Rachel Cox

Exhibitions

better than most, 2014, Talley Dunn Gallery
Feel Some Type of Way, 2016, Talley Dunn Gallery

Biography

Born 1984 in Irving, Texas

Education

2013, M.F.A., Photography, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
2006, B.F.A., Photography, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

Grants And Awards

2017, CentralTrak Artist Residency, University of Texas at Dallas
2016, First Place, Portraiture, Lensculture Magazine, Photo London, England
2015, reGeneration 3 : New Perspectives in Photography, participating artist, Musee de l’Elysee, Lausanne, Switzerland
2015, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, New Directions Portfolio Showcase
2014, Foam Paul Huf Award Nomination, Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2014, Silver Eye Fellowship Commendation, awarded by Allison Grant (Curator, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago) 
2013, Photo Lucida Critical Mass Finalist

2013, Houston Center for Photography Honoraria, awarded by Lisa Sutcliff (Curator of Photography, Milwaukee Art Museum)
2013, Faculty Fellowship, University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA
2013, PhotoSpiva Honorable Mention, awarded by Natasha Egan (Director, Museum for Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago)
2010, Arch and Anne Giles Kimbrough Fund Award, Dallas Museum of Art
2010, Best in Show, Texas Oklahoma Art Prize Biennial, Wichita Falls Museum of Art
2006, Clare Hart DeGoyler Memorial Fund Award, Dallas Museum of Art
2006, Society for Photographic Education Travel Scholarship

Solo Exhibitions

2016, Feel Some Type of Way, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX
2014, better than most, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX
2014, Some Points, Gallery 101, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
2013, Shiny Ghost, 5G Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2013, New Works, John Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

Group Exhibitions

2017, Through the Lens: Readymade / Found Object, CentralTrak Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2016, Nanjing International Art Festival, Baijia Art Museum, Nanjing, China
2016, FORMAT Photo Festival, Quad Galleries, Derby, UK
2016, PHOTO London, Lensculture Magazine, Somerset House, London, UK
2016, reGeneration 3: New Perspectives in Photography, Centrol National de las Artes, Mexico City, Mexico 
2015, Sensuous World, Eastfield College, Gallery 2019, Mesquite, TX 
2015, reGeneration 3: New Perspectives in Photography (in conjunction with Foto Mexico), Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico
2015,
Destination Unknown, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX
2015, Rendezvous, Keystone Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
2015, My Favorite Intern, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX
2015, reGeneration 3: New Perspectives in Photography, Musee de l'Elysee, Lausanne, Switzerland 
2014, Object Object!, Helmuth Projects, San Diego, CA
2014, Domestic, Hotel Indigo, Athens, GA
2014, Southeast Arts Summit, Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, GA
2014, Tiny Universe, Hotel Indigo, Athens, GA 
2014, Alumni Showcase, University of North Texas Gallery on Main Street, Denton, TX
2014, CVAD Alumni Showcase at UNT Artspace Dallas, Dallas, TX
2013, HCP 31st Juried Members Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX. Juried by Lisa Sutcliffe
2013, Speak to Me, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM. Juried by Julie Joyce
2013, Pleased to Meet Me, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX
2013, LENS 2013, Perspective Gallery, Evanston, IL. Juried by Karen Irvine
2013, PhotoSpiva National Juried Exhibition, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, MO. Juried by Natasha Egan
2012, Off CENTER, CENTER in conjunction with Review Santa Fe, NM
2012, Tangents, John Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2012, Society for Photographic Education Southwest Exhibition, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO. Juried by Jim Robischon
2012, 3rd Annual Photography Competition an Exhibition, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA. Juried by Kathy Ryan and Natasha Egan
2012, Viridian Artists 23rd International Juried Exhibition, Viridian Artists Gallery, New York, NY. Juried by Chrissie Iles
2012, Voyeurism and Intimacy: The Public/Private Divide in Photography, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA. Juried by Todd Hido
2011, Truth Defined, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
2010, At First Site, AC2 Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2010, Texas National 2010, Cole Art Center at the Old Opera House, Nacogdoches, TX. Juried by Judy Pfaff
2010, Texas Oklahoma Art Prize Biennial, Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Wichita Falls, TX. Juried by Janis Goodman
2009, New Texas Talent, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX. Juried by Dr. Charissa Terranova
2009, Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX
2008, 2008 Biennial Southwest, Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, NM. Juried by Stephanie Hanor
2008, Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX. Juried by Shelly Langdale
2007, TPS 16: The National Competition, Texas Photographic Society, San Antonio, TX. Juried by Michelle Dunn Marsh
2007, The Photo Review 2007, International Photography Competition. Juried by Toby Jurovics
2006, 5th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX. Juried by Blake Fitch
2006, TPS 15: The National Competition, Texas Photographic Society, 15th Annual Juried Exhibition, Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, TX. Juried by Harris Fogel
2006, 24th Anniversary Juried Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX. Juried by Clint Wilhour

