Biography
Born 1981
Lives and works in San Francisco, CA

Education

2004
BFA in Painting and Drawing from California College of the Arts

Residencies

2010
JB Blunk, Inverness, CA

2006
Chashama, Pine Plains, NY

Solo Exhibitions

2017                                                                                                                                                                                 Night Bloom, Sweeney Kaye Gallery, Oakland, CA

2016
Rachel Kaye Jay Nelson: Pairing #2, Chandran Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015
Rachel Kaye Jay Nelson: In Concert, Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA

2013
Shebam! Pow! Blop! Wizz! Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA

2011
I Was Talking With A Ghost, Season, Seattle, WA
Cut Out, Triple Base, San Francisco, CA

2010
New Drawings, Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Share the Fantasy, Gavlak Projects, Palm Beach, FL

2009
The Colony, Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008
Under the Affluence, Adobe Books Backroom Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007
The Viewing: Central and Remote, Kayo Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

Group Exhibitions

2017                                                                                                                                                                                   How Are You Doing?, Curated by Nathaniel Russell, General Public Collective, Indianapolis, IN                      Unusual Business, Gravel & Gold, San Francisco, CA

2014
The Possible curated by David Wilson, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
A Group Exhibition curated by Andrew Sweeney, Tartine, San Francisco, CA

2013
Textile, The Sacred Door, Los Angeles, CA

2012
Immaterial, Mark Wolfe, San Francisco, CA
Group Show Curated by Barry McGee, Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

2011
Aqua Art Fair, Season and Triple Base, Miami Beach, FL
Sentimental Education, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
In Search of the Emerald City, Beach Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
The Fair at Season, Waldorf Hotel, Vancouver, Canada
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Group, OFR Galerie/ librarie. Paris, France
Wild Combinations, Triple Base, San Francisco, CA

2010
5 Year Anniversary, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
Between Gray Areas, MacArthur B Arthur, Oakland, CA
Friends of Friends, Garfo Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT

2009
The Drawing Club, Park Life, San Francisco, CA
Dilettantes, Dandies, and Divas, Gavlak Projects, Miami, FL

2008
Dear and Yonder, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA
Mollusk Family Poster Show, Mollusk Surf Shop, San Francisco, CA

2007
Expanded Line, Dinaburg Arts LLC, NYC
Read & Read, Stinson Beach Library, CA
Glamour, Glory, And the Good Ole Days, Paul Morris Gallery, NYC

2005
Come Fall, Mollusk Surf Shop, San Francisco, CA
A Set of Elements or Points Satisfying Specific Geometric Postulates, Playspace Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Dream Home, Needles and Pens, San Francisco, CA

Public Works

2015
Mural for Facebook, Building 20 (designed by Frank Gehry). Commissioned by the Facebook Artists In Residence Program.