rachellhausmann@gmail.com

Education

2015

BFA: Integrated Studio Arts, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD), Milwaukee, WI

Affiliations

2019-Present

Sixty Inches From Center, Regional Writer & Contributor, Arts Publication, Chicago, IL

2015-Present

After School Special, Founding Member & Co-Director, Artist Collective, Milwaukee, WI

Residencies, Awards & Recognition

2019

Artist Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

Artist/Writer Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2018

Mary L. Nohl Suitcase Export Grant, Milwaukee, WI

Frank & CO. Mini Grant, Milwaukee, WI

Semi-Finalist, Fellowship.art Inaugural Artist Accelerator Program, Milwaukee, WI

2016    

Emerging Artist Finalist, Mary L. Nohl Fellowship Fund for Individual Artists, Milwaukee, WI

2015

Mary L. Nohl Suitcase Export Grant, Milwaukee, WI (with After School Special)

Solo* & Two Person Exhibitions

2018

12 oz. Lounge, Project 1612, Peoria, IL*

2016

Twosies, Chamber, Milwaukee, WI*

2015

Neighbors at Work, HOAX Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2014

A Mini-Retrospective, Alter-Ego Gallery, Kewaskum, WI*

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019

Body of Work, Frederick Layton Gallery, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI

Play, Action, Pass, Alter-Ego Gallery, Kewaskum, WI

2018

Pop-Up Exhibition, Frank Juarez Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

00000 GHOOST $HOW IX, Green Gallery West & Gluon Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

FemFest Gallery Walk & Exhibition, The Ski Club, Milwaukee, WI

Ope! Navigating Surprise & Error in Painting, Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts,  Milwaukee, WI

2017   

Mary L. Nohl Suitcase Exhibit, Frederick Layton Gallery, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI

Debtfair (participating artist), a project of Occupy Museums, 2017 Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Neon Jewels, Slayer Gallery, www.slayergallery.com (online exhibition)

End, Chamber, Milwaukee, WI

Object/Objective, Ching Suru Pop-up Gallery, The Toy Factory, Milwaukee, WI

2016   

After School Special Presents: VARSITY, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA

00000 GHOOST $HOW VII, The Squat, Milwaukee, WI

Kick a hole right in the sky, UW-Sheboygan Fine Arts Gallery, Sheboygan, WI

Bologna Surprise! ALB, Boor Sculpture Studio, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY

Emerging Artists Exhibition, Var Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2015   

Bridge Work 01, The Pitch Project Platform Space, Milwaukee, WI (juried & curated by Plum Blossom Initiative: Leah Kolb & Jason Yi)

MIAD Art Exhibition, University Club Tower Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Juried Senior Exhibition, Frederick Layton Gallery, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI

Osmosis, Usable Space, Milwaukee, WI

Lately, The Netherlands, Milwaukee, WI

11th Annual Nut and Toy Factory Open House, The Toy Factory, Milwaukee, WI

2014   

100s, Cross Connection Magazine Launch, Live Artist Studios, Milwaukee, WI

The Grid, Wallway Gallery, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI

SWIM TEAM PRESENTS: Drawing Through Media, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI

Flag Slags Parade and Exhibition, Imagination Giants, Milwaukee, WI

Painting Jamz Vol. IV, The Netherlands, Milwaukee, WI

4th Annual Winter Carnival, Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, WI

Curatorial Experience

2018  

True Story: Nicholas Perry, HOAX Gallery, Milwaukee, WI (with After School Special)

The John Riepenhoff Experience presents the Sub-Suburban programmed by After School Special presenting Horses 2 presenting new work by Rebecca Lothan, The Nut and Toy Factory Open House, The Nut Factory, Milwaukee, WI (with After School Special)

2016

F#!@CK'd at First Sight: A Queer Screening, UWM Union Cinema, Milwaukee, WI (with After School Special)

Bologna Surprise! MKE, The Lunchbox, Milwaukee, WI (curator)

6th Annual Winter Carnival, Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, WI (with After School Special)

Collaborative Projects & Programming

2016-19

The Grilled Cheese Grant, Emerging Artist Grant & Exhibition Program, After School Special, Milwaukee, WI (co-organizer & administrator)

Publications as Author

2019

“Abundant & Diverse: An Overview of Visual Art at Riverwest FemFest” Sixty Inches From Center, June 12, 2019.

“Peter Barrickman & John Riepenhoff in Conversation on a Chilly December Night at the Haggerty” Art Chat, January 14, 2019.

2018

“Queer, Black and Real” Art Chat, December 5, 2018.

“00000 GHOOST $HOW: THE GHOULISH LEGACY" Art Chat, October 31, 2018.

“Living and Working in the Artist Studio” Art Chat, October 1, 2018.

2016

Bologna Surprise! Exhibition Essay, YEARBOOK, After School Special, October 15, 2016. (print media)

Bibliography

2018

ArtSlant Team, “Under the Radar: Mladen Stropnik, Rachel L. Hausmann, Scott Mossman” Weekly Newsletter, ArtSlant.com

Martian Press, Colony 1: Risograph Anthology (print media)

2017

Bonnie North, “Supporting Milwaukee Artists Through Grilled Cheese” WUWM 89.7 Milwaukee Public Radio

2015   

Leah Kolb, Associate Curator, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, “Navigating Uncertainty” Exhibition Essay for Bridge Work 01

Panels, Artist Talks & Guest Critic Invitations

2019

Self-Care & Representation: Making Time for Making and Other Potential Strategies for Living in One’s Body, MIAD Defines: Representation, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI (panel)

2018

Sophomore Seminar, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI (guest critic)

DIY Collective as Sustaining Community, MIAD Defines: Sustainability, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI (artist panel)

Exhibition and Post-School Planning, Senior Seminar, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI (artist panel)

2017

After School Special: Artist-Run Spaces, Sophomore Seminar, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI (artist talk & panel)

2016

Life After MIAD, Senior Seminar, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI (artist panel)

2015

After School Special Returns, Sophomore Seminar, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI (artist talk & panel)

Undisciplined, MIAD Define, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI (artist talk & panel)

Painting: In-direct Methods, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI (guest critic)