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C.V.
Selected Exhibitions

Solo & Featured Artist Exhibition


New Works, Upstairs Gallery, Ridgefield, CT--solo show-Sept-Oct. 2017

Festive Home, Ridgefield, CT--Featured Artist for Molly Hirsch Interiors (11/2016-12/2016)

New Works
, Musee Lingerie, New York, NY -- (July 2016-November 2016)

City Wide Open Studios, New Haven, CT --(October 2016)

Festive Home, Ridgefield, CT--featured artist for Amanda Dranow (Nov.2015-Dec. 2015)

Cherie Greene Interiors & Luxe Interiors + Design, Westport, CT--Featured Artist (Nov. 2014)

New Works, Sarah's Wine Bar, Ridgefield, CT -- Solo Show (11/2014-1/2015)

Simon Pearce, Westport, CT --Featured Artist for Dena Schulman, Good Design Access (February 2014-March 2014)

Festive Home, Ridgefield, CT--Featured Artist for Molly Hirsch Interiors (2013)

Modern Caberet with the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra -- Featured Artist (October 2013)

Kate Spade New York, Greenwich, CT  -- Featured Artist (May 2013)

New Works, Sarah's Wine Bar, Ridgefield, CT -- Solo Show (11/2012-1/2013)

Festive Home, Ridgefield Guild of Artists--Featured artist for Olley Court vignette (2012)

Kate Spade New York, Greenwich, CT -- Featured Artist (2012)

Susi Laura Spa, Ridgefield, CT --Solo Show 2012 (March-June)

Festive Home, Ridgefield Guild of Artists --Featured artist for Olga Adler and Molly Hirsch vignettes (2011)

Designer Showhouse Westchester, Bedford Corners, NY -- Featured artist (2011)

Chico’s, Westport, CT -- Featured Artist (2011)

Kate Spade New York, Greenwich, CT -- Featured Artist (2011)

Color Fields, Ridgefield Guild of Artists - Solo Show (2009)

At Water’s Edge, Gallerie d’Arte, Ridgefield, CT - Solo Show (2008)

A Mysterious Place, Ridgefield Public Library, Ridgefield, CT - Solo Show (2007)

Invitational, Juried and Two-person Exhibitions
39th Annual Juried Show, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT -- Juror: Kathryn Markel, Karthyn Markel Fine Arts, NYC (Sept - October 2016)

Annual  Tri-State Juried Show:Lost & Found, Loft Artists, Stamford, CT -- Juror: Larissa Bailiff, Museum of Modern Art (Sept. - October 2016) 

3 Color Field Painters, Sandra Morgan Gallery, Greenwich, CT
(May 2016-July 2016)

Studio Visit  --Juror:Michael Lash, Director of Public Arts, Chicago, IL
(Summer Issue 2016) 

Focal Point, Sandra Morgan Gallery, Greenwich, CT (November-December 2015)

37th Annual Juried Show, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT -- Juror: Ann Strauss (Sept. 2014) --awarded Best In Show

Re-Imagined, Ridgefield Guild of Artists Invitational Show, Ridgefield, CT  (March 2014-April 2014)

Art + Leisure, Invitational Show at Riverbend Showroom, Ridgefield, CT (January 2014)

New Works by Kim Hanna & Rachel Volpone, Sarah's Wine Bar, Ridgefield, CT -- Two-Person Show (Nov. 2013 - January 2014) Extended thru March 2014

36th Annual Juried Show, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT--Juror:Jacqueline Littlejohn/Littlejohn Galleries NYC (Sept.2013)

2nd Annual Member Juried Show, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT--Juror: Kenise Barnes (April 2012)
 
33rd Annual Juried Show, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT -- Juror: Cynthia Reeves (Sept. 2011)
 
Continuum: Gender Identity, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT -- Invitational show ( Mar. 2011)

Juried Guild Member Show, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT --Juror Lee Weber (Jan. 2011) ----awarded 3rd place

Hanna/Volpone New Works, Olley Court, Ridgefield, CT -- Two- Person Show (2010)

Guild Group Show, Rockwell Gallery, Ridgefield, CT -- Invitational Group Show (2010)

Summer Solstice: Bethel Photoworks, Bethel, CT - Two-Person Show (2008)

Annual Juried Show, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT Juried Group Show (2009) Benjamin Genocchio, Juror

