Born Cardiff
Lives Wales

Education
BA (Hons) Textile Art, Winchester School of Art 1994
Akademie Der Bildenden Kunst, Wien 1993


Exhibitions

The difference between A and O / / Y gwahaniaeth rhwng A ac O

20 September - 11 October, 2019

Oriel Henry Thomas, Ysgol Gelf Caerfyrddin/ Carmarthen School of Art
Coleg Sir Gâr, Carmarthen, Wales

Wrexham Open 2018. Tŷ Pawb and Undegun, Wrexham, October 2018

Selectors: Thomas Dukes, Curator of Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, Rabab Ghazoul, Artist & Founding Co-director of Gentle/Radical, Cardiff and Simon Job, Artist & 2017 Wrexham Open Prize-winner

Film selected: Come to me, 2018

Re-treat: This is not a holiday Hardwick Gallery, Gloucestershire University, October 2018

Curated by Michael Whitby and Sarah Bowden

Flora Wellesley Wesley, Hannah Clark, Indianna Solnick-Farrell, Alice Gale-Feeny, Kevin Hunt, Sam Mercer, Rachel Busby, Eleanor Sikorski, Sooyon Kim, Polly Elizabeth Baker, James Hankey, Rowan Lear, Alex Noble

 

Test Space Open 2015, Test Space, Spike Island, Bristol

SELECTORS: Gordon Dalton (Artist and Independent Curator),Kypros Kyprianou (Spike Island Studio Artist) and Juliet Lennox (Spike Island Assistant Curator).

ARTISTS: Alice Walton, Andy Jackson, Marion Piper, Rachel Busby, Lydia Hardwick, Michael Szpakowski, Dave Bevan, Roy Brown, Martyn Cross, Sarah McNulty, Mark Adams, Mark Scott-Wood, Hannah Clarkson, Rebecca Moss, Carl Slater, Ker Wallwork, Patrick Brandon, Maryniak and McLean

 

Material Tension - Collyer Bristow Gallery, London, 2015
Curated by DAY+GLUCKMAN
Sasha Bowles, Rachel Busby, Nadine Feinson, Jane Hayes Greenwood, Susie Hamilton, Lee Maelzer, Rebecca Meanley, Sarah Pager, Mimei Thompson, Lexi Strauss, Isobel Wohl and Vicky Wright


Writhe and Jerk - Transition Gallery, London, 2015
Brendan Lancaster / Sarah McNulty / Rachel Busby / Gordon Dalton / Terry Greene

 


URRA Group Exhibition - Galeria Del Infinito Arte, Buenos Aires, October 2014

 


Hinterland - Two man show with David Webb, Exeter Phoenix, July, 2014
Curated by Matt Burrows, On Form - Essay by Lizzie Lloyd


Oriel Davies Open 2014, Newtown
( jury selectors - Anthony Shapland Artist and Co-director of g39, Cardiff
Deidre Figueiredo MBE Director of Craftspace, Birmingham
Helen Legg Director of Spike Island, Bristol
Alex Boyd Jones Curator, Oriel Davies Gallery )


PRESENT, Projektraum Betanien, Berlin, 2014


"Change at Crew",Painting group Show, The Studio, Llandudno, 2014
( Rachel Busby, Gordon Dalton, Jeffrey Dennis, Maggie James,
Neil McNally, Philip Nicol and Andreas Rüthi )


Exeter Contemporary Open - 1st prize Winner, 2013, Exeter Phoenix
( Charlie Godet Thomas | Rachel Busby | Rebecca Ounstead | Max Cahn | Julie Price | Anne Deeming | Malina Busch | Oliver Tirre | Hannah Mooney )


Postcards from Pareidolia - LUBOMIROV-EASTON, solo show, London, 2013



Grants/Awards/Residency

 

Retreat, 2018

Wales Arts International 2014
URRA project - Art Residency in Buenos Aires 2014


( Includes: Artist Presentation at The Museum of Latin American Art in Buenos Aires
Group Exhibition at Galeria Del Infinito Arte, Buenos Aires
Open Studio Event, Buenos Aires )



Publications, Text and Interview

 

Rachel Busby talks to Traction Magazine following her Autumn 2014 residency in Buenos Aires, March 2015


ON FORM, essay written by Lizzie Lloyd, accompanyed the exhibition "HINTERLAND" - Rachel Busby & David Webb, Exeter Pheonix, 2014

 

 

 


Projects

Founding director of re-title.com 2004 - December 2014

Teaching

Lecturer, BA Painting Coleg Sir Gar, Carmarthenshire, 2015 +

 

 

 

 

© Rachel Busby, 2019

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