Abbie Rabinowitz ~ Resumé

Abbie Rabinowitz ~ Artist/Instructor

MFA 2015 Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT
BFA 1979 State University of New York, College at Purchase, Purchase, NY

Solo Exhibitions
2016 New Haven Public Library, Ives Gallery, New Haven, CT
2013 Sonoma Holistic Center, Sonoma, CA
2010 Windmill Cafe, Santa Cruz, CA,
2009 Camouflage Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
2005 One Taste Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001 eAcumen Gallery Space, San Francisco, CA
2000 California Savings and Loan Bank, Burlingame, CA
1998 Cafe Soleil, Sausalito, CA
1997 Cold Mountain Books, Grattan, CA
1996 Studio Show, Sausalito, CA
1990 Café Claude, San Francisco, CA
1983 Oakland Grill, Oakland, CA
1982 Mulcrevys Restaurant, San Francisco, CA
1979 Yale Starlight Festival, New Haven, CT

Group & Juried Exhibitions
2019 Honolulu Museum School, juried watercolor show, Honolulu, HI
2019 Wailoa Center, Hilo, Hawaii
2019 Gallery of Great Things, Waimea, HI
2019 Kahilu Theater, Waimea, HI
2018 East Hawaii Cultural Center Hilo, Hawaii
2018 Wailoa Center, Hilo, Hawaii
2017 Kalani Retreat Center, Pahoa, Hawaii
2017 New Haven Public Library, Ives Gallery, New Haven, CT
2016 Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery, New Haven, CT
2016 Gallery at WCSU Visual Arts Center, alumni show ~ Danbury, CT
2016 Blue Mountain Gallery, invitational, New York, NY 
2016 Blue Mountain Gallery, juror ~ Stanley Lewis, New York, NY
2015 Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery, New Haven, CT
2015 City Wide Open Studio, Erector Square, New Haven, CT
2015 Blue Mountain Gallery, 530 W. 25th St., NYC, NY
2015 Gallery at Performing Arts Center, WCSU, Danbury, CT
2014 Jewish Community Center, Woodbridge, CT
2014 Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
2014 Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery, New Haven, CT
2014 Studio Around the Corner, Brewster, NY
2012 Agora Gallery, San Rafael, CA
2010 Open Studios, Tannery Art Lofts, Santa Cruz, CA
2007 New Haven Garden Club, New Haven, CT
2007-09 Open Studios, Tannery Art Lofts, Santa Cruz, CA
2008 Mill Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
2008 Anon Salon, San Francisco, CA
2006 Santa Cruz Arts League, Santa Cruz, CA
2005 Kalani Honua Retreat Center, Puna, HI
2005 Anon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004 Alameda Art Center, Alameda, CA
2003 Sacred Profanities, Berkeley, CA
2002 ATA Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2002 Venue 9, San Francisco, CA
2001 BurningMan, Black Rock City, NV
2001 Open Secret Gallery, San Rafael, CA
1999 Guy Chaddock & Co., San Francisco, CA
1995 William Lester Gallery, Point Reyes Station, CA
1994 Bethany Town Hall, Bethany, CT
1989 varied galleries, Cassis, France
1983 Bantam Place Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1982 Alligator Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1981 Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA
1980 Mona Berman Gallery, New Haven, CT
1977 John Slade Eli House, New Haven, CT

Teaching / Professional Experience
2019 Ongoing painting & drawing workshop leader, Pahoa, HI
2018 Visiting painting instructor, Hui No’eau, Maui, HI
2017 Painting facilitator, Pahoa, HI
2016 Workshop facilitator, abstract painting, Bethany, CT
2016 Workshop facilitator, watercolor/collage/drawing, Pahoa, Hawaii
2015 Art teacher, St. Jude school, preK-8th grade, Monroe, CT
2015 Painting/Collage, art workshop for self discovery, Bethany, CT
2014 Assistant painting teacher, State University of New York at Purchase, Purchase, NY
2014 Assistant drawing instructor, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT
2014 Assistant color instructor, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT
2014 Visiting art teacher, Connecticut HOT schools, Colchester, CT
2013 Substitute drawing instructor, Western Connecticut State University
2013 Higgins Gallery at WCSU, Gallery Assistant
2013 Wire Sculpting instructor, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
2012 Visiting art specialist, Oakland Hebrew Day School, CA
2010 Creative workshop leader, Kipuka Temple, Big Island of Hawaii
2010/11 Pleinair painting assistant, Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA
1998-present Consultant for Witzend Workshop, Bethany, CT

Workshops & Extended Education
2016 Abstract art intensive, Thomaston, Maine
2015 Monoprints, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
2014 Monotypes w/ Michael Pauker, Palo Alto, CA
2010 Pleinair painting, Esalen Retreat Center, Big Sur, CA
2009 Pleinair painting w/ Maggie Hellman, Santa Cruz, CA
2004 Painting workshop w/ Ken Auster, SF, CA
2002 Marin Art School, Marin, CA
1995 The Painting Experience, San Francisco, CA
1984-86 San Francisco State University, SF, CA
1982 Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA

2014 Western Connecticut State University, W.B.Connor Trust Award
2014 Western Connecticut State University, Honor Society

2018 Visiting instructor/residency, Hui No’eau, Maui, HI
2009-11 Tannery Art Center Resident Artist, Santa Cruz, CA

di Rosa Art Collection, Napa, CA
Numerous private collections

New Haven Magazine, featured artist article, Dec. 2015 issue
Victor Vargas/ Daily Bark, composition analysis video
Daily Nutmeg, New Haven’s online photo journal
SchoolArts Digital Magazine (Spring, 2013), The Living Map, lesson plan review
Radio interview (2010), Artists on Art, KZSC Santa Cruz, CA
Art Review (Nov, 2009), Good Times Magazine, Santa Cruz, CA

Current Arts Memberships
Hawaii Watercolor Society