Lives in Patchogue, works in Clinton, New York

rebeccamurtaugh@gmail.com

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University, MFA

The Pennsylvania State University, BS


Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2024

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA, Measures of Time


2021

Davis Gallery, Geneva, NY, Telluric Transformations

Kirkland Arts Center, Clinton, NY, Vital Gestures (two person)


2020

Clifford Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, Telluric Meditari

Sediment Arts, Richmond, VA, Relic Drift (two person)


2017

Stout Projects, Brooklyn, NY, Rough Matter

Goodyear Gallery, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, Substance


2016

DEMO Projects, Springfield, IL, Hard Candy (two person)

Thomas Hunter Project Space, Hunter College, New York, NY, Cascade


2014

Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT, Alluring Repulsions


2012

Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, DE, Intimate Constructions


2011

Estel Gallery, Nashville, TN, Fluidity (two person)


2010

Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI, Temptations


2008

1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA, Seductions (two person)


2004

Kittredge Gallery, Tacoma, WA, Color Coded

Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA, The Termination of ...


2003

Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 22 Day Window

Reese Bullen Gallery, Arcata, CA, Devices of Organization


2001

Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA, Pathways


Select Group Exhibitions

2024

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA, Fahrenheit 2024


2023

LMCC The Arts Center at Governor's Island, NYC, NY Urban Soil Institute: Metabolism of Cities

Ely Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT, A Way of Seeing Everything and Nothing

Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ, Clay Bash Triennial

Watts Museum, Morgantown, WV, Mineral Matters


2022

Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD, Surface Circus

Blackrock Center for the Arts, Gerrmantown, MD, Handcrafted

Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA, Crocker-Kingsley


2019

Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY, Fur Cup

Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, NCECA Annual, The Form Will Find Its Way

Hyde Collection, Glen Falls, NY, Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region


2018

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA, Fahrenheit Biennial

Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Small Works

Clay Center of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, The Sculptural Vessel

Woodstock Art Museum, Woodstock, NY, Far and Wide


2017

Lichtundfire Gallery, New York, NY Bound By Matter

The Knockdown Center, Queens, NY, Nasty Women Exhibition

Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Brooklyn, NY, The Flat Files: Year Four


2016

Trestle Contemporary Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Plus One

David & Schweitzer Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY, Making the Future

Art Helix, Brooklyn, NY, SHIM Invitational II

East 4th Street Community Garden, Brooklyn, NY, Field Work


2015

Project Space c2c/wc, San Francisco, CA, Color As Form/Form As Color

Storefront Ten Eyck, Brooklyn, NY, Making History

Stout Projects, Brooklyn, NY, Occo Socko!

Hillyer Art Space, Washington D.C., Perspective

500 Gallery, Dallas, TX, Family Ties


2014

Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery at the Staller Art Center, Stony Brook, NY, Form and Facture

Formerly Pocket Utopia, New York, NY, Family Style

195 Morgan, Brooklyn, NY, Do It Yourself


2013

16 Wilson, Brooklyn, NY, Meta Vista

Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT, How Simple Can You Get?

Liz Afif Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Sea and Sky

Wellin Museum of Art, Clinton, NY, The Faculty Show


2012

Charles Bank Gallery, New York, NY, NurtureArt Benefit

Reisman Gallery, Cazenovia, NY, Matter


2011

Anka Gallery, Portland, OR, Pixel

Estel Gallery, Nashville, TN, That’s All Folks

Science Museum, London, Great Britain, Hidden Heroes: The Genius of Everyday Things


2010

Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany, Hidden Heroes: The Genius of Everyday Things

High Line, New York, NY, Francis Cape’s The Other End of the Line

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN, ArtQuest

Sculpture Space, Utica, NY, CHAIRity


2009

Jack the Pelican, Brooklyn, NY, Old School

Estel Gallery, Nashville, TN, Rock, Paper, Scissors


2008

Space 101 Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, Part Clay, Part Object

Current Gallery, Baltimore, MD, Made Home


2007

Grant Gallery, New York, NY, Sparkling Fresh Art

Exit, Cleveland, OH, Toxic Color

Athens Institute of Contemporary Art, Athens, GA, Transience


2006

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, Everson Biennial

Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY, Made in New York


2005

Rochester Contemporary, Rochester, NY, Unbound

District of Columbia Arts Center, Washington D.C., Existing to Remain


2004

Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY, Contemporary Art Fair


Professional Experience

2020-present

John and Anne Fischer Professor of the Fine Arts, Hamilton College


2017-2020

Professor of Art, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY


2010-2017

Associate Professor of Art, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY


2010-2015

Art Department Chair, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY


2006-2010

Assistant Professor of Art, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY


2004-2006

Visiting Assistant Professor, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY


2001-2004

Assistant Professor of Art, College of the Redwoods, Eureka, CA