Rachel Hecker recently mounted a solo exhibition at Yours Mine & Ours (New York). She has shown extensively at institutions such as the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Menil Collection and ArtPace, and in commercial and university galleries and alternative spaces throughout the United States. Her work is represented in many private and public collections, including the Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and New Orleans Museums of Art, the Menil Collection, the General Services Administration; and the Federal Reserve Bank in Dallas. Hecker has received critical attention in publications including The Los Angeles Times, Art in America, Art Papers, and ArtReview (London), and BLAU (Berlin). She received a National Endowment for the Arts Award in painting, the inaugural award for “best in show” from the Texas Contemporary Art Fair, and an Artist Award from the American Institute of Architects for her work on civic art projects. In 2013, she was named Texas Artist of the Year by the Art League Houston. She received her BFA in sculpture from Moore College of Art in Philadelphia, and her MFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design. Rachel Hecker lives and works in Houston, TX.