Artist Residencies


Summer 2023 Liquitex Resident Artist, East Orange, NJ


2022 - 2023 Resident Artist, Fashion Institute of Technology, School of Art and Design, New York, NY



Rhode Island School of Design, MFA with Honors, Painting


The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA in Painting with course work in Visual and Critical Studies

Selected Exhibitions


(solo show) Aggressive Optimism, Morgan Lehman, New York, NY


Rough and Ready, curated by Fran Shalom, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY

Hope Floats, Two person show with Madeline Donahue, Curated by Lauren Powell, Domingos En La Playa, Provincetown, MA

(solo show) חי‎ Life on Paper, Lauren Powell Art, Online


(solo show) If You Like Piña Coladas, Curated by Lauren Powell, One River School, Woodbury, NY

Spillover, Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, DE

Incidental Monuments: Designing with Discards, The Silber Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD

Sounds Sienna, SK Art, New York, NY

(solo show) Suspended in my masquerade, The Skirt Space, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Stilleven, Morgan Lehman, New York, NY


Can You Dream It (Yes I Can.), Kristen Lorello, New York, NY

Magic Hour, SYNT / Artsy, Brooklyn, NY

BRIC Biennial: Volume III, BRIC, Brooklyn, NY

Away Message, Sweet Pass Sculpture Park, Dallas, TX


Understood, Rockelmann & Partner, Berlin, Germany

Ceiling Unltd., Hunter Project Space, New York, NY


Friends You May Know, See You Next Thursday at Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Tiger Strikes Asteroid New York Flat File 2018, Brooklyn, NY

Under The Paving Stones, FAR x WIDE, Brooklyn, NY

No Vacancy II, Ballast Projects, Alt Esc, Squat Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

By Proxy, SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2017, Cuevas Tilleard, New York, NY


If You Build It, The Willows, New York, NY

Porous Coverage, Fjord Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Everything is Best, Interface Gallery, Oakland, CA

Bedrock, Tiger Strikes Asteroid Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Future Past Perfect, Ms Barbers, Los Angeles, CA


Future Past Perfect, Projekt 722, Brooklyn, NY

Overripe, Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Artemisa, Cuevas Tilleard Projects, New York, NY

Too much of everything is just enough, solo project curated by Marly Hammer, SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2015: Transaction, New York, NY


NURTUREart’s benefit, The Boiler Room | Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY

Sunset Illuminated, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

Small Works, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


NURTUREart’s benefit, Bernaducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY

Thirteen Twenty Three Exhibition, curated by Tamara Johnson & Leopold Masterson, A Space, Brooklyn, NY


GLAAD Art Auction, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, NY

Temperature, curated by Hilary Doyle & Reid Hitt, Projekt722, Brooklyn, NY

Ever | Other, presented by Curbs & Stoops at Rhythmology, Westbury, NY

Stamina, Work.Detroit, Detroit, MI

RISD MFA PAINTING 2012 …, 532 Thomas Jaeckel Gallery, New York, NY

Show Me Your Glands, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

Present/Future: A Showcase of Emerging Artists, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA

MFA VIP Art Fair, online juried exhibition,

2012 RISD Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI

From This Point Forward,Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI

Come Here, I Need You, Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI


On the Threshold of Something Else, Something Other … , Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI

Chain Letter, Samson Projects, Boston, MA

Black and Blue: RISD MFA Painting 2012, 396 Main Street, Catskill, NY

RISD MFA Painting Biennial 2011: We Care Alot, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI


Collision (Collaboration with Kevin Zucker and RISD MFA Painting class of 2012), Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence, RI

RISD Painting Department Group Show, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI


(solo show) Congregation of the Romantic, The McGraw Gallery, Livingston, New Jersey


The Square Foot Show, Art Gotham, New York, NY


Drunk Art, Liquid Intelligence, Congress Theater, Chicago, IL

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Undergraduate Exhibition, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL


(solo show) Two Blue, Kate Robinson Fine Art, New York, New York

Press and Publications


Rosenbluth, Alfred, Rachel Klinghoffer at One River Woodbury, Whitehot Magazine. 7 January 2021

Hess, Erika b, I Like your work podcast, Finding the Intense Sweetness in Making: Rachel Klinghoffer on Repurposing Ephemera into Icons. 11 December 2020


