• Rachel Teannalach

    Landscapes and Further Explorations

  • "Mairead Meets Her Shadow" 8"x8" 2016

    Featured Work 

     

    "Military Reserve Fall"

    Oil and wax on linen, 24"x36" 2016

     

    This is a familiar view to so many in Boise who love hiking the hills of the Military Reserve. Here the hills are bathed in late afternoon fall light.


  • Rachel Teannalach is a contemporary landscape painter based in Boise, Idaho. Originally from northern New Mexico, she has also painted extensively in northern California. Her traveling pack has taken her from Marin County to Iceland and many places between.

     

    Her work is guided by the belief that the observation of nature revives our recognition of beauty and restores our sense of belonging in the natural world. In particular, her work focuses on our relationship with time and place. For Teannalach, painting provides a way to step out of the frenzy that life so easily becomes, to appreciate both stillness and the beauty of passing time. Her work inspires viewers to leave, in W.B. Yeats’ words, “a little space for the rose-breath to fill.”

     

    Teannalach's focus over the last several years has been collaborations with conservation organizations, supporting their efforts to preserve the lands she loves to paint.

     

    For pricing or to purchase art, please email info@teannalach.com.

     

    Gallery Representation:

    California - Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts (Mill Valley/San Francisco)

    Idaho - Gallery five18, (Boise)

  • Current

    December 2017

     

    Small works group exhibition

    Gallery five18

    Boise, Idaho

    Opening Reception December 1st, 2016

    My work for this show will be landscapes and nature studies of the Boise Foothills.

     

    518 Americana Blvd

    11-6 Tues-Fri, 10-3 Saturdays

     

     

    tinyExpanse on Etsy

    Small works and prints available

     

    Upcoming

    December 2016

     

    Mobley Artists Open House

     

    December 8, and 9th from 5-8 pm
    Saturday December 10th 12- 4 pm.

     

    The artists of Mobley Drive in Boise's East End invite you to a studio tour and art sale. Participating artists are myself, Geoff Krueger, Jill Millward, and Peggy Jo Wilhelm. You will find Mobley off Warm Springs Ave (turn at the castle). Each home will be marked.

     

    I will be offering SIGNIFICANT coupons to those on my mailing list. Sign up below!

     

     

    February 2017

     

    Group Exhibition

    Ketchum Innovation Center

    Ketchum/Sun Valley, Idaho

    Opens February 17th

    More details TBA

     

     

    Spring 2017

     

    "Paintings for Mairead" book release party

    Location and exact date TBA

     

    Pre-sales of Limited Collector's Edition books are available on website store below. Only 125 of this Collector's Edition will be printed.

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  • Prints and small works

    Purchase giclee prints and small works on Etsy

    My etsy shop, tinyExpanse, features giclee prints of many original oil paintings in various sizes. tinyExpanses and (larger) small works can be purchased here as well. Take a look!

  • Process

    Plein Air painting in the Pahsimeroi Range

    Plein Air painting in the Boise Foothills.

     

    I love to rise before the sun comes up and head out with my paints in time for the first light. In the winter, I stuff a hot water bottle into my coat to keep warm. I work wet-on-wet, or "alla prima," meaning that I complete a painting in one sitting and don't go back and rework details. For me this is in harmony with my focus on immediacy - experiencing and expressing a specific moment in a specific place. Plein Air painting is the foundation for the larger works I complete back in the studio. Read more about my Plein Air process on my blog.

  • Contact

    Please contact Rachel's studio to request information about her work or to schedule a studio visit.

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  • Curriculum Vitae

    Representation

     

    Idaho

    Gallery five18 - Boise, Idaho

     

    California

    Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts - San Francisco and Mill Valley, California

     

     

    EDUCATION and PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    2013 and 2014 Idaho Conservation League Artist in Residence

    Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, Vermont - Winter 2005

    Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude in Art at Scripps College, Claremont, CA – 2003

    Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland - 2002
    Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy - 2001

     

    AWARDS, PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS, AND COLLECTIONS

    Brassey, Crawford & Howell, LLP, Boise, ID

    Citywide Home Loans, Boise ID

    Elam & Burke Attorneys, Boise ID

    DB Fitzpatrick, Zion's Bank Building, Boise ID

    Lewis Street Landscapes, Ketchum light industrial area, Ketchum September 2013

    Utility box design, City of Nampa, September 2013

    Three utility box designs, City of Ketchum August 2012

    Boise Weekly cover artwork, Boise ID 2011-2016

    9th and Bannock traffic box design, City of Boise, October 2011

    Wendy Gruber Award finalist, Marin Arts Council, Marin County, CA 2008

    Painting Residency at Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT, March 2005

    Booker Prize in Painting, Pomona College (Nominated by Prof.Enrique Martinez Celaya), May 2001

     

    EXHIBITION HISTORY

    November 2016 - "Paintings for Mairead" Solo exhibition at Gallery five18, Boise, ID

