James Rauchman
414 West 121 Street
New York, NY 10027
(212) 662-9329

26 February 1952,
Perth Amboy, NJ

Studio in Antwerp, Belgium and Travel in Europe 1993-94
Columbia University, M.F.A., Painting 1987
Philadelphia College of Art, M.A., Art Education 1980
Goddard College, B.A., Painting 1974

Best Short Documentary, Tallahassee Film Festival 2009
Purchase Prize, Federal Reserve Bank Group Exhibition 1997
Artist's Grant, Pollock-Krasner Foundation 1996-97
Artist's Grants, Artists' Space, New York 1987/1991
Brevoort‑Eickemeyer Scholarship, Columbia University 1986‑87
Residency, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH 1985
Purchase Prize, University of Delaware Biennial Exhibition 1982
Graduate Fellowship, Philadelphia College of Art 1979‑80

Teaching Experience:
North Side Senior Center, Brooklyn, NY, Drawing/Painting, 1990-2005
Presbyterian Senior Services, Brooklyn, NY, Drawing/Painting, 1991-93
Drexel University, Philadelphia, Drawing for Interiors, 1984
Hebrew Day School, Yardley, PA, Elementary Art, 1984
Philadelphia Community College, Drawing I/II, Painting I, 1983-84

Solo Exhibitions:
Chazou Gallery, ‘Cuban Connections’, Kamloops, B.C. 2015
The Interchurch Center, New York, NY 2007
Sugar Bar, New York, NY 2006
The Interchurch Center, New York, NY, 1999
Arsenal Gallery, New York City Parks & Recreation, 1997
Waltuch Gallery, Tenafly, NJ,
International Print Society, New Hope, PA, 1991
Gloucester County College, NJ, 1991
Jewish Community Center, Edison, NJ, 1988
Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia Art Alliance, 1983
Hahnemann Hospital, Philadelphia, 1983
Painted Bride Gallery, Philadelphia, 1979

Selected Group Exhibitions:
“Down the Rabbit Hole”, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2016
“Postcards From the Edge”, Sikkema Jenkins Gallery, NY, NY 2016
“National Juried Show”, First St. Gallery Gallery, NY, NY 2015
“Small Works”, Baruch College Gallery, NY, NY 2015
“Circle The Wagons”, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2015
“Sideshow Nation 3”, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2014
“Beasts and Bodies’, Schema Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2013
“Portraits of Fern”, Norte Maar Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2013
“Small”, Art in Flux Gallery, Harlem, NY 2012
“GE’s PRIDE Month Art Exhibit”, GE Headquarters, Fairfield, Ct. 2012
“Metamorphosis” , Poet’s Den Gallery, Manhattan, NY 2012
“Mic Check” Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2012
“ It’s All Good”, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2011
“Art Actually,” Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation, NY 2008
“What’s in a Face,” Brik Gallery, Catskill, New York 2007
“Travel Stories,” Ninth Havana Biennial Collateral Exhibition, Havana, Cuba 2006
Second Annual JFVS Art Show, Edison, NJ 2006
“Me, Myself, and I: Looking at Portraiture,” CRG Gallery, New York, NY 2003
“Benefit Exhibition,” A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY 2002
“Summer Invitational,” The Painting Center, New York, NY 2001
“Paper Pots III,” John Elder Gallery, New York, NY 2001
“Paper Pots II,” John Elder Gallery, New York, NY 1999
“Realism?,” DFN Gallery, New York, NY 1998
“Artists of the Second District,” Lower Manhattan Cultural Council 1997
“Paper Pots,” Peter Joseph Gallery, New York, NY 1995
“Corporate Acquisitions,” Bristol-Myer-Squibb, Princeton, NJ 1992
Lorraine Kessler Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY 1992
Philippe Staib Gallery, New York, NY 1991
Three Person Show, Bachelier‑Cardonsky Gallery, Kent, CT 1990
“Abstractions,” St. Lifer Art Exchange, Summit, NJ 1989
Two Person Show, Bachelier‑Cardonsky Gallery, Kent, CT 1988
“10 Year Retrospective,” Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia 1988
“Master of Fine Arts Exhibition,” Columbia University, New York 1987
“Against the Grain,” Pleiades Gallery, New York (Peter Plagens, juror) 1986
“Pennsylvania Artist Educators,” Wm Penn Museum, Harrisburg, PA 1984
“Ellarslie Open III,” The Trenton City Museum, NJ 1984
“Winter Art Exhibit,” Fred Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia 1984
“20th Biennial Exhibition,” University of Delaware, Newark, DE 1982
“Art at Fairmount,” Fairmount Institute, Philadelphia 1982 
“Pennsylvania Artists,” Freedman Gallery, Albright College 1982
“Challenge Exhibition,” Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia 1981
“New Talent,” Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia 1981
“On the Road,” Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia 1981
“Introduction:  Fine Art,” A.J. Wood Gallery, Philadelphia 1980
“Juried Exhibition,” Philadelphia Art Alliance 1980

