Rebecca Giles

rebeccagilesart@gmail.com    

 

Education

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

BFA Painting (expected to graduate in 2022)

128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Aug. 2017-present

New York Academy of Art

Summer Undergraduate Residency Program

111 Franklin Street, New York, NY 10013

June 2019

 

 

Selected Exhibitions

Chester County Studio Tour (Upcoming)

Jeff Schaller’s Host Studio

80 Highspire Road, Downington, PA 19335

May 15–16, 2021

 

VIEW (Upcoming)

Chester County Art Association

100 N Bradford Ave, West Chester, PA 19382

May 6 – 26, 2021

Opening Reception: May 6, 2021, 5-8pm

 

Circles and Squares (Upcoming)

ArtSpace99 Gallery (Artsy.net)

44 Stewart Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237

Mar. 15 – July 5, 2021

Works included: Yellow Red Blue, Orange and Lemon (Reading is the way to become untrapped)

Curator: Terry Ward

The show’s artists include:

Arnaldo Pomodoro

Judith Schaechter

Loren Munk

Bernard Klevickas

Alyssa McClenaghan

Jaynie Crimmins

Megan Klim

La Quaysha Abdoul Ortega-Lopez

Rebecca Giles

Artmaking in Pandemic Times

Anne Bryan Gallery & Frances M. Maguire Gallery

128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Nov. 19, 2020 – Mar. 7, 2021

Works included: Code, Nathaniel, Self-Portrait in a Medicine Cabinet Mirror

Curator: Brooke Davis Anderson

 

Rebecca Giles

Lima Estates

411 N Middletown Rd., Media, PA 19063

Nov. 27, 2020 – Feb. 2, 2021

Works included: Yellow Red Blue, Window Cleaner, Anna Negus

 

Chester County Studio Tour

Jeff Schaller’s Host Studio

80 Highspire Road, Downington, PA 19335

Sep. 19–20, 2020

Remembering the Suffragists: 100 Years of Women Voting in the United States

InLiquid OnLine

1400 N. American St. Studio 314, Philadelphia, PA 19122

Aug. 20 – Dec. 1, 2020

Works included: The Voice of a Woman is Revolution (Sawt al-Mara’a Thawra), Reading is the way to become untrapped

Curator: Patricia Moss-Vreeland

 

Womyn in Combat

ArtSpace99 Gallery (Artsy.net)

44 Stewart Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237

July 11 – Nov. 5, 2020

Work included: Tangerine Half

Curator: Terry Ward

The show’s artists included:

Alyssa McClenaghan
Yoko Ono
La Quaysha Abdoul Ortega-Lopez
Jaynie Crimmins
Megan Klim
Elizabeth Mead
Judith Schaecter
Moss Cow McBadBoy Kapow
Rebecca Giles
Carin Kulb Dangot

 

Text and/as Art

Online solo exhibition put together by the artist

Jun. 20 – Sep. 19, 2020

Works included: Orange and Lemon, Glow, Sensing Two Mandarins, My Senses and the Mandarin, Skylight, Turquoise Circle, Reflected Color, Categories, Yellow Yellow

 

MAC at the Library

Media Arts Council, Media-Upper Providence Free Library

1 E Front St, Media, PA 19063, USA

Jan. 4 – Apr. 4, 2020

Works included: Cascading Cloth, Jar Candle, Olive Oil, Sunrise on the Sea, Window Cleaner

 

New Creation

Blue Route Vineyard Church

425 W Front St, Media, PA 19063

Jan. 1-26, 2020

Works included: Color and Light, Golden Gift Bag, Aloe Plant and Mango Jar

 

Rebecca Giles and Katie Holder: Luminous Intensity

The Palette & The Page Gallery

120 East Main Street, Elkton, Maryland 21921

Nov. 1-30, 2019

Opening Reception: Nov. 1, 2019, 5-8pm

Works included: Still Life with Mirror, Still Life with Instrument, Anna Negus, Golden Gift Bag, Aloe Plant and Mango Jar, Cascading Cloth, Color and Light, Glowing Paper Bag, Window Cleaner, Onion, Garlic, Olive Oil, Jars of Light

 

Delaware County Studio Tour

7 Cook Rd., Media, PA 19063

Sep. 28-29, 2019

 

A Good Habit Formed: Examples of the PAFA drawing culture

Anne Bryan Gallery

128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Aug. 8 – Sep. 15, 2019          

Work included: Cast drawing

Curators: Pax Formichella, Gregory Martino, Brian Boutwell

 

