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Rachel Hecker is a visual artist and an Associate Professor of painting at the University of Houston School of Art. Her conceptually based projects, from contemporary portraits of Jesus to levitating bottles of Xanax, have been included in numerous group and solo exhibitions in museums, galleries, and alternative spaces throughout the US. She’s received many awards, among them Art League Houston’s 2013 Texas Artist of the Year.
Rachel Hecker was born in Providence, RI. She received a BFA in Sculpture from Moore College of Art, and an MFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design. She moved to Houston in 1982 to help Allan Hacklin establish the prestigious Core Residency Program at the Glassell School of Art. It was supposed to be an eight month job that lasted nine and a half years. She was the Associate Director of the Core Program at the Glassell School of Art from 1982-1991 and is now an Associate Professor of painting at the University of Houston School of Art. She has shown in numerous museum exhibitions such as Postmodern Americans: A Selection at the Menil Collection in Houston, and in commercial and university galleries and alternative spaces throughout the United States. One-person exhibitions have included venues such as the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston, the Dallas Museum of Art, and ArtPace in San Antonio.
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