C.V.

Rachel Boillot


Education

2014 Duke University Durham, NC

Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts, May 2014

2010 Tufts University Medford, MA

Bachelor of Arts, May 2010

School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) Boston, MA

Bachelor of Fine Arts, May 2010


Selected Exhibitions

2021

Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South The Windgate Museum of at Hendrix College Conway, AR

Pictures of Us: Southern Portraits The Do Good Fund Gallery, Columbus, GA

Big Town, Small City MVA Arts Gallery, Bethlehem, PA

Unveiled: The Watkins College of Art at Belmont University Leu Art Gallery, Nashville, TN

2020

Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South Hunter Museum Chattanooga, TN

2019

Moon Shine: Photographs of the Cumberland Plateau Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR (solo show)

Moon Shine: Photographs of the Cumberland Plateau Gammill Gallery at the University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS (solo show)

Louisville Photo Biennial Louisville, KY

Appalachia aff Galerie, Berlin, Germany

Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South Gregg Museum of Art + Design, Raleigh, NC

Positive/Negative Juried Exhibition Slocumb Gallery at East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Tangibility of Faith Tipton Gallery at East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

2018

Moon Shine: Photographs of the Cumberland Plateau New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, LA (solo show)

Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC

The 5th Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography Barcelona, Spain

Photography Comes First and Language Follows Watkins College of Art, Nashville, TN

Slow Exposures: Celebrating Photography of the Rural South Annual Photography Festival, Zebulon, GA

24th Annual Juried Members’ Exhibition Griffin Museum of Photography, Concord, MA

2017

Down the Valley Lincoln Memorial University Art Center, Cumberland Gap, TN

There’s Content The Rubenstein Library at Duke University, Durham, NC

North Carolina: A Sense of Home The Bascom Center for Visual Arts, Highlands, NC

Southern Accent Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY

The Female Lens: Photography from the Do Good Fund Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA

2016

Southern Accent Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC

Post Script Half King Gallery, New York, NY (solo show)

Where We Live: Photographs of North Carolina The Rubenstein Library at Duke University, Durham, NC

Silent Ballad Lincoln Memorial University Art Center, Cumberland Gap, TN (solo show)

Post Script Amery A. Wallace Gallery, SUNY Westbury, Westbury, NY (solo show)

Pictures of Us: the Do Good Fund Collection Lyndon House Foundation for the Arts, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2015

ReGeneration 3 Museo de Amparo, Puebla, Mexico

Silent Ballad Framer’s Corner Gallery, Carrboro, NC (solo show)

Southern Exposure Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN

Unbound 4 Candela Books + Gallery, Richmond, VA

The Do Good Fund Collection Greensboro Gallery, Greensboro, AL

ReGeneration 3 Musée de l’Élysée, Lausanne, Switzerland

SPE Juried Caucus Exhibition University of Central Florida Art Gallery, Orlando, FL

SPE Juried Caucus Exhibition Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

Behind the Lens: Women Photographers on Appalachia and the South

Tipton St Gallery, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

2014

Picture Books Power Plant Gallery, Durham, NC

Ain’t Bad at Art Now Morris Museum, Augusta, GA

InFocus Juried Exhibition of Self-Published PhotoBooks Phoenix Art Museum,

Phoenix, AZ

Southeast Arts Summit Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

Post Script Cassilhaus Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC (solo show)

Variable Imprints Power Plant Gallery, Durham, NC


Publications­ and Selected Bibliography

2019

Moon Shine: Photographs of the Cumberland Plateau Daylight Books

2018

Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South Exhibit Catalog, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art

Hawkins, Nicole. “The Curator’s Choice: Rachel Boillot.” Ain’t Bad Magazine Issue No. 13

2016

Ryder, Katie. “The Elderly Bearers of a Folk-Music Tradition in Rural Tennessee.” The New Yorker magazine’s Photo Booth blog. May 22, 2016.

Stroud, Emily. “Photography book by LMU Art Professor tells an important story.” WBIR Knoxville NBC News. May 16, 2016.

Stasio, Frank. “Where We Live: Photography Between Decades.” The State of Things, WUNC North Carolina Public Radio. April 28, 2016.

Rosenberg, David. “The Disappearing Post Offices of the Rural South.” Slate Magazine’s Behold blog, April 3, 2016.

Southern Accent Exhibit Catalog, Nasher Museum of Art

2015

Simmons, Morgan. “Cumberland Trail’s Sandrock Recordings anlike any in world.” Knoxville News Sentinel, December 20, 2015, Page 1A.

Parry, Hannah. “Photographer Rachel Boillot documents disappearance of the USPS.” Daily Mail UK, September 27, 2015.

Silent Ballad Limited Edition Hardcover Publication, Edition of 50

Regeneration 3 Skira Rizzoli Publishing, Milan, Italy

Memory Papersafe Issue No. 4, CatLabs, Boston, MA (cover image)

Behind the Lens: Women Photographers on Appalachia and the South

ETSU exhibit catalogue (cover image)

2014

Simmons, Morgan. “Music of the Cumberlands: Photographer, 27, Captures Old Timers.”

The Knoxville News Sentinel, July 7, 2014, Page 1A

Stasio, Frank. “Photographer Documents Post Offices Closings Across Rural South.” The State of Things, WUNC North Carolina Public Radio. May 13, 2014

Post Script Limited Edition Hardcover Publication, Edition of 100