MAC at the Library

Media Arts Council, Media-Upper Providence Free Library

1 E Front St, Media, PA 19063, USA

July 14 – Oct. 6, 2019

Opening Reception: July 14, 2019, 4-6pm

 

Annual Student Exhibition

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

May 10 – June 2, 2019

Works included: Strawberry Plant on a Stool and Glass, Metal, Light

 

Capacity of Color

Anne Bryan Gallery

128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Apr. 1–11, 2019

Opening Reception: April 5, 2019, 5-7pm

Works included: Heirloom Tomato, Jam Jar

Curator: PAFA’s Exhibitions and Curatorial Visions Class

 

New Creation

Blue Route Vineyard Church

425 W Front St, Media, PA 19063

Jan. 1-26, 2019  

Works included: Crimson Glow, Jars of Light, Sunrise on the Sea

The 25th Annual Student Print Sale

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Dec. 7, 2018

 

Delaware County Studio Tour

7 Cook Rd., Media, PA 19063

Oct. 20-21, 2018

 

2018 Fall Annual Juried Exhibition

Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown Gallery

395 Kings Highway, Moorestown, NJ 08057

Oct. 7 – Nov. 25, 2018

Opening Reception: Oct. 7, 2018, 1-3pm

Work included: Strawberry Plant on a Stool

Curator: Bill Scott

 

MAC at the Library

Media Arts Council, Media-Upper Providence Free Library

1 E Front St, Media, PA 19063, USA

Oct. 6, 2018 – Jan. 5, 2019

Opening Reception: Oct. 27, 2018, 4-6pm

Works included: Heirloom Tomato, Orange Slices and Cup, Peeling a Mandarin, Jam Jar in Front of a Candle

 

Fine Arts & Crafts Festival

Park Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081

Sep. 22, 2018

 

Reflections

MAC Gallery

609-B W. State Street, Media, PA 19063

Aug. 9 – Sep. 1, 2018

Opening Reception: August 11, 2018, 4:30 – 7:30pm

Works included: Beads of Light, Reflections

 

MAC at the Library

Media Arts Council, Media-Upper Providence Free Library

1 E Front St, Media, PA 19063, USA

July 6 – Oct. 6, 2018

Opening Reception: July 14, 2018, 4-6pm

 

Art for the Cash Poor

InLiquid

1006 Buttonwood Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123

June 16, 2018

 

Media Art Exhibition & Craft Fair

State Street, Media, PA 19063

June 10, 2018

 

Art Show & Sale

Middletown Free Library

21 N. Pennell Rd., Media, PA 19063

Mar. 16, 2018

 

Fine Arts & Crafts Festival

Park Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081

Sep. 23, 2017

 

Awards & Scholarships

2020   PAFA The Eleanor S. Gray Prize for Still Life

2020   PAFA The Susan Carlen Brown Memorial Prize for Aqueous Media on Paper (Special Notice)

2019   PAFA The Catharine Grant Memorial Prize

2019   PAFA The Michael G. Capuzzi, Jr. Memorial Prize

2019   PAFA The Eleanor S. Gray Prize for Still Life, Honorable Mention

2019   New York Academy of Art Scholarship to Summer Residency Program

2019   Delaware Valley Art League First Prize

2018   Delaware County Studio Tour voted Delaware County’s Favorite Artist

2018   Media Art Exhibit & Craft Fair 1st Place

2018   PAFA The Samuel David Memorial Prize for Cast Drawing

2017   PAFA Caldwell Scholarship 

 

Bibliography

Print Media

2020   Terry Ward, “Delco Artist Exhibits in NYC Show,” Delaware County Daily Times. A review of Womyn in Combat.

2019   Marcus Dieterle, interview in Cecil Whig newspaper about exhibition at The Palette & The Page Gallery.

2019   Amanda Duggan, Art Without Boundaries – Living on the Spectrum, an article about being an autistic artist.

 

Online Publications

2020   Musee Magazine. “Art In: Offshoot Arts, InLiquid, PROCUR.ARTE.” Article featuring InLiquid’s exhibition.

2020   Deborah Kostianovsky, “Remembering the Suffragists,” review of InLiquid’s exhibition

2018   Sandra Tyler, The Woven Tale Press, interview about my lightbox paintings

2018   Charley Parker, “Rebecca Giles,” Lines and Colors, blog post.

Television / Video

2021   Jennifer Ailey, interview about PAFA’s exhibition Artmaking in Pandemic Times

2019   Valerie Jean-Baptiste, interview on La Salle TV about the Delaware County Studio Tour.

2019   Patti Paulus, Cecil TV, discussion of exhibition at The Palette & The Page Gallery.

© 2017 by Rebecca Giles.