Rachael Speirs, C.V

Awards and Grants:
Craft Ontario, Helen Frances Gregor Award for Textile Art, 2021
Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Artist Project Grant, 2021 
First Prize, Best in Show, Cabbage Town Show and Sale, 2021
Riverdale Art Walk, Best Mixed Media Award, 2015
Toronto Arts Council, Level One Visual Arts Grant, 2013
Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Artist Project Grant, 2013
One of a Kind Show New Artisan Grant, 2011
McDonald Porter Dress Special Award, Cabbagetown Show and Sale, 2011
 
Press and Publications:
All She Makes Magazine, 3rd Edition, Double Page Spread Artist Feature. 2021
Curated collection; Altered Landscape, Pennylane Shen. Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, 2021
Curated collection; A Perfect Mix, Danielle Krysa (Jealous Curator). Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, 2021
Bohemianizm, Art From Rachael Speirs, July 2015
Canada Arts Connect, Massive Fabric Collages and Fairy Tales: An Interview with Toronto-based Artist Rachael Speirs, April 2014
Blog TO, 5 Must See Installations at Come Up To My Room 2013, January 2013
Views On Canadian Art, Toronto Design At The Gladstone Hotel: CUTMR, January 2013
Torontoist: Gladstone Hotel Unveils Come Up To my Room 2013. January 2013
The Red Parka Diaries, Illustration Crush-Rachael Speirs , May 2013
A Beautiful Mess, 10 Things I Love Sunday, July 2010
 
 Selected Shows and Exhibitions:
2021
Art Gallery Mississauga Annual Juried Exhibition, (Mississauga)
Craft Ontario Awards Exhibition, Craft Ontario Gallery (Toronto)
Impact: Juried Exhibition (Toronto)
Mothra Artist Residence, Artscape Gibraltar Point (Toronto)
The Artist Project, (Online)
Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, (Online and in person, Stackt Market)
Blue Crow Gallery, Annual Group Show (Toronto)
Art Quarters Gallery, Group Show (Toronto)
Cabbagetown Art Show and Sale (Toronto)
Art Gallery of Hamilton Annual Art Sale (Online)

2020
The Artist Project, Better Living Centre, Toronto
Art Gallery of Hamilton, Annual Show and Sale, Hamilton Ontario
Toronto Outdoor Art Fair (online), Toronto
Riverdale Art Walk (online), Toronto

2019
Oakville Art in The Park, Oakville
Riverdale Art Walk, Toronto
The Textile Show, Gerrard Art Space, Toronto

2017
Solo Exhibition, Meet Your Maker Gallery, Stratford. 
 
2015
Queen West Art Crawl, Toronto
Oakville Art In the Park, Oakville
Toronto Art Walk, Toronto
Riverdale Art Walk, Toronto
 
2014
Cabbagetown Show and Sale, Toronto
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto
 
2013
Come Up To My Room 2013, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto
 
2012
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto
Cabbagetown Show and Sale, Toronto
Queen West Art Crawl, Toronto
Illuminated Bones, Solo Exhibit, Love of Mine, Toronto
 
2011
Hard Twist, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto
Solo Exhibit, Arts on Queen, Toronto
Queen West Art Crawl, Toronto
'Fabricate' Group Show, Meredith Keith Gallery, Toronto
Cabbagetown Show and Sale, Toronto
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto
'Scraps´ Solo Exhibit, Gladstone Hotel Art Bar
Riverdale Art Walk, Toronto
Group Show, Freedom Clothing Collective, Toronto
The One of a Kind Show, Toronto
 
2010
Queen West Art Crawl, Toronto

Galleries:
Meredith Keith Gallery, Bracebridge, Ontario.

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