Rachel Sousa

The Doors of Make Room, Ben’s Chili Bowl 1213 U Street NW, Washington D.C. (September 13-28th) Public art commission awarded by Make Room, the nation's leading nonprofit organization working to address the rental housing crisis in America. Chosen as one of eleven artists commissioned to paint a distinctive fiberglass door to be exhibited as part of a public art project during National Month For Renters. The completed works will be on display on the streets of the nation's capital in 11 different public and private spaces, including high tourist and/or traffic locations, to bring awareness to the topic of accessible housing. 

Sing for Hope, Duane Park (Hudson St. & Duane St.), NYC (June 6-24, 2018)*  
Designed and painted an upright piano, shared in one of the world's largest public art events. Fifty pianos are placed outdoors, throughout all five boroughs, to be enjoyed by the public. At the end of the summer, each piano will find a permanent home in a public school. Sousa's piano will be housed at I.S. 285, in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Flatbush Fest, BKLYN COMMONS, 495 Flatbush Avenue, NYC (June 9, 2017)
Exhibition of photography, paintings, pillows, and prints during an opening night celebration, showcasing local entrepreneurs, musicians, and artists

The Other Festival, 6 Saint Johns Lane, NYC (June 11, 2016)
Exhibition of paintings, pillows, and prints at a conference showcasing female entrepreneurs, makers and creators

Calacarte, Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico (August 8, 2014)
Exhibition and public art auction to benefit La Calaca Festival in San Miguel de Allende, MX

Private Salon Exhibition, 5 Animas, Centro, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico (August 4, 2014)
Exhibition of paintings, prints and mixed media in a solo exhibition

NYC Night on Nantucket Lightship to Improve Women's Health in Nicaragua (October 15, 2013)
Exhibition of print for auction in a group show

Seven Seas Gallery, 46 Center Street, Nantucket, MA (July - October, 2011)
Exhibition of prints on canvas and limited edition pillow designs

KiptonART Rising 2011, KiptonART Access Space, 75 Wall Street, NYC (November, 2010)
Exhibition of paintings and prints in finalists' group show

KiptonART Rising 2011, Andrew Martin Showroom, 979 Third Avenue, NYC (October, 2010)
Exhibition of paintings and prints in finalists' group show

Housing Works, Chelsea Flagship, 143 West 17th Street, NYC (September, 2010)
Exhibition of painting for auction in a group show

Lewis Latimer Art & Jazz Festival, NYC (November 14, 2002)
Exhibition of paintings in a group show

Construction Company, NYC (December 8 - January 17, 2001/02)
Exhibition of mix media works in a group show

Popular Culture Association Conference 2000, New Orleans, LA  (April 19 - 22, 2000)
Photographic series used for a slide presentation on body art

The Crest Hardware Show, NYC (May 23 - July 3, 1998)
Exhibition of sculpture in a group show