Rachel Grobstein is an artist based in Brooklyn, NY, renowned for her miniature paintings and sculptures. Her artistic creations often feature a dramatic shift in scale and intricate handmade details, encouraging viewers to closely examine the often-overlooked elements of daily existence. She delves into themes related to memory, routine, and identity in her artworks.
Grobstein has garnered recognition through various awards and artistic residencies, including:
A residency at the Museum of Arts and Design Artist Studios.
The prestigious Roswell Artist-in-Residence Fellowship.
A fellowship from the Jentel Foundation.
Support from the Hammersley Foundation through a grant.
Residencies at the Studios of Key West and the Vermont Studio Center, with full fellowship and support from the Joan Mitchell Foundation.
She has showcased her work in solo exhibitions at a range of esteemed galleries and institutions, including:
Galleri Urbane in Dallas, TX, in 2020.
Andrew Rafacz Gallery in Chicago, IL, in 2018.
Next to Nothing Gallery in New York, NY, in 2018.
The Roswell Museum and Art Center in Roswell, NM, in 2017.
Rachel Grobstein holds an MFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design and earned her BA in Philosophy and Visual Arts from Bowdoin College. Her current artistic practice centers on her Brooklyn studio, where she continues to explore the intricacies of everyday life, transforming them into captivating and thought-provoking artworks.