RACHEL WALLS FINE ART
Rachel Walls of Teton Village, Wyoming grew up in Cape Elizabeth, Maine and graduated from Bates College before moving to Jackson Hole in 1999. Rachel began her career at the National Museum of Wildlife Art and then was the director of exhibitions and design conferences at Western Interiors and Design magazine. Rachel directed the Western Interiors Design + Home Show in San Francisco, the Western Design Conference in Cody, WY and the Southwest Design Conference in Santa Fe while at the magazine.
Rachel organized exhibitions and tours in collaboration with the Autry Museum, the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, the Cooper-Hewitt-Smithsonian Design Museum, the DeYoung Museum, the Denver Design Center, the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Pacific Design Center and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. These events included lectures accredited through the American Institute of Architects, the American Society of Interior Designers and the International Interior Design Association.
After leaving the magazine, Rachel executed the development of educational programming for the American Institute of Architects and the Town of Portola Valley, California using the first LEED Platinum Civic Center in the Untied States as a case study for architects as more efficient municipal centers began to be realized in 2008. She has curated design exhibitions for the US Green Building Council, West Coast Green and the Urban Land Institute featuring sustainably produced, non-toxic home furnishings and home building systems.
Most recently, Rachel Walls has curated fine art exhibitions featuring Marguerite Zorach, Dahlov Ipcar and William Zorach at Samson Projects in Boston from June to August 2015; Dahlov Ipcar at Frost Gully Gallery in Freeport, Maine from November 2015 to January 2016; Dahlov Ipcar: Stories at the Portland Public Library in Portland, Maine from October to December 2017. The artwork of Dahlov Ipcar will be on view in exhibitions at the University of Cincinnati and Bates College this summer.