, New York, NY
The Hostess Never Lies, Vogt Gallery, New York, NY
Organs in the Snow, Louis V.E.S.P., New York, NY
Hang in There, Co-Prospersity Dome, Chicago, IL
Person Histories, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI
Discreet Power, Judson, Memorial Church, New York, NY

2010
Joni Mitchell, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York NY
Little Tremors, Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin Germany
Headshop curated by Billy Miller, Exile Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Captive Materials, Curated by Pamela Rosenkrantz, Bintz Residency Space, Zurich, Switzerland
Rock Dreams: Artist Made Songs, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ

2009
Offset Project, organized by Matthew Spiegelman, Mt. Tremper Arts and Hudson Franklin Gallery, New York, NY
Incarnational Aesthetics, curated by Stamatina Gregory and Jenny Jasky, NY Center for Art and Media Studies, New York, NY
We Must Indeed All Hang Together, Sullivan Gallery, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL
Holy Empire of the Jaw, solo installation within In-Practice, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY
With Gratitude: Contemporary Artists Address Influence, Madison Museum of Art, Madison, WI
All’s Fair In Art and War: Envisioning Conflict, 21C Museum, Louisville, KY
Is this the Real Life? curated by Phyllis Greene, Galerie Califia, Bohemia, Prague

2008
Funny, Not Funny, Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY
People Weekly, CUNY, James Gallery, curated by Linda Norden, New York, NY
In a Box, curated by Billy Miller, at Canco Lofts, Jersey City, NJ
Red vs. Blue, Art and Politics, Occidental College, curated by Jason Manley, Los Angeles, CA
Democracy in America, Park Avenue Armory, by Creative Time, New York, NY
Other Certainties, curated by Summer Guthery and Amy Owen, NYCAMS, New York, NY
Infrastructure, curated by Roman Stollenwerk, Wignall Museum at Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Pdf, co-curated by Summer Guthery, Lumi Tan, and Nicholas Weist, at 14 International galleries
Mirror/Mirror, curated by Eve Wood and Maryanne Pomonis, Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, NY
Warlord, Smith-Stewart Gallery, New York, NY
Artists as Publishers, The Center for Book and Paper Art, New York, NY
Handle with Care, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY
Under the Influence, curated by Anat Ebgi, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Anondale on-Hudson, NY
Benefit for Momenta Art Exhibition, Momenta Art and White Columns, New York, NY
The Other Side, curated by Billy Miller, Gallery 58, Jersey City, NJ
Visions from Abroad, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Flushing Town Hall Gallery, Flushing, NY

2007
The Red Badge of Courage, Newark Arts Council, Newark, NJ
Stone Face, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
I Died for Beauty, Newman-Popiashvili Gallery, New York, NY
Summer Romance, Sabina Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
M*A*S*H*, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud and Amy Smith-Stewart, The Helena, New York, NY
This Land is Our Land, curated by Ronnie Bass, The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Mr. President, University Art Museum, Buffalo, NY

2006
Chain Letter, High Energy Constructs Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Songs of the Ambassadors, Trudi Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Many Many Guys and Girls, All Real Beauties, Circus of Books, Los Angeles, CA
Emerging Artists, Sing Sing Prison Auditorium, Ossining, NY
If A Cat Has Kittens in An Oven are They Kittens or Are They Biscuits, Roebling Hall, New York, NY
Anyhere, Circus of Books, Los Angeles, CA
Dynasty, Gallery MC, New York, NY
Das Herr Winklemann Stipendium, München, Germany
Circular States of Boredom in the Face of World Domination, Circus of Books Studio, New York, NY

2005
Co-Dependent, The Living Room, Miami, FL
Die Prof. Winkler Kunst Und Literaturage Los Angeles, Circus of Books, Los Angeles, CA
National Observer, Circus of Books, Los Angeles, CA
A Kiss Is More Than A Kiss, University of Connecticut, Stamford, CT
Off My Biscuit Destroy Your District!, Samson Projects, Boston, MA

2004
Republican Like Me, Parlour Projects, Brooklyn NY
Grotto II, Jessica Murray Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Shifting Affinities, Yale University Student Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

