Rachel Barminski Bounds





Exhibitions (selected)    FWAC - Fort Worth Art Collective / FWCAC -Fort Worth Community Arts Center



     Botanical, solo show, June.  Fort Worth, Texas

     Red! group show, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas

     First Show, group show, Stern Contemporary, Santa Fe, New Mexico


      Flight of Fancy, City of Keller, Public Arts Show, Keller Center, Keller, Texas 

      Spring Gallery Show, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas

      The Big Show with FWAC, Artes De La Rosa Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas

      Preview Show for Santa Fe Studio Tour, Santa Fe Community Gallery, Santa Fe, NM


      More than Black and White at Art 7 Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas

      Fall Gallery Night The FWAC at Grackle Art Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas

      Preview Show for Santa Fe Studio Tour, SFU of Art & Design Gallery, Santa Fe, NM


      Gallery 76102 presents The FWAC, Fort Worth, Texas

      Preview Show for Santa Fe Studio Tour, SFU of Art & Design Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

      The Fort Worth Art Collective at The Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas


      2nd Regional Juried Exhibition by Vernon Fisher, Artspace III, Fort Worth, Texas

      Bluebonnet Pop Up with FWArtCollective, Bluebonnet Circle, Fort Worth, Texas

      Monothon Work from 2014 (Group Show), [Artspace] at Untitled, OKC, Oklahoma

      Spring Group Show formaly Pop-up with FWArtCollective, West7, Fort Worth, Texas


     Winter Show, invitational at Fort Worth Community Arts Center (FWCAC), Fort Worth, TX

     FWArtCollective Premier Show for Art7 Gallery, West7th, Fort Worth, TX

     FWArtCollective Pop-up Spring Gallery Night, Race Street, Fort Worth, TX


     FWArtCollective Pop-up Spring Gallery Night, Race Street, Fort Worth, TX


     Solo Show Featured Artist TAC, Awarded First Place by Nancy Whitenach, Fort Worth, TX.

     Trinity River Exhibition, Invitational curated by Anne Allen, FWCAC, Fort Worth, TX


      Hunting Art Prize Finalist, Houston, TX


     Holga in Trier, photographs, Tufa, Trier, Germany

     Commentary, curator Antria Blayton, Fort Worth, TX

     22nd Annual International Exhibition, juror E.A. Yarosz-Ash, Meadows Gallery, Tyler, TX

     New Art 2007, juror Michael Price, MPG Contemporary, Boston, Mass.


     Black Lung I, solo exhibition, Truckee Meadows College, Reno, NV

     Black Lung II, solo exhibition, El Centro College, Dallas, TX

     Black Lung III, solo exhibition, Central College, Peroria, IL

     American 2000 Paper Works Competition, Northwest Art Center, Minot, ND


     New Texas Talent, juror Gail Sachson, Dallas, TX

     In America Now, juror Peter Frank, O’Melveny Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


      Bird, juror Kelly Fearing, Concordia University, Austin, TX

      Mark Making, curator Anne Allen, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX

      Erasing Borders, curator Ronald Watson, AMA, Arlington, TX

      Art in the Metroplex, juror Diane Karp, TCU, Fort Worth, TX


      Art in the Metroplex, juror Luis Jimeniz, TCU, Fort Worth, TX

1999 - 2007

      Insights: Faculty Exhibition, Moudy Art Gallery, TCU, Fort Worth, TX

Oil Painting

Plein aire





Art Installion


Event Planning



Dog feeding

Second guessing





2010 - present

2010 - present

Work experience (recent)


  • Painter, full-time Studio Artist, Fort Worth, TX  since 1998 and Santa Fe, NM since 2015 - present

  • Set Painter, 480, Cliffs of Freedom. Santa Fe

  • Account Executive for Patron Development Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth, TX   5 yrs

  • Guest Services, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX   2 yrs

  • Adjunct Professor of Art, TCU, Fort Worth, TX  10 yrs

  • Associate Curator and Program Coordinator Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX   4 yrs

  • Administrative Assistant Contemporary Art Center of FW, Fort Worth, TX   1 yr


Experience working for non-profit arts organizations successfully performing complex duties including managing databases, hosting International guests, complying histories, and coordinating events.

Experience as a volunteer for Fort Worth Sister Cities, International (Volunteer of the Year 2006),

Youth Orchestra of Greater Fort Worth, EASL – Emergency Artists Support League - and the Leukemia Society.

Life long interest in classical music.

Successfully facilitated numerous International exchanges.

Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas

​1996 - 1998


MFA Painting, Studio Arts Program. Full scholarship with stipend. Gallery Assisant and teaching.

University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

​ - 1995


BFA  Painting and Drawing, Prf.Ed Blackburn.



Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont   March 2003, August 2004