    June 2016 - "Exploring McCall Through Paint" Solo exhibition at Gallery 55, McCall, ID

    April 2016 - "Intersections and Encounters" Solo exhibition at Gallery five18, Boise, ID

    December 2015 - Group Exhibition at Gallery five18, Boise, ID

    October 2015 BOSCO Open Studios Boise, ID

    June 2015 - "tinyExpanse McCall" Popup show at Bistro 45, McCall, ID

    May 2015 - "Primavera" Group Exhibition at Beside Bardenay, Boise ID

    February 2015 - "tinyExpanse Marin County" Popup show at Trouve, Fairfax, CA

    Jan-March 2015 - "Reductions and Elaborations" Solo exhibition at State & Lemp, Boise, ID

    November 2014 - "Befriending Time and Place" Solo exhibition at Gallery five18, Boise, ID

    September 2014 - "Boulder-White Clouds and Beyond" Silvercreek Art, Sun Valley, ID

    August 2014 - "tinyExpanse North Idaho" Panhandle State Bank, Sandpoint, ID

    June 2014 - "tinyExpanse Helsinki" Factory St. Gallery, Helsinki Finland

    June 2014 "Silvercreek Art Grand Opening" Group Show, Sun Valley, ID

    May 2014 "Zion Bank Artist's Reception" Zion Bank, Boise ID

    May 2014 "Modern Art" Modern Hotel, Boise ID

    April 2014 "Primavera III" Beside Bardenay, Boise ID

    February 2014 Group Show, Lisk Gallery, Boise ID

    Nov. - Dec. 2013 "Small Works Invitational" Lisk Gallery, Boise ID

    November 2013 "Landscapes for Idaho" Beside Bardenay, Boise ID

    October 2013 BOSCO Open Studios Boise, ID
    April 2013 "Primavera II" Beside Bardenay, Boise ID
    March 2013 “Landscapes” Grinder Gallery, Ketchum, ID

    Jan. 2013 Current Featured Artist, Pottery Barn Artist Gallery, PotteryBarn.com

    November 2012 "Landscapes for the West" Beside Bardanay, Boise ID

    October 2012 BOSCO Open Studios Boise, ID
    September 2012 One King's Lane online sale, OneKingsLane.com
    July - Aug 2012 "Sequence" Sage Yoga & Wellness, Boise ID
    May 2012 "Modern Art" Modern Hotel, Boise ID
    April 2012 "Show Off" Smith & Coehlo, Eagle ID
    March 2012 "Primavera" Group Exhibition at Beside Bardanay, Boise ID
    December 2011 Winter Sale Boise, ID
    November 2011 “Celebrate Art” Group Exhibition Meridian, ID
    Oct. - Dec. 2011 “Artists and Healers” Solo show at Sage Yoga Boise, ID
    October 2011 BOSCO Open Studios Boise, ID
    August 2011 Serena and Lily “Bazaar” Serenaandlily.com
    June 2011 Serena and Lily “Bazaar” Serenaandlily.com
    May 2011 Serena and Lily “Bazaar” Serenaandlily.com
    May 2011 “Celebrate Art” Group Exhibition Meridian, ID
    May 2011 “Modern Art” Modern Hotel Boise, ID
    Sept. 2010-Apr. 2011 “More than a Pretty Face” Boise Art Museum Boise, ID
    March 2011 Serena and Lily “Bazaar” Serenaandlily.com
    December 2010 Aqua Art Miami Miami, FL
    Nov. - Dec. 2010 “Edges and Expansion” Solo show at Sage Yoga Boise, ID
    November 2010 House of Art, Gem Noble Building Boise, ID
    August 2010 House of Art, Aspen Lofts Boise, ID
    May 2010 Affordable Art Fair New York New York, NY
    May 2009 Marin Open Studios Lagunitas, CA
    May 2009 "Kid's Eye View" Student work exhibition Mill Valley, CA
    Jan. - June 2009 "Big Trees" Solo exhibition at Cafe del Soul Mill Valley, CA
    Jan. - April 2008 Solo Exhibition at Yoga of Sausalito, CA
    October 2007 "Abstract Works" Exhibition at Yoga of Sausalito Sausalito, CA
    August 2007 "Landscapes of Marin" Depot Cafe & Bookstore Mill Valley, CA
    April - June 2007 "Edges and Expansion" Cafe del Soul Mill Valley, CA
    February 2004 Open Studio show Muir Beach, CA
    May 2003 Scripps College Senior Exhibition Claremont, CA
    January 2003 “Paintings” Dual show at Motley Coffee House Claremont, CA
    December 2002 Scripps College Fall Show Claremont, CA
    May 2002 Glasgow School of Art 2nd Year Show Glasgow, Scotland
    May 2001 Pomona College Annual Art Show Claremont, CA