Yaniv, Etty. Artists on Coping, Art Spiel. 24 May 2020

Zimmerman-Black, Stephanie. “How these Art World Pros are Keeping it Together While Self Isolating”, Art Zealous. 4 April 2020

Holmes, Helen. “How the Creative Process Is Shifting for Artists in Social Isolation”, The Observer. 3 April 2020

Brock, Hovey. ArtSeen, The Brooklyn Rail, 29 March 2020

Cameron, Britta. “Rachel KLINGHOFFER | SUSPENDED IN MY MASQERADE”., 24 January 2020


Cowan, Katy. “Colourful sculptures by Rachel Klinghoffer made entirely from everyday trash and discarded toys”, CreativeBoom,.com, November 2019

2019, Wolpow, Nina, “Artseen, BRIC Biennial: Volume III, “The Impossible Possible”,, March 2019

2019, Steinhauer, Jillian, “New York Galleries: What to See Right Now”, 28 March 2019


Shannon, Maggie. “The Spring/Break Art Fair Is Filled with Awesome and Weird Creative Works”, 3 March 2017


Harbour, Aaron, Im, Jackie. Review: Best of 2016. 10 December 2016

Jia, Olivia. Review: Bedrock. 21 July

Martinez, Alanna. New Kids on the Block: 6 Art Galleries to Keep Your Eye on in 2016. 4 January 2016


Couttie, Laura. Conversations: Rachel Klinghoffer. 1 July 2015

Nava, Nayeli. 24 April 2015

Meier, Allison. “Jam-Packed Spring/Break Art Show Pulls into Moynihan Station”. 4 March 2015

Grabner, Michelle. New American Paintings. NORTHEAST #116. February 2015 / March 2015


Mann, Tamara. “Grazing the Object: In the Studio with Rachel Klinghoffer”. 30 October 2014, 7 April 2014

Kress, Melanie. BRIC ‘s Short List. 14 January 2014


Rhodes, Jacob. 15 November 2013

Doyle, Hilary. Featured artist. 30 July 2013


Pena, Jeffrey. “Rachel Klinghoffer : Material, Process and Poetry.” Curbs and 17 September 2012

Meier, Allison. “Three Summer MFA Shows Tackle Painting and Its Discontents”. 26 July 2012

Martins, J. Fatima. “Present/Future: A Showcase of Emerging Artists”. 15 July 2012.

Van Siclen, Bill. “RISD’s graduate student show deserves an A+.” Providence Journal. 25 May 2012.

Lateiner, Eve. “Studio visit with Rachel Klinghoffer” Bull and Ram blog. 11 September 2012


Klinghoffer, Rachel. “Practice, Practice” 01 December 2011


McQuaid, Cate. “In show, controlled chaos
17 artists collaborate in RISD ‘Collision’.” 14 November 2010.


Guber, Rebecca. “Featured Artist with Interview.” 27 January 2009.



New York Presbyterian Hospital

Teaching Experience


Visiting Sculpture Professor for Artists Projects, College of Staten Island a City University of New York, Staten Island, NY


Teaching Artist, Art Effect, One River School, Englewood, NJ


Teacher and Artist – in – Residence, Henry Street Settlement, Abrons Art Center, Leon M. Goldstein High School, Brooklyn, NY

Artist Talk, Ben Peterson’s beginning ceramics, Hunter College, New York, NY

2013 – 2014

Art teacher, Luria Academy of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY


Artist talk, Hunter College, Gail Heidel’s Foundation class, New York, NY


Instructor of Record, Rhode Island School of Design, The Magic of Things, Providence, RI


Teaching Assistant, Rhode Island School of Design, Junior painting for Holly Hughes, Providence, RI

Teaching Assistant, Rhode Island School of Design, Sophomore painting for Dennis Congdon, David Frazer and Kirsten Lamb, Providence, RI


Teaching Assistant, Rhode Island School of Design, Sophomore painting for Donna Bruton, Dennis Congdon and David Frazer, Providence, RI


Art Director & Created Curriculum, The Lions of Jerusalem, A Community Based Initiative, Whippany, NJ

Teaching Artist Assistant, Learning Through Art,Guggenheim Museum, NYC Public Schools, New York, NY


Creator and Leader, Quitman Street School of Newark Project for the Arts, Livingston, NJ

Awards and Honors


Asylum Arts: International Jewish Artist Retreat, Garrison, NY

2011- 2012

Graduate Fellowship, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2010 – 2012

Honors, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI