Known:Unknown • October 29 - December 2, 2018

I'll be showing a new wall drawing in Known:Unknown, an exhibition at The New York Studio School that brings together seven prominent artists with the emerging artists they’ve invited to show alongside them. I was honored to be asked by painter Suzanne Caporael to join her in the show.

New York Studio School • 8 West 8th Street, New York, NY




Three Squared • July 7 - 28, 2018

I'm excited to be showing three new drawings in this group exhibition curated by Sue Muskat & Phil Knoll.
Gallery Hours: Thursday - Sunday 11 am - 5 pm • Opening Reception: July 7, 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Geoffrey Young Gallery • 40 Railroad Street, Great Barrington, MA




Slide Talk • May 11, 2018, 7 - 9 pm

I’ll be showing images and speaking about my work along with fellow artist Chris Victor. ARTalks are hosted and organized by artist Ruby Palmer with introductions by Mary-Kay Lombino, Curator at the Frances Lehman Loeb Museum at Vassar College.

Morton Memorial Library • 82 Kelly Street, Rhinecliff, NY




True North • April 7 - June 2, 2018

I'll be showing a drawing in this group exhibition curated by Julie Torres that celebrates the vast community of artists working in and around upstate NY. Opening Reception: April 7, 4 - 7 pm

LABspace • 2642 NY Route 23, Hillsdale NY




Visiting Artist ExhibitionNovember 3 - December 13, 2017

I’m honored to be the Fall Visiting Artist at SUNY Ulster in Stone Ridge, NY where I’ll be showing an exhibition of new work in the Muroff Kotler Visual Arts Gallery. Opening Reception & Slide Talk: November 3, 7 - 9 pm

Muroff Kotler Visual Arts Gallery, SUNY Ulster • Stone Ridge, NY




Call & ResponseSeptember 10 - December 3, 2017

I have 3 drawings included in this exhibition of new work celebrating 10 years of site-specific projects in the Sunroom Project Space. Opening Reception: September 10, 2 - 4:30 pm

Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill • Bronx, NY




Published By The ArtistSeptember 10 - 17, 2015

My etching, Skylight, will be included in Published By The Artist, a Group Show at the International Print Center New York. Opening Reception: September 10, 6 - 8 pm

IPCNY • New York, NY




ExquisiteAugust 15th - September 19, 2015

I made a collaborative piece with Amy Talluto and Derek Stukuls for this Group Show of Works on Paper each made by teams of three artists. Opening Reception: Saturday, August 15th, 4 - 6 pm

LABspace • Hillsdale, NY




Amy Finkbeiner & Rita MacDonald

April 11 - May 3, 2015
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 11, 6 - 9 pm

Projekt722 • Brooklyn, NY




Bite. Spit. Repeat. • GSS Printmaking Residency Exhibition

Julia Elsas | Rita MacDonald | Daniel Anthony Vasquez
April 17-19, 2015 • Opening Reception: April 17, 6-9

The Gowanus Studio Space • Brooklyn, NY




Domino Sugar Factory Site Mural • Brooklyn, NY

I just finished painting a commission for a block long mural on a construstion wall at the Domino Sugar Factory Site in Brooklyn. If you're on Kent Ave between South 2nd and South 3rd Streets - check it out!

You can see images of the mural here.




New York's Underground Art Museum

I'm very excited to have my mosaic, Bird Laid Bare, included in The Monacelli Press' beautiful new book "New York's Underground Art Museum - MTA Arts and Design" written by Sandra Bloodworth and William Ayres.

You can read more about the book here.




view.point • July 17 – September 6, 2014

Exhibition of eleven artists' work curated by Pia Coronel.
Beata Chrzanowska, Kyeom Kim, Rita MacDonald, Luis Martin, JJ Miyaoka-Pakola, Svetlana Rabey, Marina Ross, Julia San Roman, Karen Schifano, Kelly Sturhahn, Aaron Williams.

Cheryl Hazan Contemporary Art • New York, NY




2014 Gowanus Studio Space Printmaking Residents

I'm very honored to be one of three artists chosen by The GSS Printmaking Residency Program to be a resident artist for 2014.

