EDUCATION 
Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, MFA in Visual Arts
Art Academy of Los Angeles, Atelier in Figure Drawing and Painting
University of Nebraska at Kearney, BFA in Visual Communications, Minor in Art History

CURRENT & UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS and TALKS (* denotes solo show)

The Art of Healing: Curing through Creativity. Vanderbilt University Curb Center for the Art, Health and Public Policy. Nashville, Tennessee.

Things Unseen: Biennial National Juried Exhibition. Gainesville Fine Arts Association Gallery. Gainesville, Florida.

2022 Center for Contemporary Arts Exhibition. The Center for Contemporary Arts. Abilene, Texas.

2022 Artists Who Teach National Exhibition. Fayetteville State University. Fayetteville, North Carolina.

13th Annual Figurative Drawing and Painting Exhibition. Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna University. Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2022
Scanxiety: Life Between the Scans. Nicolas Street Gallery. Hot Shops Art Center, Omaha, Nebraska.

2021
The Many Faces of NF. CHI Health Good Samaritan Hospital, Kearney, Nebraska.
The Many Faces of NF. Liberty City Hall, Liberty, Missouri.
Neurofibromatosis: A Portrait of Nebraska. Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, Nebraska.
The Many Faces of NF. Stocksdale Art Gallery, William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri.

2020
Neurofibromatosis and a Portrait of 1 in 3000. Lied Art Gallery. Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska.

2019
The Many Faces of NF. Carnegie Arts Center. Alliance, Nebraska. 
The Many Faces of NF. Hibbing Community College. Hibbing, Minnesota.
Neurofibromatosis: The People. Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, Missouri. 

2018
The Many Faces of NF. Farell Education Center, Washington University Medical School. St. Louis, Missouri. 
The Many Faces of Neurofibromatosis. Norfolk Arts Center. Norfolk, Nebraska.
The Many Faces of NF. Governor's Mansion. Lincoln, Nebraska.
Sponsored by the Nebraska Arts Council.

2017
The Many Faces of NF. Bryan Medical Center. Lincoln, Nebraska. 
Portrait of a Disorder: Neurofibromatosis. Kansas City Artist Coalition Underground Gallery. Kansas City, Missouri. 

2016
Portrait of a Disorder: Neurofibromatosis. Lied Art Gallery. Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska.

2015
The Many Faces of NF. Criss Osborne Gallery, University of Nebraska - Omaha, Omaha. Nebraska. In partnership with UNO's Service Learning Academy, UNO's English Department and the Children's Tumor Foundation.

2014
The Many Faces of NF. Te Paske GalleryNorthwestern College. Orange City, Iowa.
The Many Faces of NF. Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln. Nebraska.
The Many Faces of NF. Walker Art Gallery, University of Nebraska - Kearney. Kearney, Nebraska.

2013
The Neuro Art Culture. Rotunda Art Gallery, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln. Nebraska.

2011
Now Showing. Kansas City Symphony. Kansas City, Missouri.

2010  
Recent Paintings. Northwest Missouri State University. Liberty, Missouri.
Now Showing. Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. Kansas City, Missouri.   

2006
Representational Paintings. Carnegie Arts Center.  Alliance, Nebraska.
Representational Paintings. West Nebraska Arts Center. Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

SELECTED TWO & THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2015
Embodiment: Figurative Works of R. Mindrup and K. Pluhacek
. RNG Gallery, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

2010
KAW Valley Arts & Humanities Gallery. Paintings by Rachel Mindrup, Drawings by Melanie Lowrance. Kansas City, Kansas.

2008
Still Life and Figurative WorksPaintings by Rachel Mindrup, Sculpture by Polly Plain. Irene B. French Gallery, Merriam, Kansas. 

