Exhibitions

SOLO & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2020

_Something Familiar: works by Rebecca Drolen and Bree Lamb / Clamp Light Gallery – San Antonio, TX

2018

_Ponytails and Souvenirs / The Light Factory Gallery – Charlotte, NC

_Factory / Oklahoma State Museum of Art – Stillwater, OK

_Hair Pieces / St. Joseph’s University – Philadelphia, PA

_Hair / Tarleton State University – Stephenville, TX

2016

_Transplants / Palmetto Center for the Visual Arts / FotoSeptiembre/ Northwest Vista College – San Antonio, TX

2014

_Hair Pieces/ Three Squared Gallery – Nashville, TN

2013

_Hair Pieces / Royale Hair Parlor – Bloomington, IN

_Hair Pieces / Gallery 121 – Belmont University, Nashville, TN

2012

_Hair Pieces / Gallery 101 – University of Georgia– Athens, GA

_Hair Pieces/ SRO Photo Gallery – Texas Tech University – Lubbock, TX

2011                

_Particular Histories / Castell Photography Gallery – Asheville, NC

2009

_Particular Histories / SoFA Gallery – Indiana University – Bloomington, IN

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

_Four by Four: Midwest Invitational Exhibition / Springfield Art Museum – Springfield, MO

2019

_Illumination, Ritual, and Reflection / Redux Contemporary Art Center – Charleston, SC

_Context 2019, Filter Photo – Chicago, IL

_SPE Combined Caucus Exhibition / Cleveland Convention Center Gallery – Cleveland, OH

_12thJeonju International Photo Festival / 3-person invitational exhibition – Jeonju, S. Korea

_SPESC Educators Exhibition / Texas Tech School of Art Satellite Gallery at CASP – Lubbock, TX

2018

_southxeast: Contemporary Southeastern Art 2018 / Florida Atlantic University –  Boca Raton, FL

_2018 SPE Combined International Caucus Exhibition / University of the Arts – Philadelphia, PA

_Our Natural State/ Arts Center of the Ozarks – Springdale, AR

_University of Arkansas Faculty Exhibition/ Walker Stone House – Fayetteville, AR

_University of Arkansas Faculty Exhibition/ University of Texas – Tyler, TX

_Homage to Femmage/ sUgAR Gallery – Fayetteville, AR

2017

_The Feminist Opposition / Hera Gallery – Wakefield, RI

_Beyond the Selfie / SE Center for Photography – Greenville, SC

_Meed 1: Kill the Messenger/ Gallery 19 – Chicago, IL

_This, That, or the Other: Emerging Trends and Vernacular in Photography / Cultivate 7twelve Gallery – Waco, TX

_Show #42:String Theories/ Field Projects / http://www.fieldprojectsgallery.com/show-42-online

2016

_Seities & Selves / Darkroom Gallery – Essex Jct, VT

_Auras/ Don’t Smile: http://dont-smile.com/exhibitions-1/auras

2015

_Me’Samer Seaar/ Hachava Municipal Gallery – Holon, Isreal

_Expatriates/ Manifest Gallery – Cincinnati, OH

_SPE South Central Educators Exhibition/Mainsite Gallery – Norman, OK

+ Juror Selection Award – Katherine Ware

_Hair Pieces / Streit House Space – http://streithousespace.com

_CICA Contemporary Photography Exhibition / CICA Museum – Gimpo, S. Korea

2014

_Hair / LeSo Gallery – Toledo, OH

_Woman, Hair, Power/ Ground Floor Gallery – Los Angeles, CA

_The Blue Library  (Exhibition of Photography Chapbooks) / Press Street

_Antenna Gallery Reading Room – New Orleans, LA

_Photowalk – PhotoNOLA Portfolio Walk / The Ogden Museum–New Orleans,LA

2013

_Parallax / Gormley Gallery – Notre Dame of Maryland University Baltimore, MD

_Reminiscential / Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

_SPE South Central Member Show / College of the Mainland, Texas City, TX

2012

_Future Tense – A New Monochromatic/ Theory of Clouds Gallery – Kobe, Japan

_Portfolio Showcase/ The Kiernan Gallery – Lexington, VA, Juror: Dan Estabrook

_Living With Others – Giles Gallery – Eastern Kentucky University –Richmond, KY

2011                

_Salon 2011 / Castell Photography Gallery – Asheville, NC

_Women Exposed / Space 101 – Bloomington, IN

_IU Alumni MFA Show / Perspective Gallery – Evanston, IL

2010

_The Human Condition / Castell Photography Gallery – Asheville, NC

+ Juror’s Choice Award, Juror: Diana Stoll, Aperture Magazine

2009

_Idea of Self Exhibition /Center for Fine Art Photography – Fort Collins, CO

+ Director’s Selection Image

_22nd McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition / Abercrombie Gallery / McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