Press

2016, "Shiny Ghost: the life and death of my glamorous Grandmother" -In Pictures, The Guardian, May 24

2016, Frank, Priscilla, "Documents Her Grandmother's Illness While Searching for Something More," The Huffington Post, May 10

2016," Shiny Ghost," by Rachel Cox, "Dodho Online Photography Magazine, May 9

2016, Gear, Elizabeth Sulis, "Photographer captures grandmother's gradual passing in Shiny Ghost'," featured shoot May 6

2015, Bainbridge, Simon, British Journal of Photography, July.

2015, Debraine, Luc, L’oeil de la Photographie (The Eye of Photography), “reGeneration3: tous les possibles de la photo”, June 2nd.

2015, Senf, Boris, 24 Heures, “La jeunesse prend ses photos a l’Elysee”, pg. 26-27, May 28.

2015, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, New Directions Featured Portfolio, Spring.

2015, ReGeneration3: New Perspectives in Photography. Thames & Hudson.

2014, McDonald, Sammantha, “ArtSpace to showcase award winning alumni”, North Texas Daily, October 2.

2014, Square Space Magazine. Featured Artist. July.

2014, Granberry, Michael. Dallas News. Gallery Spotlight. June 12.

2014, Ain’t Bad Magazine. Featured Artist. April.

2014, Leeton, Brooke, "Measures of Success in Rachel Cox's Photos at UGA."  Burnaway Magazine, February 20, web article.

2014, Gallant, Andre, "Photographer Hunts the Uncanny South." Athens Banner-Herald, January 29, web article.

2014, Geha, Katie, "Rachel Cox: Some Points." Exhibition Essay, University of Georgia.

2013, Skelly, Kate, "Tell Me Something Good," Artslant Magazine, March, web article.

2013, Simek, Peter, "Pleased to Meet Me: Six Artists, Circling Round for Self," D Magazine, Frontrow, July 10, web article.

2013, Bram, David, Fraction Magazine, Issue 50: The Fifth Anniversary, May 1. web article.

2013, Galvin, Astrid, Focus on the Best, The Albuquerque Journal, April 16.

2013, Waguespack, Christian, Speak to Me, exhibition catalog essay, March 17.

2013, Smithson, Aline, Lenscratch Photoblog, February 9. web article.

2013, Labreche, Juan, Monthly Featured Artist, January 25.

2012, Schroeder, Audra, "21 Best Things to Do in Dallas," The Dallas Observer, June.

2012, Kimball, Whitney, "Road Trip! AFC Goes to Philly," Art Fag City: A New York Arts Blog, July 20, web article.

2012, Colberg, Jog, "Contemporary Photography," Conscientious Photo Blog, May 15, web article.

2012, "Shooting Wide Open," Killer Yellow Photo Blog, April 26, web article.

2012, Swanberg, Alexandra, "Art Show Depicts Time, Change," Daily Lobo, March.

2010, Lowry, Mark, "Dallas Museum of Art Announces 2010 Awards to Artists," Arts + Culture Magazine, September.

2010, Simek, Peter, "Dallas Museum of Art Announces 2010 Awards to Artist," D Magazine: Frontrow, June 6.