Rachel Eulena Williams

Born 1991, Miami, Florida; Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

Solo Exhibitions

2023 ‘Hair and Body’, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
2022 ‘Joy & Rain’, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
2021 ‘Silk Cotton Snow’, The Modern Institute, 14–20 Osborne Street, Glasgow
2020 ‘Tracing Memory’, CANADA, New York
2018 ‘Zero Gravity’, Ceysson & Bénétière, Saint-Étienne
  ‘COASTAL’, Cooper Cole, Toronto
2017 ‘Tennis Elbow’, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn
  ‘Coco Currents’, TURN Gallery, New York

Group Exhibitions

2023 ‘Drunk vs. Stoned 3’, The Ranch at The Dock, Montauk, New York
  ‘Suncrush’, Greene Naftali, New York
  ‘The New Bend’, Hauser & Wirth, Somerset
  ‘My Way: A Gathering’, Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York
2022 ‘ROCK MY SOUL II (Stockholm)’, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm ( curated by Sir Isaac Julien)
  ‘Lingua Franca’, Kapp Kapp, New York
  ‘52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone’, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield
  ‘How to Get Free of the Rectangle’, Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York
  ‘3 going through 9 to get to 27’, Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston (Galveston Artist residency titled: 3 going through 9 to get to 27 curated by Zahar Vaks in Galveston Texas. )
2021 ‘Tangerine’, Acquavella , Palm Beach
  ‘Convergent Evolutions The Conscious of Body Work’, Pace Gallery, New York
  ‘Gridscape’, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
  ‘LIGHT STONE & STRING’, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, New York
  ‘SIP Fellowship Exhibition’, The Robert Blackburn Studio, New York
2020 ‘A Chance Encounter’, Parts & Labor, Beacon (curated by Tunji Adeniyi-Jones)
  ‘The Spaces in Between’, Ceysson & Bénétière, New York
  ‘Envelope’, DrawerNYC (online show, curated by Essex Flowers)
  ‘Hey Mars’, Cooper Cole, Toronto (with Scott Treleaven)
  ‘100!’, Loyal Gallery, Stockholm
  ‘Assembly’, Mrs Gallery, New York
2019 ‘Bushwick Rodeo’, Sean Horton (presents), Dallas (curated by Wallace Whitney)
  ‘Go Away Road’, Loyal Gallery, Stockholm (curated by Adrianne Rubenstein)
  ‘Notebook’, 56 Henry, New York (curated by Joanne Greenbaum)
2018 ‘Next Wave Art’, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York
  ‘Paradise’, Night Gallery, Los Angeles
  ‘Surface of a Sphere’, Klowden Mann, Los Angeles (curated by Daniel Gerwin)
  ‘HOGS CURVE’, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, New York (curated by Joseph Hart)
  ‘Inflatable Tear’, Ceysson & Bénétière, New York (curated by Ellie Rines)
  ‘William King’, Derek Eller Gallery, New York
2017 ‘Feed The Meter 2’, Ceysson & Bénétière, New York
  ‘Parting and Together’, Greenpoint Hill, New York (curated by Trudy Benson)
  ‘The one and only East Hampton Biennial’ (curated by Woobie Bogus and Adrienne Rubenstein)

Residencies

2019 ‘SIP Fellowship’, The Robert Blackburn Studio, New York, a Program of The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York
2018 68 Projects, Berlin
2014 ‘NY Studio Factory’, Brooklyn, New York

Bibliography

Press

2023 Catherine Spencer: Rachel Eulena Williams, critics’ picks, Artforum, 23/10/2023
  ‘Rachel Eulena Williams’ Cascading Canvas Assemblages’, Ocula, 23/08/2023
  Janelle Zara: ‘Rachel Eulena Williams: from painting to sculpture and back again’, Art Basel, 14/08/2023
  ‘The Top 10 Exhibitions to See in August 2023’, Art Review, 01/08/2023
2021 Block, Louis: ‘Rachel Eulena Williams with Louis Block’, The Brooklyn Rail, 06/04/2021
  Godden, Sky: ‘Cocoa butter poems and splashing colors: Discover five young artists of ‘OVR: Pioneers’’, Art Basel, 12/03/2021
2020 Dundas, Deborah: Rachel Eulena Williams’ art suggest that Earth —like us—is in a tender state, The Toronto Star, 01/08/2020
2018 ‘Rachel Williams, la liberté hors de la toile’, Le Progrès , 20/11/2018
  Brignon, Daniel: ‘Rachel Eulena Williams: Conjuguer dessin peinture et sculpture’, L’essor, 03/11/2018
  ‘Interview with Rachel Eulena Williams’, Maake Magazine, 2018
2017 Tchoupakov, Anya : ‘Peek Performance Through Closed Turn Gallery’, Vice, 26/07/2017
  ‘Episode 23 -Rachel Eulena Williams’, Deep Color Podcast, 2017
2016 ‘Pencil in the Studio: Rachel E. Williams’, Pencilinthestudio.com, 09/08/2016

Exhibition Reviews

2023 Jen McLaren: ‘Hair and Body’, Fleming Collection: Scottish Art News, 26/10/2023
  Susan Mansfield: ‘Art reviews: Rachel Eulena Williams’, The Scotsman, 12/09/2023

Publications

2023 HAIR & BODY, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
2022 Silk Cotton Snow, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow