Rachel Brask to exhibit in Pawtucket’s Foundry Show Dec 1-4, 9-11, 2022

Rachel Brask will be a first-time exhibiting artist in The Foundry Show 2022, located at the Pawtucket Armory the first two weekends in December 2022. Her oil paintings depicting the colorful and expressive views of rainy days will be available in various sizes from as large as 30×40″ to as small as 3″x4″ mini paintings, along with limited edition reproductions and cards.

Admission is FREE, parking is FREE nearby, to browse and shop artwork and fine craft by over 60 artists, no sales tax charged. In lieu of an admission fee, visitors are asked to bring a canned good or goods to help support the Rhode Island Food Bank.

All artwork and purchases can be cashed out at the central register, or directly with each booth’s artist if they are attending. Artists from the Foundry will be available around the show for assistance and to answer questions.

The Foundry Show’s schedule is as follows:

Opening Reception
Thursday, December 1st, 5-9pm

Weekend 1:
Friday, December 2nd, 12-8pm
Saturday, December 3rd, 10-6pm
Sunday, December 4th, 10-6pm

Weekend 2:
Friday, December 9th, 12-8pm
Saturday, December 10th, 10-6pm
Sunday, December 11th, 10-6pm

Full details visit www.FoundryShow.com

Silent Auction

Over the years, the Foundry Artists Association has raised money for a variety of worthy causes. We invite you to participate in our silent auction by bidding on a variety unique pieces including handmade clothing, jewelry, glass, ceramics from each of the Foundry Artists. The beneficiary of our 2022 Silent Auction is New Urban Arts.

Bidding for 2022 Silent Auction ends at 6pm on Sunday, December 4th. Winning bidder will be contacted on Monday, December 5th.

Rachel Brask one of “Directors’ Picks” for Paradise City Arts Marlborough Nov 18-20, 2022

Rachel Brask’s booth

WHAT: Paradise City Arts Festival – Marlborough

WHEN: November 18-20, 2022 (Friday-Sunday)

WHERE: Royal Plaza Trade Center, 181 Royal Plaza Dr West, Marlborough, MA

SHOW HOURS:

  • Friday 11/18: 10 am-5 pm
  • Saturday 11/19: 10 am-6 pm
  • Sunday 11/20: 11 am-5 pm

TICKET INFORMATION:

Rachel Brask in process of creating a rainy oil painting

Rachel Brask has been selected as an artist to exhibit in the Paradise City Arts Festival fine art show in Marlborough. She will be exhibiting oil paintings in Booth #247 (see map below for booth location). Brask will have a range of sizes from small to large available of her signature rainy window paintings, including several new ones from the “Montana Rains” collection. She was recently included in Paradise City Art’s listing of “New Faces,” and is featured as one of the “Directors’ Picks” for the Marlborough show.

Paradise City Marlborough, held the weekend before Thanksgiving, has been New England’s “kick off the holidays” tradition for more than twenty years. A beautifully curated show and sale featuring 170 of the nation’s finest artists and makers, it is the leading fair of fine crafts and art in the Boston area. Recommended by the Boston Globe, the New York Times, and many other publications, Paradise City is a treasure-trove of gift ideas, one-of-a-kind home furnishings, fashion, jewelry and fine art. Preview the show at festivals.paradisecityarts.com! Paradise City, founded in 1995, produces award-winning, highly competitive shows of contemporary craft and fine art.

Follow Paradise City Arts Festival on Facebook and Instagram and on ParadiseCityArts.com website to view complete listing of artists, locations, directions, and more. Flip through the digital version of the Paradise City Guide, highlighting artist and events of the weekend.

* If you have any questions, email rachel@rachelbraskstudio.com or call/text 401-400-0418

Rachel Brask’s CT debut in “Collective Environments”

OPENING APRIL 16TH 7-10PM SHOW RUNS UNTIL MAY 22ND

Collective Environments art exhibition

The upcoming exhibition at Hygienic Art Galleries, Collective Environments exists to reveal the wonders of the world outside of our digitally infested homes and discovering the treasures of nature and its experiences. Selected artists for this group show are Rachel Brask, Rebekah Church, Ron Bence, and Suzy Sholly. This will be Rachel Brask’s debut in the state of Connecticut!


These four artists have been inspired by the current state of our Earth’s environment and have assembled to bring awareness to reusability, consumerism, industrialism and natures beautiful moments through found and natural materials, or painting and collage.

Opening Reception Night is April 16th from 7-10pm and the exhibit runs through May 22, 2021. Hygienic Art Galleries is located in New London, Connecticut at 79 Bank Street. Gallery Hours are Thursday – Sunday, 12-7pm.

Brask to show at AS220 Main Gallery Nov 2018

Rachel Brask and Jennifer Gervais will take over the AS220 Main Gallery with an exhibition of each of their respective works. This exhibition will be on view November 3-24, 2018, with an opening reception on Saturday, Nov. 3rd 5-7pm. 

Rachel will exhibit a selection of oil paintings from her Abstracted Rainy Moments series of paintings inspired by the view through a window during a rainstorm. This exhibition will include the first public gallery showing of 10+ paintings created during her art residency in Maine this past summer. Many of these paintings are inspired by the changing daylight reflected over the harbor in sunrises and sunsets, and through photos she took while exploring Acadia National Park and the harbor.

