EDUCATION
Savannah College of Art and Design / eLearning 
MASTER OF ARTS in Arts Administration / 2013 – 2015


Appalachian State University / Boone, NC


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE in Art Management / 2004 – 2009 
BACHELOR OF ART in Studio Art / 2004 – 2008

MINOR in General Business


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2011-2022  Principal / Lorelle Rau Studios / Boise, ID

2019-2022  Assistant Director / Capitol Contemporary Gallery / Boise, ID 
2013-2018 Art Consultant/Project Manager / The Anderson Art Group / Richmond, VA 
2016-2017 Gallerist / Gallery Five18 / Boise, ID 

2011-2016  Assistant Manager / Crossroads Art Center / Richmond, VA 
2014           Intern / The Ward Center for Contemporary Art / Petersburg, VA 

2011-2013 Gallery Director / Chasen Galleries / Richmond, VA 

2009-2011 College Exhibitions Coordinator / Corcoran Gallery of Art/College of Art + Design / Washington, DC
2009-2010 Museum Assistant / The Phillips Collection / Washington, DC 

2009           Curatorial Intern / Boca Raton Museum of Art / Boca Raton, FL 
2008           Curatorial and Collections Management Assistant / Turchin Center for the Visual Arts  / Boone, NC

2008           Gallery Curator / Looking Glass Gallery / Plemmons Student Union at Appalachian State University


GALLERY AFFILIATIONS 
2020-2021  The Art Spirit Gallery / Coeur d’Alene, ID

2020-2021  Five Three Gallery / Laguna Beach, CA

2019-2021  Capitol Contemporary Gallery / Boise, ID


SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS 
 

2022           Gallery 55 | McCall, ID
2021           Confluence | Influence / The Art Spirit Gallery / Coeur d’Alene, ID

2020           Land & Body: Karen Eastman and Lorelle Rau / Capitol Contemporary Gallery / Boise, ID
2019           Meander / Northwest Nazarene University / Nampa, ID 

2019           Land Alive / Evermore Gallery / Boise, ID 

2018           Featured Artist Show / Branched Roots / Boise, ID
2016           Featured Artist Exhibition / Crossroads Art Center / Richmond, VA
2015           A View Reconstructed / artspace / Richmond, VA

2014           Nothing Exists But This (co-exhibited w/ Jenny Courain) / The Camel / Richmond, VA 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2021           Unwrap the Creative – 25th Annual Small Works Invitational / Coeur d’Alene, ID

2021           Group Show / Capitol Contemporary Gallery / Boise, ID

2021           BOSCO Small Works Show / Surel’s Place / Garden City, ID 

2020           264h Annual Small Works Show / The Art Spirit Gallery / Coeur d’Alene, ID
2020           Art in the Time of Corona / Dab Art. Co / Los Angeles, CA

2020           Coiled Wines / Boise, ID

2020           Best of BOSCO Exhibition / Riverside Hotel / Boise, ID 
2020           The Potter’s Center / Garden City, ID
2019           The Power of Small Things / Port Angeles Fine Art Center / Port Angeles, WA

2019           Textures/ Fine Line Creative Arts Center / Kavanaugh Gallery / St. Charles, IL
2019           Best of BOSCO Exhibition / Riverside Hotel / Boise, ID 
2019           Converge: Capitol Contemporary Gallery Group Show / Evermore Gallery / Boise, ID

2019           Art-Decko 6 / Visual Arts Collective / Swell Artist Collective / Garden City, ID 
2019           Van Dyck Frame Design / Boise, ID 
2018           Idahopes / Gem Center for the Arts / Boise, ID 

2018           Best of BOSCO Exhibition / Riverside Hotel / Boise, ID 
2018           BOSCO Small Works Exhibition / Art Source Gallery / Boise, ID 
2018           Art-Decko 6 / Visual Arts Collective / Swell Artist Collective / Garden City, ID 

2017           Howdy: A Mini Show / Swell Artist Collective / Boise, ID 
2017           Halloween Show / Evermore Gallery / Boise, ID 
2017           Think Small 9 / artspace / Richmond, VA 

2017           32 Cells / Swell Artist Collective & Idaho State Penitentiary / Boise, ID 
2017           Emerge 2017 Pop-up Show / Coeur d’Alene, ID 
2017           Idaho State Historic Preservation Office & Swell Artist Collective / Boise, ID 
2017           Alefort / Swell Artist Collective / Boise, ID / 2017

2016           Howdy: A Mini Show / Swell Artist Collective / Boise, ID 

2016           5th Annual Miniature Show / Gallery Flux / Ashland, VA 
2016           3rd Annual Holiday Show / Radius Gallery / Missoula, MT 
2015           Small Works Show / Chasen Galleries / Richmond, VA 
2015           4th Annual Miniature Show / Gallery Flux / Ashland, VA 
2015           Think Small 7 / artspace / Richmond, VA 

2014           Artist Advisory Committee Exhibition / Hillyer Art Space / Washington, DC 
2014           Structures Brought to Light / Gallery Flux / Ashland, VA 
2012           Silent Auction Gala Birthday Bash / Hillyer Art Space / Washington, DC 
2012           Juried All-Media Show / Petersburg Regional Art Center / Petersburg, VA 
2012           Collection on a Dime / Hillyer Art Space / Washington, DC

2012           Juried All-Media Exhibition / Crossroads Art Center / Richmond, VA 
2011           Juried All-Media Show / Artworks / Richmond, VA 
2009           Online Photography Exhibition / The Contemporary Art Project / Washington, DC 

2009           Going Postal / Target Gallery / Washington, DC 
2009           11th International Collage Exhibition & Exchange / Puke Ariki Museum and Virtual Tart Gallery / New 
                    Zealand

