R a c h e l M a t o s

A r t i s t - P a i n t e r

E D U C A T I O N

2 0 1 1: Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.

2 0 0 8-0 9-1 0: Recipient of the art and art history grant

E X H I B I T S

2 0 0 6: Beaux Arts 56th Annual Student Artist Showcase, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Miami, Florida.

2 0 0 6-2 0 0 7: Secme National Student Competition, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.

2 0 0 7: Fourth Annual Student Art Exhibition Creative Visions 2007, Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum Florida International University, Miami, Florida

2 0 0 7: Annual Congressional Art Competition: An Artistic Discovery, Cannon Tunnel of the U.S Capitol, Washington D.C

2 0 0 8: Collaborated Student Exhibition, The William and Nancy Oliver Gallery, Tampa, Florida

2 0 1 0: 10th Annual American Juried Art, Frost Line Gallery, Online

2 0 1 0: " So You Think You Can Paint", Center Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

2 0 1 0: Intermittent Dreams, West Tampa Center for the Arts, Tampa, Florida.

2 0 1 0: Bacchanalia 3: Forever Full, The William and Nancy Oliver Gallery, Tampa, Florida.

2 0 1 0: Ybor Art in the Park, Ybor City, Tampa, Florida.

2 0 1 1: Cluster Fluff, Gallery 102, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

2 0 1 1: SHE, William and Nancy Oliver Gallery, Tampa, Florida 

2 0 1 2: Collaboration, Romero and Hidalgo Gallery, Miami, Florida 

2 0 1 3: RAW, Discovery, LMNT Gallery, Wyndwood, Miami, Florida

2 0 1 3: Downtown Art Days, Balans Restaurant, Brickell, Florida

2 0 1 3: RAW, Directors pick, LMNT, Wyndwood, Florida

2 0 1 3: Art Basel Showcase, The Factory Company, Wyndwood 

H O N O R S

2 0 0 2: Finalist in the Coconut Grove Art Festival Student Competition, Miami, Florida

2 0 0 6: 2nd place winner in the secme competition, Atlanta, Georgia

2 0 0 6: Finalist in the Beaux 56th annual student Artist Showcase, Miami, Florida

2 0 0 7: 1st place winner of the Fourth Annual Art Exhibition “Creative Vision 2007”, Miami, Fl

2 0 0 7: Winner of the Annual Congressional Art Competition: An Artistic Discovery, Washington D.C

2 0 1 0: Third place runner up, "So You Think You Can Paint", Center Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa,Florida

2 0 1 0: Winner of the Jerry’s Artarama pastel competition.

2 0 1 0: Honorable Mention, “Whos Creative? 2”, Art Creations Magazine

2 0 1 2: Finalist for the MIller Lite Expressa Tu Pasion Design Contest 

C O M M I S S I O N S 

2 0 0 9: New York Sky Line, South Beach Miami Florida, Juan Rivera, Miami, Florida

2 0 1 0: Sunflower Love, Tampa Florida, Britanny Castelamare, Tampa

2 0 1 1: His Power, Tampa, Florida, Sebastian Maurice, Tampa

2 0 1 2: Claudia, Miami, Florida, Claudia Epps, Miami

W O R K  H I S T O R Y

Summer 2 0 0 7: Coaches Corner, Miami Florida - graphic designer

Summer 2 0 0 8: Coaches Corner, Miami Florida - graphic designer

Summer 2 0 0 9: Coaches Corner, Miami Florida - graphic designer/Secretary

2 0 1 0: Volunteer at Community Stepping Stones, Sulphur Springs – Art Teacher

2 0 1 2: Michaels Arts and Crafts Store, Miami - Main Art Instructor 

 

 

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