SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2023 Smoke the Moon Gallery, Art Bazaar, Santa Fe, NM

2023 Smoke the Moon Gallery, Art Bazaar, Santa Fe, NM

2022 Terraine, Santa Fe, NM Juror: Nina Mastrangelo

2022 Online Exhibition, Mixed Tape, Cultivate Gallery

2022 Smoke the Moon Gallery, Art Bazaar, Santa Fe, NM

2022 Inpost Artspace, Albuquerque to Ukraine Benefit, Albuquerque, NM

2022 Title Gallery, Color Aberrations

2021 Online Exhibition

2021 Site: Brooklyn Gallery, Shape In All It's Forms, Brooklyn, NY, Juror: Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

2021 Center for Contemporary Arts, CCAN 2021, Abilene, TX, Juror: Liz Trosper

2020 Online Exhibition, Choreography In Time And Space, Between the rails in the west

2020 Inpost, Cold Sweat, Rita Bard, Loc Huynh, Laura Wacha, Albuquerque, NM

2020  Ely Center of Contemporary Art, What Surrounds, New Haven, CT

2020 Axle Contemporary, Drawing and Driving, Santa Fe, NM

2020 Flynndog Gallery, Inside the Dollhouse: A Tale of Whimsy and Feminine Myth, Burlington, VT

2020 La Sala Gallery, Under The Influences, Galisteo, NM

2018 Superfine! 2018, Washington, D.C.

2018 Respiration, Aqua Regia, Santa Fe, NM

2018 La Sala Gallery, Best Seat in the House Show with 30 New Mexico artists, Galisteo, NM

2018 Artspace Gallery, Language of Perception, three person show with Douglas Degges, Maureen O'Leary, and Rita Bard, Loveland, CO

2017 University of Texas at Tyler, 32nd Annual International Exhibition, Juror: Ken Little, Tyler, Texas

2017 Art.i.fact, Taking Back Orange, Santa Fe, NM

2017 Axle Contemporary, Local Color, Santa Fe, NM

2016 Art's Birthday, Santa Fe (first ever), Santa Fe, NM

2016 Santa Fe Collective, Santa Fe, NM

2015 (re)LAUNCH, Offroad Productions, Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe Collective, Santa Fe, NM

2015 My Spirit Animal, Santa Fe Collective, Santa Fe, NM

2014 Art Mechanics and Repair Shop, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

2012 LaGrange National XXVII Biennial, LaGrange Art Museum, Juror: Dr. Robert. Steele, Lagrange, Georgia

2011 Galleri Urbane, Aqua Art Fair, Miami, FL

2011 LAUNCH PROJECTS, interference, Rita Bard, Jamie Hamilton, Lucrecia Troncoso, Santa Fe, NM

2011 EDGE ZONES, southern mix, group exhibition, curated by Charo Oquet, Miami, FL

2010 EDGE ZONES, duodecad, group exhibition, curated by Charo Oquet, Miami, FL

2010 LAUNCH PROJECTS, group exhibition, Santa Fe, NM

2010 ART Santa Fe , Santa Fe, NM

2009 Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

2009 ART Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

2009 Victoria Price Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM

2009 texas national 2009 - Juror: Mel Chin, Nacogdoches, TX

2009 postcards from the edge, New York, NY

2008 Victoria Price Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM

2008 postcards from the edge, New York, NY

2008 mind the gap, Eight Modern, Santa Fe, NM

2008 texas national 2008 - Juror: Roger Shimomura, Nacogdoches, TX

2007 postcards from the edge, New York, NY

2006 reflections, Museum of Art, Las Cruces, NM

2006 postcards from the edge, New York, NY

2006 outnumbered, Jack Rabbit Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

2006 Works on Paper Gallery, Santa Fe, N

2005 New Mexico Printmakers Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2005 arts feast, Jack Rabbit Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

2005 hand-pulled prints, Joe Basiste Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2005 8 x 8, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

2004 New Mexico Printmakers Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2004 8 x 8, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

2002 100 Market Street Gallery, Portsmouth, NH

2002 Round Table Gallery and Book Store, Ogunquit, ME

2002 BFA Show, Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, ME

2002 portland atlas project, Portland, ME

2002 annual Boston printmakers Juried Show, Boston, MA

2002 annual juried spring show, Ogunquit, ME


SELECTED SOLO AND TWO-PERSON SHOWS

2019 • Seriously Funny, Artifact, Santa Fe, NM

2010 • War Paintings, Box Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2009 • Strange Beauty, Center For Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

2008 •   The Singular/The Eternal. Victoria Price, Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM

2006 •   BearableLightness, solo exhibition at the Works on Paper Gallery, Santa Fe, NM


SELECTED PRESS

•  Brian Slattery, "What Surrounds and Ready Familiar," New Haven Independent, 2019

•   McLister, Iris McLister, "Out of their heads: "The Kinesphere of You and Me," Pasatiempo, The New Mexican, 2017  

•   Jan Ernst Adlmann, "life on the assemblage line - summoning up Santa Fe's found-object  artists," Santafean Magazine, 2011

•   Kathryn M. Davis, "War Paintings," Art Ltd, 2011

•   Hammond, Harmony "War Paintings," Journal North, 2010

•   Kathryn M. Davis, "War Paintings at Box Gallery," THE Magazine, 2010

•   Arp Tyler, "War Paintings at Box Gallery," Santa Fe Reporter Picks, 2010  

•   Marin Sardy,"Rita Bard War Paintings at Box Gallery art Preview," Santafean Magazine,

•   Michael Abatemarco,"Business is only part of our business," Pasatiempo, The New Mexican, 2010 

•  Michael Abatemarco, "strange beauty," Pasatiempo, The New Mexican, 2009   

•   Kim Russo, "Back and Forth," Journal North, 2009  

•   Kathleen Roberts, "Imagination Overdrive," Journal Santa Fe, 2008 

•   Leanne Goebel, "mind the gap," Excerpt from Eight Modern Gallery, 2008

•   Meghan Ferguson, "mind the gap, Rita Bard," Visual Blender Blog , 2008



EDUCATION

2002

   •   BFA, Printmaking, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME, Awarded 2013

   •   Apprenticeship, Art Glass Design, Theory and Praxis of Stained Glass Window Manufacturing, Staatliche Glasfachschule, Hadamar, Germany



Works in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Born in Kentucky, USA

copyright Rita Bard 2022