Artist CV

Exhibitions
Solo Exhibitions
2017 Recent Works, Dandelion Gallery, Waukegan, IL
2016
Inner Landscapes, Re-Invent Gallery, Lake Forest, IL
2016
Food for the Soul, Dandelion Gallery, Waukegan, IL
2011
Recent Works, ELA Area Public Library, Lake Zurich, IL
Group Exhibitions
2017 Quatern, 4 artist group show, The Old Court House Art Gallery, Woodstock, IL 
2017
The Grayslake Arts Alliance Group Exhibition, Grayslake, IL 
2017
Beneath The Surface, The Art Center, Highland Park, IL   Juror: Caren Helene Rudman
2017
Inaugural Exhibition, The Gallery, Highland Park, IL 
2017
Layered, 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL   Curator: Sergio Gomez
2016
The Grayslake Arts Alliance Group Exhibition, Grayslake, IL 
2016
13th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, Freeport Art Museum, Freeport, IL, Juror: Sergio Gomez
2016
The Abstract Show IV, The Brickton Art Center,Park Ridge, IL   Juror: Ahavani Mullen
2015
Creating for a Cause, a juried exhibition, Re-Invent Gallery, Lake Forest, IL
2015
Three-Person Group Exhibition, Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha, WI
2015
Waukegan Tire Art Collective, group exhibition, Dandelion Gallery, Waukegan, IL
2015
Textual Encounters, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
2014
Four-Person Group Exhibition, The Haven Art Center, Milwaukee, WI
2014
Encaustic Nature in Art, a juried exhibition, The Art Center, Highland Park, IL
2014
Member Exhibition, a juried exhibition, Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, Grayslake, IL
2013
Recent Works, a juried exhibition, Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, Grayslake, IL
2013
Member Exhibition, Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, Grayslake, IL
2012
The Sketchbook Project, Traveling World Tour
2009
Recent Works, a juried exhibition, Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, Grayslake, IL
2009
In-View, a juried exhibition, The Art Center, Highland Park, IL
2009
Member Exhibition, Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, Grayslake, IL
2008
Recent Works, a juried exhibition, Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, Grayslake, IL
2008
Member Exhibition, Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, Grayslake, IL
2007
Annual Advent Art Show, a juried exhibition, Rhodes Center for the Arts, Kenosha, WI
2007
Recent Works, a juried exhibition, Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, Grayslake, IL
2007
Member Exhibition, Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art, Grayslake, IL
Artist In Residence
2015 - 2016 Re-Invent Gallery, Lake Forest, IL
2014 - 2015 The Healing House Art Studio, Gages Lake, IL
Gallery Representation
Current
2017 -  The Gallery, Lake Forest, IL
2014 -  Dandelion Gallery, Waukegan, IL
Past
2015 - 2016 Re-Invent Gallery, Lake Forest, IL
2014 - 2016 Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha, WI
2014 - 2015 The Healing House Art Studio, Gages Lake, IL
2014 The Haven Art Center, Milwaukee, WI
Collections and Commissions
Various private and corporate collections and commissions throughout the United States and Europe.
2017 The Million Dollar Round Table, Park Ridge, IL
2016 The Million Dollar Round Table, Park Ridge, IL
Bibliography
Podcast Interview
2016 The Artist Next Level Podcast
     080 | Rebecca Stahr Finds Beauty Through the Lens of Pain, Brokenness and Imperfection.
     Sergio Gomez, TheArtistNextLevel.com, Chicago, IL, June 20, 2016
Print Media
2016 Encaustic Artist Paints Through Challenges, The Lake Forest Leader, Lake Forest/Lake Bluff, IL,
     Julie Morse, July 22, 2016
2016 Beauty from Pain: Art Exhibit in Lake Forest, Daily North Shore, Northshore and Chicagoland, IL,
     Julie Morse, July 17, 2016
2016 Artist, Chef Team up for Unique Show, Chicago Tribune Local, Elgin Courier-News, Lake County, News-Sun, Lincolnshire, IL, Gurnee, IL, Grayslake, IL, Round Lake, IL, Elgin, IL,
     Ernest J Schweit, May 17, 2016
2016 Grayslake Artist to Team up With Chef for Art Show, exhibition announcement with photograph, Lake County Journal, Lake County, IL,
     Ernest J Schweit, May 17, 2016
2016 Car Show Meets Art Show in Waukegan, exhibition announcement with photograph, Lake County News Sun, Lake County, IL,
     Dan Moran, June 19, 2015
Website Publications & Blogs
2017 Artists in Their Studios - Rebecca Stahr, Sergio Gomez, Artists In Their Studios, February 9, 2017
     https://artistsintheirstudios.com/2017/02/09/rebecca-stahr-in-her-studio/
2016 The Artist’s Life: How do You Know When You’re Done? Crystal Neubauer, ClothPaperScissors.com, June 7, 2016,
     http://www.clothpaperscissors.com/blog/the-artists-life-how-do-you-know-when-youre-done
2013 Why Use a Sketchbook, Cathy Holtom, Cathy Holtom Down a Dusty Lane Blog, February 21, 2013,
     http://cathyholtomdustylane.blogspot.com/2013/02/why-use-sketchbook.html
2012 Rebecca Finds Time to Sketch, Stephanie Sipp. Hand + Draw Blog, October 15, 2012,
     https://sippdrawing.com/2012/10/15/rebecca-finds-time-to-sketch/
2012 Artist of the Week Rebecca Stahr, Pencils.com, Alexander Poirier, February 21, 2012,
     http://pencils.com/pencil-artist-of-the-week-rebecca-stahr/
Awards and Honors
2008   Honored, Women’s Art: Women’s Vision, Lake County Women’s Coalition, Lake County, IL
Education
1992   The American Academy of Art, Chicago, IL
Current Professional Memberships
CIVA
Encaustic Art Institute
FUSEDchicago Midwest Encaustic Artists
International Encaustic Artists
The International Women’s Leadership Association
Board of Directors
2016 - Current, Grayslake Arts Alliance, Board of Directors and Founding Member
2013 – 2016,   HeART Touch Outreach, President and Treasurer
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