Gowanus Studio Space • Brooklyn, NY




Dime Bag • July 3 – October 3, 2014

A group exhibition curated by Jordin Isip of more than 150 artists, each with a 3 x 3 inch bag to fill.

The End is Near • Brooklyn, NY




Adventures in Styrofoam, Maximalism, and PhotographyHyperallergic

Inhabiting Ten Eyck was reviwed by Alex Heimbach for Hyperallergic in his article "Adventures in Styrofoam, Maximalism, and Photography During Bushwick Open Studios 2014."

You can read the full article here.




Art HapsJune in Pictures

Inhabiting Ten Eyck at Storefront Ten Eyck, which included my wall drawing, Pileup, was highlighted in Art Haps' "June in Pictures" feature.

See the images here.




Inhabiting Ten Eyck • May 30 – June 29, 2014

I'm excited to have made a new wall drawing for Inhabiting Ten Eyck, a site-specific exhibition at Storefront Ten Eyck, curated by Karin Bravin. The artists include: Lisa Beck, Devon Dikeou, Nathan Dilworth, Dave Eppley, Julie Evans, Ivelisse Jimenez, Beth Krebs, Rita MacDonald, Matt Miller, Elizabeth Riley, Julie Schenkelberg, Peter Soriano, Rachel Mica Weiss and Etty Yaniv.

Storefront Ten Eyck • Brooklyn, NY




TEN • May 9-11, 2014

I have a new drawing on paper included in TEN, a three-day exhibition celebrating the work of one hundred artists presented by Cindy Rucker Gallery, in partnership with Culturehall.

Cindy Rucker Gallery • New York, NY




RE:CONSTRUCTION Portrait of Progress in Lower Manhattan

My piece, Drift, is included in The Alliance for Downtown New York's new book Re:Construction - a book of images that celebrates and chronicles a six-year public art initiative to transform often unsightly construction barriers into public canvases for artists to create temporary art installations.

Read more here.




The Drawing Season Catalog

The John Michael Kohler Art Center’s catalog for their Drawing Season series examines the theme of contemporary drawing and includes my work, Heap, which was made for the series’ The Line Unleashed exhibition.

The catalog is available for sale here.




Space Invaders • October 2, 2012 – January 9, 2013

Exhibition of 18 site-specific works guest curated by Karin Bravin.
Kim Beck, Diana Cooper, Abigail DeVille, Dahlia Elsayed, Franklin Evans, Gandalf Gavan, DeWitt Godfrey, Rachel Hayes, Lisa Kellner, Nicola Lopez, Rita MacDonald, Robert Melee and Erik Hanson, Sheila Pepe, Mariah Robertson, Cordy Ryman, Carol Salmanson, Heeseop Yoon and Halley Zien.

Lehman College Art Gallery • Bronx, NY




Arts Alive!

Kingsborough Community College student Muneeb Hassan features my MTA Arts for Transit Mosaics in his great segment on Art in Brooklyn's Subways for NYC Media's Arts Alive!

You can watch the segment here.




The Line Unleashed
February 19 - September 2, 2012

An exhibition of five artists' newly commissioned site-specific works all about the drawn line. David Eppley, Anna Hepler, Caroline Lathan-Stiefel, Rita MacDonald, and Heeseop Yoon.

John Michael Kohler Arts Center • Sheboygan, WI




Time-Lapse Video of Exhibition Installation
John Michael Kohler Arts Center • Sheboygan, WI

A time-lapse video of the installation of my drawing, Heap, condenses all eight days of work into 54 seconds!

You can watch the video here.




July 14 - August 13, 2011

Four person exhibition with Anders Ruhwald, Satomi Shirai, Simone Bergantini and Rita MacDonald.

Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery • New York, NY




Video Interview
Smack Mellon • Brooklyn, NY

A video interview filmed during the installation of my drawing, Tic, at Smack Mellon Gallery in Brooklyn.

You can watch the video here.