2008           Art Expo / Catherine J. Smith Gallery / Boone, NC 

2007           Figure It Out! / Turchin Center for the Visual Arts / Boone, NC 


CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2020-2022 Capitol Contemporary Gallery Artists | The Arid Club | Boise, ID

2015           Reclaimed | Retold / Pop-up Exhibition at 6 E Broad / Richmond, VA 
2015           Art by Helena Ogburn / Capital Alehouse / Richmond, VA 

2013           Emerging Energy: Symbiosis of Nature and Man: Joanne Coleman / DéCOR / Richmond, VA 
2012           Kathleen Walsh / DéCOR / Richmond, VA 
2012           Scenes from Goochland County and the Virginia Countryside: Doug Zeigler / DéCOR / Richmond, VA 
2012           Flynn Geissel / DéCOR / Richmond, VA 
2012           Sandhi Schimmel Gold / DéCOR / Richmond, VA 
2012           Tom Hale / DéCOR / Richmond, VA / 2012
2012           Wild Spaces, Far off Places / DéCOR / Richmond, VA 
2011           Transient (co-curated w/ Joseph Hale) / Gallery 31, Corcoran College of Art + Design / Washington, DC 
2010           Sensory Overload / Gallery 31, Corcoran College of Art + Design / Washington, DC 

2008           The Language of Three / Hayes School of Music Center’s Recording Studio / Boone, NC 
2008           Memories of Patterns & Expanses / The Looking Glass Gallery / Boone, NC 
2008           Krylon Chronicles / The Looking Glass Gallery / Boone, NC 
2008           Four & Nine / The Looking Glass Gallery / Boone, NC 
2008           The Space Between / The Looking Glass Gallery / Boone, NC 
2008           Family Portrait / The Looking Glass Gallery / Boone, NC 
2008           The Thread of Life / The Looking Glass Gallery / Boone, NC


 

GRANTS, RESIDENCIES & WORKSHOPS


2021           Art&Soul: Desert Mountain Retreat / Artist Residency / Truth or Consequences, NM

2021           Penland School of Crafts / Papermaking Workshop / Bakersville, NC
2019           Alexa Rose Foundation / Recipient of Grant to attend paper making workshop / Boise, ID
2019           Morgan Conservatory / Paper Making Workshop / Cleveland, OH


PUBLICATIONS 


2022           Idaho Press / “Mural display looks to provide positive energy, climate action awareness to Garden City” / 
                    Boise, ID
2021           Limberlost Review / Boise, ID

2021           Boise Weekly / Cover Artist / Boise, ID

2020           American Artwork / Berkley, CA

2019           Boise Weekly / Cover Artist / Boise, ID

2019           Boise Weekly / “Collage Artist Lorelle Rau Debuts Her First Boise Solo Exhibition” / Boise, ID

2019           ROOT Magazine / Boise, ID

2019           The Scout Guide Volume 2 / Boise, ID

2018           Greenbelt Magazine / “The Unique Craft of a Specialized Artist” / Boise, ID

2018           The Scout Guide Volume 1 / Boise, ID
 


SELECTED CORPORATE COLLECTIONS 


2022           Idaho Youth Ranch / Caldwell, ID

2022           Sinto Commons / Spokane, WA
2021           Charter Headquarters / Stamford, CT

2021           Boston Children’s Hospital / Boston, MA

2021           City of Eagle Arts Commission / Eagle, ID

2020           Boise Arts & History Department Archive / Boise, ID
2020           PacificSource Health Plans / Springfield, OR
2020           Exceed Legal / Boise, ID
2020           Pontifex Capital / Boise, ID

2020           Hotel Viking / Newport, RI
2020           Marks Oil Inc. / Denver, CO

2020           HCA Healthcare / Richmond, VA
2019           Morgan Conservatory / Cleveland, OH
2019           Zions Bank / Boise, ID
2019           Heritage Wealth Advisors / Richmond, VA 

2019           Microsoft / Boise, ID
2018           Boise Arts & History Department / Boise, ID
2014           First Line Films / Richmond, VA


VOLUNTEER, MEMBERSHIP & OTHER ACTIVITIES


Selection Panel Member / Boise Arts and History Department / Boise, ID / July 2019 – present 

Member / BOSCO / Boise, ID / April 2017 – present 
Member / Swell Artist Collective / Boise, ID / December 2016 – 2020 
Artist Demonstration / Boise Art Museum / Boise, ID / November 2018
Arts in the Park Volunteer / Boise Art Museum / Boise, ID / October 2016
Artist Advisory Committee Member / Hillyer Art Space / Washington, DC / September 2011 – July 2016 
Intern / The Ward Center for Contemporary Art  / Petersburg, VA / May – September 2014

Juror / All Media Show / Side Street Gallery / Richmond, VA / October 2014
Juror / Undiscovered Artists Exhibition / The Weinstein JCC / Richmond, VA / March 2013
Gallery Consultant / Gresham House Gallery / Tappahannock, VA / July-September 2012
Auction Volunteer / Catch 22 Annual Auction / 1708 Gallery / Richmond, VA / April 2012
Exhibition Installation Volunteer / Visual Arts Center of Richmond / Richmond, VA / October 2011 

Volunteer / InLight Richmond / 1708 Gallery / Richmond, VA / October 2011

Volunteer / What do YOU Stand For? Public Art Project / Art 180 / Richmond, VA / October 2011

Lighting Design Volunteer / Corcoran Gallery of Art / Washington, DC / June – July 2010

Arts Management Organization Member / Appalachian State University / Boone, NC / 2008 – 2009 

Varsity Volleyball Team Member / Appalachian State University / Boone, NC / 2004 – 2007 
Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week / 2007 
Southern Conference All-Academic Team / 2005, 2006, 2007