Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
2019 MFA, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
1994 BA, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
2019 Unseen Forces Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
2002 Fourteen Pink Paintings, Max’s, Los Angeles, CA
2000 Mass Culture, Xin, Los Angeles, CA
Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 Reflections, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
2018 Chroma, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
2018 4th Annual MFA Biennial, Brea Gallery, Brea, CA
2018 SoCal MFA, Millard Sheets Art Center, Pomona, CA
2017 Twelve, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
2011 Beyond Boundaries, Backspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Fellowships and Awards
· 2019 President’s Art Award, Claremont Graduate University Department of Art
· 2017-2019 Art Fellowship, Claremont Graduate University Department of Art
2018-2019 Teaching Assistant, Claremont Graduate University
Rachel Lachowicz, Associate Professor of Studio Art
Responsible for all class related organization for student presentations, lectures, and installations in galleries.
David Amico, Professor of Art, Studio
David Pagel, Professor of Art Theory and History, Chair, Art Department
Responsible for digitizing lectures, researching artists and selecting images.
2018-2019 Visiting Artist Series Coordinator, Claremont Graduate University
Responsible for handling the nominating/election process for the series for speakers, curating the program, contacting selected artists, coordinating their visits/lectures and creating introductions for and presenting all speakers.
2013-2017 Artistic Director
Designed collections for apparel brands (concept through production including fabrications, color, and fit) and consulting on color, branding, concept, direction and merchandising. Clients included Levi’s, Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters, Uniqlo, VPL, Electric Feathers, Om Girl and Beyond Yoga among others.
2000-2016 Creative Director
Solow/Solow Sport (2011-2013)
T-Los Angeles (2010- 2011)
39SIXTYONE, A division of Velvet Inc. (2007- 2010)
Tart Sportswear (2006-2007)
Rebecca Rich (2000-2006)
Created and developed contemporary lifestyle brands and collections, including outerwear, activewear, athleisure, and sweaters with a focus on social impact.
Implemented entire design process from concept through production including color, direction, fabrication, silhouette, merchandising and all technical aspects.
Responsible for Brand Identity, Brand Collateral, Brand Strategy, Market Strategy, Product Development and Marketing. Initiated and oversaw all aspects of advertising including photo shoot production, design and production of promotional material.
Opened doors such as Barney’s, Curve, Nordstrom’s, Bloomingdale’s, Fred Segal, Neiman Marcus, Intermix, Saks. Free People, Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Tootsie’s, Holt Renfrew, Equinox, and Shopbop among others.
Created Brand Ambassador programfor Solow Sport which grew to 65 Ambassadors with top athletes and teachers nation wide including Sterling Hyltin, a principle dancer with the New York City Ballet.
Under the Rebecca Rich label received coverage in The New York Times, Women’s Wear Daily, Elle, The Style Network, Fashion TV Paris and numerous other regional, national and international media. Selected for and participated in first ever Mercedes-Benz Shows LA Fall 2003, Spring 2004.
Fine Art www.rebeccarich.com
Creative Direction www.rebeccarichcreative.com