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EDUCATION
2015 Texas Woman’s University (Denton, TX), MFA, Photography
2012 Bellarmine University (Louisville, KY), BA, Photography and Painting

EMPLOYMENT

2016 – Present, Assistant Professor of Photography, Photography Area Coordinator, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Like a Bad Penny, Carnegie Center for Art and Art History, New Albany, IN (forthcoming)
2019 Between Home and Here, TBA, Covington, KY (forthcoming)
2017 Between Home and Here, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
2016 Between Home and Here, Bellarmine University McGrath Gallery, Louisville, KY
2015 Between Home and Here, 107 Gallery, San Antonio, TX
2013 People and Places that Don’t Exist, 107 Gallery, San Antonio, TX
2013 I’m not from Here, Texas Woman’s University 010 Gallery, Denton, TX

SELECTED GROUP INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2019 #TooTiredMelbourne, Noir Darkroom, Melbourne, AU
2019 NKU Faculty Exhibition, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
2018 Biophilia Life; or, My Best Friend Has Four Legs and a Tail, Carnegie Center for Art and Art History, New Albany, IN
2018 NKU Faculty Exhibition, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
2017 Worlds Apart/Together, University of Texas San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
2017 NKU Faculty Exhibition, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
2016 Paradise: No Time Zone, CentralTrak Gallery, Dallas, TX
2016 Paradise Versus Utopia: Disputed Ideals, Ro2 Fine Art, Dallas, TX
2016 Making Muses, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO
2016 One, Art Room Gallery, Fort Worth, TX
2015 Human Nature, West Street Art Center and Hanover College, Madison, IN
2015 Sensuous Worlds, Eastfield College, Dallas, TX
2015 Between Home and Here, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, (MFA Thesis Exhibition)
2015 Looking Glass: Exploring Self-Portraiture, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN
2015 Downtown, H. Paxton Moore Gallery, Dallas, TX

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2015 On Fruited Plains, University of Louisville Hite Gallery, Louisville, KY
2015 SPE Combined Caucus Exhibition, New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, LA
2014 Open, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
2014 Color Space: Contemporary Photography, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
2014 Mirror Mirror, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT (Honorable Mention)
2014 Visual Narratives, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
2014 Society for Photographic Education Southeast Chapter Members Show, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN
2014 Figures | Contexts, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT
2013 Lucky Seven, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX
2013 Self-Portrait, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT
2013 Mysterious Visions: Dreams, Fantasies and Mirages, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT
2013 Voertman’s Student Art Competition, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
2012 Alliance Student Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

PUBLICATIONS

2019 Criticizing Photographs, Edition 6, Terry Barrett, Bloomsbury Press (forthcoming)
2019 Lenscratch, Rachael Banks: The States Project: Kentucky, web
2019 Nighted Life Zine, Issue 14, web and print
2019 Wobneb Magazine, Featured Photographer: Rachael Banks, web
2019 F-Stop Magazine, Featured Artist + Interview: Rachael Banks, web
2017 Yield Magazine, Issue 7: Nathan Pearce discusses Rachael's affinity for zines and her own involvement in creating them, web
2018 Aint-Bad Magazine, Rachael Banks, web
2018 Saint Lucy Books, 7 Images: Rachael Banks, web
2018 Photograph Magazine, Photograph is 30, web and print
2017 Vice, Powerful Portraits Capture When Home No Longer Feels Like Home, web
2017 Huffington Post, Introducing Some Days Just Are: A New Collaborative Photo Series, web
2017 Photo-Emphasis, Interview + Feature: Rachael Banks, web
2017 Crusade for Your Audience, Jennifer Yoffy, Yoffy Press, ebook and printed book
2017 Don’t Smile Photo, Rachael Banks, web
2017 Strant Magazine, Pictures Without Words, Vol. 001, web
2016 Southern Glossary, Issue #3, web and print
2016 Edge of Humanity Magazine, Growing Up Too Fast – A Photographer’s Story, web
2016 Streit House Space, Half Year, Vol. 3, web and print
2016 FotoRoom, Rachael Banks Photographs Her Family and Friends She Can’t Seem to Let Go, web
2016 Strant Magazine, Sad Things by Rachael Banks, web
2016 One Twelve Publishing, Poignant Pic no.3: Rachael Banks, web
2016 Crusade for Art, Focal Point 1.16 + Zines: A Culture of Affordable Sharing and Collecting, web
2016 Southern Glossary, Rachael Banks: Kentucky, Pain of Separation, Family Muse, web
2015 Strange Fire, Q&A: Rachael Banks, web
2015 One Twelve Publishing, Diffusion Annual, web and print
2015 Steadfast Arte, Featured Artist: Rachael Banks, web
2015 TRIP Magazine, Between Home and Here: Rachael Banks, web
2015 Fraction Magazine Japan, seasons change and so do you + I’m not from Here: Rachael Banks, web
2015 Artebella, Daily Archive: Rachael Banks, web
2015 Dodho Magazine, Between Home and Here: Rachael Banks, web
2015 Float Photo Magazine, Portfolio Feature: Rachael Banks, web
2015 BOAAT Press, BOAAT Press Photography Competition: Rachael Banks, web (finalist)
2015 Fraction Magazine, Between Home and Here: Rachael Banks, web
2015 Teaching Photography: Tools for the Imaging Educator, Glenn Rand, et al. Focal Press, book
2014 Creative Boom, Between Home and Here by Texas Photographer Rachael Banks, web
2014 Artebella, Daily Archive: Rachael Banks, web
2014 Feature Shoot, 33 Photographers Reveal Their Definition of Intimacy, web
2014 Light Leaked, Artist Feature: Rachael Banks, web
2014 Beatlands, Interview: Portrait of a Photographer: Interview with Rachael Banks, web
2014 Superstition Review, Issue 13, web
2014 Prism | Photo Magazine, Issue 16, web
2014 POSI+TIVE Magazine, Two-Sided: Rachael Banks, web
2014 Student Creative Arts & Research Symposium, Texas Woman’s University, program
2013 Student Creative Arts & Research Symposium, Texas Woman’s University, program

