Kathleen Rabel

Seattle, WA



Kathleen Rabel’s painting, sculpture, and prints are shown internationally and throughout the United States. Rabel was awarded a Fulbright Senior Scholars grant to Portugal, where she created iron sculpture using traditional Portuguese methods. She was an artist-in-residence at the Abbey of San Vincenzo in southern Italy from 1997-2013. She was a co-founder with Stephen Hazel of Seattle’s experimental workshop + = studio blu = +. International exhibitions include Switzerland, Yugoslavia, Japan, China, Korea, Portugal, Italy, Israel, Russia, France, Mexico, and Canada. National exhibitions include Museum of Modern Art, Brooklyn Museum, Walker Art Center, Rhode Island School of Design, Carnegie Institute, Seattle Art Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, and The Henry Gallery at the University of Washington. Rabel’s intaglio work “Paraclete” was acquired by The British Museum for their Collection of 20th Century Prints and Drawings. Selected collections include The British Museum, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Collection of the Vatican, Abbazia di San Vincenzo al Volturno, The Brooklyn Museum, Seattle Art Museum, The Portland Art Museum, Microsoft, and the Cities of Seattle; Kobe, Japan; and Beersheba, Israel.

Banner, etching / woodcut / chine collé, 20″ x 26″
Quince, etching / woodcut / chine collé, 20″ x 22″
Acceleration, etching / woodcut / chine collé, 20″ x 22″