 

Rachel Brask in Coastal Themed Exhibition at Sprout Gallery July 2018

Rachel Brask  will have up to 10 of her coastal-inspired paintings of beaches, oceans, coastal sunsets, and dunes. Some of these paintings are from her residency in Truro at the Castle Hill Center for the Arts in March 2018. This exhibition will include several other artists, full list TBA.

Sprout Coworking Gallery is located at 166 Valley Street, Building 6M Suite 103, Providence, RI. Sprout Gallery will be hosting a Providence Gallery Night reception with the artists in attendance on Thursday, June 19, 5-9pm, open to the public.

More about Sprout Coworking Gallery

Photos from Artboretum Exhibition at DeBlois Gallery

Here are just a few photos from the opening reception and exhibition of “Artboretum: Creative Cultivations” featuring three artists: Rachel Brask, Virginia Purviance and Shawndavid Berry.

 

Rachel Brask Paintings at Clad In for April-May 2018

Clad In will host oil paintings by Rachel Brask for the months of April and May 2018. This exhibition will feature the most recent “Abstracted Rainy Moments” paintings by Brask, recently painted during a two-week art residency at Truro Center for the Arts Castle Hill’s Edgewood Farm, located on Cape Cod. Throughout the residency, Brask scouted out potential locations and landscapes that she could photograph as reference images to inspire new scenes for her to paint, then to have it “rain” on her painting compositions.

There will be an artist reception on Thursday, May 10, 5:30-7:30pm. Come out for some light refreshments, meet the artist, and see how the the shop is curated to have the artwork and fashionware complement one another.

Rainy Moments: Art by Rachel Brask at BankRI Gallery Pitman Street (March 2018)

Rainy Moments: Paintings by Rachel Brask
BankRI Gallery, Pitman Street, Providence,
March 1-April 3, 2018

 

Rachel Brask to Exhibit at BankRI Galleries March-April 2018

After a recent studio visit by curator Paula Martesian, several of my paintings from the Abstracted Rainy Moments body of artwork for a two month solo exhibition in two BankRI gallery spaces. Continue reading

Rachel Brask Exhibiting at DeBlois Gallery with

Rachel Brask will be part of a three-person exhibition at DeBlois Gallery in Newport, RI,  along with Virginia Purviance and Shawndavid Berry. Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, April 7,  2018, 5-7pm. Continue reading

Accepted into 31st RI Open Juried Exhibition at Warwick Center for the Arts

I’m excited to hear news from the Warwick Center for the Arts that two of my paintings, “Rainy Moment 08 (Forested Mountains in Rain)” and “Rainy Moment 15 (Lakeside Mountain Rain)” have been accepted into the 31st Annual RI Open Juried Exhibition! The exhibit will run September 13 – November 2, 2017. Date of the opening reception TBA. Both of these paintings are from a body of work I’ve work I’ve been developing over the past year called “Abstracted Rainy Moments.”

Rachel Brask Art at The Olive Tap Wayland Square July 2017

During the month of July 2017, The Olive Tap Providence will host Rachel Brask as the featured artist. Visit The Olive Tap at 485 Angell Street, Providence, RI (in Wayland Square) to see several paintings and prints by Rachel Brask in the rear gallery & tasting area. A selection of “Abstracted Rainy Moments” paintings will be on exhibit July 1-28, 2017. All paintings and prints are for sale through The Olive Tap.

Join us for two events this month!

  • Meet the Artist at a Tasting Friday, July 14, 6-9pm: Every Friday, The Olive Tap hosts a tasting of a meal, pairing oils, vinegars with local chef-prepared cuisine and wine. On Friday, July 14, 6-9pm, meet Rachel Brask as she’ll be attending this tasting. Tickets are just $15 for an unforgettable tasting of food, wine, fresh bread, inspiration, and more than 40 artisan olive oils and authentic balsamic vinegars on tap. Please remember to RSVP via Facebook or by calling the store at 401-272-8200 as space is limited.
  • Closing Reception: Thursday, July 27, 5-7pm: Join the artist for a closing reception and light refreshments, free and open to the public.

 

Rachel Brask: Abstracted Rainy Moments Solo Exhibition April 7-June 30, 2017 at Forget-Me-Not Gallery, Pawtucket, RI

RACHEL BRASK Abstracted Rainy Moments

at the The Samaritans of Rhode Island Forget-Me-Not Gallery
67 Park Place, Pawtucket, RI 02860
http://www.samaritansri.org

EXHIBITION DATES: April 7 – June 30, 2017. Curated by Eric J. Auger, Artist-in-Residence.

OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 7, 2017, 6-9pm Continue reading

Surface Tension Exhibition at URI

One of my paintings from the Abstracted Rainy Moments series has made its public debut in the Surface Tension Exhibition at the University of Rhode Island Main Campus Gallery, on exhibit Octover 11-November 18, 2016. 

The URI Main Campus Gallery at the URI Fine Arts Center is located at 105 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI. Gallery hours are Momday-Friday 12-4pm. 

Pop-up Poolside Paintings Preview Party

I held a Pop-up Poolside Paintings Preview Party last weekend. What is this event? It is a combination of studio reception, part artist talk, and part just summertime fun! I thought up the idea a few months ago when I was thinking of combining two things I love to do –art and having people over for fun & food– as a milestone and celebration for completing 10 paintings in a new series on time. I will get things done if I make a deadline for myself, and having a party to invite people to in order to get paintings done seemed like a good and fun idea.

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