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painter , photographer , visual artist

Barbara Gail Rachko, American visual artist, painter, photographer. License commercial pilot and Boeing 727 flight engineer. Recipient Lenore Sagan Visual Arts award, Joyce Dutka Arts Foundation, New York City, 2009; Contemporary Art Network fellowship, New York City, 2007, grants, Templar Trust, Liechtenstein, and the Midtown West Arts Association, 2009-2010.

Background

Rachko, Barbara Gail was born on January 22, 1953 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of George and Dorothy Barbara (King) Rachko.

Education

Bachelor, University Vermont, 1975.

Career

Lieutenant United States Navy, 1983-1989, lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1989—2000, Commander United States Naval Reserve, 2000-2003, retired United States Naval Reserve, 2003.

Achievements

  • License commercial pilot and Boeing 727 flight engineer.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Capitol Hill Art League, Washington, 1992, Cunneen-Hackett Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1993, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia, 1993, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1994, Howard Community College, Columbia, Maryland, 1995, Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York, 1995, 479 Gallery, New York City, 1996, Watchung (New Jersey) Arts Center, 1996, School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, 1996, Brewster Arts, New York City, 1996, Doll Andstadt Gallery, Burlington, Vermont, 1998, Mercedes-Benz Manhattan Artspace, New York City, 1998, Broadway Windows, New York City, 1998, Park Avenue Atrium, New York City, 1999, La MaMa, La Galleria, New York City, 2000, Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia, 2001, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 2004, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Hackensack, New Jersey, 2004, Cambridge (Massachusetts) Multicultural Art Center, 2004, Loyola University Chicago, 2005, Blackstone River Gallery, Woonsocket, Rhode Island, 2005, Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 2005, Artspace, Richmond, Virginia, 2005, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, New York, 2006. Capital One Art Gallery, McLean, VA, 2007. New Art Center, New York City, 2008.

      Art at First, New York City, 2008. Himachal Pradesh Garcia Gallery, New York City, 2009-2010, numerous group exhibits including most recently Brewster Arts Limited, New York City, 1996-2000, The Art Alliance, New York City, 1996-2003, Aljira, Newark, 2000, Polish Consulate, New York City, 2000, Touchstone Gallery, Washington, 2000, Steve Stein Gallery, Sherman Oaks, California, 2000-2001, Gallery Bergelli, Larkspur, California, 2000-2003, KL Fine Arts, Highland Park, Illinois, 1999, 2000, 01, Boston Corporation Art, 2001-2003, Margeaux Kurtie Modern Art, Madrid, New Mexico, 2002-2005, Padulo Longstreth & Goldberg, Naples, Florida, since 2002, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, 2002, Suffolk (Louisiana) Museum, 2002, Ellipse Art Center, Arlington, Virginia, 2002, City Without Walls, Newark, 2000, 02, Seton Hall University, Newark, 2002, La Mama La Galleria, New York City, 2002, Kyoritsu Women's College, Tokyo, Japan, 2003, Monique Goldstrom, New York City, 2003, Phyllis Weil & Colonel, New York City, 2003, University Rhode Island, Kingston, 2003, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, 2003, Hudson Gall., Sylvania, Ohio, 2003-2007, Southwest State University, Marshall, Minnesota, 2003, Santa Fe Community College, 2003, 04, 05, 1212 Gall.

      Burlingame California, 2003, 04, 05, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, 2004, Paul Mellon Arts Center, Wallingford, Connecticut, 2004, Herspace, W. Longbranch, New Jersey, 2004, 05, The College New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, 2004, Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, New York., 2004, Exit Art, New York City, 2004, Art Basel, Miami Beach, Florida, 2004-2005, Artway Gallery, Brampton, Ontario, 2004, ArtistsSpace, New York, 2004, Old Church Cultural Center School of Art, Demarest, New Jersey, 2004, Hefton-Page Fine Art (formerly Artstruck Galler, Blue Ridge, Georgia, 2006-2008, Gallery Z, Providence, Rhode Island, 2005-2006, Park Art, New York, 2005, Art Haus, San Francisco, 2005, A Space Gallery, Brooklyn, 2005, Dowling College, Oakdake, New York, 2006, Visual Arts Center New Jersey, Summit, 2006,2008, Longstretch Goldberg, Naples, Florida, 2002-2010, New Art Center, New York City, 2008-2010, 1212 Gallery, Burlingame, California, 2003-2009, Islip Art Museum, 2007, Broome Street Gallery, New York City, 2007. Micro Mus, Brooklyn, 2008.

      Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey, 2008. Artwell Gallery, Torington, CT, 2008. Hollis Taggart Gallleries, New York City, 2009.

      Rogue Space, New York City, 2009. Jacob Javits Center, New York City, 2009. Himachal Pradesh Garcia Gallery, New York City, 2009 -.

      James Gallery, Pittsburgh, 2010. Betty Dare Art Galllery, Chicago, 2010. The Guild of Creative Art, Shrewsbury, New Jersey, 2010.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant United States Navy, 1983-1989, Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, since 1989. Member National Artists Equity Association, National Association Women Artists, KnickerbockArtists (associate), Allied Artists of America (associate), Oil Pastel Association, Organisation of Indiana Artists, Maryland. Pastel Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, collecting Mexican and Guatemalan art, films, swimming.

Connections

Married Bryan C. Jack, June 16, 2001 (deceased September 11, 2001).

father:
George Rachko

mother:
Dorothy Barbara (King) Rachko

spouse:
Bryan C. Jack