2006
Color and Light. Paintings by Rachel Mindrup, Paintings by Inna Novikovna. L’Eglise Gallery. Aurora, Nebraska. 

2005
Me, Molly and the Kitchen SurprisePaintings by Rachel Mindrup and Karl Marxhausen. Irene B. French Gallery, Merriam, Kansas. 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
​​​​​2022
35th Northern National Art Competition. Nicolet College. Rhinelander, Wisconsin.
Long Story Short National Exhibition. Webster Arts Center. Webster Groves, Missouri.
Portrayed: D'Art's Second Annual National Exhibition on Portraiture. D'Art Center. Norfolk, Virginia.
Signs of Rural Life. Regional Exhibition. Blue Cat Studio and Gallery. Wayne, Nebraska.
2022 Extreme Pressure Biennial of American Prints Exhibition. Webber Gallery. College of Central Florida. Ocala, Florida.
Things Unseen: Biennial National Juried Exhibition. Gainesville Fine Arts Association Gallery. Gainesville, Florida.
Bodies. Petshop Art Gallery. Omaha, Nebraska.
2022 Center for Contemporary Arts Exhibition. The Center for Contemporary Arts. Abilene, Texas.
2022 Artists Who Teach National Exhibition. Fayetteville State University. Fayetteville, North Carolina.
13th Annual Figurative Drawing and Painting Exhibition. Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna University. Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.

2021
25th Annual Heartland Artist Exhibition. 
Tim Murphy Gallery. Merriam, Kansas.
Tribute: A National Exhibition of Paintings that Pay Homage to People, Places, and Things. D'Art Center. Norfolk, Virginia.
Real People 2021: Celebrating Art through Faces and Figures an International Exhibition. Old Court House Arts Center. Woodstock, Illinois.
2021 National Juried Painting Exhibition. The University of Southern Mississippi. Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
42nd Annual National Juried Art Show. ACWC Gallery. Goldsboro, North Carolina.
12th Annual Figurative Drawing and Painting Exhibition. Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna University. Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.
State of the Arts 2021. R.G. Endress Gallery. Prairie Village, Kansas.
Under Pressure International Exhibition. Webster Arts Center. Webster Groves, Missouri.
10th Annual MVIS National Exhibition. Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art. St. Joseph, Missouri.

2020
ETCH 20: 19 Artists | 19 Etchings | 19 Pandemic Reaction. 
RBR Gallery. Omaha, Nebraska.
MVIS 9th Annual Juried Art Exhibition. Southwind Art Gallery. Topeka, Kansas.
CANCELLED: Individual Artist Fellowship Showcase - Nebraska Arts Council. Museum of Nebraska Art. Kearney, Nebraska.

2019
Storytelling and the Narrative in Images. 
Atlantic Center for the Arts. New Smyrna Beach, FL
Nebraska Members of the Portrait Society of America. Gallery 92. Fremont, Nebraska. 
MVIS 8th Annual Juried Art Exhibition. Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art. St. Joseph, Missouri.

​​​​2018
MVIS 7th Annual Juried Art Exhibition
. Gallery 1516. Omaha, Nebraska.

2017
Midwest Studio Artists Exhibition
. Walker's Point Center for the Arts. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Brave Faces. Rotert Memorial Art Gallery. Bellevue, Nebraska.
Bared. The Diamond Shop. Morgontown, West Virginia.
All Faces Threaded with Art. Dongfeng Hi Art Space. Taipei, Taiwan.
MVIS 6th Annual Juried Art Exhibition. Rice Gallery. Overland Park, Kansas.

2016
All Faces Threaded with Art.
 Yuan Ze University Library Art Gallery. Chung-Li, Taiwan.
MVIS 5th Annual Juried Art Exhibition. Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, Missouri.
Embracing the Figure. Cathy Kline Art Gallery, Parkville, Missouri.
Artist Inc Fellow Showcase. Omaha Design Center. Omaha, Nebraska.

