Rachel Hillery is an artist working between writing, photography, and performance.

Contact information: rachel . hillery @ gmail . com

Resident at Hercules Art Studio Program, 2019-2020

Resident at Center for Book Arts, 2019-2020



2019 Hunter College, New York, NY, Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art

2011 Columbia University, New York, NY, Master of Architecture

2007 Washington University in St. Louis, BFA, Photography & BA, Psychology

Exhibitions / Readings / Performances

2019 Every Woman Biennial, La MaMa Galleria, New York, NY

2019 Mostly Fine Adults (performance of You Want Me Too), Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, NY

2019 Do You Believe in Life After Love: Hunter College MFA Thesis (performance of Insert[FirstName]), 205 Hudson Gallery, New York, NY

2019 Night of Readings (reading of Many Waters), organized by Amy Butowicz, Underdonk Gallery, Bushwick, NY

2018 It’s Not Me, It’s You, Hunter College Gallery, New York, NY

2018 The Game Show, organized by ABC No Rio, Bullet Space, New York, NY

2018 Near, Far, Wherever You Are (reading of Words Not Spoken), organized by Mikey Estes, H0l0 Performance Space,

Queens, NY

2017 Against Competition/Towards Mutual Aid, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY

2017 Enlightened: Contemporary Photography by YoungArts Alumni, YoungArts Gallery, Miami, FL

2011 The Noise is Too Much, stillspotting exhibition microsite, online

2009 The City We Imagined/The City We Made: New New York 2001-2010, The Architectural League of New York, NY

2007 The Big Show, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

Grants / Residencies

Hercules Studio Art Program, 2019-2020

Center for Book Arts, 2019-2020

Famous Chimps, August 15 - September 15 2019.

William Kinne Travel Fellowship, Columbia University, 2011.