PRESS

2018 WXOX 97.1 FM, LVA’s Artebella on the Radio, Live radio interview + web stream
2018 The Northerner, FE18 showcases SOTA faculty’s versatility, web
2018 News and Tribune, Carnegie exhibit explores connection between people and their pets, web
2017 Insider Louisville, Louisville photographer Rachael Banks featured on Huffington Post, web
2017 The Northerner, Rachael Banks: Exploring the In-Between, web and print
2017 River City News, On Exhibit: New NKU Faculty Member's Photos, web
2017 San Antonio Current, A Thematic Breakdown of this Year's Fotoseptiembre Photographers and Exhibitions, web
2015 Madison Courier, ‘Human Nature’ on display at Greiner, West Street, web
2015 ARTJOBS, Is it in the nature of humans?, web

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS + WORKSHOPS

2019 Kennedy Heights Arts Center, Teen Artists for Change, Zine Workshop Instructor, Cincinnati, OH
2019 University of Indianapolis, Visiting Artist Lecture and Zine-making Workshop, Indianapolis, IN
2019 Cincinnati Art Museum, Topophilia, Invited Speaker and Panelist, Cincinnati, OH
2019 Northern Kentucky University, Between Home and Here, Invited Speaker, Highland Heights, KY
2018 University of Indiana, Visiting Artist Lecture, Bloomington, IN
2018 Society for Photographic Education Midwest Chapter, Breaking into Academia, University of Kentucky, Invited Panelist, Lexington, KY
2018 Yield Magazine, Snite Museum of Art, Photobook Panel, Invited Speaker, web
2017 Creative Mornings: Louisville Chapter, Cheating Death: Rachael Banks, Speed Art Museum, Invited Speaker, Louisville, KY
2016 Latitude, Black Friday Zine Share, Invited Artist and Speaker, Chicago, IL
2015 Southern Methodist University, Between Home and Here, Invited Speaker, Dallas, TX
2015 Society for Photographic Education Midwest Regional Conference, On Fruited Plains, University of Louisville, Panelist, Louisville, KY
2015 Dallas Public Library, Making Photographs that Don’t Suck, Visiting Artist Lecture and Workshop, Dallas, TX
2014 Society for Photographic Education South Central Regional Conference, Identity, Memory and Place, Middle Tennessee State University, Panelist, Murfreesboro, TN
2014 Navo Middle School, Being a Photographer + Preparing for College, Invited Speaker, Aubrey, TX
2013 Texas Woman’s University, Performance and the Photograph, Invited Speaker, Denton, TX

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA
International Center for Photography Library, New York, NY
Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
Independent Publishing Resource Center, Portland, OR
The City Library, Salt Lake City, UT
Dallas Public Library, Dallas, TX
Joan Flasch Artist Book Collection, Digital Library
The Postcard Collective, Tucson, AR
The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Bloomington, IN
Lansing School of Nursing, Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY

MEMBERSHIPS

Society for Photographic Education, 2009-Present