+ Permanent Collection Purchase Award

_Griffin Museum’s 15thJuried Exhibition / Griffin Museum of Photography / Winchester, MA

_Staged: The Constructed Photograph / Gallery RFD – Swainsboro, GA

_18th Annual National Juried Photography Show / Louisville Art Association

Louisville, CO

 

PUBLICATIONS

2019

_Fraction Magazine – Issue 122 – May 2019
http://www.fractionmagazine.com/issue-122

_Lenscratch– Photographers on Photographers – Aug 2019
http://lenscratch.com/2019/08/photographers-on-photographers-rana-young-rebecca-drolen/

_MUSÉE Magazine– Woman Crush Wednesday – Feb 2019
https://museemagazine.com/culture/2019/2/27/woman-crush-wednesday-rebecca-drolen

_UNCOATED Platform – Rebecca Drolen-Hair Pieces – Berlin, Germany – Oct 2019
https://www.uncoated.de/rebecca-drolen-hair-pieces-series#1

2018

_See Yourself X (SYX), by Madeline Schwartzman / Black Dog Publishing – December 2018

_PHOTO-EMPHASIS– Artist Feature and Institutional Feature
https://www.photo-emphasis.com/artists?tag=Rebecca%20Drolen

2017

_All About Photo – Artist Feature / Review
https://www.all-about-photo.com/article.php?title=rebecca-drolen-hair-pieces-and-transplants&id=264

_Infringe Magazine– Issue #1, June 2017 (Artist Feature)

_Don’t Smile: Year One Zine, March 2017

_Fraction Magazine – 9thAnniversary Group Show
Issue 98: http://www.fractionmagazine.com/issue-98/

2016

_Oxford American: Eyes on the South
Feature: http://www.oxfordamerican.org/item/809-transplanted

_Fraction Magazine– 8thAnniversary Group Show
Issue 86: http://www.fractionmagazine.com/issue-86/

_Infringe Magazine– “Good Hair, Bad Hair”
Article: http://infringe.com/good-hair-bad-hair/

_Salon News Asia, Vol. 115, December 2016

2015

_Focal Point Feature Q2.15, Crusade for Art
Feature: http://www.crusadeforart.org/focal-pointx

_Hair’s How Magazine– December 2015 Issue (Russia) – http://hair.su

2014

_Huffington Post Arts– November 2014
Feature: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/28/rebecca-drolen_n_6194300.html?utm_hp_ref=arts

_Don’t Take Pictures – March 2014 – The Kiernan Gallery – Lexington, VA

_Hi-Fructose – February 2014
Feature: hifructose.com/2014/02/10/rebecca-drolens-hair-pieces-photo-series/

_Beautiful / Decay – February 2014
Feature: http://beautifuldecay.com/2014/01/31/

_Light Leaked – September 2014
Feature:http://www.lightleaked.com/2014/09/rebecca-drolen.html

2013

_SHOTS Magazine – Issue 119: Creatures, Minneapolis, MN

_Nashville Arts Magazine – September 2013, Nashville, TN

_LENSCRATCH – Nov 2013 / Feature: lenscratch.com/2013/11/rebecca-drolen/

2012

_Creating Linus Art Magazine– September 2012 Issue
Feature: www.creatinglinus.com

_Nectar Magazine – Most of Us Die Issue
Feature: http://www.nectarnectar.com

2011                

_Creative Quarterly Magazine, Issue 23, New York, NY

2010

_JPG Magazine, Issue 21: House –www.jpgmag.com

2008

_Canvas Creative Arts Magazine, Indiana University – Bloomington, IN

_Photographer’s Forum Magazine, Best of Photography 2009

_LP Magazine, Autumn Issue, Okinawa, Japan

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

2019

_Artists 360 Grant Finalist, 2019

_Fulbright Faculty Travel Grant – University of Arkansas, Fall 2019

2018

_Circle Foundation for the Arts – Artist of the Year Award Finalist

_Artists 360 Grant Finalist, 2018

2017

_Faculty Research Grant – University of Arkansas

2015

_Juror’s Selection Award – SPE SC Educator Exhibition– Mainsite Gallery, Juror: Katherine Ware

_Faculty Research Grant – University of Arkansas

2011

_Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award – Ivy Tech Community College

2010

_Juror’s Choice Award – The Human Condition – Castell Photography Gallery, Juror: Diana Stoll / Aperture Magazine

2009

_Director’s Selection Image – Idea of Self Exhibition– The Center for Fine Art Photography

_Permanent Collection Purchase Award – 22ndNational McNeese Works on Paper Exhibition – Abercrombie Gallery

_Doctoral Student Grant-in-Aid of Research Award, Indiana University