2. EXHIBITIONS



I. SOLO & SMALL GROUP CURATED EXHIBITIONS
2021
_Four by Four: Midwest Invitational Exhibition / Springfield Art Museum – Springfield, MO
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

II. GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020
_A Yellow Rose Project / Spectra Gallery, University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM
_A Yellow Rose Project / Digital Exhibition in buildings throughout the Indiana University Campus - Bloomington, IN
_17th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition / Texas Woman’s University East | West Gallery - Dention, TX
_Overwhelming (Im)possibilities / West Loop Center Gallery, HCC Southwest West Loop Campus, Houston, TX _Resolution / Clamp Light Gallery - San Antonio, TX
_The Curated Fridge, Summer 2020 Exhibition - https://www.thecuratedfridge.com/Fridge-Shows-1/Summer-2020
_Looking for America / Northwest Arkansas Community College - Bentonville, AR
_Looking for America / Fayetteville Public Library - Fayetteville, AR
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


III. PUBLICATIONS
2020 _Dont Cut Your Hair It’s Beautiful (Parley Project Publication) - Black Rock Press, University of Nevada - by Kellee Morgado (Redfield Fellow), 2020_Photographer’s Companion Magazine - “Hair Pieces” (article) - November 2020 Issue (China) _Fusebox Festival - Live in America Project - (website publishing forthcoming in 2020) _Manifest Exhibition Annual Season 11 - Manifest Press  - Cincinnati, OH - 2020
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


IV. AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
2021
_Visual Art Residency at SPACE on Ryder Farm - Putnam County, NY
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