2003
Crosstown Traffic, John Slade Ely Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT
Utopia Station “Model Anthem” in Martha Rosler’s contribution to the Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

1999- 2001
Some Assembly Required, Wayward Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Juried Exhibition, curated by Karen Higa, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Amped, Sandroni Rey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Juried Exhibition, curated by Russell Ferguson, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

PRESS
2015
New York Times, Both Were Born Hamilton Fish But Their Paths Differed, Tammy LaGorce, January 17
IMBY, Review of The Lives of Hamilton Fish, by Enid Futterman, March 20,
ArtFCity, The Making of Hamilton Fish, Rachel Mason's 8 Year Saga, Whitney Kimball, January 29
Metroland, From Stage to Screen to Dream, Ann Morrow, February 5
Albany Times Union, Avant-Garde Opera Explores Two Hamilton Fishes, Paul Grondahl, January 22
WAMC, Cinematic Rock Opera, The Lives of Hamilton Fish, March 12

2014
Artforum, Best of 2014 by Wayne Koestenbaum, December
Animal New York, Interview with Rhett Jones, December 15
FilmThreat, Review of The Lives of Hamilton Fish, October
Bomb Magazine, Rachel Mason in conversation with Eleanor Antin, September
New York Times, Review of "This is What Sculpture Looks Like" by Roberta Smith, July 25
Brooklyn Rail, Review of "This is What Sculpture Looks Like" by July
Incident Magazine, "Body as Omen" by Sheilah Wilson, July 18
Ossining Daily Voice, "Sing Sing Execution Inspires Film on Life and Death of Two Hamilton Fishes" by Sam Barron, July 14
Temporary Art Review, "An Image is A Puzzle" by Lauren Frances Adams, July 11
Queens Ledger, Profile of Rachel Mason "Out of This World" by Chase Collum, July 9
Huffington Post, Review of "16 Contemporary Women Sculptors You Should Know" by Priscilla Frank, June 30
LjKessels.com The Aesthetics of A Filibuster, by LJ Kessels, July 1
GalleristNY, "The Cannibal and The Statesman, Rachel Mason performs a Karaoke Rock Opera Film" Nikki Lohr, June 4
WordPress, "Primeval" Review of The Lives of Hamilton Fish by Adam McGovern, June 6
Huffington Post, "20 Of The Most Confusing Performance Art Pieces of All Time" by Katherine Brooks, June 30
NewsWorks, WHYY Radio, "Live on Stage Documentaries Hit Philly" April 4
Filmstew.Com, "One Hamilton Fish Killed, The Other Didn't," April 12
New York Magazine, "See This Art" by Jerry Saltz, February
Berlin Art LInk, Studio Visit with Rachel Mason by Lucia Love, February 26
Artsy.com Editorial, February
Huffington Post, "Artist Sculpts Doll Versions of Her Female Heroes" by Priscilla Frank, February
Art in America, Crits from Hell, January
New York Observer, Gallerist, "12 things to do in New York’s art world" Andrew Russeth, February
DailyServing, "Rachel Mason: Starseeds at Envoy Enterprises" by Elsbeth Walker March 26
MDaily.com "Rachel Mason on Sculpting her Artistic Role Models" by Emily Colucci, March 17

2013
Artist as Applicant, Huffington Post, by Rachel Mason Jan 19
WomenYouShouldKnow.com, Interview, by Willa Rubin Jan 31

2012
Gallerist NY.com, Review of Fuel for the Fire, by Michael H. Miller, July 6
Joy of Violent Movement, Review of performance at RH Gallery, by Will Helms Dec. 18

2011
The Deli, Experimental NYC: The Human Carpet, Borts Minorts and Little Band of Sailors, Valerie Kuehne, July 19
GALO Magazine, Little Band of Sailors: Discussion with Rachel Mason on Her Newest Project, Melissa Dawn Alexander, July 19
16 Miles of String, The Outsider: Rachel Mason and Little Band of Sailors at Asia Song Society, Andrew Russeth, July 13
ARTINFO, Rachel Mason Turns H.P. Lovecraft Into a Bizarre Art Musical at Terence Koh's Asia Song Society, Ann Binlot, July 13
Whitewall Magazine, Thank You Rosekind on Tour, June 21
Detroit News, MOCAD exhibits manipulate time, scale, Michael H. Hodges, March 10
Art21, Characters, Not Caricatures: The Multifarious Art of Rachel Mason, Claudine Ise, February 22
Artforum, 500 Words, February 7