2015
Unwavering Truth: An Archive of Our Own. Slater Gallery, Tufts University. Boston, Massachusetts. 
re:MEMBERS. Kansas City Artist Coalition. Kansas City, Missouri. 
Reclassified. LUCAD MFA Alumni Biennial.Warehouse XI in Union Square. Summerville, Massachusetts.
4th Annual Juried MVIS Exhibition. Portfolio Gallery and Education Center, St. Louis, Missouri.
From the Studio: MCC Art Faculty Exhibition. MCC EVC Gallery. Elkhorn, Nebraska.

2014
Unwavering Truth: An Archive of Our Own. Queens Museum.  Queens, New York. 
Artist Activist: Group Exhibition Featuring Works by Artist Sue Coe and Others. Georgia Regents University. Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art. Gallery. Augusta, Georgia. 
MVIS 3rd Annual Juried Art Exhibition. Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, Missouri.
8th Annual Prairie Village State of the Arts Exhibition. R.G. Endres Gallery. Prairie Village, Kansas. 
MFA Graduate ExhibitionArt Institute of Boston at Lesley UniversityMain GalleryBoston, Massachusetts.

2013
River Market Regional Exhibition. Kansas City Artist Coalition. Kansas City, Missouri. Juried by Jerry Saltz.
BAU: Beacon Artist Union's 100 +1 Centennial Celebration. Beacon, New York.              
Femmes Qui Bercent - Women Who Rock, Noyes Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska.
MVIS 2nd Annual Juried Art Exhibition. Southwind Gallery, Topeka, Kansas.

2012
MVIS Inaugural Exhibition. Kansas City Club, Kansas City, Missouri. 

2009 - 2012
Annual Heartland Artist Exhibition. Irene B French Gallery, Merriam, Kansas. 

2008
Bikeart 2008. Poudre River Arts Center, Fort Collins, Colorado. 

2007
Illuminations Five Year Retrospective. Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

2006
Points of View. Norfolk Arts Center, Traveling Exhibit of the 10 Governor’s Mansion Artists, Norfolk, Nebraska.
21st Annual - The Best and The Brightest 2006. Scottsdale Artists School, Scottsdale, Arizona.

2005
Points of View. Traveling Exhibit of the 10 Governor’s Mansion Artists L’Eglise Gallery, Aurora, Nebraska; Gallery 92, Fremont, Nebraska; Kaliedoscope Gallery, Bassett, Nebraska; Prairie Winds Gallery, Grand Island, Nebraska.
Nebraska Artists. Columbus Art Gallery, Columbus, Nebraska. 

2004
Illuminations. Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts.
Points of View. Traveling Exhibit of the 10 Governor’s Mansion Artists Carnegie Arts Center, Alliance, Nebraska; Kimmel Harding Nelson, Nebraska City, Nebraska.
Blue Ribbon Weekend. Nebraska State Fair. Governor’s Invitational. Lincoln, Nebraska.
Governor's Mansion Exhibition Program. Governor’s Mansion, Lincoln, Nebraska.

2003
Thompson Valley Art League Regional Art Exhibition. Lincoln Gallery, Loveland, Colorado. 
3rd Annual Art From The Heartland. Counts Memorial Museum of Art, El Dorado, Kansas.
20th Anniversary Competition. Manhattan Arts International, Manhattan, New York. 

AFFILIATIONS
Co Founded the Missouri Valley Impressionist Society in 2011, Current Director
National Portrait Society Member, Nebraska State Ambassador (2018-2021)
Omaha Public Art Commission, Artist Educator (2018-2021)
Kansas City Artist Coalition Member
Children's Tumor Foundation Volunteer Leadership Council

TEACHING INSTITUTIONS
Kansas City Art Institute, Creighton University, Metropolitan Community College, Joslyn Art Museum, The Kent Bellows Studio and Center for Visual Arts, Boys Town National Research Hospital Behavioral Health Treatment Facility.

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Primatologist Jane Goodall
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
College of Central Florida ~ Health Science Building, Ocala, Florida
Federal Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, Chief Judge, William J. Riley
Federal Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, William Duane Benton
Federal Judge for the District Court for the Western District of Missouri, Gary A. Fenner