Raque Ford

raqueford(at)gmail.com

Born 1986

Lives and Works in Brooklyn

 

EDUCATION

2013 MFA Visual Arts, Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts

2010 Postgraduate Diploma of Fine Art,Virginia Commonwealth University

2010 BFA Painting Pratt Institute

              

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017  “My Biggest Fan,” CAPITAL, San Francisco, California

2017 “con•fi•dence,” Williamson & Knight, Portland, Oregon

2017 Karafun, The Fort, Brooklyn, New York

2017 “Carolyn,” Shoot The Lobster,  New York, New York

2017 It's All About Me, Forget About You, Species,  Atlanta, Georgia

2016 “Yours Truly Georgia Brown,” International Studio & Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, New York

2015 “That Which We Call A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet,” Soloway, Brooklyn, New York

2014 Raque, Welcome Screen, London, UK

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 “ Pratt Institute Survey Exhibition (Part II) See The Moon?,” DeKalb Hall Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2017 “ A Shooting Star is Not a Star,” Roberto Pelan, Toronto, Canada

2016 Dusty Contessa Finds a Homestead, Kimberly Klark, Queens, New York

2016 “In Practice: Fantasy Can Invent Nothing New,” Sculpture Center, Queens, New York

2016 “ A pool is water,” Galerie Division, Montreal, Canada

2016 Raquel, Racquel with Rachel Malin, S1, Portland, Oregon

2015 Fence Show, curated by Sam Korman and Israel Lund, Apples, Brooklyn, New York

2015 F ·R ·I ·E ·N ·D ·S  Curated by Michael Pybus Evelyn Yard. London, UK

2015 The Alembic of Creative Thought, Westminster Waste, London, UK

2015 “Room Service,” Motel, Brooklyn, NY

2014 “I Just Finished Eating A Hamburger,” McDonald's Chinatown, New York

2014 “Absolutely Yours,” 321 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Congregation Curated by Sheila Pepe, 106 Green, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Hollister @ Fitness (Untitled), Volume I, Fitness Center for Arts & Tactics, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Le Weekend, MakeShift Studios, Brooklyn, NY

2013 ¯\_(?)_/¯, White Box, New York, NY

 

AWARDS AND RESIDENCES

2017 The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Award

2017 SIP Fellowship at Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Program

2016 The New York Community Trust Van Lier Residency at ISCP. Brooklyn, New York

2016 Artist-in-Residence S1 Portland Oregon

2015 Emergency Grant, Foundation for Contemporary Arts

2014 Nominated for the Rema Hort Mann Foundation Visual Arts Grant

2011-2013 Teaching Assistant Fellowship, Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts, NJ

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2017 Libin, Milah Dizzy Magazine (April)

2017 Camacho-Light, Christian Staging (September)

2017 Webb, Nancy “Raque Ford, Tiziana La Melia, Maryse Larivière, Athena Papadopoulos, Megan Rooney: A Pool is Water” C Magazine (Winter)