2010
Theartblog.org, Rachel Mason's The Death of Hamilton Fish at Marginal Utility Gallery, Tiernan Alexander, June 14
New York Times, Make Room for Video, Performance and Paint, Roberta Smith, January 3

2009
Artforum Magazine, Review of Solo Exhibition, I Rule with A Broken Heart, by James Yood, April
Artforum.com, Picks, “In-Practice” by Lori Cole, February
Flash Art, New York Artists Dictionary, by Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, January/Feb
Make Magazine, Exhibition in Print, The Candidate, by Katie Geha, Winter
WFMU, Lord Franklin, played on John Allen's Radio show, January

2008
Globe and Mail, Want Scrappy,Vibrant Political Debate? Look to the Artists, Simon Houpt, Sept. 29
Art US, Review of The Candidate, by Eve Wood, Spring 2008, Issue 22
Flash Art, Review of The Candidate, by Rosanna Albertini, March-April
Modern Painters, Working Practice: The Ambassadors, by Claire Barliant, April
Artforum.com Pick by Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, January
Queens Chronicle, Flushing Town Hall Offers Visions from Abroad, by Michael Mohammed, April 10
ArtReview.com, Review of Under the Influence, by Tyler Coburn, April
Neue Zürchur Zeitung, Unter dem Strich, by Karolina Dankow, February 27
Huffington Post, Interview with Kimberly Brooks, February 23
Los Angeles Times The Art of the Gesture on the Campaign Trail, by Will Blythe, February 10
Flavorpill.com Review of The Candidate, by Shana Nys Dambrot, January
Daily Serving.com Review of The Candidate, February 3
Interview with Kitty Felde for KPCC Radio, NPR station in Los Angeles, February 5

2007
NYFA Current, The Ambassadors, by Nick Stillman, October
Exit Express Magazine, Cara de Póquer, by Lia Trinka-Browner October
The Korean Times, Summer Romance, July 30
Tomorrow Unlimited, No Jerks, by Tyler Coburn, June, 22
The Daily Gazette, Nontraditional Presidential Portraits, Karen Bjornland, March 20
Art News, Review of Mr. President, Merideth Mendelsohn, March
Metroland, Review of Mr. President, Nadine Wasserman, February 15
The Times Union, All the Presidents’ Images, Tresca Weinstein, January 28

2006
Stretcher Magazine, (Review of Action Adventure) Asha Schechter, Thursday July 20
Village Voice, Strange Days, Jerry Salz, May 5
Art News, The Eureka Moment, May
The Art Newspaper, Artists Look to the After Life, Adrian Dannatt, May
Topic Magazine, The Global Patriot: Rachel Mason Designs Tomorrow’s Model Anthem, May

2005
Hartford Courant, It was Only A Kiss…Or Was It? Matthew Erikson, October 18
Art Moco, Review of Off My Biscuit Destroy Your District, October 12
New York Times, Oh Say Can You Sing, Richard Morgan, September 11
Artforum, Top Ten Pick, Tim Davis, January
Village Voice, Pick, Kim Levin, January

2004
Artforum, Top Ten Pick, David Riminelli, January
Los Angeles Times, Critic’s Notebook, A Bush Buss is More Than a Kiss, Mark Swed, September 1
Artforum.com, Critic’s Pick, Republican Like Me, Nick Stillman, August- September
New York Times, Weekend Arts Section, Caution: Angry Artists at Work, Roberta Smith, Aug. 24
New Haven Advocate, Lips Together Bust Apart, Chris Arnott, July 1
New Haven Register, Arts Section, Review of New Work, Judy Birke, July 4
Yale Daily News, Art Exhibit Provokes, Inspires, Neil Katsuyama, January 29