Driven to Abstraction, Ridgefield Public Library, Ridgefield, CT -- Invitational Group show (2006)

BESTiary, Van der Plas Gallery, New York City - Invitational Group Show (2006)

Group Shows
Westport Arts Collective, Westport, CT (October 2015)

Appleton Art Design Presents, JCC, West Hartford, CT  (2013)

Art in the GardenRidgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT -- (2006,2007)

Bedlam, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT -- (2009, 2010, 2011)

Wild Things-a tribute to Maurice Sendak, Ridgefield, CT (2009)

Professional Experience: Curated Exhibitions
Masquerade, Ridgefield Library, curator (May-June 2017)

Lyme 9 +1, Ridgefield Library, curator (May-June 2016)

Festive Home 2014, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, co-curator (2004-2014)

Contemporary Landscapes, Ridgefield Library Opening Exhibition (2014)
featuring Ann Conrad Stewart, Frances Ashforth, Kim Hanna, Torrance York and Donna von Holdt

Performance Art & Sculpture collaboration with Ridgefield Symphony, Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance, Ridgefield Guild of Artists--(2009 & 2010)

Related Volunteer Work & Professional Affiliations
Ridgefield Guild of Artists--Board of Directors - 2004 - 2013; 
President; 2005-2012

Education/Coursework:
New England School for Interior Design, Boston, MA
Isabel O’Neil Studio, New York, NY
Castle Hill Center for the Arts, Truro, MA
B.F.A., Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  
Selected Publicity 
"AMM Artist Spotlight." Arts Management Magazine, Fall 2016 (pg 41 & 64)

"Bold Strokes." Robert Kiener. NE Home CT Magazine, Spring 2016 (pg82-93)

"Artist Spotlight." Holly Hollingsworth Phillips. The English Room blog, March 2015-- www.theenglishroom.biz/2015/03/30/artist-spotlight-series-rachel-volpone/"

Walk & Talkers Come to the Guild." Mary Pat Devine. Ridgefield Press, October 2014

"Unforgettable: Chic Coastal Living." Lisa Sulliavan. HOME, August 2014

"Party Barn: A Greenfield Hill Colonial Gets Outfitted for Fun." Robin H. Phillips.  Fairfield Magazine, July/August 2013

"3 Artists to Know Now." Olga Adler.  AT HOME Fairfield County, February 20, 2013  www.athomefc.com/ah/Outside-Counsel-2013/Painting-The-Way

"The Maximalist." Ridgefield Magazine, Holiday 2011-2012 -- Feature Story & Front Cover

Bedford Magazine Front Cover, Holiday 2011-2012

Litchfield Magazine Front Cover, Holiday 2011-2012

"People in the News." The Ridgefield Press, February 10, 2011

"Guild Group to Exhibit." (color photo/caption of paiting-- A Brief History ).Arts & Leisure section.   Greenwich Post, The Darien Times, New Canaan Advertiser, The Ridgefield Press, The Wilton Bulletin, The Redding Pilot, The Weston Forum,
The Lewisboro Ledger, December 2, 2010 

 "A Barn Becomes A Festive Home." Mary Pat Devine. A Holiday in the Country, Hersam Acorn Newspaper, November 25, 2009

"A 'Fresh' Look at Connecticut Art--Ridgefield Exhibition features 52 Local Artists." Rita Papazian. The Westport News, January 13, 2009
 
"Fresh Pics." Rita Papazian. The Norwalk Citizen, January 21, 2009

"Volpone Paintings at the Guild." Mary Pat Devine. The Ridgefield Press, September 9, 2009

Photograph, Ridgefield Magazine, December 2009 issue

Tomorrow, a landscape painting used for all promotional material web and print, 300th Anniversary Artwalk, Ridgefield, CT (2009) -- 

"Artfully Done." Gerri Lewis. (Feature Story) Ridgefield Magazine, Holiday 2008 issue
 
"Artfully Done." Gerri Lewis. (Feature Story) Litchfield Magazine, Holiday 2008 issue
 
"Two Artists Celebrate The Beginning of Summer." Fran Sikorski.  Redding Pilot, June 6, 2008

"Summer Solstice Show." (photo/caption) Housatonic News, June 20, 2008

"A Touch of the Poet." Caitlin Ahern. Ridgefield Magazine, Nov/Dec. 2007 issue
 



 
  
 
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