Beach Blowout

Juried Members’ Showcase Exhibition

July 1, 2018 - January 6, 2019

Rehoboth Beach Municipal Building

Opening Reception: Friday, July 6, 2018 | 5-7 pm | Rehoboth Municipal Building

About the Exhibition

The City of Rehoboth Beach has generously asked RAL member artists to adorn the second floor gallery space of their new Municipal Building. This juried exhibition offers big, bold, colorful artworks inspired by our coastal region. The juror for this exhibition was Rebecca Raubacher.

Participating Artists: Tish Brey – Peter Emanuel – Andy Gordon – Denise Hooe – Susan Keller – Joseph Kelly
 Lesley McCaskill – Elizabeth Miceli – Karash Payne -Jim Rehak – Maurice Sevigny 

About the Juror

Rebecca Raubacher graduated from Maryland College of Art and Design with a Certificate of Fine Arts and from Delaware State University with a Bachelor of Science in Art Education, both with honors. After graduation, the Delaware State Arts Council awarded her a Fellowship for Painting and over the years her work has received awards and recognition from numerous sources including Howard Fox –curator at Hirshhorn Museum; Nancy Hoffman of Nancy Hoffman Gallery; David Tannous of Art in America; Grace Glueck art critic for the New York Times; Townsend Wolfe Art Director, the Arkansas Arts Center; Susan Krane, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, the High Museum of art; and Patterson Sims, curator from the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Raubacher has had several solo exhibitions in public and commercial spaces, most recently a retrospective, Rebecca Raubacher-Drawings and Paintings 1975 to Present, at the Rehoboth Art League in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Other solo exhibitions include those at the Delaware Contemporary (formerly the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts); the State Arts Council Gallery, Delaware Division of the Arts; the Blue Streak Gallery in Wilmington, Delaware; the Leslie Cecil Gallery, New York City; the Delaware Agricultural Museum and The Schwartz Center for the Arts, both Dover, Delaware; and the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. She has participated in various international exhibitions such as The Face at the Arkansas Arts Center with curator Townsend Wolfe, and the Kokeshi Invitational Exhibition in Shiroishi, Miyagi, Japan. She was featured in, Seven Defining Women in the Arts with curator J. Susan Isaacs at Delaware Contemporary.

Raubacher’s work is in many private, corporate and public collections. These include: The Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New York in Purchase, New York; The United States Embassy Collection and the NYEX Corporation, both New York City; Bank of America, Charlotte, North Carolina and Dover, Delaware; the State of Delaware Division of Libraries and Delaware State University. The artist lives and works in Delaware.