2003
New Haven Register, Arts Section, Review of Crosstown Traffic, Judy Birke, October 30
New Haven Advocate, Review of Model Anthem, Chistopher Arnott, July 17
Yale Daily News, Review of Model Anthem, Erin Donar April 8

2000
Res Magazine, Vol. 4. No. 2 Video Art’s Digital Generation, Claudine Isé, May
Los Angeles Times, Art Reviews, Review of Amped, David Pagel, October 6

PERFORMANCES
2014
Originalé by Karlhein Stockhausen, organized by The Kitchen, New York, NY November
The Lives of Hamilton Fish, performance at Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
The Lives of Hamilton Fish, performance at Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
Performance for Sculpture with The USE at Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY
Body As Omen, Curated by Sheilah Wilson, Ortega y Gassett Projects, Brooklyn, NY
The Lives of Hamilton Fish, Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn NY
The Lives of Hamilton Fish, University of the Arts, Pennsylvania

2013
The Lives of Hamilton Fish Special Preview and Performance, Clocktower Gallery, New York, NY
The Lives of Hamilton Fish Screening at Experimenta, Pineapple Underground Film Festival, Hong Kong

2011
Alien Suns- screened at "Op on Screen" Opera on Film, Lower East Side Performing Arts Project, Hamilton Fish Library
Songs of the Ambassadors, Exhibition Screening, "Personal Histories, "Detroit Museum of Art, Detroit, MI
Code Flight, Screened at Dumbo Art Center, NY March 6
Wall- Televised screening "Altered States," Artist Television Association, San Francisco, December 19

2010
Terrestrial Being Series- Televised Program for Louis V.E.S.P. Artist's T.V. September
The Deaths of Hamilton Fish, Exhibition Screening, Marginal Utility Gallery
Carlos II- Exhibition Screening, "Rock Dreams: Artist Made Songs" Index Art Center, Newark, NJ
Wall- Exhibition Screening "Hang in There," Co-Prosperity Dome, Chicago, IL
Songs of the Ambassadors- Exhibition Screening "I Rule With a Broken Heart, " Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009
Wall- +1, Screened at UN-SCR-1325, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY April 11

2008
Wall- Screened at Troooz, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany July- August
Songs for Ancient Civilizations, Kunsthalle Zurich, Switzerland, Feb 28
Carlos II, Televised Screening, Moab Video Project, TV Station MAC 21, Moab Desert, UT

2007
Carlo II, Exhibition Screening, Stone Face, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

2006
Never Let Me Down Again, Screened at NADA Art Fair, Miami, FL
Wall, Screened at Aixperimental, 24th International Short Film Festival Aix-en-Provence, France

SCREENINGS
20014
Performance of The Lives of Hamilton Fish at University of Art, Philadelphia
Through the Mountain at the Center of the World, (as part of It All Started Right Here) Silent Barn, NY

2013
The Day of the Sigh Sob, Human Resources, Los Angeles

2012
Dear Unisphere, performance at Queens Museum
Song Cycle of Hamilton Fish as part of Dawn Kasper's contribution to the Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum, NY

2011
Hidden Statue, performance with Joan Jonas and Shana Moulton at Vogt Gallery, August
Three Songs for John Ahearn, performance at Socrates Sculpture Park for FLOAT curated by Cleopatra's, August
Alien Suns, performance at Dixon Place, September
The Outsider, performance at Asia Song Society
Songs of the Ambassadors, Detroit Museum of Art, NY March 25
Code Flight- A Musical Tale of Dementia and Love, Dumbo Art Center, NY March 6
A Cocktail of Glitter and Anarchy with the Cockettes, The Tank, NY, NY April 13
Birthday Suit, curated by Billy Miller, Basso Art Gallery, Berlin, Germany February 16
Altered States, curated by Billy Miller, Artist Television Association, San Francisco, December 19

2010
Sonic Medicine Wheel, Bushwick, NY May 1
New Nothing Concert Series,with Josephine Foster, Empac Performance Center, April 2

