Rachael Van Dyke

Rachael Van Dyke

Grand Rapids, MI, United States

About Rachael Van Dyke

Rachael Van Dyke is a mid-career artist represented by galleries throughout the midwest and southern states. She is an avid traveler with recent art residencies at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VA), Cill Rialaig Arts Center in Ireland, Officina Stamperia del Notaio in the historic town of Tusa, Sicily, and on the remote island of Isle Royale in Lake Superior with the United States National Park Service. Van Dyke’s residencies have also included Studio Ginestrelle, Assisi, Italy, Le Jardin Botanique, in Marnay sur Seine, France, TICA with the Art Institute of Chicago, and Les Tasis located in the Ardeche Valley of Southern France. She is also a Fulbright Memorial Fund teacher recipient to Japan. Van Dyke has had solo art exhibitions with the Art and Light Gallery (SC), the Mazie Jones Gallery (NC) , The Delaware Contemporary (DE) Forest Hills Fine Art Center (MI), the Power Center of Performing Arts (MI) and the University of Michigan Hospital Gifts for Art program. She earned her MAE at the Kendall College of Art and Design and has worked 14 years as an art and design educator for all grade levels including adjunct instructor at the College for Creative Studies. Rachael Van Dyke has participated in public presentations and adult workshops including talks on art and creativity, art and the spiritual, and on how space and place influence a body of work.

Corporate and Collections:
Steelcase
Tyndale Publishing
Del Lago Resort
Marriott Hotel
Devos Children's Hospital
Betsy DeVos Private Collection
Bank of America Collection


Van Dyke earned her MAE at the Kendall College of Art and Design and has been a professional artist and an art and design educator for all grade levels including adjunct instructor at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI.



Education

Van Dyke earned her MAE at the Kendall College of Art and Design and has been a professional artist and an art and design educator for all grade levels including adjunct instructor at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI.

Events

Art Residencies
Trelex, Geneva, Switzerland
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Amherst, VA
Edgewood Cottage, Blowing Rock, NC
Cill Rialaig, Ireland
Officina Stamperia del Notaio, Sicily, Italy
Isle Royale, NATIONAL PARKS artist in residence
Studioarte Ginestrelle, Assisi, Italy
Le Jardin Botanique, Marnay sur Seine, France
Forest Hills Fine Arts Center, Ada, MI
TICA, at The School of the Art Institute Chicago
Les Tasis, The Ardeche Valley, France

Exhibitions

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020 The Blue Ridge, Art and Light Gallery, SC

2019 Blue Ridge, Jones House Art Gallery, NC

2015 The Space Between
Le Jardin Botanique, France, solo exhibition

2015 As if In the Pains,
Museum of Motherhood, NYC, on line solo exhibition

2014 Ridges and Valley, The Netherlands and The US, Forest Hills Fine Art Center, MI solo exhibition

2014 Ridges and Valleys of Michigan,
The University of Michigan, MI, solo exhibition

2013 Upstate NY
Power Center of Performing Arts, MI, solo exhibition

2013 Northern Michigan Landscapes
The University of Michigan, solo exhibition

2013 Northern Michigan Landscapes
Devos Center of Performing Arts, MI solo exhibition

2008 Q & A series
Postma Center of the Arts, MI solo exhibition

Selected Group Exhibitions


2017 By the People; Designing a Better America, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, NYC

2017 Freshly Considered, LaFontsee Galleries, MI

2017 Renewed in Word, Faith, and Grace, Ecumenical Exhibition, MI

2016 International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Art Gallery Le Logge, Italy

2016 20th Anniversary Bank of America Art Acquisition Exhibition, MI

2016 Festival of the Arts, Grand Rapids Art Museum, MI

2016 ArtPrize, Devos Place,MI

2015 Look Out, LaFontsee Galleries, MI

2015 Lookie Here, LaFontsee Galleries, MI

2015 ArtPrize, Devos Place,MI

2014 Urban Rural LaFontsee Galleries, MI

2013 Wide Expanses, LaFontsee Galleries, MI

2013 Go Figure, LaFontsee Galleries, MI

2012 Genre, SEED Gallery, MI

2012 Festival of the Arts, Grand Rapids Art Museum, MI

2012 Get Dressed, SEED Gallery, MI

2011 ARTPRIZE, Grand Rapids Public Museum, MI

2011 Thaw, Davison Gallery, NY

2011 Ave for the Arts, Forest Hills Fine Art Center, MI

2008 Q & A Atrium Gallery, MI

2008 Voyages and Images, Dolan Center Gallery, NY

2008 Voyages and Images, Gold Dome Gallery, OK

2008 Voyages and Images, Hawkin Gallery, OH

2007 The Child in You, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

2005 Three Rising Stars, Ephiphany, Eyekons Gallery

2005 Spring Arts, Gallery 800, MI