Rachel MacFarlane - Visual Artist


  1. Ridgewood Open Studios

    26 Sep 2019
    This year I am participating in the first Ridgewood Open Studios! My studio will be open on October 5th and 6th from 12 - 6 pm! Please stop by if you can :)  My studio address is 1826 Palmetto St. Please ring doorbell with sign to enter.  Click <here> the…

  2. Landscape As Muse - Nicholas Metivier Gallery

    24 Jun 2019
    A Touch and A Whisper - 36 x 30 inches - Oil on Linen - 2019 BAHEN , BENTHAM , HARDY , MACFARLANE , REEVESLANDSCAPE AS MUSE Nicholas Metivier GalleryJUNE 26–JULY 27, 2019 Opening Reception: Wednesday, June 26th, 6-8pm I’m thrilled to announce that the work I made at the…

  3. Vermont Studio Center

    24 Feb 2019
    The Maverick House At Vermont Studio Centre Some work in Progress I’m at the Vermont Studio Center in April with the support of a Canada Arts Council Explore and Create Grant. I’m so thankful for the opportunity and have enjoyed having the time forward to the time to focus on…

  4. Altered States by Mitch Speed

    22 Jan 2018
    Click through to see the essay ’ Altered States’ by Mitch Speed in the booklet made for my exhibition Fool’s Paradise at Nicholas Metivier Gallery, in Toronto.  Altered States By Mitch Speed  How might we build new lenses, through which to encounter life’s actual vividness? It seems that digital technology…

  5. Stratford Gallery

    15 Aug 2017
    Upcoming Exhibition:  September:Gallery Stratford  September 30 – November 26, 2017, with an opening reception on Friday, September 29thfrom 7 – 9 PM.http://www.gallerystratford.on.ca/ My work will be included in a special curated room within Ron Shuebrook’s retrospective held at the gallery. I am very excited and honored to be exhibiting at…

  6. Nut Publication

    13 Jun 2017
    All proceeds will be donated to the Global Fund for Women. So I am thrilled to be taking part in such an amazing and generous idea for a publication.  I am pleased to announce my inclusion in the first NUT publication. The book will be launched along with a group…

  7. Doris McCarthy Residency

    02 Jan 2017
    Participated in Doris McCarthy Artist in Residence Oct - Dec 2016  Check out my post about exhibiting at Stratford Gallery here.

  8. Broken Colours

    02 Dec 2016
    Curated by Ben Portis At Nicholas Metivier Gallery “MacFarlane has long created miniature maquettes in the studio as the basis of dense, quasilandscapeor still life paintings, which appear so utterly unfamiliar as to verge on nonobjectiveabstraction. For Broken Colours, her research device of the maquette fledges into athree-dimensional, composite tableau.…

  9. The Tools

    02 Nov 2016
    “Rachel MacFarlane’s paintings alongside her small fragile sculptures she creates to inform style, color, and composition of her paintings are some of the best examples for these ideas. These models have never before been exhibited. Even more intriguingly, the cross-media influence between her found art sculptures’ fragile nature and the…

  10. Booooooom

    12 Aug 2016
    I am really grateful to be featured on Jeff Hamada’s site Booooooom! 

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