2009
Voice and Light Systems- Organized by Nick Hallet, New Museum, NY, May 21
+1, A Film and Video Screening for UN-SCR-1325, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY April 11
Its All Yours Now, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY March 15
Its A Process, Organized by Jennifer Sullivan, Klaus Von Nichtensen Gallery, NY, NY March 9
Nostalgia Isn’t What It Used to Be, Curated by Sharon Hayes, at La Mama, New York, NY February 13-15
Gently Johnny, With Corey McCorkle, at Dave Miko Studio, Brooklyn, NY, January 25

2008
Hammond Hall Wake, Hammond Hall Closing at Yale University, New Haven, Dec. 3
Garbage Man in the Mirror, Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY November 20
Somebody to Love, NYCAMS, NY, October 24
Songs for My Cabinet, CUNY, New York, NY September 16
Your Face Exploded into The Mountain, Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY September 21
Terrestrial Being at Swiss Institute, New York, NY August 17
The Final Hour s of Saddam Hussein, Emigrant Savings Bank/ Common Room, New York, NY July 6
Non-Opposing Forces on Battlefield Stanton, Smith-Stewart, New York, NY June 18
Troooz, (Screening of Wall) Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany July- August
No Milk Today Show, Autoversion Ltd Gallery, New York, NY, May 2
Our Leader Enters Stage Left Behind a Curtain, Bard College, April 13
Songs for Ancient Civilizations, Kunsthalle Zurich, Switzerland, Feb 28
Moab Video Project, (screening of Carlos II) curated by Christy Gast, Station MAC 21, Moab Desert, UT
Candidate Mason: Inaugural Farewell Address, eighteen-thirty, Los Angeles February 9
The Ambassadors Songs Volume I, JMOCA, Los Angeles, February 1

2007
The Ambassadors Volume II Record Release, Printed Matter, Dec 20
The Ambassadors Songs Volume I, New Art Dealers Alliance- Miami- Dec. 6
Hamilton Fish at Mini-Concerts in Back Alley’s Dec. 1
General Concert, curated by Dean Daderko, Art-in-General, New York, NY
Chicago Ex-Pats, 205 Club, organized by Creative-Time, New York, NY
Re-Origin of the Spieces, Soloman Gallery, East Hampton, New York

2006
Aixperimental, 24th International Short Film Festival (Screening of Wall ) Aix-en-Provence, France
Dark Matter, performance at 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY
Holiday Cruise, performance at Taxter and Spengeman Gallery, New York, NY

SOLO ALBULMS
The Lives of Hamilton Fish (2013- forthcoming)
Woman with a Suitcase/ Little Band of Sailors (LP- 2013)
Code Flight (LP- 2010)
Trials (EP- 2008)
Songs of The Ambassadors Volume II (LP- 2007)
Songs of The The Ambassadors Volume I (LP- 2006)
The End of Dynasty ( EP- 2006)
27 Dead or Alive (LP- 2004)
Songs of States (LP-2003)
Gayley Manor/ Cemor Ram (LP-2001)

CONTRIBUTIONS TO PUBLICATIONS AND COMPILATION ALBUMS
Square Peg in A Round Hole- Compilation
McSweeny’s – photograph of Shaker Quarter’s for Will Blythe’s contribution to Atlas of States
Make Magazine- Campaign Journal and Illustrations of Authors
Triple Canopy- Campaign Journal
No Milk Today- Billy Miller
K48- Scott Hug
Straight to Hell- Billy Miller
Zing Magazine- Circus of Books exhibition curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud
So Much Fire to Roast Human Flesh- anti-war music compilation by Josephine Foster
Esopus- Image for Josephine Foster song

AWARDS
2012
LMCC- Studio Residency Award
NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship Award

2009
Tiffany Grant Nominee

2008
Rema Hort Mann Nominee

2004
Susan H. Whedon Award,
Blair Dickinson Memorial Prize
Finalist for Alice Kimball Fellowship

2001
Hoyt Fine Arts Scholarship
Jackie Hicks Memorial Scholarship

2000
UCLA Project Grant Scholarship
Finalist for Levinson Award

1998
Wuerpel Award