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

              

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Carolyn, Shoot the Lobster. Brooklyn, NY

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

2016 Your’s Truly, Georgia Brown, International Studio & Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, NY

2015 That Which We Call A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet, Soloway Brooklyn, NY

2014 Raque, Welcome Screen, London, UK

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Thou Shall Not Have Any God Before Thy Self with Erika Hickle, Kimberly Klark, Queens, New York

2016 A pool is water, Galerie Division, Montreal, 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 Raquel, Racquel with Rachel Malin, S1, Portland, Oregon

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

2015 Business as Usual, organized by Perce Jerrom, London, UK

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, NY

2014 Absolutely Yours with Erika Hickle, 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/Residencies

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

 

Bibliography

2014

"24 Artist to Watch in 2015" Modern Painters,December 2014