Documentary Video:
“The Tomatoes of Discord” 2007
Woodstock Film Festival, Woodstock, NY 2007
“No Rum or Cigars,” Oak Hall School Gallery, Gainesville FL 2007
“Flowers for San Lazaro” Woodstock Film Festival, Woodstock, NY 2008
Mostra de Cinema e Religião (9th Religious Film Festival), Sao Paulo, Brazil 2009
Kent Film Festival, Kent, CT 2009
Chicago Latino Film Festival 2009
Videofest 2009—Labor and Dreams—Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco 2009
Tallahassee Film Festival (Best Short Documentary Award) 2009

Selected Collections:
Barnard College, New York, NY  
Bristol‑Myers‑Squibb Corporation, Princeton, NJ  
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ  
Federal Reserve Bank of New York  
Fidelity Bank, Philadelphia, PA  
Jewish Center of Greater Philadelphia, Klein Branch, Philadelphia, PA  
University of Delaware, Newark, DE  

Reviews and Published References to Work:
Posit Magazine. Posit 4, Nov. 2014
Philadelphia College of Art, catalog, 1972, photograph, page 21
The 20th University of Delaware Biennial Exhibition Catalog, 1980, photograph, page 17
The Freelance Monitor: A Visual Arts Magazine, Issue #1, Oct/Nov 1980, “Introduction: Fine Art '80,” photograph, page 5
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Jul 17, 1981, “Locks Gallery Scores Again As Talent Scout,”
Critic: Victoria Donohoe, page 32
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Oct 30, 1981, “Challenge Exhibit at Fliesher Art Memorial,”
Critic: Victoria Donohoe, page 24
Philadelphia College of Art, catalog, 1982-1983, “Profile: James Rauchman, class'80, Painter,” page 102
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Mar 28, 1982, “An Exhibit Enlivened by a Critic's Choice,” Critic: Victoria Donohoe, page 16
The Trenton Signal, Mar 6, 1984, “Self Portrait Show More than Just Pretty Images,”
Critic: Jennifer Cardonick, page 12
The Newark Sunday Star Ledger, Aug 13, 1989, “Year-Old Summit gallery woos business without succumbing to blandness,” article by Eileen Watkins, page 18
Taconic News, Oct 24, 1990, “Beyond Town and Country Show at Kent Gallery,” page 7
Art Now Gallery Guide, Sep 1992, “From the Studio: Highlighting James Rauchman,” page 10
Reader's Digest, Oct 1998, featured on back cover, “American Artists”
Columbia University Record, Apr 23, 1999, “In Praise of Riverside Park - Two Exhibits at Interchurch Center,” photograph, page 4
The Print Club of New York Newsletter, Winter 2003, “James Rauchman Print Supports The Riverside Park Fund,” article by Gillian Hannum, page 5
Las Noticias, Publicado por El Daily Freeman Semenal, Oct 9-15, 2007, “Arranca el Festival de Cine: Tomatoes of Discord, directed by James Rauchman,” page 16
Blogstock: Live from the Woodstock Film Festival, Oct 12, 2007, “Short Docs: Around the World in 70 Minutes”
Filmmaker, the Magazine of Independent Film on the Web, Spring, 2008,Filmmaker's Blog:Oct 12, 2007.
Gay City News, Mar 27-Apr 2, 2008, “Painting Cuba: Artist James Rauchman Gets Personal with Portraits of Gay Life in Havana,” article and interview by Christopher Murray, pages 8-9., Mar 27, 2008, “Queer Eye for the Cuban Male Hustler.”

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